Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 537 452 426
Rank change year-on-year -85 -26 -45
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 597 1,029 1,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.67% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 551 967 1,106
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

WinForms is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 47,350 61,518 66,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.35% 40.14% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39,291 51,240 55,198
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £88,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,886 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.08% +1.77% +5.26%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in England

WinForms
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinForms in England.

Salary trend for WinForms in England

WinForms
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WinForms in England

WinForms
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 226 £57,500 -4.17% 26
South East -100 128 £45,000 - 40
North of England -39 83 £43,500 -3.33% 30
Midlands -28 78 £45,000 +12.50% 28
North West +2 54 £42,500 -10.53% 15
South West -8 49 £43,500 -5.95% 14
East Midlands +15 44 £45,000 +23.29% 12
West Midlands -24 33 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England -4 28 £42,000 -16.00% 11
Yorkshire -28 27 £45,000 +5.88% 14
North East +7 2 £43,500 +8.75% 1
WinForms
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 554 (92.80%) C#
2 546 (91.46%) .NET
3 375 (62.81%) SQL Server
4 345 (57.79%) ASP.NET
4 345 (57.79%) SQL
5 288 (48.24%) WPF
6 282 (47.24%) MVC
7 260 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
8 233 (39.03%) Windows
9 230 (38.53%) JavaScript
10 221 (37.02%) Microsoft
11 193 (32.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 186 (31.16%) .NET Framework
13 182 (30.49%) WCF
14 181 (30.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 152 (25.46%) Finance
16 145 (24.29%) HTML
17 144 (24.12%) VB.NET
18 129 (21.61%) T-SQL
19 124 (20.77%) AngularJS
20 122 (20.44%) CSS
20 122 (20.44%) Software Engineering
21 114 (19.10%) Azure
22 106 (17.76%) TDD
23 100 (16.75%) Git (software)
24 91 (15.24%) Banking
25 90 (15.08%) Scrum
26 89 (14.91%) Visual Studio
27 86 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
28 84 (14.07%) Entity Framework

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 26 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.85%) IIS
4 4 (0.67%) CMS
5 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.17%) Kentico
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.17%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 114 (19.10%) Azure
2 25 (4.19%) AWS
3 12 (2.01%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.17%) Google Play
6 1 (0.17%) NuGet
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.84%) Internet
1 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.67%) Intranet
3 2 (0.34%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (62.81%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 40 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 29 (4.86%) MySQL
7 28 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.17%) MS Access
14 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 100 (16.75%) Git (software)
2 89 (14.91%) Visual Studio
3 86 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
5 29 (4.86%) JIRA
6 23 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.02%) Subversion
8 14 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.35%) NUnit
9 8 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.17%) Artifactory
10 7 (1.17%) InstallShield
10 7 (1.17%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.01%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.01%) C++Builder
12 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.67%) Balsamiq
13 4 (0.67%) Toad
14 2 (0.34%) Moq
14 2 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 152 (25.46%) Finance
2 91 (15.24%) Banking
3 37 (6.20%) Retail
4 35 (5.86%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.02%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.01%) Legal
7 11 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.01%) Automotive
8 6 (1.01%) Back Office
8 6 (1.01%) Marketing
9 5 (0.84%) Law
10 4 (0.67%) French Language
11 3 (0.50%) Norwegian Language
11 3 (0.50%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 488 (81.74%) Developer
2 266 (44.56%) .NET Developer
3 235 (39.36%) C# Developer
4 157 (26.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 104 (17.42%) Software Developer
6 89 (14.91%) Senior Developer
7 73 (12.23%) Software Engineer
8 62 (10.39%) Graduate
9 49 (8.21%) Graduate Developer
10 46 (7.71%) WinForms Developer
11 43 (7.20%) SQL Developer
12 34 (5.70%) C# Software Developer
13 33 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
14 30 (5.03%) Programmer
15 29 (4.86%) .NET Software Developer
16 28 (4.69%) Analyst
16 28 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
17 27 (4.52%) Graduate .NET Developer
18 26 (4.36%) ASP.NET Developer
19 25 (4.19%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (91.46%) .NET
2 345 (57.79%) ASP.NET
3 288 (48.24%) WPF
4 193 (32.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 186 (31.16%) .NET Framework
6 182 (30.49%) WCF
7 181 (30.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 145 (24.29%) HTML
9 124 (20.77%) AngularJS
10 122 (20.44%) CSS
11 84 (14.07%) Entity Framework
12 82 (13.74%) .NET Core
13 70 (11.73%) RESTful
14 69 (11.56%) XML
15 63 (10.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 58 (9.72%) REST
17 55 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 52 (8.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 48 (8.04%) jQuery
19 48 (8.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.06%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.36%) Mobile App
2 26 (4.36%) Tandem
3 25 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.18%) User Experience
6 16 (2.68%) EPoS
7 13 (2.18%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (1.01%) Robotics
10 5 (0.84%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.84%) NHS
11 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.67%) CUDA
11 4 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.34%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 233 (39.03%) Windows
2 34 (5.70%) Android
3 32 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.52%) Linux
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (47.24%) MVC
2 260 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (20.44%) Software Engineering
4 106 (17.76%) TDD
5 90 (15.08%) Scrum
6 82 (13.74%) MVVM
7 80 (13.40%) Web Application Development
8 74 (12.40%) BDD
9 72 (12.06%) Web Development
10 64 (10.72%) Unit Testing
11 60 (10.05%) Computer Science
12 55 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (8.54%) Mentoring
14 49 (8.21%) OO
15 47 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (7.04%) SDLC
16 42 (7.04%) SOLID
17 35 (5.86%) DevOps
18 34 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (5.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 554 (92.80%) C#
2 345 (57.79%) SQL
3 230 (38.53%) JavaScript
4 144 (24.12%) VB.NET
5 129 (21.61%) T-SQL
6 67 (11.22%) VB
7 42 (7.04%) C++
8 40 (6.70%) VB6
9 39 (6.53%) Java
10 36 (6.03%) PL/SQL
11 32 (5.36%) Python
12 27 (4.52%) Ruby
13 26 (4.36%) TypeScript
14 24 (4.02%) VBA
15 19 (3.18%) Objective-C
16 16 (2.68%) C
17 15 (2.51%) XAML
18 11 (1.84%) ES6
19 5 (0.84%) R
20 4 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 76 (12.73%) Degree
2 47 (7.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.17%) MBCS
5 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.04%) QA
2 7 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.01%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.51%) Docker
2 4 (0.67%) Firmware
3 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.34%) MIIS
3 1 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 221 (37.02%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.89%) Oracle
3 27 (4.52%) SAP
4 26 (4.36%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.84%) Citrix
6 7 (1.17%) Google
7 5 (0.84%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.84%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.50%) Sage
8 3 (0.50%) Syncfusion
8 3 (0.50%) Telerik
9 2 (0.34%) Axosoft
9 2 (0.34%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.17%) Charles River
10 1 (0.17%) Meridio
10 1 (0.17%) Murex
10 1 (0.17%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.17%) Perforce
10 1 (0.17%) SunGard
10 1 (0.17%) Thunderhead