The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 129 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 10 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 1.48% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 4.63% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 14
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
WinForms
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
607 669 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.06% 31.99% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 566 611 411
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WinForms across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WinForms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinForms across the Birmingham region.

WinForms Salary Trend in Birmingham

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 30 (96.77%) C#
1 30 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) WPF
5 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
5 13 (41.94%) OO
6 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) WCF
9 8 (25.81%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (19.35%) DevExpress
12 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
12 5 (16.13%) Workflow
12 5 (16.13%) Law
12 5 (16.13%) UML
12 5 (16.13%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) XSLT
12 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
13 4 (12.90%) HTML
13 4 (12.90%) PHP
13 4 (12.90%) MS Office
13 4 (12.90%) CSS

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Law
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Software Developer
2 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
4 6 (19.35%) WinForms Developer
4 6 (19.35%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) WPF
3 12 (38.71%) .NET Framework
4 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 9 (29.03%) WCF
6 5 (16.13%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) XSLT
7 4 (12.90%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.45%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.13%) UML
6 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Workflow
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 4 (12.90%) Change Control
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.45%) BDD
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.45%) Red Gate
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