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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 757 839 460
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.81% 12.84% 14.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.76% 39.73% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 442 724 408
10th Percentile £36,315 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,250 £48,062 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.80% +1.18% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,313 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

.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 2,117 2,112 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.64% 32.33% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,383 1,602 883
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,550
25th Percentile £43,750 £36,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +7.95%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for .NET in the West Midlands

.NET
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham -5 331 £55,000 - 47
Staffordshire +8 128 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Warwickshire -63 82 £55,000 +34.15% 8
Coventry -22 80 £50,000 +3.09% 5
Worcestershire -17 23 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Solihull +11 20 £75,000 +76.47% 7
Herefordshire -9 20 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Shropshire -3 18 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Wolverhampton -2 5 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Dudley -3 3 - - 2
Walsall -10 2 £46,878 +1.36% 1
West Bromwich -13 1 £46,500 - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 549 (72.52%) C#
2 445 (58.78%) Azure
3 438 (57.86%) Agile
4 411 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 410 (54.16%) SQL
6 354 (46.76%) Microsoft
7 338 (44.65%) .NET Core
8 318 (42.01%) HTML
9 312 (41.22%) SQL Server
10 297 (39.23%) DevOps
11 295 (38.97%) CSS
12 281 (37.12%) MVC
13 276 (36.46%) .NET Framework
14 270 (35.67%) React
15 235 (31.04%) Git (software)
16 226 (29.85%) Social Skills
17 225 (29.72%) Azure DevOps
18 218 (28.80%) jQuery
19 190 (25.10%) Entity Framework
20 186 (24.57%) Serverless
21 172 (22.72%) Terraform
21 172 (22.72%) AWS
22 171 (22.59%) Unit Testing
23 165 (21.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 163 (21.53%) Android
24 163 (21.53%) Software Engineering
25 162 (21.40%) Azure Functions
26 160 (21.14%) User Stories
27 158 (20.87%) Apple iOS
27 158 (20.87%) Azure Service Bus

.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 39 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.36%) Umbraco
3 28 (3.70%) CMS
4 24 (3.17%) Confluence
5 19 (2.51%) IIS
6 6 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 16 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.40%) Magento
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Odoo
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 445 (58.78%) Azure
2 225 (29.72%) Azure DevOps
3 186 (24.57%) Serverless
4 172 (22.72%) AWS
5 162 (21.40%) Azure Functions
6 158 (20.87%) Azure Service Bus
7 67 (8.85%) SaaS
8 49 (6.47%) Dynamics 365
9 44 (5.81%) Power Platform
10 33 (4.36%) GCP
11 23 (3.04%) GitHub
12 20 (2.64%) PaaS
13 18 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (1.85%) OpenShift
15 13 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (1.45%) IaaS
17 10 (1.32%) Azure Logic Apps
17 10 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
18 9 (1.19%) Azure Storage
19 6 (0.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.19%) DNS
2 8 (1.06%) DHCP
3 7 (0.92%) Internet
4 6 (0.79%) AMQP
4 6 (0.79%) Firewall
4 6 (0.79%) HTTP
4 6 (0.79%) LAN
4 6 (0.79%) VPN
4 6 (0.79%) WAN
5 5 (0.66%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) IPv6
6 2 (0.26%) Modbus
6 2 (0.26%) MQTT
6 2 (0.26%) RS-485
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (41.22%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.42%) NoSQL
3 31 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 28 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.04%) Power BI
6 19 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.59%) MySQL
9 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.92%) DynamoDB
13 6 (0.79%) SQLite
14 4 (0.53%) Flink
15 3 (0.40%) Big Data
15 3 (0.40%) Data Lake
16 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 235 (31.04%) Git (software)
2 154 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (5.68%) JIRA
4 23 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.64%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.98%) Selenium
7 12 (1.59%) Subversion
8 9 (1.19%) NUnit
8 9 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.79%) Ant
10 6 (0.79%) Maven
11 5 (0.66%) Bazaar
11 5 (0.66%) MSTest
12 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.53%) Gradle
12 4 (0.53%) Moq
12 4 (0.53%) Ranorex
13 3 (0.40%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.40%) SonarQube
General
1 226 (29.85%) Social Skills
2 89 (11.76%) Finance
3 41 (5.42%) Marketing
4 34 (4.49%) Retail
5 30 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.77%) Law
7 15 (1.98%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.45%) Automotive
10 10 (1.32%) Advertising
10 10 (1.32%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.19%) Games
12 8 (1.06%) Banking
13 7 (0.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.66%) Legal
15 5 (0.66%) Publishing
16 3 (0.40%) Back Office
16 3 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 488 (64.46%) Developer
2 245 (32.36%) .NET Developer
3 119 (15.72%) Senior Developer
4 112 (14.80%) Software Developer
5 89 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 76 (10.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 71 (9.38%) Software Engineer
8 66 (8.72%) C# Developer
9 36 (4.76%) Azure Developer
10 33 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 31 (4.10%) Architect
12 28 (3.70%) Analyst
12 28 (3.70%) SQL Developer
13 27 (3.57%) Graduate
14 25 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
15 24 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (3.17%) Junior
16 19 (2.51%) Junior Developer
17 18 (2.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 16 (2.11%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (44.65%) .NET Core
2 318 (42.01%) HTML
3 295 (38.97%) CSS
4 276 (36.46%) .NET Framework
5 270 (35.67%) React
6 218 (28.80%) jQuery
7 190 (25.10%) Entity Framework
8 165 (21.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 141 (18.63%) ASP.NET
10 123 (16.25%) AngularJS
11 64 (8.45%) RESTful
12 59 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 58 (7.66%) REST
14 56 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (5.81%) Node.js
16 37 (4.89%) JSON
17 36 (4.76%) Web Services
17 36 (4.76%) XML
18 34 (4.49%) HTML5
18 34 (4.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.04%) User Experience
5 16 (2.11%) Legacy Systems
5 16 (2.11%) Life Science
6 14 (1.85%) Cloud Native
6 14 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.32%) Legacy Applications
9 9 (1.19%) Housing Association
10 7 (0.92%) Blog
10 7 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (0.92%) Public Cloud
10 7 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.92%) Wiki
11 6 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.66%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 163 (21.53%) Android
2 158 (20.87%) Apple iOS
3 67 (8.85%) Windows
4 36 (4.76%) Linux
5 29 (3.83%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.19%) Unix
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (57.86%) Agile
2 297 (39.23%) DevOps
3 281 (37.12%) MVC
4 171 (22.59%) Unit Testing
5 163 (21.53%) Software Engineering
6 160 (21.14%) User Stories
7 154 (20.34%) Product Roadmap
8 149 (19.68%) Process Improvement
9 146 (19.29%) Dependency Injection
10 128 (16.91%) Full Stack Development
11 124 (16.38%) Scrum
12 78 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (9.91%) Microservices
14 67 (8.85%) Test Automation
15 66 (8.72%) CI/CD
16 63 (8.32%) Web Development
17 60 (7.93%) TDD
18 57 (7.53%) SDLC
19 54 (7.13%) Fintech
20 53 (7.00%) Customer Service
Programming Languages
1 549 (72.52%) C#
2 411 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 410 (54.16%) SQL
4 112 (14.80%) Java
5 54 (7.13%) Python
6 53 (7.00%) T-SQL
7 43 (5.68%) PowerShell
8 37 (4.89%) VB.NET
9 24 (3.17%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.38%) Ruby
11 14 (1.85%) Go
11 14 (1.85%) PHP
12 11 (1.45%) C
13 10 (1.32%) C++
14 9 (1.19%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.19%) Scala
15 5 (0.66%) VBScript
16 4 (0.53%) Perl
16 4 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (8.19%) Degree
2 35 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 35 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.59%) ISEB
6 9 (1.19%) Azure Certification
7 8 (1.06%) MCSE
8 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.79%) CCNA
9 6 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.40%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.40%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 3 (0.40%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.36%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) GDPR
3 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.66%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.40%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (9.38%) Docker
2 13 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.66%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 172 (22.72%) Terraform
2 76 (10.04%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.98%) Ansible
4 9 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.19%) Puppet
5 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (0.79%) WSUS
6 3 (0.40%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.40%) Packer
6 3 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.26%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) MIIS
Vendors
1 354 (46.76%) Microsoft
2 152 (20.08%) Xamarin
3 41 (5.42%) Oracle
4 32 (4.23%) Google
5 16 (2.11%) Sun
6 11 (1.45%) VMware
7 7 (0.92%) Automation Anywhere
7 7 (0.92%) Blue Prism
7 7 (0.92%) UiPath
8 6 (0.79%) Agilent
8 6 (0.79%) New Relic
9 5 (0.66%) Adobe
9 5 (0.66%) Cisco
9 5 (0.66%) HP
10 4 (0.53%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.40%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.40%) Dundas
11 3 (0.40%) OutSystems
12 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.26%) Remedy