The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 120 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 92 100 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.72% 1.81% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 4.76% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 77 95 82
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +45.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1991 2100 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.18% 38.04% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1869 1778
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WinForms
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
Staffordshire -8 39 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Birmingham +10 19 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Coventry +3 12 £40,000 - 2
Worcestershire -3 6 £42,000 +5.00%
Shropshire - 5 £42,500 - 3
Wolverhampton -11 1 £25,000 -22.48%
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 171 (96.07%) .NET
2 143 (80.34%) C#
3 125 (70.22%) SQL Server
4 117 (65.73%) SQL
5 107 (60.11%) ASP.NET
6 93 (52.25%) VB.NET
7 92 (51.69%) .NET Framework
8 91 (51.12%) Windows
9 73 (41.01%) WPF
10 69 (38.76%) WCF
11 61 (34.27%) Oracle
12 52 (29.21%) Microsoft
13 50 (28.09%) MVC
14 48 (26.97%) Web Services
15 45 (25.28%) HTML
16 39 (21.91%) JavaScript
17 38 (21.35%) Visual Studio
18 37 (20.79%) MS Excel
18 37 (20.79%) Oracle Database
19 36 (20.22%) Relational Database
20 35 (19.66%) T-SQL
21 34 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 34 (19.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 32 (17.98%) Oracle Forms
23 29 (16.29%) TDD
23 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
24 28 (15.73%) CSS
25 27 (15.17%) XML
26 26 (14.61%) VB
26 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 25 (14.04%) IIS
2 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.18%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) Intranet
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (70.22%) SQL Server
2 37 (20.79%) Oracle Database
3 36 (20.22%) Relational Database
4 34 (19.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (10.67%) Crystal Reports
7 18 (10.11%) RDBMS
8 16 (8.99%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.12%) MS Access
13 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (21.35%) Visual Studio
2 32 (17.98%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.18%) Subversion
5 3 (1.69%) NUnit
6 2 (1.12%) MSTest
6 2 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.12%) Moq
7 1 (0.56%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.56%) NetAdvantage
General
1 17 (9.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (7.87%) Law
3 12 (6.74%) Finance
4 11 (6.18%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.62%) Military
6 6 (3.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (91.01%) Developer
2 79 (44.38%) .NET Developer
3 64 (35.96%) C# Developer
4 59 (33.15%) Software Developer
5 45 (25.28%) Senior Developer
6 39 (21.91%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (14.61%) .NET Software Developer
8 25 (14.04%) VB.NET Developer
9 22 (12.36%) Senior Software Developer
9 22 (12.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (10.11%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Graduate
12 9 (5.06%) Web Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Graduate Developer
13 8 (4.49%) SQL Developer
14 6 (3.37%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (2.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (96.07%) .NET
2 107 (60.11%) ASP.NET
3 92 (51.69%) .NET Framework
4 73 (41.01%) WPF
5 69 (38.76%) WCF
6 48 (26.97%) Web Services
7 45 (25.28%) HTML
8 34 (19.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (15.73%) CSS
11 27 (15.17%) XML
12 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 24 (13.48%) XSLT
14 22 (12.36%) jQuery
15 18 (10.11%) LINQ
16 17 (9.55%) Ajax
16 17 (9.55%) WF
17 15 (8.43%) NHibernate
17 15 (8.43%) Spring.NET
17 15 (8.43%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.49%) Replication
3 5 (2.81%) iPhone
3 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 91 (51.12%) Windows
2 8 (4.49%) Android
3 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.09%) MVC
2 29 (16.29%) TDD
3 25 (14.04%) Web Development
4 24 (13.48%) OO
5 20 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.55%) Information Management
7 16 (8.99%) ERP
8 15 (8.43%) Scrum
8 15 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (7.30%) AOP
9 13 (7.30%) SOA
10 10 (5.62%) UML
10 10 (5.62%) Digital Forensics
11 9 (5.06%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.49%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.49%) Unit Testing
13 5 (2.81%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (2.81%) Workflow
13 5 (2.81%) OOP
14 4 (2.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 143 (80.34%) C#
2 117 (65.73%) SQL
3 93 (52.25%) VB.NET
4 39 (21.91%) JavaScript
5 35 (19.66%) T-SQL
6 26 (14.61%) VB
7 22 (12.36%) C++
8 15 (8.43%) VBA
9 13 (7.30%) VB6
10 10 (5.62%) C
10 10 (5.62%) Java
11 5 (2.81%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.12%) MCAD
2 2 (1.12%) MCSD
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) MCTS
3 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 61 (34.27%) Oracle
2 52 (29.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.81%) Epicor
3 5 (2.81%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.69%) Infragistics
4 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.56%) Sage
5 1 (0.56%) Telerik
5 1 (0.56%) Typemock
5 1 (0.56%) Red Gate
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Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
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Salary: 38 - 46k
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: competetive
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum 25k-30k + exc. bens.
Posted: 11 days ago