Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 470 500 402
Rank change year-on-year +30 -98 -39
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 440 725 1,273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.55% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 1.42% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 456 677 1,251
Median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 32,123 51,030 65,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.58% 38.42% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26,628 42,056 55,382
Median annual salary £55,412 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in England

WinForms
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WinForms in England.

Salary trend for WinForms in England

WinForms
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WinForms in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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
South East +48 125 £45,000 - 6
London +5 118 £60,000 +4.35% 5
North of England +107 74 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Midlands +78 70 £40,000 - 12
North West +85 48 £44,000 +6.67% 3
West Midlands +73 37 £40,000 -5.88% 7
East Midlands +44 33 £40,500 +1.25% 5
East of England +72 28 £42,500 -5.56% 5
South West +74 24 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Yorkshire +77 23 £47,713 +6.03% 3
North East - 3 £45,000 -
WinForms
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 395 (89.77%) .NET
2 392 (89.09%) C#
3 249 (56.59%) SQL Server
4 233 (52.95%) SQL
5 207 (47.05%) JavaScript
6 201 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (45.00%) ASP.NET
8 163 (37.05%) MVC
9 160 (36.36%) WPF
10 158 (35.91%) .NET Framework
11 152 (34.55%) Windows
12 143 (32.50%) VB.NET
13 130 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 129 (29.32%) Microsoft
15 126 (28.64%) Azure
16 125 (28.41%) .NET Core
17 122 (27.73%) Software Engineering
18 119 (27.05%) AngularJS
19 113 (25.68%) Entity Framework
20 104 (23.64%) HTML
21 94 (21.36%) CSS
22 92 (20.91%) T-SQL
22 92 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC
23 85 (19.32%) TypeScript
24 83 (18.86%) C++
25 82 (18.64%) jQuery
26 81 (18.41%) TDD
26 81 (18.41%) Scrum
27 79 (17.95%) AWS
28 78 (17.73%) React

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 61 (13.86%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.32%) IIS
3 8 (1.82%) CMS
4 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (28.64%) Azure
2 79 (17.95%) AWS
3 15 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (0.91%) Serverless
5 3 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.95%) Internet
1 13 (2.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.73%) RS-232
2 12 (2.73%) RS-485
3 11 (2.50%) RTP
4 8 (1.82%) Extranet
5 2 (0.45%) Modbus
5 2 (0.45%) MQTT
5 2 (0.45%) Profibus
6 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (56.59%) SQL Server
2 66 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 60 (13.64%) SQL Server 2019
4 28 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 23 (5.23%) MySQL
7 21 (4.77%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (3.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.36%) Electronic Patient Records
15 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
16 3 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (12.27%) Visual Studio
2 38 (8.64%) Subversion
3 37 (8.41%) Git (software)
4 32 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (5.45%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (2.05%) InstallShield
7 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.14%) NUnit
9 4 (0.91%) JIRA
10 3 (0.68%) Maven
10 3 (0.68%) MSTest
11 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.45%) git-flow
11 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.45%) Moq
11 2 (0.45%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.23%) AccuRev
General
1 65 (14.77%) Finance
2 45 (10.23%) Banking
3 26 (5.91%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.86%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.86%) Retail
5 15 (3.41%) Law
6 12 (2.73%) Back Office
7 8 (1.82%) Legal
7 8 (1.82%) Publishing
8 5 (1.14%) Front Office
9 3 (0.68%) Marketing
9 3 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Police
11 1 (0.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 332 (75.45%) Developer
2 203 (46.14%) .NET Developer
3 163 (37.05%) C# Developer
4 122 (27.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 102 (23.18%) Software Developer
6 87 (19.77%) Software Engineer
7 55 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 45 (10.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 38 (8.64%) C++ Software Engineer
10 36 (8.18%) C# Software Developer
11 25 (5.68%) Senior Software Developer
12 23 (5.23%) C# Software Engineer
13 18 (4.09%) Graduate
13 18 (4.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 18 (4.09%) Graduate Developer
14 17 (3.86%) .NET Software Engineer
15 16 (3.64%) Backend Developer
15 16 (3.64%) C# WCF Developer
15 16 (3.64%) WCF Developer
15 16 (3.64%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (89.77%) .NET
2 198 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 160 (36.36%) WPF
4 158 (35.91%) .NET Framework
5 130 (29.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 125 (28.41%) .NET Core
7 119 (27.05%) AngularJS
8 113 (25.68%) Entity Framework
9 104 (23.64%) HTML
10 94 (21.36%) CSS
11 92 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (18.64%) jQuery
13 78 (17.73%) React
14 70 (15.91%) Vue.js
14 70 (15.91%) WCF
15 68 (15.45%) Node.js
16 46 (10.45%) HTML5
17 45 (10.23%) XML
18 41 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 41 (9.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (7.95%) User Experience
3 33 (7.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 32 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.86%) Tandem
7 13 (2.95%) Reinsurance
8 9 (2.05%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.59%) NHS
11 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.14%) CUDA
12 5 (1.14%) Replication
13 4 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
14 2 (0.45%) EPoS
14 2 (0.45%) Social Media
15 1 (0.23%) Animation
15 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 152 (34.55%) Windows
2 19 (4.32%) Linux
3 14 (3.18%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.95%) Android
5 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (37.05%) MVC
3 122 (27.73%) Software Engineering
4 81 (18.41%) Scrum
4 81 (18.41%) TDD
5 68 (15.45%) Web Application Development
6 66 (15.00%) Microservices
7 65 (14.77%) BDD
7 65 (14.77%) Kanban
8 58 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (12.73%) Computer Science
9 56 (12.73%) Web Development
10 53 (12.05%) MVVM
11 49 (11.14%) Migration
12 48 (10.91%) Mathematics
13 38 (8.64%) Unit Testing
14 33 (7.50%) Mathematical Modelling
14 33 (7.50%) SDLC
14 33 (7.50%) Software Architecture
15 32 (7.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 392 (89.09%) C#
2 233 (52.95%) SQL
3 207 (47.05%) JavaScript
4 143 (32.50%) VB.NET
5 92 (20.91%) T-SQL
6 85 (19.32%) TypeScript
7 83 (18.86%) C++
8 41 (9.32%) C
9 32 (7.27%) VB
10 25 (5.68%) Python
11 24 (5.45%) VB6
12 10 (2.27%) Java
13 8 (1.82%) R
13 8 (1.82%) VBA
14 7 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.14%) ES6
16 3 (0.68%) VBScript
17 2 (0.45%) Go
17 2 (0.45%) XAML
17 2 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (15.68%) Degree
2 19 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.14%) PhD
5 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.41%) GDPR
1 15 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.36%) HL7
3 5 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.64%) Docker
2 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.86%) Xamarin
3 35 (7.95%) Oracle
4 23 (5.23%) SAP
5 10 (2.27%) Telerik
6 5 (1.14%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.68%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) Google
8 1 (0.23%) Murex
8 1 (0.23%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.23%) SunGard
8 1 (0.23%) Thunderhead