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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 151 108 86
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -22
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 56 92 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 2.09% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.25% 5.83% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 54 68 127
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1725 1577 2033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.36% 35.75% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1356 1847
Average salary £38,750 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 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
Staffordshire +2 23 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Warwickshire -6 14 £45,000 +25.00% 4
Birmingham -26 11 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Shropshire -5 6 £44,000 - 2
Worcestershire +1 1 £55,000 +51.72%
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (92.86%) .NET
2 103 (81.75%) C#
3 101 (80.16%) SQL Server
4 71 (56.35%) WPF
5 67 (53.17%) Windows
6 66 (52.38%) ASP.NET
7 63 (50.00%) SQL
8 55 (43.65%) VB.NET
9 51 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (34.13%) Microsoft
11 41 (32.54%) TDD
12 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
13 39 (30.95%) .NET Framework
14 33 (26.19%) HTML
15 31 (24.60%) Scrum
16 28 (22.22%) LINQ
16 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (18.25%) Spring.NET
17 23 (18.25%) Dependency Injection
17 23 (18.25%) MSTest
17 23 (18.25%) MVVM
17 23 (18.25%) Castle Windsor
18 22 (17.46%) Ninject
18 22 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
18 22 (17.46%) Rhino Mocks
18 22 (17.46%) Moq
18 22 (17.46%) Inversion of Control
18 22 (17.46%) Kanban
18 22 (17.46%) NUnit
19 21 (16.67%) T-SQL

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.32%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Office
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.56%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (80.16%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MSTest
2 22 (17.46%) Rhino Mocks
2 22 (17.46%) Moq
2 22 (17.46%) NUnit
3 19 (15.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (5.56%) NetAdvantage
5 7 (5.56%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 110 (87.30%) Developer
2 56 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 37 (29.37%) Software Developer
4 28 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 24 (19.05%) C# Developer
6 15 (11.90%) WinForms Developer
7 11 (8.73%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (8.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.94%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (6.35%) .NET Software Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Programmer
12 6 (4.76%) Architect
12 6 (4.76%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) SQL Developer
12 6 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
12 6 (4.76%) Software Programmer
12 6 (4.76%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (92.86%) .NET
2 71 (56.35%) WPF
3 66 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 39 (30.95%) .NET Framework
5 33 (26.19%) HTML
6 28 (22.22%) LINQ
7 23 (18.25%) Spring.NET
7 23 (18.25%) Castle Windsor
8 22 (17.46%) Ninject
8 22 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
9 13 (10.32%) WF
9 13 (10.32%) WCF
9 13 (10.32%) CSS
10 12 (9.52%) jQuery
11 11 (8.73%) Web Services
11 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (7.14%) XML
12 9 (7.14%) Silverlight
13 8 (6.35%) LINQ to SQL
14 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Tandem
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 67 (53.17%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.54%) TDD
3 31 (24.60%) Scrum
4 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (18.25%) Dependency Injection
5 23 (18.25%) MVVM
6 22 (17.46%) Kanban
7 20 (15.87%) MVC
8 19 (15.08%) OO
8 19 (15.08%) Unit Testing
9 18 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.11%) Web Development
10 14 (11.11%) CRM
10 14 (11.11%) Workflow
11 13 (10.32%) Mentoring
12 12 (9.52%) OOP
13 11 (8.73%) UML
14 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (3.17%) Refactoring
15 4 (3.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 103 (81.75%) C#
2 63 (50.00%) SQL
3 55 (43.65%) VB.NET
4 40 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 21 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 19 (15.08%) VB
7 10 (7.94%) C++
7 10 (7.94%) VB6
8 7 (5.56%) VBA
9 2 (1.59%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) Sage
2 7 (5.56%) Infragistics
3 4 (3.17%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.59%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.59%) Facebook
4 2 (1.59%) BT
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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