Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1845 1895 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.52% 15.85% 21.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.96% 46.19% 57.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 1744 2322
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,075 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,700 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3929 4103 4125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.44% 34.31% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3448 3474 3736
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,425 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,199 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.47% +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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +4 625 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Coventry 0 285 £40,000 - 19
Staffordshire -3 258 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Warwickshire +6 255 £37,500 -9.09% 14
Worcestershire +6 184 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Shropshire -1 79 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Solihull -2 65 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Herefordshire +13 60 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield +5 18 £45,000 +50.00%
Wolverhampton -10 12 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Walsall -9 8 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Dudley +6 4 £39,500 +47.66%
Halesowen - 2 £40,500 -
Brierley Hill +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
West Bromwich 0 1 £50,000 +44.93%
Stourbridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1578 (85.53%) C#
2 1062 (57.56%) ASP.NET
3 1019 (55.23%) JavaScript
4 958 (51.92%) SQL Server
5 907 (49.16%) MVC
6 885 (47.97%) SQL
7 871 (47.21%) HTML
8 799 (43.31%) CSS
9 664 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
10 623 (33.77%) Microsoft
11 573 (31.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 563 (30.51%) AngularJS
13 403 (21.84%) jQuery
14 391 (21.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 380 (20.60%) Web Development
16 370 (20.05%) .NET Framework
17 369 (20.00%) TDD
18 328 (17.78%) VB.NET
19 282 (15.28%) Visual Studio
20 270 (14.63%) HTML5
21 264 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
22 230 (12.47%) T-SQL
23 226 (12.25%) BDD
24 214 (11.60%) OO
25 211 (11.44%) Entity Framework
26 203 (11.00%) KnockoutJS
27 201 (10.89%) Degree
28 192 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 180 (9.76%) Git (software)
30 175 (9.49%) Finance

.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 79 (4.28%) CMS
2 77 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 65 (3.52%) IIS
4 32 (1.73%) Umbraco
5 17 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (0.76%) EPiServer
6 14 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.49%) Drupal
8 8 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.43%) WordPress
9 5 (0.27%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.22%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.22%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 38 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.054%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 71 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.38%) Magento
4 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.11%) Exstream
6 2 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.054%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.054%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.054%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 264 (14.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (5.80%) SaaS
3 53 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.90%) PaaS
5 21 (1.14%) Office 365
6 18 (0.98%) GitHub
7 17 (0.92%) IaaS
8 15 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (0.70%) Bluemix
9 13 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (0.49%) Force.com
11 7 (0.38%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.054%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.90%) Internet
2 23 (1.25%) ATM
3 14 (0.76%) Broadband
4 13 (0.70%) HTTP
4 13 (0.70%) Skype
5 11 (0.60%) Firewall
5 11 (0.60%) Intranet
6 10 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.43%) DNS
8 7 (0.38%) SMS
9 6 (0.33%) Extranet
10 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.22%) SAN
10 4 (0.22%) Softphone
10 4 (0.22%) VPN
11 3 (0.16%) DHCP
11 3 (0.16%) LAN
11 3 (0.16%) SSL
11 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 958 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 160 (8.67%) NoSQL
3 136 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (7.32%) MySQL
5 123 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (5.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 97 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 77 (4.17%) MongoDB
9 73 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 62 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 52 (2.82%) Relational Database
12 49 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (2.11%) Power BI
15 26 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (1.36%) QlikView
17 21 (1.14%) DocumentDB
18 19 (1.03%) Big Data
19 18 (0.98%) RDBMS
20 13 (0.70%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 282 (15.28%) Visual Studio
2 180 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 134 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 71 (3.85%) Selenium
5 61 (3.31%) SpecFlow
6 55 (2.98%) Jenkins
7 44 (2.38%) NUnit
8 35 (1.90%) Subversion
9 29 (1.57%) JIRA
10 25 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
10 25 (1.36%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.08%) WebDriver
12 16 (0.87%) MSTest
12 16 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.81%) Moq
13 15 (0.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 14 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
15 13 (0.70%) JSUnit
16 9 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 175 (9.49%) Finance
2 111 (6.02%) Retail
3 57 (3.09%) Marketing
4 53 (2.87%) Electronics
5 48 (2.60%) Legal
6 46 (2.49%) Advertising
7 37 (2.01%) Automotive
8 21 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.92%) Music Industry
10 15 (0.81%) Law
11 13 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.65%) Games
13 8 (0.43%) Banking
14 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.054%) Back Office
15 1 (0.054%) Billing
15 1 (0.054%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.054%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.054%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1520 (82.38%) Developer
2 923 (50.03%) .NET Developer
3 642 (34.80%) C# Developer
4 478 (25.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 343 (18.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 297 (16.10%) Software Developer
7 281 (15.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 280 (15.18%) Senior Developer
9 232 (12.57%) SQL Developer
10 178 (9.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 176 (9.54%) Web Developer
12 152 (8.24%) .NET Software Developer
13 145 (7.86%) C# Software Developer
14 134 (7.26%) Senior .NET Developer
15 124 (6.72%) Graduate
15 124 (6.72%) Junior
16 121 (6.56%) Junior Developer
17 115 (6.23%) Senior C# Developer
18 110 (5.96%) .NET Web Developer
19 109 (5.91%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1062 (57.56%) ASP.NET
2 871 (47.21%) HTML
3 799 (43.31%) CSS
4 573 (31.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 563 (30.51%) AngularJS
6 403 (21.84%) jQuery
7 391 (21.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 370 (20.05%) .NET Framework
9 270 (14.63%) HTML5
10 211 (11.44%) Entity Framework
11 203 (11.00%) KnockoutJS
12 192 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 170 (9.21%) Web Services
14 169 (9.16%) WCF
15 158 (8.56%) RESTful
16 154 (8.35%) CSS3
17 145 (7.86%) XML
18 144 (7.80%) WPF
19 125 (6.78%) Node.js
20 120 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 159 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 89 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 87 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 75 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (2.87%) User Experience
6 32 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.46%) Fintech
8 20 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.08%) Digital TV
8 20 (1.08%) iPad
9 16 (0.87%) NHS
10 14 (0.76%) N-Tier
10 14 (0.76%) Replication
11 12 (0.65%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.43%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.43%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.38%) Blog
14 7 (0.38%) SCADA
15 6 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 157 (8.51%) Windows
2 76 (4.12%) Android
2 76 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 40 (2.17%) Linux
4 31 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.30%) Unix
6 14 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.33%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.054%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 907 (49.16%) MVC
2 664 (35.99%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (20.60%) Web Development
4 369 (20.00%) TDD
5 226 (12.25%) BDD
6 214 (11.60%) OO
7 171 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
8 160 (8.67%) SDLC
9 159 (8.62%) Scrum
10 158 (8.56%) Web Application Development
11 147 (7.97%) Software Engineering
12 126 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
13 122 (6.61%) Unit Testing
14 121 (6.56%) E-Commerce
15 117 (6.34%) Test Automation
16 116 (6.29%) Mentoring
17 109 (5.91%) Microservices
18 98 (5.31%) SOLID
19 96 (5.20%) Mobile Development
20 79 (4.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1578 (85.53%) C#
2 1019 (55.23%) JavaScript
3 885 (47.97%) SQL
4 328 (17.78%) VB.NET
5 230 (12.47%) T-SQL
6 156 (8.46%) Java
7 100 (5.42%) Ruby
7 100 (5.42%) VB
8 74 (4.01%) PHP
9 72 (3.90%) Python
10 63 (3.41%) C++
11 61 (3.31%) C
12 58 (3.14%) TypeScript
13 35 (1.90%) F#
14 32 (1.73%) VB6
15 29 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 25 (1.36%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.25%) XAML
18 20 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 19 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 201 (10.89%) Degree
2 58 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 58 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (0.87%) MCSD
4 14 (0.76%) HND
5 13 (0.70%) GNVQ
6 12 (0.65%) ISEB
7 6 (0.33%) MCPD
8 5 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.16%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.11%) CCNA
11 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.054%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.054%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.09%) QA
2 19 (1.03%) SLA
3 7 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) PMO
7 1 (0.054%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.054%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.054%) MISRA
7 1 (0.054%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.054%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.43%) Docker
4 6 (0.33%) vSphere
5 5 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) XenApp
7 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.054%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.33%) Puppet
1 6 (0.33%) SCCM
2 5 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (0.27%) SCOM
3 4 (0.22%) Ansible
3 4 (0.22%) Kibana
3 4 (0.22%) Salt
3 4 (0.22%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.11%) Nagios
4 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.054%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.054%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.054%) WSUS
Vendors
1 623 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 108 (5.85%) Xamarin
3 74 (4.01%) Oracle
4 30 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 25 (1.36%) Google
6 22 (1.19%) IBM
7 20 (1.08%) Tableau
8 12 (0.65%) VMware
9 11 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.38%) Apple
10 7 (0.38%) Dell
10 7 (0.38%) iManage
10 7 (0.38%) Telerik
11 6 (0.33%) Cisco
11 6 (0.33%) Citrix
11 6 (0.33%) HP
11 6 (0.33%) MobileIron
12 5 (0.27%) BMC
13 4 (0.22%) EMC
13 4 (0.22%) SAP