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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 144 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -14
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 64 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.80% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 5.29% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 88
Average salary £41,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £48,500 £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
1872 1399 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.63% 34.02% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1179 1686
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 February 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 -3 26 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Warwickshire -8 12 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Birmingham -23 12 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Shropshire -11 6 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 6 £41,500 - 4
Solihull - 2 £32,500 - 3
Sutton Coldfield +3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Wolverhampton -3 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Halesowen - 1 £50,000 -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 119 (93.70%) .NET
2 107 (84.25%) C#
3 103 (81.10%) SQL Server
4 65 (51.18%) WPF
5 63 (49.61%) Windows
6 59 (46.46%) SQL
7 58 (45.67%) ASP.NET
8 53 (41.73%) VB.NET
9 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
11 40 (31.50%) HTML
12 38 (29.92%) JavaScript
13 37 (29.13%) TDD
14 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
15 29 (22.83%) Scrum
15 29 (22.83%) T-SQL
16 25 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (18.11%) VB
17 23 (18.11%) LINQ
18 20 (15.75%) OO
18 20 (15.75%) MVC
19 19 (14.96%) Visual Studio
19 19 (14.96%) Spring.NET
19 19 (14.96%) Dependency Injection
19 19 (14.96%) MSTest
19 19 (14.96%) MVVM
19 19 (14.96%) Castle Windsor
20 18 (14.17%) Ninject
20 18 (14.17%) Rhino Mocks
20 18 (14.17%) Moq

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (11.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (7.09%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) MS Office
1 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) Simulink
2 2 (1.57%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.51%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) Broadband
2 2 (1.57%) Modbus
2 2 (1.57%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (81.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.24%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Visual Studio
1 19 (14.96%) MSTest
2 18 (14.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (14.17%) Moq
2 18 (14.17%) NUnit
3 17 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.51%) NetAdvantage
4 7 (5.51%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (5.51%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.45%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Back Office
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
4 4 (3.15%) Automotive
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (83.46%) Developer
2 52 (40.94%) .NET Developer
3 37 (29.13%) Software Developer
4 29 (22.83%) Senior Developer
5 24 (18.90%) C# Developer
6 14 (11.02%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (9.45%) WinForms Developer
8 10 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Senior WinForms Developer
11 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Architect
11 6 (4.72%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.72%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.94%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (3.94%) .NET Team Leader
13 4 (3.15%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (3.15%) SQL Developer
14 3 (2.36%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (93.70%) .NET
2 65 (51.18%) WPF
3 58 (45.67%) ASP.NET
4 40 (31.50%) HTML
5 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
6 23 (18.11%) LINQ
7 19 (14.96%) Spring.NET
7 19 (14.96%) Castle Windsor
8 18 (14.17%) Ninject
8 18 (14.17%) XML
8 18 (14.17%) Unity DI Container
9 17 (13.39%) WCF
10 16 (12.60%) Web Services
10 16 (12.60%) CSS
11 14 (11.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (10.24%) HTML5
12 13 (10.24%) jQuery
13 9 (7.09%) WF
14 8 (6.30%) Silverlight
14 8 (6.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.17%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.51%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.57%) iPad
7 2 (1.57%) Tandem
7 2 (1.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (49.61%) Windows
2 10 (7.87%) Android
3 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.13%) TDD
3 29 (22.83%) Scrum
4 25 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (15.75%) MVC
5 20 (15.75%) OO
6 19 (14.96%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (14.96%) MVVM
7 18 (14.17%) Kanban
8 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
8 17 (13.39%) Unit Testing
9 16 (12.60%) OOP
10 14 (11.02%) Software Engineering
11 13 (10.24%) Web Development
11 13 (10.24%) UML
12 11 (8.66%) Workflow
13 10 (7.87%) CRM
14 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
15 4 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (3.15%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (84.25%) C#
2 59 (46.46%) SQL
3 53 (41.73%) VB.NET
4 38 (29.92%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.83%) T-SQL
6 23 (18.11%) VB
7 15 (11.81%) C++
8 14 (11.02%) VB6
9 9 (7.09%) VBA
10 6 (4.72%) C
11 3 (2.36%) Java
12 2 (1.57%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) VCP4
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.15%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) Sage
2 7 (5.51%) Infragistics
3 4 (3.15%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.57%) Red Gate
4 2 (1.57%) BT
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare & more
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + pension, healthcare & more
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Solihull
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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcester
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Salary: £33000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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Worcester
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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