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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 154 133 82
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -51
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 61 74 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.49% 2.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 3.99% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 134
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,750 £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
1832 1856 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.64% 37.41% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 1631 1887
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 27 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Birmingham -22 11 £38,750 +1.97% 2
Warwickshire -4 10 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Shropshire - 7 £62,000 -
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire +8 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Coventry -13 1 £42,500 +32.81%
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 144 (94.12%) .NET
2 124 (81.05%) SQL Server
3 121 (79.08%) C#
4 92 (60.13%) SQL
5 91 (59.48%) WPF
6 87 (56.86%) ASP.NET
7 81 (52.94%) Windows
8 76 (49.67%) VB.NET
9 60 (39.22%) .NET Framework
10 52 (33.99%) JavaScript
11 50 (32.68%) Microsoft
12 49 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (30.07%) HTML
14 43 (28.10%) TDD
15 36 (23.53%) OO
16 30 (19.61%) T-SQL
17 29 (18.95%) LINQ
18 27 (17.65%) Unit Testing
19 26 (16.99%) Scrum
19 26 (16.99%) Dependency Injection
19 26 (16.99%) Relational Database
19 26 (16.99%) Spring.NET
19 26 (16.99%) Castle Windsor
20 25 (16.34%) MVC
21 24 (15.69%) Visual Studio
22 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
23 22 (14.38%) VB
24 21 (13.73%) Web Development
25 20 (13.07%) WCF
25 20 (13.07%) SharePoint

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.46%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (5.23%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.61%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.11%) MS Office
3 8 (5.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (5.88%) Line 500
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (81.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.99%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (8.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.23%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.96%) Big Data
8 3 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 19 (12.42%) MSTest
3 18 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (11.76%) Moq
3 18 (11.76%) NUnit
3 18 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.88%) NetAdvantage
4 9 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (5.88%) LLBLGen Pro
5 8 (5.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (7.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.96%) Law
4 2 (1.31%) Back Office
4 2 (1.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Front Office
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (89.54%) Developer
2 62 (40.52%) .NET Developer
3 50 (32.68%) Software Developer
4 36 (23.53%) Senior Developer
5 30 (19.61%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.80%) VB.NET Developer
7 14 (9.15%) WinForms Developer
7 14 (9.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (8.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (7.19%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.54%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Programmer
11 9 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (4.58%) .NET Programmer
12 7 (4.58%) Software Programmer
12 7 (4.58%) C# Programmer
12 7 (4.58%) C# Software Engineer
13 6 (3.92%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (94.12%) .NET
2 91 (59.48%) WPF
3 87 (56.86%) ASP.NET
4 60 (39.22%) .NET Framework
5 46 (30.07%) HTML
6 29 (18.95%) LINQ
7 26 (16.99%) Spring.NET
7 26 (16.99%) Castle Windsor
8 20 (13.07%) WCF
9 19 (12.42%) CSS
10 18 (11.76%) Ninject
10 18 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
11 17 (11.11%) XML
12 16 (10.46%) WF
12 16 (10.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (9.15%) Silverlight
13 14 (9.15%) Web Services
14 12 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (7.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (7.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (4.58%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) Tandem
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 81 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (5.88%) Android
3 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.10%) TDD
3 36 (23.53%) OO
4 27 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 26 (16.99%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (16.99%) Scrum
6 25 (16.34%) MVC
7 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (13.73%) Web Development
9 19 (12.42%) Software Engineering
9 19 (12.42%) MVVM
9 19 (12.42%) Workflow
10 18 (11.76%) Kanban
11 17 (11.11%) OOP
11 17 (11.11%) CRM
12 16 (10.46%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.50%) UML
14 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (5.23%) AOP
15 8 (5.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (79.08%) C#
2 92 (60.13%) SQL
3 76 (49.67%) VB.NET
4 52 (33.99%) JavaScript
5 30 (19.61%) T-SQL
6 22 (14.38%) VB
7 12 (7.84%) VB6
8 10 (6.54%) VBA
9 9 (5.88%) C++
10 2 (1.31%) Java
11 1 (0.65%) PHP
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (32.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.54%) Oracle
3 9 (5.88%) Sage
3 9 (5.88%) Infragistics
4 3 (1.96%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.31%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.31%) Facebook
5 2 (1.31%) BT
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