Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > West Midlands
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 79 148
Rank change year-on-year +16 +69 +72
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 270 116 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.21% 3.29% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.19% 10.41% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 232 111 131
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £39,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,875 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET Core 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 2,047 1,114 2,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.91% 31.64% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,553 964 2,043
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,325 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £36,625 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £64,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the West Midlands

.NET Core
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for .NET Core in the West Midlands

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the West Midlands

.NET Core
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 Core within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 30 July 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 +7 128 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Coventry +8 56 £48,000 +1.05% 14
Warwickshire +13 48 £45,500 +1.11% 3
Herefordshire - 10 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire -5 4 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Staffordshire -14 4 £41,000 -18.00% 10
Solihull -7 3 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Walsall - 3 £49,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £55,000 - 3
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 270 (100.00%) .NET
2 201 (74.44%) C#
3 174 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (63.33%) SQL
5 166 (61.48%) Azure
6 124 (45.93%) JavaScript
7 105 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 104 (38.52%) SQL Server
9 97 (35.93%) AngularJS
10 96 (35.56%) DevOps
11 78 (28.89%) Microservices
12 74 (27.41%) SDLC
13 69 (25.56%) HTML
14 64 (23.70%) TDD
14 64 (23.70%) Software Engineering
15 63 (23.33%) CSS
16 62 (22.96%) jQuery
17 61 (22.59%) Docker
18 55 (20.37%) ASP.NET
19 53 (19.63%) Entity Framework
19 53 (19.63%) Kubernetes
20 50 (18.52%) React
20 50 (18.52%) Social Skills
20 50 (18.52%) Full Stack Development
20 50 (18.52%) TypeScript
21 49 (18.15%) NoSQL
21 49 (18.15%) Microsoft
21 49 (18.15%) Scrum
22 47 (17.41%) AWS
23 45 (16.67%) SOLID

.NET Core
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 9 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.96%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.59%) CMS
4 5 (1.85%) IIS
5 4 (1.48%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 166 (61.48%) Azure
2 47 (17.41%) AWS
3 26 (9.63%) Serverless
4 24 (8.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 20 (7.41%) SaaS
6 13 (4.81%) GitHub
7 12 (4.44%) PaaS
8 11 (4.07%) IaaS
8 11 (4.07%) OpenShift
9 10 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (3.70%) Amazon S3
9 10 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (3.70%) Azure Service Bus
10 7 (2.59%) Power Platform
11 6 (2.22%) Azure Functions
11 6 (2.22%) Azure Key Vault
11 6 (2.22%) PowerApps
12 5 (1.85%) Azure Logic Apps
12 5 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
13 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.59%) AMQP
2 4 (1.48%) VPN
3 2 (0.74%) Firewall
3 2 (0.74%) Network Security
3 2 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
4 1 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 49 (18.15%) NoSQL
3 15 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.11%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.11%) Redis
10 2 (0.74%) MySQL
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.74%) SQLite
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.37%) Power BI
11 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (4.07%) GitLab
6 11 (4.07%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.22%) JIRA
8 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.74%) gulp
8 2 (0.74%) NUnit
8 2 (0.74%) Storybook
8 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.37%) Ant
9 1 (0.37%) Appium
9 1 (0.37%) git-flow
9 1 (0.37%) Maven
9 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (18.52%) Social Skills
2 27 (10.00%) Finance
3 10 (3.70%) Retail
4 6 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.48%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 4 (1.48%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Police
7 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (63.33%) Developer
2 71 (26.30%) .NET Developer
3 59 (21.85%) C# Developer
4 45 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 37 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (12.96%) Senior Developer
7 29 (10.74%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 20 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 18 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.81%) Architect
12 11 (4.07%) Angular Developer
12 11 (4.07%) Junior
12 11 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (2.96%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.59%) React Developer
16 6 (2.22%) Full Stack Web Developer
16 6 (2.22%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (100.00%) .NET
2 105 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 97 (35.93%) AngularJS
4 69 (25.56%) HTML
5 63 (23.33%) CSS
6 62 (22.96%) jQuery
7 55 (20.37%) ASP.NET
8 53 (19.63%) Entity Framework
9 50 (18.52%) React
10 43 (15.93%) LINQ
10 43 (15.93%) RESTful
11 34 (12.59%) HTML5
11 34 (12.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (9.63%) CSS3
13 22 (8.15%) Web Services
14 21 (7.78%) XML
15 20 (7.41%) REST
16 16 (5.93%) JSON
17 15 (5.56%) SOAP
18 14 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (9.63%) User Experience
3 24 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.44%) Cloud Native
6 10 (3.70%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.59%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.48%) Life Science
9 3 (1.11%) Photography
9 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.37%) CCTV
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.37%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.67%) Windows
2 15 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.48%) SUSE
3 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.56%) DevOps
3 78 (28.89%) Microservices
4 74 (27.41%) SDLC
5 64 (23.70%) Software Engineering
5 64 (23.70%) TDD
6 50 (18.52%) Full Stack Development
7 49 (18.15%) Scrum
8 45 (16.67%) SOLID
9 43 (15.93%) MVC
10 29 (10.74%) Pair Programming
11 28 (10.37%) Front End Development
12 22 (8.15%) API Design
13 21 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (7.78%) Web Development
14 19 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (6.67%) Mentoring
16 17 (6.30%) Clean Code
17 16 (5.93%) Sprint Planning
18 15 (5.56%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 201 (74.44%) C#
2 171 (63.33%) SQL
3 124 (45.93%) JavaScript
4 50 (18.52%) TypeScript
5 26 (9.63%) PowerShell
6 24 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.07%) Java
7 11 (4.07%) Python
8 10 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.11%) Clojure
9 3 (1.11%) ES6
9 3 (1.11%) Lisp
9 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (6.30%) Degree
2 4 (1.48%) CISA
2 4 (1.48%) CISM
2 4 (1.48%) CISSP
2 4 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.48%) ISSAP
2 4 (1.48%) ISSEP
2 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (1.48%) COBIT
2 4 (1.48%) GxP
2 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.48%) NIST
3 3 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.74%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.37%) Accessibility
System Software
1 61 (22.59%) Docker
2 4 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (19.63%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.56%) Terraform
3 12 (4.44%) Ansible
4 6 (2.22%) MIIS
5 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.19%) Oracle
3 8 (2.96%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.22%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.48%) Agilent
5 4 (1.48%) Google
6 3 (1.11%) Adobe
6 3 (1.11%) Databricks
7 2 (0.74%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.37%) RedGate
8 1 (0.37%) Splunk
8 1 (0.37%) Veracode