Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,173 1,775 1,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.59% 17.93% 15.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.05% 45.37% 46.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 1,681 1,738
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,850 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £56,400
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 2,725 3,912 4,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.56% 39.51% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,314 3,399 3,445
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -2 453 £45,000 - 116
Staffordshire 0 196 £40,000 - 70
Coventry -8 120 £47,500 +18.75% 24
Worcestershire -1 95 £44,898 +19.73% 29
Warwickshire -12 66 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Sutton Coldfield -3 52 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Solihull -5 40 £50,000 +17.65% 16
Shropshire -8 31 £38,750 -3.13% 15
Walsall +5 25 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Wolverhampton +8 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Herefordshire -9 11 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Brierley Hill +2 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Dudley -19 2 £35,250 -6.00%
Tipton - 2 £35,500 -
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 1,024 (87.30%) C#
2 632 (53.88%) JavaScript
3 607 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (45.35%) SQL
5 526 (44.84%) ASP.NET
6 511 (43.56%) SQL Server
7 500 (42.63%) MVC
8 457 (38.96%) HTML
9 421 (35.89%) Microsoft
10 394 (33.59%) CSS
11 305 (26.00%) AngularJS
12 286 (24.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 277 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
14 268 (22.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 261 (22.25%) TDD
16 216 (18.41%) .NET Framework
17 214 (18.24%) Scrum
18 193 (16.45%) jQuery
19 191 (16.28%) Web Development
20 171 (14.58%) HTML5
21 156 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
22 152 (12.96%) Software Engineering
22 152 (12.96%) T-SQL
23 149 (12.70%) Visual Studio
24 148 (12.62%) Finance
25 142 (12.11%) VB.NET
26 131 (11.17%) Degree
27 126 (10.74%) Web Services
28 125 (10.66%) Entity Framework
29 123 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 64 (5.46%) CMS
2 49 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.30%) Umbraco
4 23 (1.96%) IIS
5 19 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (0.94%) Apache
7 11 (0.94%) Confluence
8 8 (0.68%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.17%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.17%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.17%) JBoss
11 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.17%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.17%) WordPress
12 1 (0.085%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.085%) Magnolia
12 1 (0.085%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 36 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.60%) Maya
6 3 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.26%) Moqups
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.085%) Simulink
8 1 (0.085%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 49 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.085%) Magento
4 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.085%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.085%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 277 (23.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (5.29%) PaaS
3 61 (5.20%) SaaS
4 58 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (4.35%) Serverless
6 38 (3.24%) Office 365
7 31 (2.64%) Dynamics 365
8 27 (2.30%) IaaS
9 15 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (1.19%) GitHub
11 10 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.77%) Azure Functions
12 9 (0.77%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.67%) Internet
2 12 (1.02%) Skype
3 10 (0.85%) Network Security
4 9 (0.77%) SSL
5 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.34%) FTP
6 4 (0.34%) HTTP
6 4 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.26%) Telnet
8 2 (0.17%) Broadband
8 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.17%) Intranet
8 2 (0.17%) Modbus
8 2 (0.17%) SMS
8 2 (0.17%) WAN
9 1 (0.085%) DHCP
9 1 (0.085%) DNS
9 1 (0.085%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.085%) LAN
9 1 (0.085%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 84 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 71 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 62 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (3.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 42 (3.58%) MongoDB
6 42 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (2.81%) Cosmos DB
8 33 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (1.62%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (1.45%) MySQL
14 16 (1.36%) RavenDB
15 15 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (1.19%) Big Data
17 12 (1.02%) Power BI
18 10 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 149 (12.70%) Visual Studio
2 113 (9.63%) Git (software)
3 100 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (3.50%) JIRA
5 33 (2.81%) Visual Studio Team System
6 29 (2.47%) Selenium
7 26 (2.22%) NUnit
7 26 (2.22%) SpecFlow
8 25 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 20 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 20 (1.71%) Subversion
10 15 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.02%) Moq
12 11 (0.94%) Android Studio
12 11 (0.94%) Bitbucket
12 11 (0.94%) ReSharper
13 9 (0.77%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.68%) Maven
14 8 (0.68%) NSubstitute
14 8 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 148 (12.62%) Finance
2 65 (5.54%) Retail
3 44 (3.75%) Advertising
4 40 (3.41%) Legal
5 39 (3.32%) Automotive
6 37 (3.15%) Marketing
7 18 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.02%) Games
9 11 (0.94%) Law
10 10 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.77%) Banking
12 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.085%) Billing
14 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.085%) Military
Job Titles
1 861 (73.40%) Developer
2 431 (36.74%) .NET Developer
3 342 (29.16%) C# Developer
4 222 (18.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 206 (17.56%) Software Developer
6 119 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 115 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 105 (8.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 95 (8.10%) C# Software Developer
11 80 (6.82%) Software Engineer
11 80 (6.82%) Web Developer
12 70 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 68 (5.80%) .NET Software Developer
14 67 (5.71%) Architect
15 57 (4.86%) Junior
15 57 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
16 55 (4.69%) Junior Developer
17 53 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
18 46 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (44.84%) ASP.NET
2 457 (38.96%) HTML
3 394 (33.59%) CSS
4 305 (26.00%) AngularJS
5 286 (24.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 268 (22.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 216 (18.41%) .NET Framework
8 193 (16.45%) jQuery
9 171 (14.58%) HTML5
10 126 (10.74%) Web Services
11 125 (10.66%) Entity Framework
12 123 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 119 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
14 111 (9.46%) WCF
15 106 (9.04%) JSON
16 101 (8.61%) CSS3
17 89 (7.59%) .NET Core
18 88 (7.50%) React
19 86 (7.33%) Node.js
20 83 (7.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.16%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 67 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 40 (3.41%) User Experience
6 31 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 18 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.53%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 11 (0.94%) Replication
11 10 (0.85%) Graphic Design
11 10 (0.85%) Music Streaming
12 9 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.77%) Digital TV
12 9 (0.77%) Fintech
12 9 (0.77%) NHS
13 8 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 106 (9.04%) Windows
2 31 (2.64%) Android
3 12 (1.02%) Mac OS X
4 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.85%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.68%) Linux
7 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.085%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 500 (42.63%) MVC
3 261 (22.25%) TDD
4 214 (18.24%) Scrum
5 191 (16.28%) Web Development
6 156 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 117 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
9 109 (9.29%) OO
10 103 (8.78%) BDD
11 92 (7.84%) CRM
12 89 (7.59%) Continuous Deployment
13 85 (7.25%) Microservices
13 85 (7.25%) SDLC
13 85 (7.25%) Unit Testing
14 80 (6.82%) Mentoring
15 58 (4.94%) Front End Development
16 57 (4.86%) Test Automation
17 53 (4.52%) SOLID
18 52 (4.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,024 (87.30%) C#
2 632 (53.88%) JavaScript
3 532 (45.35%) SQL
4 152 (12.96%) T-SQL
5 142 (12.11%) VB.NET
6 105 (8.95%) Java
7 54 (4.60%) TypeScript
8 47 (4.01%) VB
9 39 (3.32%) C++
10 30 (2.56%) Python
11 28 (2.39%) PowerShell
12 24 (2.05%) Scala
13 21 (1.79%) PHP
14 19 (1.62%) C
15 14 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.85%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.85%) VB6
16 10 (0.85%) VBA
16 10 (0.85%) X++
17 9 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (11.17%) Degree
2 53 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.19%) Master's Degree
7 12 (1.02%) MCSE
8 10 (0.85%) MCSA
9 8 (0.68%) MCPD
10 5 (0.43%) ISEB
11 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.26%) HND
13 2 (0.17%) PMP
13 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.17%) RHCA
13 2 (0.17%) RHCE
13 2 (0.17%) RHCSA
14 1 (0.085%) APMP
14 1 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.79%) QA
2 10 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.34%) SLA
5 3 (0.26%) GDPR
6 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.085%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 40 (3.41%) Docker
2 24 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (1.45%) Ansible
2 12 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (0.51%) Puppet
4 6 (0.51%) Terraform
5 4 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.26%) SCCM
6 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.26%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.17%) SCOM
7 2 (0.17%) WSUS
8 1 (0.085%) CASB
8 1 (0.085%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.085%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.085%) Nmap
8 1 (0.085%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 421 (35.89%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.46%) Xamarin
3 25 (2.13%) Google
4 24 (2.05%) Oracle
5 13 (1.11%) Remedy
6 10 (0.85%) DevExpress
7 9 (0.77%) Tableau
8 8 (0.68%) Facebook
8 8 (0.68%) Informatica
8 8 (0.68%) LexisNexis
8 8 (0.68%) UiPath
8 8 (0.68%) VMware
9 6 (0.51%) Applogic
9 6 (0.51%) IDERA
9 6 (0.51%) Sencha
10 5 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.34%) Epicor
11 4 (0.34%) RedGate
11 4 (0.34%) Twitter
12 3 (0.26%) Altova