Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 278 258
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20 -42
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 76 108 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.63% 0.71% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.85% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 74 92 124
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,180 5,850 6,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.51% 38.73% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,303 4,901 5,200
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the Midlands

WinForms
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for WinForms in the Midlands

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the Midlands

WinForms
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 March 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
West Midlands +33 52 £40,000 +14.29% 16
East Midlands +1 24 £40,000 +6.67% 6
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 75 (98.68%) C#
2 74 (97.37%) .NET
3 69 (90.79%) SQL
4 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
5 49 (64.47%) Windows
6 47 (61.84%) MVC
7 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
8 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
9 40 (52.63%) T-SQL
10 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (39.47%) Unit Testing
13 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
14 26 (34.21%) VB.NET
14 26 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (31.58%) Scrum
16 23 (30.26%) OOP
17 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
17 21 (27.63%) Spring
18 19 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (22.37%) TDD
20 17 (22.37%) Relational Database
20 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 16 (21.05%) WCF
21 16 (21.05%) WPF
21 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
22 14 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
22 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
23 12 (15.79%) XML

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.37%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (6.58%) SQLite
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.32%) MS Access
6 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.32%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
2 19 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 8 (10.53%) Ranorex
4 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.89%) NSubstitute
5 6 (7.89%) NUnit
5 6 (7.89%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.63%) GitLab
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Billing
2 1 (1.32%) Electronics
2 1 (1.32%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (85.53%) Developer
2 43 (56.58%) Software Developer
3 29 (38.16%) .NET Developer
4 26 (34.21%) C# Developer
5 20 (26.32%) C# Software Developer
6 19 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (17.11%) VB.NET Developer
9 12 (15.79%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 8 (10.53%) Lead Tester
10 8 (10.53%) Software Tester
10 8 (10.53%) Tester
11 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
13 2 (2.63%) Graduate
13 2 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
13 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
13 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (97.37%) .NET
2 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
3 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (27.63%) Spring
5 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 16 (21.05%) WCF
6 16 (21.05%) WPF
7 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (15.79%) LINQ
8 12 (15.79%) REST
8 12 (15.79%) XML
9 10 (13.16%) .NET Core
9 10 (13.16%) HTML
10 9 (11.84%) Web Services
11 6 (7.89%) ADO.NET
11 6 (7.89%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.89%) HTML5
11 6 (7.89%) Ninject
11 6 (7.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Robotics
4 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.63%) EPoS
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (64.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) MVC
2 38 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (39.47%) Unit Testing
4 24 (31.58%) Scrum
5 23 (30.26%) OOP
6 17 (22.37%) TDD
7 11 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (13.16%) Line Management
9 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.53%) Load Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.53%) SOA
10 8 (10.53%) System Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
12 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
12 6 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
12 6 (7.89%) OOD
12 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) C#
2 69 (90.79%) SQL
3 40 (52.63%) T-SQL
4 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 26 (34.21%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.26%) C++
6 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.63%) C
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.63%) Java
7 2 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
8 1 (1.32%) VBA
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) MCP
3 1 (1.32%) MCPD
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Telerik
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) Xamarin