Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 177 244
Rank change year-on-year +82 +67 +8
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 113 112 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.58% 1.44% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.00% 4.54% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 120 121 77
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £34,800 £37,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +3.77% +3.41% +13.89%

.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 1,256 2,466 3,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.66% 31.79% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 2,036 2,614
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £56,164 £52,713 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.55% +5.43% +5.26%

.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 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 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 +91 38 £60,000 +16.50% 6
Staffordshire +29 16 £50,000 +17.65% 12
Coventry +20 15 £47,500 - 4
Warwickshire -10 14 £49,500 -1.00% 6
Solihull +7 11 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £22,500 - 1
Shropshire +23 1 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Herefordshire +4 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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.

1 110 (97.35%) .NET
2 97 (85.84%) C#
3 80 (70.80%) Azure
4 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (46.90%) .NET Framework
6 47 (41.59%) TDD
7 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET
7 44 (38.94%) AngularJS
8 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
9 40 (35.40%) SQL
10 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
10 38 (33.63%) DevOps
11 34 (30.09%) AWS
12 32 (28.32%) Microservices
13 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
14 29 (25.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 28 (24.78%) React
15 28 (24.78%) HTML
16 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
17 25 (22.12%) CSS
17 25 (22.12%) Mentoring
18 24 (21.24%) SOLID
19 22 (19.47%) MVC
19 22 (19.47%) Scrum
20 21 (18.58%) Problem-Solving
21 20 (17.70%) Entity Framework
22 17 (15.04%) Greenfield Project
22 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
23 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
23 14 (12.39%) HTML5

.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 8 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.31%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (70.80%) Azure
2 34 (30.09%) AWS
3 12 (10.62%) Serverless
4 10 (8.85%) Power Platform
5 5 (4.42%) GCP
5 5 (4.42%) PaaS
6 4 (3.54%) SaaS
7 3 (2.65%) GitHub
8 2 (1.77%) Heroku
9 1 (0.88%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.88%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) FTP
1 2 (1.77%) Skype
2 1 (0.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.62%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.62%) MySQL
4 11 (9.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (8.85%) Power BI
6 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.65%) Big Data
9 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.77%) Redis
10 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
10 1 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.39%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.19%) Moq
4 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.31%) Maven
5 5 (4.42%) JIRA
6 4 (3.54%) NUnit
7 3 (2.65%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.65%) Subversion
7 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.77%) git-flow
9 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.96%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Automotive
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.77%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (74.34%) Developer
2 46 (40.71%) .NET Developer
3 40 (35.40%) Senior Developer
4 24 (21.24%) Software Engineer
5 21 (18.58%) C# Developer
6 20 (17.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (15.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (15.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (15.93%) Software Developer
8 14 (12.39%) .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (10.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 11 (9.73%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 11 (9.73%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (9.73%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 3 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.65%) Head of Software Engineering
13 3 (2.65%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (97.35%) .NET
2 53 (46.90%) .NET Framework
3 44 (38.94%) AngularJS
3 44 (38.94%) ASP.NET
4 29 (25.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (24.78%) HTML
5 28 (24.78%) React
6 25 (22.12%) CSS
7 20 (17.70%) Entity Framework
8 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (12.39%) HTML5
9 12 (10.62%) jQuery
9 12 (10.62%) Sass
10 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET Core
10 11 (9.73%) REST
11 9 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.08%) Vue.js
13 7 (6.19%) Angular 2
14 6 (5.31%) Node.js
14 6 (5.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.96%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.77%) SCADA
5 2 (1.77%) VLE
6 1 (0.88%) Arduino
6 1 (0.88%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) TDD
3 38 (33.63%) DevOps
4 32 (28.32%) Microservices
5 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
6 25 (22.12%) Mentoring
7 24 (21.24%) SOLID
8 22 (19.47%) MVC
8 22 (19.47%) Scrum
9 21 (18.58%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (12.39%) BDD
11 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.85%) API Design
13 10 (8.85%) Requirements Gathering
14 9 (7.96%) Web Development
15 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (7.08%) Fintech
15 8 (7.08%) OO
15 8 (7.08%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 97 (85.84%) C#
2 40 (35.40%) SQL
3 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.85%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.42%) Java
5 5 (4.42%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.65%) ES6
7 2 (1.77%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (36.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.42%) Google
3 3 (2.65%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.77%) Apple
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle
4 2 (1.77%) Telerik
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
5 1 (0.88%) Instagram
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter