Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,108 1,659 1,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.15% 16.53% 16.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.42% 42.36% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,553 1,795
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,612 3,916 4,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.99% 39.03% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,191 3,379 3,495
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 443 £45,000 - 128
Staffordshire +1 180 £40,000 - 64
Coventry -12 100 £47,500 +18.75% 30
Warwickshire -10 79 £45,000 +20.00% 38
Worcestershire -1 73 £40,000 +6.67% 38
Sutton Coldfield -4 61 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Solihull -10 41 £50,000 +17.65% 20
Walsall +1 26 £32,500 -18.75% 10
Shropshire -16 26 £36,750 -8.13% 25
Wolverhampton +1 13 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Herefordshire -20 13 £55,000 +46.67% 7
Brierley Hill 0 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Dudley -19 3 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Tipton - 2 £35,500 -
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 944 (85.20%) C#
2 559 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
3 550 (49.64%) JavaScript
4 503 (45.40%) SQL
5 498 (44.95%) ASP.NET
6 472 (42.60%) SQL Server
7 466 (42.06%) MVC
8 453 (40.88%) HTML
9 398 (35.92%) Microsoft
10 388 (35.02%) CSS
11 266 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 260 (23.47%) AngularJS
13 257 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 234 (21.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 215 (19.40%) TDD
16 211 (19.04%) Scrum
17 205 (18.50%) .NET Framework
18 181 (16.34%) Web Development
19 172 (15.52%) jQuery
20 167 (15.07%) HTML5
21 163 (14.71%) Visual Studio
22 152 (13.72%) Web Services
23 151 (13.63%) VB.NET
24 147 (13.27%) Finance
25 141 (12.73%) Software Engineering
26 125 (11.28%) T-SQL
27 124 (11.19%) Windows
28 119 (10.74%) Degree
29 118 (10.65%) Entity Framework
30 113 (10.20%) Java

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (6.14%) CMS
2 41 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 37 (3.34%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.71%) IIS
5 17 (1.53%) Confluence
6 14 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.81%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.63%) Apache
10 3 (0.27%) Drupal
10 3 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.18%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.090%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.090%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.090%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.090%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 23 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.63%) Maya
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.090%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.090%) Simulink
7 1 (0.090%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 35 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.27%) Magento
4 1 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.090%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 257 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (5.42%) PaaS
4 50 (4.51%) SaaS
5 45 (4.06%) Serverless
6 43 (3.88%) Office 365
7 29 (2.62%) IaaS
8 20 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
9 19 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
10 18 (1.62%) Amazon Kinesis
10 18 (1.62%) Amazon S3
10 18 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
10 18 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
10 18 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (1.26%) GitHub
12 11 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.81%) npm
14 9 (0.81%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.97%) Internet
2 18 (1.62%) Network Security
3 11 (0.99%) Skype
3 11 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.36%) Broadband
4 4 (0.36%) Intranet
5 3 (0.27%) SSL
6 2 (0.18%) HTTP
7 1 (0.090%) ATM
7 1 (0.090%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.090%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.090%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.090%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.090%) LAN
7 1 (0.090%) Modbus
7 1 (0.090%) Profibus
7 1 (0.090%) SMS
7 1 (0.090%) WAN
7 1 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (42.60%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.40%) Relational Database
3 68 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 54 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (3.34%) Cosmos DB
7 33 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (2.71%) MongoDB
9 29 (2.62%) MySQL
10 27 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 25 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
12 23 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 23 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.99%) Big Data
14 20 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
16 17 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (1.26%) Power BI
18 11 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 163 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 110 (9.93%) Git (software)
3 101 (9.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (3.52%) JIRA
5 32 (2.89%) Selenium
6 31 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 29 (2.62%) NUnit
8 20 (1.81%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.62%) Jenkins
10 15 (1.35%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.26%) Subversion
12 13 (1.17%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.17%) Maven
13 12 (1.08%) Visual Studio Code
14 11 (0.99%) Moq
14 11 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.81%) ReSharper
16 8 (0.72%) Android Studio
16 8 (0.72%) NSubstitute
17 7 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 147 (13.27%) Finance
2 57 (5.14%) Retail
3 44 (3.97%) Marketing
4 29 (2.62%) Automotive
5 21 (1.90%) Advertising
6 17 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.35%) Legal
8 14 (1.26%) Games
9 7 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.36%) Law
12 3 (0.27%) Banking
13 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.18%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.090%) Military
Job Titles
1 788 (71.12%) Developer
2 381 (34.39%) .NET Developer
3 297 (26.81%) C# Developer
4 201 (18.14%) Software Developer
5 193 (17.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 112 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 107 (9.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 92 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 89 (8.03%) Web Developer
10 84 (7.58%) Architect
11 82 (7.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 82 (7.40%) C# Software Developer
12 74 (6.68%) Software Engineer
13 73 (6.59%) .NET Software Developer
14 57 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
15 56 (5.05%) Junior
16 55 (4.96%) Junior Developer
16 55 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
17 52 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 49 (4.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (44.95%) ASP.NET
2 453 (40.88%) HTML
3 388 (35.02%) CSS
4 266 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 260 (23.47%) AngularJS
6 234 (21.12%) ASP.NET Web API
7 205 (18.50%) .NET Framework
8 172 (15.52%) jQuery
9 167 (15.07%) HTML5
10 152 (13.72%) Web Services
11 118 (10.65%) Entity Framework
12 105 (9.48%) KnockoutJS
13 95 (8.57%) WCF
14 94 (8.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 92 (8.30%) CSS3
16 91 (8.21%) .NET Core
17 89 (8.03%) XML
18 81 (7.31%) React
19 77 (6.95%) Node.js
20 75 (6.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (5.51%) Mobile App
3 59 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.80%) User Experience
6 30 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.53%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.35%) NHS
12 11 (0.99%) Replication
13 10 (0.90%) CCTV
14 9 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.81%) Graphic Design
15 8 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.72%) Taxonomies
16 6 (0.54%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.54%) Internet of Things
16 6 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (11.19%) Windows
2 30 (2.71%) Android
3 14 (1.26%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.99%) Linux
5 10 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.090%) VMS
11 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (42.06%) MVC
3 215 (19.40%) TDD
4 211 (19.04%) Scrum
5 181 (16.34%) Web Development
6 141 (12.73%) Software Engineering
7 112 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
8 107 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
9 100 (9.03%) OO
10 87 (7.85%) SDLC
11 83 (7.49%) CRM
12 82 (7.40%) Mentoring
13 81 (7.31%) Microservices
14 72 (6.50%) BDD
15 66 (5.96%) Unit Testing
16 65 (5.87%) SOA
17 59 (5.32%) OOP
18 56 (5.05%) Continuous Deployment
18 56 (5.05%) Test Automation
19 52 (4.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 944 (85.20%) C#
2 550 (49.64%) JavaScript
3 503 (45.40%) SQL
4 151 (13.63%) VB.NET
5 125 (11.28%) T-SQL
6 113 (10.20%) Java
7 50 (4.51%) TypeScript
8 38 (3.43%) Python
9 32 (2.89%) VB
10 31 (2.80%) C++
10 31 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 31 (2.80%) Scala
11 28 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.26%) PHP
13 22 (1.99%) C
14 18 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.44%) VB6
16 8 (0.72%) XAML
17 7 (0.63%) Ruby
18 6 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (10.74%) Degree
2 55 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.08%) MCSE
6 18 (1.62%) MCSA
7 11 (0.99%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.72%) MCPD
9 7 (0.63%) HND
9 7 (0.63%) ISEB
10 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.45%) RHCA
11 5 (0.45%) RHCE
11 5 (0.45%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.090%) APMP
13 1 (0.090%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.62%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) GDPR
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (2.89%) Docker
2 24 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.35%) Ansible
2 12 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.45%) Terraform
5 4 (0.36%) Puppet
6 2 (0.18%) SCOM
6 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.090%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 398 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 76 (6.86%) Xamarin
3 33 (2.98%) Oracle
4 31 (2.80%) Google
5 15 (1.35%) UiPath
6 13 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.08%) Tableau
8 11 (0.99%) DevExpress
8 11 (0.99%) Remedy
9 9 (0.81%) Informatica
9 9 (0.81%) VMware
10 7 (0.63%) IBM
11 6 (0.54%) IDERA
11 6 (0.54%) Sencha
12 5 (0.45%) Blue Prism
12 5 (0.45%) BT
12 5 (0.45%) Facebook
13 4 (0.36%) Applogic
13 4 (0.36%) MobileIron
14 3 (0.27%) Okta