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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 239 157 169
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +12
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1308 1981 1820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.86% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 4.56% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1802 1716
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 £58,000 £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
39756 43442 43430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.71% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33937 36114 38201
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -98 1204 £40,000 - 187
London -43 395 £50,000 -9.09% 37
South East -108 229 £37,500 -3.84% 25
Yorkshire -27 151 £37,500 +2.73% 30
West Yorkshire -23 130 £37,500 - 23
Leeds +1 106 £37,500 - 17
North West -63 100 £40,000 +6.66% 31
East of England -77 88 £40,000 - 15
East Midlands -28 81 £37,500 -6.25% 8
South West -25 74 £37,500 - 19
West Midlands -42 66 £40,000 +11.11% 18
Manchester -24 56 £45,000 +28.57% 20
City of London -50 54 £54,500 -9.16% 12
Surrey -58 50 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Hampshire -34 45 £40,000 - 5
Dorset +10 39 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Scotland +2 38 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Essex -11 37 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -22 35 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Kent -23 35 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cheshire -49 34 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Nottingham -29 29 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Staffordshire +3 27 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Berkshire -33 27 £42,500 +8.97% 8
Oxfordshire +18 26 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Poole - 24 £30,000 - 1
West Sussex +6 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Derbyshire +4 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North East -7 20 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Basingstoke -7 18 £42,500 -5.02% 1

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2403 (92.85%) .NET
2 2386 (92.19%) C#
3 1699 (65.65%) SQL Server
4 1540 (59.51%) ASP.NET
5 1376 (53.17%) WPF
6 1279 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
7 1255 (48.49%) Windows
8 1249 (48.26%) SQL
9 1082 (41.81%) MVC
10 929 (35.90%) WCF
11 849 (32.81%) Scrum
12 827 (31.96%) .NET Framework
13 807 (31.18%) Microsoft
14 803 (31.03%) TDD
15 782 (30.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 681 (26.31%) HTML
17 661 (25.54%) JavaScript
18 639 (24.69%) VB.NET
19 611 (23.61%) Finance
20 580 (22.41%) OO
21 554 (21.41%) NUnit
22 543 (20.98%) T-SQL
23 513 (19.82%) MVVM
24 499 (19.28%) CSS
25 483 (18.66%) Moq
26 477 (18.43%) Rhino Mocks
27 465 (17.97%) XML
28 447 (17.27%) Visual Studio
29 445 (17.19%) Kanban
30 396 (15.30%) Degree

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 180 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 127 (4.91%) IIS
3 56 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (0.85%) CMS
6 20 (0.77%) FormScape
7 18 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.35%) MTS
9 8 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.27%) WorkSite
11 6 (0.23%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
13 4 (0.15%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.15%) JBoss
14 3 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.12%) Lync
15 2 (0.077%) DNN
15 2 (0.077%) WebSphere
Applications
1 286 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 81 (3.13%) MS Office
3 21 (0.81%) AutoCAD
4 10 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
7 3 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.077%) Simulink
8 2 (0.077%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.039%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.27%) Line 500
3 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.12%) RMDS
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.077%) Tridion
6 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.039%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.039%) Magento
7 1 (0.039%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.039%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.43%) GitHub
3 7 (0.27%) SaaS
4 5 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.15%) PaaS
5 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.12%) Office 365
7 2 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.077%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.52%) Internet
2 51 (1.97%) Broadband
3 34 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.62%) Intranet
5 13 (0.50%) HTTP
6 9 (0.35%) FTP
7 8 (0.31%) AMQP
8 7 (0.27%) Wireless
9 6 (0.23%) DNS
10 3 (0.12%) CTI
10 3 (0.12%) SSL
10 3 (0.12%) PBX
10 3 (0.12%) VoIP
11 2 (0.077%) UMTS
11 2 (0.077%) GPRS
11 2 (0.077%) Extranet
11 2 (0.077%) Network Security
11 2 (0.077%) Modbus
11 2 (0.077%) Profibus
12 1 (0.039%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1699 (65.65%) SQL Server
2 273 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 187 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 173 (6.68%) Relational Database
5 148 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 97 (3.75%) RDBMS
8 77 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
10 54 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.70%) MySQL
12 39 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 34 (1.31%) Big Data
14 28 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
15 27 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
16 11 (0.43%) SQLite
16 11 (0.43%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.43%) OLTP
17 10 (0.39%) MS Access
17 10 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 554 (21.41%) NUnit
2 483 (18.66%) Moq
3 477 (18.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 447 (17.27%) Visual Studio
5 331 (12.79%) MSTest
6 279 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 98 (3.79%) Subversion
8 67 (2.59%) Git (software)
9 37 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 36 (1.39%) ReSharper
11 29 (1.12%) SoapUI
12 28 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
13 25 (0.97%) Selenium
14 24 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 18 (0.70%) Xcode
15 18 (0.70%) JIRA
15 18 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 16 (0.62%) MSBuild
17 13 (0.50%) AccuRev
17 13 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 611 (23.61%) Finance
2 151 (5.83%) Banking
3 147 (5.68%) Retail
4 100 (3.86%) Front Office
5 90 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 48 (1.85%) Back Office
7 46 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 44 (1.70%) Law
9 40 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.51%) Games
11 31 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 29 (1.12%) Marketing
13 22 (0.85%) Legal
13 22 (0.85%) Advertising
14 15 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.43%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Electronics
17 6 (0.23%) French Language
17 6 (0.23%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 2282 (88.18%) Developer
2 1168 (45.13%) .NET Developer
3 873 (33.73%) C# Developer
4 449 (17.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 402 (15.53%) Software Developer
6 276 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 178 (6.88%) Junior
8 167 (6.45%) Junior Developer
9 163 (6.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 153 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 141 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 134 (5.18%) Graduate
13 129 (4.98%) Graduate Developer
14 124 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
15 112 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
16 111 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
17 100 (3.86%) Analyst
18 99 (3.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 97 (3.75%) WinForms Developer
20 89 (3.44%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2403 (92.85%) .NET
2 1540 (59.51%) ASP.NET
3 1376 (53.17%) WPF
4 929 (35.90%) WCF
5 827 (31.96%) .NET Framework
6 782 (30.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 681 (26.31%) HTML
8 499 (19.28%) CSS
9 465 (17.97%) XML
10 385 (14.88%) Web Services
11 379 (14.64%) Castle Windsor
12 338 (13.06%) Spring.NET
13 336 (12.98%) LINQ
14 332 (12.83%) Ninject
15 327 (12.64%) jQuery
15 327 (12.64%) Unity DI Container
16 321 (12.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 267 (10.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 235 (9.08%) Silverlight
19 210 (8.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 336 (12.98%) Inversion of Control
2 250 (9.66%) Computer Science
3 199 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 120 (4.64%) Client/Server
5 117 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (3.83%) Social Network
7 92 (3.55%) Tandem
8 91 (3.52%) N-Tier
9 70 (2.70%) Hedge funds
10 56 (2.16%) Mathematics
11 46 (1.78%) Mobile App
12 42 (1.62%) Streaming Music
12 42 (1.62%) Fixed Income
13 41 (1.58%) Derivative
14 39 (1.51%) User Experience
15 36 (1.39%) NHS
16 32 (1.24%) Physics
17 28 (1.08%) Data Structures
18 27 (1.04%) Algorithms
19 23 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1255 (48.49%) Windows
2 66 (2.55%) Android
3 55 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 38 (1.47%) Linux
5 18 (0.70%) Mac OS X
6 16 (0.62%) UNIX
7 12 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.15%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.077%) Solaris
14 2 (0.077%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.077%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1279 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1082 (41.81%) MVC
3 849 (32.81%) Scrum
4 803 (31.03%) TDD
5 580 (22.41%) OO
6 513 (19.82%) MVVM
7 445 (17.19%) Kanban
8 389 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
9 361 (13.95%) Web Application Development
9 361 (13.95%) Dependency Injection
10 343 (13.25%) Software Engineering
11 232 (8.96%) OOD
12 228 (8.81%) OOP
13 206 (7.96%) Unit Testing
14 194 (7.50%) Multithreading
15 139 (5.37%) Web Development
16 132 (5.10%) BDD
17 106 (4.10%) UML
18 102 (3.94%) CRM
18 102 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2386 (92.19%) C#
2 1249 (48.26%) SQL
3 661 (25.54%) JavaScript
4 639 (24.69%) VB.NET
5 543 (20.98%) T-SQL
6 310 (11.98%) VB
7 168 (6.49%) C++
8 136 (5.26%) Java
9 105 (4.06%) VBA
10 90 (3.48%) VB6
11 61 (2.36%) C
12 54 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 43 (1.66%) XPath
14 42 (1.62%) PHP
15 32 (1.24%) Python
16 27 (1.04%) VC++
17 24 (0.93%) Objective-C
17 24 (0.93%) XAML
18 17 (0.66%) Delphi
19 13 (0.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 396 (15.30%) Degree
2 83 (3.21%) VCP4
3 80 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.70%) PhD
5 11 (0.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.43%) ISEB
6 10 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.23%) HND
8 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.19%) MCP
9 4 (0.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.077%) MCAD
10 2 (0.077%) MCSD
10 2 (0.077%) CFA
10 2 (0.077%) MCPD
10 2 (0.077%) MCTS
11 1 (0.039%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.28%) QA
2 38 (1.47%) SLA
3 19 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.12%) WCAG
4 3 (0.12%) GAMP
5 1 (0.039%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.039%) TickIT
5 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 33 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 18 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.23%) Firmware
5 3 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.58%) MOM
2 3 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.039%) Control-M
Vendors
1 807 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 234 (9.04%) Oracle
3 101 (3.90%) Twitter
4 99 (3.83%) Facebook
5 59 (2.28%) DevExpress
6 45 (1.74%) Xamarin
7 35 (1.35%) Sybase
8 22 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 21 (0.81%) Telerik
10 19 (0.73%) Apple
11 18 (0.70%) VMware
12 16 (0.62%) Infragistics
13 12 (0.46%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.35%) Tradeweb
14 9 (0.35%) Google
14 9 (0.35%) Charles River
14 9 (0.35%) eSpeed
14 9 (0.35%) Citrix
14 9 (0.35%) Adobe
15 8 (0.31%) Syncfusion
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