The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 236 169 154
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -15
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1314 1783 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 1.74% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 4.24% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1610 1968
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinForms
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK.

WinForms Salary Trend in the UK

WinForms
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinForms over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

WinForms Salary Histogram in the UK

WinForms
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -74 1202 £40,000 - 195
London -33 388 £52,500 -4.54% 47
South East -71 241 £37,500 -6.25% 30
Yorkshire -25 125 £35,000 -4.10% 42
East of England -36 121 £40,000 - 13
West Yorkshire -16 105 £37,500 - 37
East Midlands -22 96 £40,000 - 9
North West -73 90 £35,250 -6.00% 20
Leeds +6 84 £37,500 -6.25% 29
South West -17 69 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Surrey -16 62 £30,000 -40.00% 3
West Midlands -40 56 £41,250 +10.00% 15
City of London -69 56 £54,000 -10.00% 13
Essex -5 45 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hampshire -43 44 £40,000 - 9
Dorset +13 43 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Manchester -44 43 £43,750 +25.00% 12
Scotland +7 40 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Nottinghamshire -21 40 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Kent -25 38 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Nottingham -22 36 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Cheshire -44 36 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Oxfordshire +20 30 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Northamptonshire +7 27 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire -6 27 £45,000 - 1
Dorking - 26 £28,500 -
Northampton +2 24 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Berkshire -35 24 £42,500 +6.91% 5
Poole +9 23 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Derbyshire +16 22 £38,000 -15.55% 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2397 (92.19%) .NET
2 2394 (92.08%) C#
3 1716 (66.00%) SQL Server
4 1525 (58.65%) ASP.NET
5 1421 (54.65%) WPF
6 1341 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
7 1307 (50.27%) Windows
8 1259 (48.42%) SQL
9 1078 (41.46%) MVC
10 947 (36.42%) WCF
11 876 (33.69%) Scrum
12 845 (32.50%) .NET Framework
13 823 (31.65%) TDD
14 816 (31.38%) Microsoft
15 767 (29.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 684 (26.31%) HTML
17 679 (26.12%) JavaScript
18 618 (23.77%) VB.NET
19 617 (23.73%) OO
20 598 (23.00%) Finance
21 570 (21.92%) T-SQL
22 558 (21.46%) NUnit
23 511 (19.65%) MVVM
24 492 (18.92%) Rhino Mocks
25 491 (18.88%) CSS
26 490 (18.85%) Moq
27 461 (17.73%) XML
28 449 (17.27%) Kanban
29 433 (16.65%) Visual Studio
30 403 (15.50%) Degree

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 191 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 110 (4.23%) IIS
3 62 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (0.77%) FormScape
7 12 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (0.46%) CMS
8 9 (0.35%) MTS
9 8 (0.31%) WorkSite
10 6 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.15%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.15%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.12%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.077%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.077%) EPiServer CMS
13 2 (0.077%) Lync
13 2 (0.077%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.077%) Joomla!
Applications
1 280 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 81 (3.12%) MS Office
3 21 (0.81%) AutoCAD
4 10 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.038%) MS Project
8 1 (0.038%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.27%) Line 500
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.12%) RMDS
5 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.077%) Tridion
6 1 (0.038%) Summit
6 1 (0.038%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.42%) GitHub
3 8 (0.31%) SaaS
4 6 (0.23%) PaaS
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.15%) IaaS
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.077%) Office 365
7 1 (0.038%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.46%) Internet
2 54 (2.08%) Broadband
3 30 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.85%) Intranet
5 13 (0.50%) HTTP
6 10 (0.38%) Wireless
7 9 (0.35%) FTP
8 8 (0.31%) AMQP
9 6 (0.23%) DNS
10 3 (0.12%) SSL
10 3 (0.12%) PBX
10 3 (0.12%) VoIP
11 2 (0.077%) CTI
11 2 (0.077%) Extranet
12 1 (0.038%) SSH
12 1 (0.038%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1716 (66.00%) SQL Server
2 292 (11.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 184 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 173 (6.65%) Relational Database
5 154 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 95 (3.65%) RDBMS
8 87 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 52 (2.00%) MySQL
11 43 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
12 38 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 26 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
14 26 (1.00%) Big Data
15 16 (0.62%) OLTP
16 11 (0.42%) MS Access
16 11 (0.42%) DTS
16 11 (0.42%) SQLite
16 11 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 558 (21.46%) NUnit
2 492 (18.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 490 (18.85%) Moq
4 433 (16.65%) Visual Studio
5 349 (13.42%) MSTest
6 282 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 98 (3.77%) Subversion
8 61 (2.35%) Git (software)
9 38 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 30 (1.15%) ReSharper
11 28 (1.08%) Selenium
12 27 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 26 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
14 23 (0.88%) SoapUI
15 20 (0.77%) Xcode
16 18 (0.69%) PowerBuilder
17 17 (0.65%) MSBuild
17 17 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 16 (0.62%) JIRA
19 13 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 598 (23.00%) Finance
2 174 (6.69%) Banking
3 161 (6.19%) Retail
4 105 (4.04%) Front Office
5 92 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 54 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 49 (1.88%) Back Office
8 42 (1.62%) Law
9 37 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (1.15%) Legal
12 26 (1.00%) Advertising
12 26 (1.00%) Games
13 23 (0.88%) Marketing
14 18 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.62%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.38%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Swedish Language
17 6 (0.23%) French Language
17 6 (0.23%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 2322 (89.31%) Developer
2 1174 (45.15%) .NET Developer
3 907 (34.88%) C# Developer
4 469 (18.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 385 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 285 (10.96%) Senior Developer
7 169 (6.50%) Junior
8 163 (6.27%) Junior Developer
9 156 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 145 (5.58%) Senior .NET Developer
11 135 (5.19%) Graduate
12 131 (5.04%) Software Engineer
12 131 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
13 128 (4.92%) Graduate Developer
14 116 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
15 111 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
16 104 (4.00%) Analyst
17 103 (3.96%) WinForms Developer
18 94 (3.62%) VB.NET Developer
18 94 (3.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2397 (92.19%) .NET
2 1525 (58.65%) ASP.NET
3 1421 (54.65%) WPF
4 947 (36.42%) WCF
5 845 (32.50%) .NET Framework
6 767 (29.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 684 (26.31%) HTML
8 491 (18.88%) CSS
9 461 (17.73%) XML
10 388 (14.92%) Castle Windsor
11 372 (14.31%) Web Services
12 354 (13.62%) LINQ
13 348 (13.38%) Spring.NET
14 344 (13.23%) Unity DI Container
15 335 (12.88%) Ninject
16 332 (12.77%) jQuery
17 304 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 284 (10.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 239 (9.19%) Silverlight
20 199 (7.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 348 (13.38%) Inversion of Control
2 257 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 193 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
4 118 (4.54%) Client/Server
5 101 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (3.81%) Tandem
7 98 (3.77%) Social Network
8 74 (2.85%) Hedge funds
9 70 (2.69%) Mathematics
9 70 (2.69%) N-Tier
10 45 (1.73%) Derivative
11 43 (1.65%) User Experience
11 43 (1.65%) Physics
12 42 (1.62%) Streaming Music
13 41 (1.58%) Mobile App
14 40 (1.54%) NHS
15 39 (1.50%) Fixed Income
16 22 (0.85%) W3C
17 20 (0.77%) Life Science
17 20 (0.77%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1307 (50.27%) Windows
2 57 (2.19%) Android
3 53 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 37 (1.42%) Linux
5 20 (0.77%) Mac OS X
6 18 (0.69%) UNIX
7 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.077%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.077%) Solaris
12 1 (0.038%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.038%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.038%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1341 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1078 (41.46%) MVC
3 876 (33.69%) Scrum
4 823 (31.65%) TDD
5 617 (23.73%) OO
6 511 (19.65%) MVVM
7 449 (17.27%) Kanban
8 396 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
9 358 (13.77%) Web Application Development
10 355 (13.65%) Dependency Injection
11 342 (13.15%) Software Engineering
12 247 (9.50%) OOD
13 241 (9.27%) OOP
14 210 (8.08%) Multithreading
15 185 (7.12%) Unit Testing
16 141 (5.42%) BDD
17 136 (5.23%) Web Development
18 118 (4.54%) UML
19 111 (4.27%) E-Commerce
20 109 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2394 (92.08%) C#
2 1259 (48.42%) SQL
3 679 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 618 (23.77%) VB.NET
5 570 (21.92%) T-SQL
6 303 (11.65%) VB
7 169 (6.50%) C++
8 139 (5.35%) Java
9 98 (3.77%) VBA
10 85 (3.27%) VB6
11 58 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 55 (2.12%) C
13 45 (1.73%) XPath
14 42 (1.62%) PHP
15 30 (1.15%) Python
16 28 (1.08%) XAML
17 24 (0.92%) VC++
18 22 (0.85%) Objective-C
19 14 (0.54%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 403 (15.50%) Degree
2 79 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (0.85%) PhD
4 15 (0.58%) MCP
4 15 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.46%) ISEB
5 12 (0.46%) MCAD
5 12 (0.46%) MCSD
6 11 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.42%) MCTS
7 7 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.19%) CFA
8 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.15%) HND
10 2 (0.077%) MCPD
11 1 (0.038%) CISSP
11 1 (0.038%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.42%) QA
2 26 (1.00%) SLA
3 14 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.12%) WCAG
4 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.077%) GAMP
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 21 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.19%) Firmware
5 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (0.69%) MOM
2 7 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.038%) Puppet
Vendors
1 816 (31.38%) Microsoft
2 238 (9.15%) Oracle
3 102 (3.92%) Twitter
4 100 (3.85%) Facebook
5 61 (2.35%) DevExpress
6 39 (1.50%) Sybase
6 39 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 22 (0.85%) TIBCO
8 21 (0.81%) VMware
8 21 (0.81%) Telerik
9 17 (0.65%) Apple
10 16 (0.62%) Infragistics
11 13 (0.50%) Bloomberg
11 13 (0.50%) AccuRev
12 10 (0.38%) Citrix
13 9 (0.35%) Adobe
13 9 (0.35%) Charles River
13 9 (0.35%) eSpeed
13 9 (0.35%) Tradeweb
13 9 (0.35%) Syncfusion
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits 15% bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + pension, gym, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000, Pension, Gym Membership, Healthcare.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 55,000 with a fantastic benefits package.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago