Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 568 819 960
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.83% 12.90% 12.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.18% 45.42% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 582 818 896
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,125
90th Percentile £72,375 £62,000 £64,733
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

.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 1,570 1,803 2,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.46% 28.41% 30.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,306 1,621 1,937
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £31,625 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

.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 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 +3 256 £55,000 +23.60% 87
Warwickshire +18 68 £45,500 -4.21% 25
Coventry +8 64 £42,500 -10.53% 19
Worcestershire -19 39 £50,000 +18.34% 16
Staffordshire -7 38 £39,750 -0.63% 22
Solihull +18 34 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Walsall +7 11 £28,000 -39.46% 1
Wolverhampton -16 8 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Dudley - 8 £56,250 - 1
Herefordshire -5 7 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Shropshire -13 4 £37,500 +11.94% 4
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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.

1 431 (75.88%) C#
2 327 (57.57%) JavaScript
3 317 (55.81%) SQL
4 291 (51.23%) Azure
5 277 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (42.96%) CSS
7 232 (40.85%) HTML
8 210 (36.97%) Microsoft
9 204 (35.92%) SQL Server
10 199 (35.04%) AngularJS
11 191 (33.63%) .NET Framework
12 190 (33.45%) DevOps
13 183 (32.22%) ASP.NET
14 178 (31.34%) MVC
15 162 (28.52%) .NET Core
16 141 (24.82%) jQuery
17 112 (19.72%) REST
18 111 (19.54%) React
19 98 (17.25%) TDD
20 96 (16.90%) Microservices
21 95 (16.73%) SDLC
22 92 (16.20%) Entity Framework
23 88 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
24 86 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
25 84 (14.79%) Greenfield Project
26 83 (14.61%) Software Engineering
27 80 (14.08%) T-SQL
28 74 (13.03%) TypeScript
29 70 (12.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 62 (10.92%) Docker

.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 41 (7.22%) Umbraco
2 32 (5.63%) CMS
3 31 (5.46%) IIS
4 17 (2.99%) Confluence
4 17 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.70%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.70%) Kentico
5 4 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.70%) Sitefinity
5 4 (0.70%) WordPress
6 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.35%) Apache
7 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.76%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.70%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.70%) Magento
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 291 (51.23%) Azure
2 42 (7.39%) AWS
3 36 (6.34%) SaaS
4 29 (5.11%) Dynamics 365
5 26 (4.58%) Power Platform
6 22 (3.87%) npm
7 19 (3.35%) PaaS
8 17 (2.99%) GitHub
9 16 (2.82%) Power Automate
10 15 (2.64%) GCP
11 13 (2.29%) PowerApps
12 12 (2.11%) IaaS
12 12 (2.11%) Logic Apps
13 10 (1.76%) OpenShift
14 8 (1.41%) Microsoft 365
15 6 (1.06%) Force.com
16 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.70%) Serverless
17 3 (0.53%) Boomi
18 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.58%) AMQP
2 8 (1.41%) Skype
3 5 (0.88%) DNS
3 5 (0.88%) Firewall
3 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.53%) HTTP
4 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.18%) SMTP
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.39%) NoSQL
3 25 (4.40%) Redis
4 19 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.82%) Power BI
7 13 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
10 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.58%) Big Data
11 9 (1.58%) QlikView
12 7 (1.23%) MySQL
12 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.23%) SQLite
13 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (7.57%) Visual Studio
2 34 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 24 (4.23%) JIRA
5 23 (4.05%) Selenium
6 22 (3.87%) NUnit
6 22 (3.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.82%) Jenkins
9 15 (2.64%) gulp
10 13 (2.29%) jspm
10 13 (2.29%) MSTest
11 12 (2.11%) Moq
12 11 (1.94%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.94%) Visual Studio Code
13 9 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.41%) Bitbucket
15 6 (1.06%) TestNG
15 6 (1.06%) WebDriver
16 5 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (9.51%) Finance
2 18 (3.17%) Back Office
3 16 (2.82%) Digital Economy
3 16 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 11 (1.94%) Retail
5 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.58%) Games
6 9 (1.58%) Law
7 8 (1.41%) Marketing
8 6 (1.06%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.70%) Front Office
10 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.53%) Police
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
10 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 406 (71.48%) Developer
2 150 (26.41%) .NET Developer
3 123 (21.65%) Software Developer
4 103 (18.13%) C# Developer
5 84 (14.79%) Senior Developer
6 77 (13.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 65 (11.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (8.27%) C# Software Developer
9 43 (7.57%) Angular Developer
10 39 (6.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 33 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
12 30 (5.28%) Software Engineer
13 28 (4.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 24 (4.23%) Architect
14 24 (4.23%) Umbraco Developer
15 23 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 23 (4.05%) Technical Leader
16 22 (3.87%) React Developer
17 19 (3.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 18 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (42.96%) CSS
2 232 (40.85%) HTML
3 199 (35.04%) AngularJS
4 191 (33.63%) .NET Framework
5 183 (32.22%) ASP.NET
6 162 (28.52%) .NET Core
7 141 (24.82%) jQuery
8 112 (19.72%) REST
9 111 (19.54%) React
10 92 (16.20%) Entity Framework
11 88 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 86 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (12.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 62 (10.92%) Web Services
15 55 (9.68%) HTML5
16 48 (8.45%) Ajax
17 37 (6.51%) JSON
18 36 (6.34%) Sass
18 36 (6.34%) Vue.js
19 34 (5.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.79%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (9.51%) User Experience
3 28 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.82%) Cloud Native
6 16 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.76%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.58%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.06%) Cybercrime
10 5 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.70%) AS400
11 4 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.53%) Life Science
13 2 (0.35%) PlayStation
13 2 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.57%) Windows
2 11 (1.94%) Linux
3 7 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.70%) Unix
4 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.53%) Android
6 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (33.45%) DevOps
3 178 (31.34%) MVC
4 98 (17.25%) TDD
5 96 (16.90%) Microservices
6 95 (16.73%) SDLC
7 83 (14.61%) Software Engineering
8 58 (10.21%) Web Development
9 52 (9.15%) Scrum
9 52 (9.15%) Test Automation
10 47 (8.27%) Front End Development
11 43 (7.57%) BDD
12 42 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 42 (7.39%) SOLID
13 38 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (5.46%) Analytics
14 31 (5.46%) CRM
14 31 (5.46%) Multithreading
14 31 (5.46%) Unit Testing
15 30 (5.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 431 (75.88%) C#
2 327 (57.57%) JavaScript
3 317 (55.81%) SQL
4 80 (14.08%) T-SQL
5 74 (13.03%) TypeScript
6 49 (8.63%) PowerShell
7 38 (6.69%) Java
8 30 (5.28%) VB.NET
9 25 (4.40%) Python
10 19 (3.35%) VB
11 12 (2.11%) PHP
12 11 (1.94%) Ruby
13 9 (1.58%) C
14 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.88%) VB6
16 4 (0.70%) C++
16 4 (0.70%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.70%) Perl
17 3 (0.53%) ES6
17 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 30 (5.28%) Degree
4 12 (2.11%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.53%) HNC
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.18%) CISA
9 1 (0.18%) CISM
9 1 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.18%) HND
9 1 (0.18%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.18%) ISSEP
9 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.63%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) GDPR
3 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) NIST
System Software
1 62 (10.92%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Firmware
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.40%) Terraform
2 23 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.99%) MIIS
4 14 (2.46%) Ansible
4 14 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.88%) Grafana
5 5 (0.88%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.35%) Simpana
7 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 210 (36.97%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.63%) Oracle
3 11 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (1.76%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.41%) IBM
7 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.06%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.70%) HubSpot
9 4 (0.70%) Lotus
9 4 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.53%) Google
10 3 (0.53%) VMware
11 2 (0.35%) Cisco
11 2 (0.35%) Citrix
11 2 (0.35%) CommVault
11 2 (0.35%) Dell
11 2 (0.35%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.35%) HP