Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 915 1,448 1,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.93% 14.84% 17.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.07% 39.76% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1,267 1,652
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,228 3,642 3,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.05% 37.33% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 3,019 3,227
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 20 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -5 340 £45,000 - 88
Staffordshire +2 150 £40,000 - 38
Warwickshire -6 89 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Coventry -14 78 £46,500 +9.41% 24
Worcestershire -8 63 £40,000 +9.59% 39
Solihull -6 50 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Sutton Coldfield +4 43 £37,500 -2.60% 9
Herefordshire -14 24 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Walsall +1 18 £32,500 -35.00% 9
Shropshire -19 17 £36,000 -4.00% 12
Stourbridge - 5 £32,500 - 7
Dudley - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -9 2 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 729 (79.67%) C#
2 464 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
3 421 (46.01%) SQL
4 420 (45.90%) JavaScript
5 414 (45.25%) ASP.NET
6 407 (44.48%) SQL Server
7 363 (39.67%) HTML
8 359 (39.23%) MVC
9 349 (38.14%) Microsoft
10 306 (33.44%) CSS
11 240 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 211 (23.06%) AngularJS
13 181 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 176 (19.23%) Scrum
14 176 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 164 (17.92%) Visual Studio
16 161 (17.60%) Web Services
17 158 (17.27%) TDD
18 155 (16.94%) .NET Framework
19 143 (15.63%) HTML5
20 137 (14.97%) Web Development
21 130 (14.21%) jQuery
22 129 (14.10%) VB.NET
23 125 (13.66%) Windows
24 123 (13.44%) Software Engineering
25 122 (13.33%) Finance
25 122 (13.33%) Java
26 95 (10.38%) SOA
27 93 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
27 93 (10.16%) Git (software)

.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 57 (6.23%) CMS
2 39 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 33 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.19%) Confluence
5 18 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.31%) IIS
7 8 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (0.87%) Drupal
7 8 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.66%) Apache
9 6 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.11%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.11%) ThingWorx
13 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.77%) Maya
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 240 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.37%) Office 365
4 39 (4.26%) Serverless
5 36 (3.93%) SaaS
6 32 (3.50%) PaaS
7 31 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (2.62%) Amazon EMR
8 24 (2.62%) Amazon Kinesis
8 24 (2.62%) Amazon S3
8 24 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
8 24 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.86%) NuGet
10 16 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (1.75%) npm
11 15 (1.64%) GitHub
12 12 (1.31%) IaaS
13 10 (1.09%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.59%) Internet
2 24 (2.62%) Network Security
3 8 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.44%) Broadband
4 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 2 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (44.48%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.16%) Relational Database
3 55 (6.01%) NoSQL
4 44 (4.81%) MySQL
5 37 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 31 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
8 30 (3.28%) Cosmos DB
8 30 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 29 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (2.51%) Big Data
11 21 (2.30%) SQLite
12 19 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.31%) Power BI
16 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.09%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 164 (17.92%) Visual Studio
2 93 (10.16%) Git (software)
3 92 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (3.72%) JIRA
5 33 (3.61%) NUnit
6 30 (3.28%) Selenium
7 26 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (1.86%) Subversion
8 17 (1.86%) Visual Studio Code
9 16 (1.75%) ReSharper
10 14 (1.53%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.42%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.20%) Moq
13 10 (1.09%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.87%) CruiseControl
15 8 (0.87%) NSubstitute
15 8 (0.87%) Protractor
15 8 (0.87%) Ranorex
General
1 122 (13.33%) Finance
2 42 (4.59%) Retail
3 26 (2.84%) Marketing
4 19 (2.08%) Automotive
5 14 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.42%) Games
7 7 (0.77%) Law
8 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.33%) Advertising
9 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Military
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 651 (71.15%) Developer
2 286 (31.26%) .NET Developer
3 192 (20.98%) C# Developer
4 187 (20.44%) Software Developer
5 122 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 97 (10.60%) Senior Developer
7 88 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
8 83 (9.07%) Architect
9 69 (7.54%) Web Developer
10 63 (6.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 58 (6.34%) C# Software Developer
12 55 (6.01%) Software Engineer
13 53 (5.79%) Junior
13 53 (5.79%) Junior Developer
14 51 (5.57%) .NET Software Developer
15 48 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
16 46 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 46 (5.03%) Team Leader
17 45 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
18 35 (3.83%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (45.25%) ASP.NET
2 363 (39.67%) HTML
3 306 (33.44%) CSS
4 211 (23.06%) AngularJS
5 181 (19.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 176 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 161 (17.60%) Web Services
8 155 (16.94%) .NET Framework
9 143 (15.63%) HTML5
10 130 (14.21%) jQuery
11 93 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
12 91 (9.95%) Entity Framework
13 81 (8.85%) React
14 79 (8.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 78 (8.52%) XML
16 76 (8.31%) .NET Core
17 72 (7.87%) LINQ
18 68 (7.43%) CSS3
18 68 (7.43%) WCF
19 66 (7.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.74%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.28%) User Experience
5 20 (2.19%) CCTV
6 13 (1.42%) Driving Licence
6 13 (1.42%) Internet of Things
7 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.09%) New Media
9 9 (0.98%) Fintech
10 8 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.87%) Taxonomies
11 7 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.77%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.66%) iSeries
12 6 (0.66%) NHS
12 6 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.66%) Windows
2 22 (2.40%) Android
3 17 (1.86%) Apple iOS
3 17 (1.86%) Linux
3 17 (1.86%) Windows 10
4 8 (0.87%) Mac OS
4 8 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (39.23%) MVC
3 176 (19.23%) Scrum
4 158 (17.27%) TDD
5 137 (14.97%) Web Development
6 123 (13.44%) Software Engineering
7 95 (10.38%) SOA
8 88 (9.62%) OO
8 88 (9.62%) SDLC
9 81 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (7.21%) CRM
12 65 (7.10%) Microservices
13 54 (5.90%) OOP
14 52 (5.68%) Test Automation
15 51 (5.57%) Mentoring
16 50 (5.46%) SOLID
17 45 (4.92%) Unit Testing
18 44 (4.81%) Continuous Delivery
18 44 (4.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 729 (79.67%) C#
2 421 (46.01%) SQL
3 420 (45.90%) JavaScript
4 129 (14.10%) VB.NET
5 122 (13.33%) Java
6 89 (9.73%) T-SQL
7 48 (5.25%) Python
8 42 (4.59%) TypeScript
9 38 (4.15%) PL/SQL
10 34 (3.72%) VB
11 33 (3.61%) Scala
12 31 (3.39%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.84%) C++
14 24 (2.62%) Shell Script
15 23 (2.51%) C
16 21 (2.30%) VB6
17 18 (1.97%) PHP
18 15 (1.64%) Ruby
19 6 (0.66%) Groovy
19 6 (0.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 92 (10.05%) Degree
2 58 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.39%) MCSE
5 25 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (2.62%) MCSA
7 11 (1.20%) HND
8 7 (0.77%) RHCA
8 7 (0.77%) RHCE
8 7 (0.77%) RHCSA
9 6 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.55%) ISEB
10 5 (0.55%) MCPD
11 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.40%) GDPR
2 19 (2.08%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.30%) Docker
3 15 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.77%) Ansible
2 3 (0.33%) Puppet
2 3 (0.33%) SCOM
2 3 (0.33%) Terraform
2 3 (0.33%) WSUS
3 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.22%) Packer
4 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 349 (38.14%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.90%) Oracle
3 49 (5.36%) Xamarin
4 28 (3.06%) Google
5 18 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 15 (1.64%) UiPath
6 15 (1.64%) VMware
7 12 (1.31%) BT
8 11 (1.20%) Tableau
9 10 (1.09%) Hitachi
9 10 (1.09%) Remedy
10 9 (0.98%) IBM
11 8 (0.87%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.87%) Informatica
11 8 (0.87%) MobileIron
12 7 (0.77%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.66%) Blue Prism
13 6 (0.66%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.33%) Alteryx
14 3 (0.33%) Cognos