Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 517 1,096 1,419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.48% 13.85% 14.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.76% 43.88% 43.57%
Number of salaries quoted 497 1,054 1,391
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,898
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.23% +12.25%
10th Percentile £30,099 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 1,155 2,498 3,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.13% 31.56% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 2,079 2,712
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,530 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +9.06% +5.26%

.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 14 July 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 14 July 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 +8 184 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Staffordshire -2 85 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Warwickshire -7 49 £45,000 - 11
Worcestershire +9 39 £38,500 +10.00% 8
Solihull -11 31 £52,500 - 5
Coventry -14 29 £47,500 - 17
Shropshire +17 16 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Herefordshire -8 14 £45,000 - 1
Walsall -6 8 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield +1 6 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Wolverhampton +1 5 £52,500 +16.67% 1
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 387 (74.85%) C#
2 238 (46.03%) SQL
3 222 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (40.62%) ASP.NET
5 201 (38.88%) Azure
6 190 (36.75%) SQL Server
7 188 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 186 (35.98%) HTML
9 183 (35.40%) Microsoft
10 167 (32.30%) CSS
11 162 (31.33%) MVC
12 151 (29.21%) .NET Framework
13 127 (24.56%) AngularJS
14 125 (24.18%) DevOps
15 114 (22.05%) .NET Core
16 97 (18.76%) ASP.NET Web API
17 96 (18.57%) Git (software)
17 96 (18.57%) jQuery
17 96 (18.57%) Software Engineering
18 89 (17.21%) TDD
19 83 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 73 (14.12%) Mentoring
21 69 (13.35%) Microservices
22 63 (12.19%) Web Development
23 62 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
24 61 (11.80%) React
25 59 (11.41%) Finance
26 58 (11.22%) T-SQL
27 55 (10.64%) TypeScript
28 52 (10.06%) HTML5

.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 19 (3.68%) IIS
2 18 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.71%) CMS
4 13 (2.51%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.35%) NetWeaver
7 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.97%) Confluence
8 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.58%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.39%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Apache
11 1 (0.19%) Kentico
11 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 201 (38.88%) Azure
2 46 (8.90%) AWS
3 33 (6.38%) Power Platform
4 22 (4.26%) npm
5 16 (3.09%) PaaS
6 13 (2.51%) Serverless
7 12 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.35%) GitHub
8 7 (1.35%) IaaS
9 6 (1.16%) SaaS
10 5 (0.97%) Office 365
11 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.58%) GCP
12 2 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.19%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.19%) Heroku
13 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.90%) Internet
2 5 (0.97%) Skype
3 2 (0.39%) FTP
3 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.19%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (36.75%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (7.16%) MySQL
3 37 (7.16%) Relational Database
4 33 (6.38%) Power BI
5 29 (5.61%) MongoDB
6 27 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 27 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.64%) Big Data
7 24 (4.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (4.45%) Data Lake
9 18 (3.48%) Snowflake Schema
10 15 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.93%) Redis
13 9 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.16%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 96 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.06%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.06%) SpecFlow
4 19 (3.68%) NUnit
4 19 (3.68%) Selenium
5 17 (3.29%) JIRA
5 17 (3.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (2.90%) webpack
7 13 (2.51%) Moq
8 12 (2.32%) Cypress.io
9 9 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.55%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.16%) Maven
12 6 (1.16%) Subversion
12 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio Code
12 6 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.97%) jspm
13 5 (0.97%) MSTest
General
1 59 (11.41%) Finance
2 15 (2.90%) Law
2 15 (2.90%) Retail
3 12 (2.32%) Public Sector
4 10 (1.93%) Digital Economy
4 10 (1.93%) Games
5 8 (1.55%) Aerospace
5 8 (1.55%) Legal
6 6 (1.16%) Banking
7 5 (0.97%) Automotive
8 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.58%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 313 (60.54%) Developer
2 126 (24.37%) .NET Developer
3 85 (16.44%) C# Developer
4 82 (15.86%) Software Developer
5 73 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 54 (10.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (9.48%) Software Engineer
8 47 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 40 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 28 (5.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 25 (4.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 24 (4.64%) .NET Software Developer
12 24 (4.64%) Analyst
13 23 (4.45%) C# Software Developer
13 23 (4.45%) Web Developer
14 22 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
15 17 (3.29%) Data Engineer
15 17 (3.29%) Technical Leader
16 16 (3.09%) Graduate
16 16 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (40.62%) ASP.NET
2 186 (35.98%) HTML
3 167 (32.30%) CSS
4 151 (29.21%) .NET Framework
5 127 (24.56%) AngularJS
6 114 (22.05%) .NET Core
7 97 (18.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 96 (18.57%) jQuery
9 83 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (11.80%) React
11 52 (10.06%) HTML5
12 51 (9.86%) Entity Framework
13 48 (9.28%) REST
14 44 (8.51%) Web Services
15 32 (6.19%) WCF
16 31 (6.00%) Node.js
17 29 (5.61%) Ajax
18 28 (5.42%) WinForms
19 27 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 23 (4.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.09%) User Experience
5 14 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.32%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.55%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.97%) Robotics
10 4 (0.77%) Life Science
11 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.39%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.39%) VLE
13 1 (0.19%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.90%) Windows
2 9 (1.74%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.55%) Linux
4 4 (0.77%) Android
4 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.77%) HPUX
5 2 (0.39%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (31.33%) MVC
3 125 (24.18%) DevOps
4 96 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 89 (17.21%) TDD
6 73 (14.12%) Mentoring
7 69 (13.35%) Microservices
8 63 (12.19%) Web Development
9 62 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (9.86%) Scrum
11 50 (9.67%) Unit Testing
12 44 (8.51%) SOLID
13 40 (7.74%) OO
14 39 (7.54%) BDD
15 32 (6.19%) Test Automation
16 30 (5.80%) Computer Science
16 30 (5.80%) Fintech
16 30 (5.80%) OOP
16 30 (5.80%) Requirements Gathering
17 29 (5.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 387 (74.85%) C#
2 238 (46.03%) SQL
3 188 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 58 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 55 (10.64%) TypeScript
6 45 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 37 (7.16%) Java
8 20 (3.87%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (3.29%) C++
11 14 (2.71%) C
11 14 (2.71%) PHP
12 12 (2.32%) Python
13 7 (1.35%) VBA
14 5 (0.97%) Go
14 5 (0.97%) VB
15 3 (0.58%) Erlang
15 3 (0.58%) ES6
16 2 (0.39%) Scala
16 2 (0.39%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (6.96%) Degree
2 13 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.61%) QA
2 18 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 16 (3.09%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (3.29%) Docker
2 8 (1.55%) vSphere
3 7 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.13%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.77%) Terraform
3 2 (0.39%) Ansible
3 2 (0.39%) Packer
4 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.19%) Grafana
4 1 (0.19%) MIIS
Vendors
1 183 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.13%) Oracle
3 9 (1.74%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.35%) Blue Prism
4 7 (1.35%) UiPath
4 7 (1.35%) VMware
5 5 (0.97%) Automation Anywhere
6 4 (0.77%) Google
6 4 (0.77%) Telerik
7 3 (0.58%) Databricks
8 2 (0.39%) Apple
8 2 (0.39%) Sage
8 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.19%) Capita
9 1 (0.19%) Facebook
9 1 (0.19%) HP
9 1 (0.19%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.19%) Twitter