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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 109 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 20 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.87% 1.70% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 5.63% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 16
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
698 640 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.19% 30.26% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 608 592 436
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinForms across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

WinForms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 42 (97.67%) SQL Server
2 37 (86.05%) C#
3 35 (81.40%) .NET
4 32 (74.42%) SQL
5 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
6 22 (51.16%) Windows
7 20 (46.51%) VB.NET
7 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (41.86%) OO
9 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
10 15 (34.88%) WCF
11 14 (32.56%) WPF
11 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
12 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
13 9 (20.93%) XML
14 8 (18.60%) Web Services
14 8 (18.60%) Web Development
14 8 (18.60%) Technical Analysis
15 7 (16.28%) IIS
16 6 (13.95%) Law
16 6 (13.95%) Workflow
16 6 (13.95%) UML
16 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
16 6 (13.95%) XSLT
16 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
16 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (13.95%) Android
16 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (16.28%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (97.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Law
2 5 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) Software Developer
3 17 (39.53%) C# Developer
4 16 (37.21%) Senior Developer
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Systems Developer
9 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Framework
3 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
4 15 (34.88%) WCF
5 14 (32.56%) WPF
6 9 (20.93%) XML
7 8 (18.60%) Web Services
8 6 (13.95%) XSLT
8 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (11.63%) WF
10 4 (9.30%) HTML
10 4 (9.30%) CSS
10 4 (9.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (6.98%) .NET Compact Framework
11 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET
12 2 (4.65%) jQuery
12 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
13 1 (2.33%) CSS3
13 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) iPhone
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Android
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) OO
3 8 (18.60%) Web Development
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Workflow
4 6 (13.95%) UML
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Information Management
5 5 (11.63%) SOA
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) OOD
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.65%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) VB.NET
4 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) VB
7 3 (6.98%) VB6
8 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.65%) Java
9 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) DevExpress
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Red Gate
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