Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 442 1,046 1,120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.82% 14.54% 13.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.43% 49.22% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 455 1,051 1,126
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 1,121 2,125 2,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.59% 29.55% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1,849 2,182
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,650 £67,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020. 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 +3 202 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Warwickshire +2 67 £45,000 - 15
Coventry +3 52 £42,500 -12.70% 12
Staffordshire -1 42 £42,500 - 23
Solihull +4 25 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Worcestershire -22 18 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Shropshire -3 7 £37,500 -12.79% 4
Walsall +7 6 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Wolverhampton -2 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Dudley - 3 £57,500 - 2
Herefordshire -8 1 £35,000 -17.65% 3
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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.

1 330 (74.66%) C#
2 240 (54.30%) JavaScript
3 215 (48.64%) SQL
4 207 (46.83%) Azure
5 188 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (37.56%) SQL Server
7 156 (35.29%) HTML
8 153 (34.62%) CSS
9 146 (33.03%) .NET Framework
10 139 (31.45%) DevOps
11 133 (30.09%) Microsoft
11 133 (30.09%) MVC
12 132 (29.86%) .NET Core
13 126 (28.51%) ASP.NET
14 121 (27.38%) AngularJS
15 88 (19.91%) jQuery
16 80 (18.10%) TDD
16 80 (18.10%) REST
17 75 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 75 (16.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (15.84%) Microservices
19 68 (15.38%) Software Engineering
20 62 (14.03%) Entity Framework
21 60 (13.57%) TypeScript
22 58 (13.12%) React
23 55 (12.44%) Git (software)
24 53 (11.99%) SDLC
25 50 (11.31%) Mentoring
25 50 (11.31%) Docker
26 48 (10.86%) Test Automation

.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 30 (6.79%) IIS
2 23 (5.20%) CMS
3 21 (4.75%) Umbraco
4 18 (4.07%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.58%) Confluence
7 6 (1.36%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.90%) Kentico
8 4 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.90%) WordPress
9 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.58%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.90%) Magento
6 2 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.45%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.45%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 207 (46.83%) Azure
2 43 (9.73%) AWS
3 23 (5.20%) PaaS
4 21 (4.75%) GitHub
4 21 (4.75%) npm
5 18 (4.07%) SaaS
6 17 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (3.62%) GCP
8 13 (2.94%) IaaS
8 13 (2.94%) Power Platform
9 10 (2.26%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.58%) Office 365
11 6 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.36%) Force.com
11 6 (1.36%) Power Automate
12 3 (0.68%) Boomi
12 3 (0.68%) Logic Apps
13 2 (0.45%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.45%) Serverless
13 2 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) Internet
2 10 (2.26%) AMQP
3 3 (0.68%) Intranet
3 3 (0.68%) Skype
4 2 (0.45%) DNS
4 2 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (37.56%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 27 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.52%) Redis
5 13 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
8 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.81%) MySQL
10 7 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.36%) GIS
12 5 (1.13%) Power BI
12 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.90%) Big Data
14 3 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (12.44%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.20%) Selenium
4 22 (4.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 17 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.62%) NUnit
7 15 (3.39%) JIRA
8 12 (2.71%) gulp
8 12 (2.71%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.49%) Visual Studio Code
10 10 (2.26%) jspm
11 9 (2.04%) Moq
11 9 (2.04%) MSTest
12 7 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.58%) Postman
12 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.58%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.13%) TestNG
13 5 (1.13%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.90%) Cypress.io
General
1 34 (7.69%) Finance
2 17 (3.85%) Digital Economy
3 15 (3.39%) Public Sector
4 13 (2.94%) Marketing
4 13 (2.94%) Retail
5 12 (2.71%) Games
6 11 (2.49%) Law
7 7 (1.58%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) Social Housing
10 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 277 (62.67%) Developer
2 121 (27.38%) .NET Developer
3 94 (21.27%) Software Developer
4 71 (16.06%) C# Developer
5 56 (12.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 56 (12.67%) Senior Developer
6 46 (10.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (9.05%) .NET Software Developer
7 40 (9.05%) C# Software Developer
8 36 (8.14%) Angular Developer
9 29 (6.56%) Software Engineer
10 26 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.98%) Architect
13 18 (4.07%) Lead Developer
14 17 (3.85%) Web Developer
15 15 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 14 (3.17%) SQL Developer
17 13 (2.94%) Analyst
17 13 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (35.29%) HTML
2 153 (34.62%) CSS
3 146 (33.03%) .NET Framework
4 132 (29.86%) .NET Core
5 126 (28.51%) ASP.NET
6 121 (27.38%) AngularJS
7 88 (19.91%) jQuery
8 80 (18.10%) REST
9 75 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 75 (16.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 62 (14.03%) Entity Framework
11 58 (13.12%) React
12 47 (10.63%) Web Services
13 39 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (7.69%) HTML5
15 30 (6.79%) Ajax
16 29 (6.56%) JSON
17 27 (6.11%) WCF
18 25 (5.66%) CSS3
18 25 (5.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.18%) User Experience
2 36 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.17%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.26%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.58%) Life Science
9 7 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.36%) AS400
10 6 (1.36%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.90%) Robotics
12 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.01%) Windows
2 8 (1.81%) Android
3 7 (1.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.90%) Linux
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (31.45%) DevOps
3 133 (30.09%) MVC
4 80 (18.10%) TDD
5 70 (15.84%) Microservices
6 68 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 53 (11.99%) SDLC
8 50 (11.31%) Mentoring
9 48 (10.86%) Test Automation
10 46 (10.41%) Scrum
10 46 (10.41%) Web Development
11 35 (7.92%) BDD
11 35 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (6.79%) SOLID
13 28 (6.33%) Web Design
14 23 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (4.98%) OO
15 22 (4.98%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.75%) CRM
16 21 (4.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 330 (74.66%) C#
2 240 (54.30%) JavaScript
3 215 (48.64%) SQL
4 60 (13.57%) TypeScript
5 41 (9.28%) T-SQL
6 35 (7.92%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.24%) Java
8 31 (7.01%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.04%) C
9 9 (2.04%) Python
9 9 (2.04%) VB
10 8 (1.81%) C++
11 6 (1.36%) PHP
12 4 (0.90%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.90%) VB6
13 2 (0.45%) Perl
13 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.23%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.23%) ES6
14 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (4.98%) Degree
2 16 (3.62%) SC Cleared
2 16 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.26%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.79%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) GDPR
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (11.31%) Docker
2 5 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.90%) vSphere
4 3 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.75%) Terraform
3 13 (2.94%) MIIS
3 13 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (2.26%) Ansible
5 2 (0.45%) Kibana
5 2 (0.45%) logstash
5 2 (0.45%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) Simpana
6 1 (0.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 133 (30.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.88%) Oracle
3 11 (2.49%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.81%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.36%) HubSpot
7 6 (1.36%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.13%) ABBYY
8 5 (1.13%) Blue Prism
8 5 (1.13%) IBM
8 5 (1.13%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.13%) UiPath
8 5 (1.13%) VMware
9 3 (0.68%) Automation Anywhere
10 2 (0.45%) Dell
10 2 (0.45%) Google
10 2 (0.45%) HP
10 2 (0.45%) jBASE
10 2 (0.45%) Telerik