The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 169 155 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -47
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 64 54 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 1.09% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 3.05% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 59
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WinForms
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1849 1772 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.12% 35.64% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 1605 1242
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WinForms Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinForms across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

WinForms Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WinForms
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Staffordshire +12 32 £40,000 +15.10% 4
Coventry - 11 £42,500 - 2
Worcestershire -3 7 £25,000 -54.54% 2
Birmingham -15 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Warwickshire -26 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Shropshire +5 1 £40,000 -9.09%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 117 (99.15%) .NET
2 92 (77.97%) C#
3 75 (63.56%) SQL Server
4 66 (55.93%) Windows
5 64 (54.24%) ASP.NET
6 57 (48.31%) SQL
6 57 (48.31%) WPF
7 55 (46.61%) VB.NET
8 46 (38.98%) WCF
9 42 (35.59%) HTML
9 42 (35.59%) MVC
10 40 (33.90%) JavaScript
11 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (25.42%) .NET Framework
13 30 (25.42%) Degree
14 29 (24.58%) VB
15 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
16 27 (22.88%) T-SQL
17 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
18 23 (19.49%) Scrum
18 23 (19.49%) Dependency Injection
19 22 (18.64%) Finance
20 21 (17.80%) NUnit
20 21 (17.80%) Inversion of Control
20 21 (17.80%) MVVM
20 21 (17.80%) Ninject
21 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
22 19 (16.10%) TDD
22 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (3.39%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Broadband
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (63.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (17.80%) NUnit
2 18 (15.25%) Moq
2 18 (15.25%) MSTest
2 18 (15.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
4 11 (9.32%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (9.32%) TeamCity
5 10 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.54%) NSubstitute
6 3 (2.54%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.69%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.69%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Blend
8 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Back Office
3 9 (7.63%) Games
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (74.58%) Developer
2 76 (64.41%) .NET Developer
3 35 (29.66%) VB.NET Developer
4 26 (22.03%) C# Developer
5 24 (20.34%) WinForms Developer
6 22 (18.64%) Software Developer
7 20 (16.95%) Software Engineer
8 19 (16.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (14.41%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (13.56%) Junior
11 13 (11.02%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (10.17%) Junior Software Engineer
13 11 (9.32%) C# Software Engineer
14 9 (7.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 9 (7.63%) SQL Developer
15 7 (5.93%) Junior C# Software Engineer
16 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (5.08%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (99.15%) .NET
2 64 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 57 (48.31%) WPF
4 46 (38.98%) WCF
5 42 (35.59%) HTML
6 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (25.42%) .NET Framework
8 21 (17.80%) Ninject
9 18 (15.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (15.25%) Castle Windsor
9 18 (15.25%) CSS
9 18 (15.25%) Spring.NET
9 18 (15.25%) Unity DI Container
10 16 (13.56%) Razor View Engine
11 15 (12.71%) AngularJS
12 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (11.02%) XML
14 12 (10.17%) HTML5
15 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (8.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.93%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (5.93%) Fat Client
4 7 (5.93%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.93%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.69%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.69%) Tandem
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (55.93%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Unix
3 6 (5.08%) Android
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.69%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) MVC
2 32 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
4 23 (19.49%) Dependency Injection
4 23 (19.49%) Scrum
5 21 (17.80%) MVVM
6 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (16.10%) TDD
7 19 (16.10%) Unit Testing
8 18 (15.25%) Kanban
8 18 (15.25%) OO
9 16 (13.56%) Web Application Development
10 14 (11.86%) Mentoring
10 14 (11.86%) Migration
11 13 (11.02%) Web Development
12 12 (10.17%) Multithreading
13 11 (9.32%) OOD
14 10 (8.47%) OOP
15 8 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (5.08%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (77.97%) C#
2 57 (48.31%) SQL
3 55 (46.61%) VB.NET
4 40 (33.90%) JavaScript
5 29 (24.58%) VB
6 27 (22.88%) T-SQL
7 17 (14.41%) VB6
8 11 (9.32%) PL/SQL
8 11 (9.32%) Shell Script
9 10 (8.47%) F#
10 6 (5.08%) Java
11 5 (4.24%) C++
12 3 (2.54%) XAML
13 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) C
13 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (25.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.54%) MCPD
4 1 (0.85%) MCSD
4 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.86%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Autodesk
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