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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 210 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -1
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 27 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 1.29% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 3.67% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 64 79
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,250 £42,900
UK excluding London median 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
1948 1881 2018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.09% 35.28% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1700 1758
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -20 9 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Birmingham -35 6 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Coventry -8 5 £45,000 +24.13%
Solihull +11 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Worcestershire +10 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Shropshire -9 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Smethwick - 1 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £34,000 -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 102 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (87.25%) C#
3 68 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 67 (65.69%) SQL
5 63 (61.76%) SQL Server
6 54 (52.94%) VB.NET
7 51 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 49 (48.04%) WPF
9 45 (44.12%) MVC
10 40 (39.22%) HTML
11 35 (34.31%) T-SQL
11 35 (34.31%) Windows
11 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (33.33%) TDD
13 33 (32.35%) OO
14 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
14 32 (31.37%) .NET Framework
15 27 (26.47%) CSS
16 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 22 (21.57%) WCF
18 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
19 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
20 17 (16.67%) Ajax
20 17 (16.67%) OOP
21 16 (15.69%) XML
21 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (15.69%) Scrum
21 16 (15.69%) Entity Framework
21 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 15 (14.71%) Web Services

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.84%) CMS
1 8 (7.84%) IIS
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Sage Pay
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (61.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) VLDB
3 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) NUnit
2 11 (10.78%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.90%) Moq
4 5 (4.90%) MSTest
4 5 (4.90%) NSubstitute
4 5 (4.90%) ReSharper
4 5 (4.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Law
2 2 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (88.24%) Developer
2 65 (63.73%) .NET Developer
3 49 (48.04%) C# Developer
4 40 (39.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (37.25%) Software Developer
6 30 (29.41%) WinForms Developer
7 24 (23.53%) .NET Software Developer
7 24 (23.53%) VB.NET Developer
8 22 (21.57%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (19.61%) WPF Developer
10 18 (17.65%) C# WPF Developer
11 15 (14.71%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 13 (12.75%) SQL Developer
13 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (7.84%) Applications Developer
15 6 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
15 6 (5.88%) Software Engineer
16 5 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (4.90%) Technical Leader
16 5 (4.90%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 49 (48.04%) WPF
4 40 (39.22%) HTML
5 32 (31.37%) .NET Framework
6 27 (26.47%) CSS
7 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (21.57%) WCF
9 17 (16.67%) Ajax
10 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (15.69%) Entity Framework
10 16 (15.69%) XML
11 15 (14.71%) Web Services
12 12 (11.76%) ADO.NET
13 10 (9.80%) LINQ
13 10 (9.80%) Ninject
14 9 (8.82%) jQuery
15 8 (7.84%) HTML5
15 8 (7.84%) SOAP
15 8 (7.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.84%) iPad
3 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.90%) Tandem
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) Fintech
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.31%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) MVC
2 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.33%) TDD
4 33 (32.35%) OO
5 19 (18.63%) Unit Testing
6 17 (16.67%) OOP
7 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (15.69%) Scrum
8 11 (10.78%) QMS
9 10 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (9.80%) Migration
10 9 (8.82%) MVVM
11 8 (7.84%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.86%) SOA
13 6 (5.88%) OOD
13 6 (5.88%) Web Development
14 5 (4.90%) Kanban
14 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (87.25%) C#
2 67 (65.69%) SQL
3 54 (52.94%) VB.NET
4 51 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (34.31%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.90%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.90%) XAML
7 4 (3.92%) C++
7 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.94%) Delphi
8 3 (2.94%) F#
8 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.98%) Java
9 1 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) DevExpress
3 5 (4.90%) Google
3 5 (4.90%) PayPal
3 5 (4.90%) WorldPay
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
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