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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 237 172 179
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +7
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1354 1742 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 4.11% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1637 1722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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
42566 42412 47480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.79% 39.73% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35787 36806 41709
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 17 September 2014 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 17 September 2014. 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 -68 1263 £40,000 - 176
London -70 401 £50,000 -11.50% 43
South East -70 252 £40,000 - 20
Yorkshire 0 137 £37,500 +10.29% 32
East of England -27 118 £37,500 - 18
North West -37 110 £35,000 +7.69% 19
West Midlands -10 91 £39,000 +16.41% 12
West Yorkshire -11 91 £37,500 +8.69% 18
East Midlands -39 79 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Leeds -5 74 £40,000 +18.51% 11
Manchester -23 55 £36,375 +17.33% 9
South West -48 50 £36,000 +2.85% 19
City of London -87 50 £50,000 -18.69% 15
Berkshire +22 49 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Staffordshire +6 45 £38,000 -5.00% 6
Surrey -57 44 £43,500 +2.35% 4
Cheshire -11 43 £35,000 - 6
Nottinghamshire -18 43 £40,000 +33.33% 2
North Yorkshire +21 41 £38,000 +8.57% 7
Brighton -25 38 £41,500 -2.35% 1
East Sussex -31 38 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 37 £37,500 - 7
Nottingham -13 37 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Hampshire -38 37 £35,000 -8.49% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 34 £40,000 +13.47% 2
Kent -19 33 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Bedfordshire -7 32 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Wales +7 30 £36,000 +11.62% 2
Cambridge +1 28 £37,500 - 4
Scotland -33 28 £45,000 +12.50% 8

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2817 (92.54%) .NET
2 2774 (91.13%) C#
3 2052 (67.41%) SQL Server
4 1751 (57.52%) ASP.NET
5 1682 (55.26%) WPF
6 1576 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
7 1497 (49.18%) SQL
8 1424 (46.78%) Windows
9 1300 (42.71%) WCF
10 1208 (39.68%) MVC
11 986 (32.39%) TDD
12 949 (31.18%) Scrum
13 902 (29.63%) Microsoft
14 888 (29.17%) .NET Framework
15 845 (27.76%) OO
16 790 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 758 (24.90%) HTML
18 723 (23.75%) JavaScript
19 710 (23.32%) VB.NET
20 677 (22.24%) Finance
21 635 (20.86%) NUnit
22 610 (20.04%) MVVM
23 585 (19.22%) Web Services
24 581 (19.09%) CSS
25 577 (18.96%) T-SQL
26 522 (17.15%) Moq
27 511 (16.79%) Rhino Mocks
28 495 (16.26%) Degree
29 490 (16.10%) Kanban
30 459 (15.08%) Visual Studio

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 194 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 163 (5.35%) IIS
3 71 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 21 (0.69%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.59%) MQSeries
8 16 (0.53%) CMS
9 13 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (0.43%) Apache
10 11 (0.36%) ColdFusion
11 9 (0.30%) Oracle 10gAS
11 9 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (0.30%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.20%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.13%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.13%) Moodle
15 3 (0.099%) WorkSite
16 2 (0.066%) MTS
Applications
1 337 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 80 (2.63%) MS Office
3 16 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.13%) MS Project
9 1 (0.033%) InDesign
9 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.033%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 44 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.20%) Tridion
5 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
6 3 (0.099%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.099%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.066%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.066%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.49%) Trello
3 14 (0.46%) IaaS
3 14 (0.46%) PaaS
4 8 (0.26%) SaaS
5 4 (0.13%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.066%) Office 365
6 2 (0.066%) GitHub
7 1 (0.033%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.033%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.033%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.86%) Internet
2 45 (1.48%) Intranet
3 36 (1.18%) Broadband
4 13 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.39%) HTTP
6 7 (0.23%) Wireless
6 7 (0.23%) WAN
6 7 (0.23%) LAN
7 4 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.033%) LTE
8 1 (0.033%) SSH
8 1 (0.033%) Extranet
8 1 (0.033%) UMTS
8 1 (0.033%) GSM
8 1 (0.033%) FTP
8 1 (0.033%) DNS
8 1 (0.033%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2052 (67.41%) SQL Server
2 386 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 245 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 244 (8.02%) Relational Database
5 242 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 213 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 193 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 115 (3.78%) Oracle Database
9 100 (3.29%) RDBMS
10 55 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
11 38 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 35 (1.15%) MySQL
13 25 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (0.79%) DTS
15 21 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
16 20 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.33%) PerformancePoint
19 9 (0.30%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 635 (20.86%) NUnit
2 522 (17.15%) Moq
3 511 (16.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 459 (15.08%) Visual Studio
5 403 (13.24%) MSTest
6 319 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 121 (3.98%) Subversion
8 75 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
9 42 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 29 (0.95%) SpecFlow
11 25 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 21 (0.69%) JUnit
12 21 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 20 (0.66%) Maven
13 20 (0.66%) Git (software)
13 20 (0.66%) ReSharper
14 19 (0.62%) Selenium
15 16 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
15 16 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 15 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 677 (22.24%) Finance
2 187 (6.14%) Banking
3 177 (5.81%) Retail
4 105 (3.45%) Front Office
5 104 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 59 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.64%) Law
9 47 (1.54%) Marketing
10 46 (1.51%) Advertising
11 37 (1.22%) Back Office
12 34 (1.12%) Legal
13 29 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.56%) Automotive
15 12 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.30%) Games
17 8 (0.26%) Military
17 8 (0.26%) French Language
17 8 (0.26%) Norwegian Language
17 8 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 2688 (88.30%) Developer
2 1393 (45.76%) .NET Developer
3 1079 (35.45%) C# Developer
4 547 (17.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 532 (17.48%) Software Developer
6 373 (12.25%) Senior Developer
7 233 (7.65%) Junior
8 226 (7.42%) Junior Developer
9 210 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 205 (6.73%) .NET Software Developer
11 175 (5.75%) Software Engineer
12 151 (4.96%) Senior C# Developer
13 147 (4.83%) Graduate
13 147 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
14 142 (4.66%) C# Software Developer
15 140 (4.60%) Graduate Developer
16 139 (4.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 134 (4.40%) VB.NET Developer
18 127 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
19 109 (3.58%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2817 (92.54%) .NET
2 1751 (57.52%) ASP.NET
3 1682 (55.26%) WPF
4 1300 (42.71%) WCF
5 888 (29.17%) .NET Framework
6 790 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 758 (24.90%) HTML
8 585 (19.22%) Web Services
9 581 (19.09%) CSS
10 441 (14.49%) Castle Windsor
11 440 (14.45%) jQuery
12 434 (14.26%) XML
13 382 (12.55%) Spring.NET
14 379 (12.45%) Unity DI Container
15 364 (11.96%) Ninject
16 325 (10.68%) Razor View Engine
17 322 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 320 (10.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 319 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 304 (9.99%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 379 (12.45%) Inversion of Control
2 318 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 153 (5.03%) N-Tier
4 146 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 141 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
6 121 (3.98%) Client/Server
7 111 (3.65%) Tandem
8 85 (2.79%) Hedge funds
9 65 (2.14%) Social Network
10 63 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 43 (1.41%) Fixed Income
11 43 (1.41%) Equities
12 41 (1.35%) Physics
13 40 (1.31%) User Experience
14 35 (1.15%) Derivative
15 31 (1.02%) NHS
16 30 (0.99%) Streaming Music
17 26 (0.85%) Mobile App
18 21 (0.69%) GIS
19 20 (0.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1424 (46.78%) Windows
2 81 (2.66%) Android
3 56 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 24 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (0.62%) Linux
6 12 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
6 12 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.39%) UNIX
7 10 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 10 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.13%) CentOS
11 2 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.066%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.066%) NetWare
12 1 (0.033%) AIX
12 1 (0.033%) Solaris
12 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1576 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1208 (39.68%) MVC
3 986 (32.39%) TDD
4 949 (31.18%) Scrum
5 845 (27.76%) OO
6 610 (20.04%) MVVM
7 490 (16.10%) Kanban
8 445 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
9 402 (13.21%) Dependency Injection
10 391 (12.84%) Software Engineering
11 350 (11.50%) Web Application Development
12 282 (9.26%) Multithreading
13 262 (8.61%) OOP
14 255 (8.38%) OOD
14 255 (8.38%) Unit Testing
15 175 (5.75%) BDD
16 151 (4.96%) E-Commerce
17 150 (4.93%) Web Development
18 136 (4.47%) Mentoring
19 126 (4.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2774 (91.13%) C#
2 1497 (49.18%) SQL
3 723 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 710 (23.32%) VB.NET
5 577 (18.96%) T-SQL
6 272 (8.94%) VB
7 263 (8.64%) C++
8 157 (5.16%) Java
9 76 (2.50%) VBA
9 76 (2.50%) VB6
10 60 (1.97%) C
11 57 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 55 (1.81%) PHP
13 31 (1.02%) XPath
14 26 (0.85%) Python
15 23 (0.76%) Ruby
16 21 (0.69%) PowerShell
16 21 (0.69%) F#
17 19 (0.62%) MATLAB
18 18 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 495 (16.26%) Degree
2 196 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 163 (5.35%) MCSD
4 162 (5.32%) MCP
5 161 (5.29%) MCAD
5 161 (5.29%) MCTS
6 13 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.43%) PhD
7 8 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.20%) ISEB
9 5 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.099%) CFA
10 3 (0.099%) CISSP
11 2 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.033%) HNC
12 1 (0.033%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.68%) QA
2 16 (0.53%) EMIR
2 16 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 16 (0.53%) UCITS
3 9 (0.30%) SLA
4 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.066%) WCAG
6 2 (0.066%) GAMP
System Software
1 23 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (0.43%) MOM
2 9 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.099%) Control-M
4 2 (0.066%) Puppet
5 1 (0.033%) Nagios
Vendors
1 902 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 320 (10.51%) Oracle
3 93 (3.06%) DevExpress
4 77 (2.53%) Twitter
5 67 (2.20%) Facebook
6 27 (0.89%) Syncfusion
7 23 (0.76%) Bloomberg
8 21 (0.69%) IBM
9 20 (0.66%) Infragistics
10 16 (0.53%) Serena
10 16 (0.53%) Adobe
10 16 (0.53%) Google
11 13 (0.43%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.43%) Sybase
12 11 (0.36%) VMware
13 10 (0.33%) Citrix
14 9 (0.30%) Perforce
14 9 (0.30%) Red Gate
15 8 (0.26%) Typemock
15 8 (0.26%) Endeca
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Essex
TVT Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 47k per year + company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday