Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
England > Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 307 263
Rank change year-on-year +84 -44 -75
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 130 73 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.02% 0.48% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 1.21% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 134 70 151
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% +1.19%

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 4,271 6,030 6,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.54% 39.50% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,439 5,152 5,454
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,988 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +78 85 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East Midlands +17 45 £40,000 +14.29% 13
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 118 (90.77%) C#
2 114 (87.69%) .NET
3 101 (77.69%) SQL
4 77 (59.23%) SQL Server
5 71 (54.62%) ASP.NET
6 69 (53.08%) Windows
6 69 (53.08%) MVC
7 66 (50.77%) Microsoft
7 66 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (48.46%) T-SQL
9 45 (34.62%) VB.NET
10 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 40 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (28.46%) HTML
12 36 (27.69%) Scrum
13 34 (26.15%) Visual Studio
14 33 (25.38%) HTML5
15 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (20.77%) Problem-Solving
18 26 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 26 (20.00%) WPF
18 26 (20.00%) jQuery
19 25 (19.23%) WCF
19 25 (19.23%) OOP
20 21 (16.15%) Entity Framework
20 21 (16.15%) .NET Framework
21 20 (15.38%) MCPD
22 19 (14.62%) CSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.23%) GitHub
3 2 (1.54%) Azure Functions
3 2 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.77%) RS-232
1 1 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (59.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (9.23%) SSDT
4 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.54%) Redis
9 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (26.15%) Visual Studio
3 19 (14.62%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (6.92%) NUnit
6 8 (6.15%) NSubstitute
7 7 (5.38%) ReSharper
8 4 (3.08%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.31%) JIRA
10 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.77%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.77%) Moq
11 1 (0.77%) MSTest
11 1 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Automotive
2 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.62%) Marketing
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Billing
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (92.31%) Developer
2 61 (46.92%) C# Developer
3 56 (43.08%) .NET Developer
3 56 (43.08%) Software Developer
4 27 (20.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 24 (18.46%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (14.62%) VB.NET Developer
8 16 (12.31%) SQL Developer
9 14 (10.77%) Senior Developer
10 12 (9.23%) Applications Developer
11 10 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 9 (6.92%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (6.15%) .NET Applications Developer
13 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (6.15%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (5.38%) WinForms Developer
15 6 (4.62%) Junior
16 5 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (87.69%) .NET
2 71 (54.62%) ASP.NET
3 40 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (28.46%) HTML
5 33 (25.38%) HTML5
6 26 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (20.00%) jQuery
6 26 (20.00%) WPF
7 25 (19.23%) WCF
8 21 (16.15%) .NET Framework
8 21 (16.15%) Entity Framework
9 19 (14.62%) CSS
10 18 (13.85%) LINQ
10 18 (13.85%) Spring
10 18 (13.85%) XML
11 13 (10.00%) ADO.NET
11 13 (10.00%) Web Services
12 11 (8.46%) CSS3
12 11 (8.46%) Sass
13 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (6.92%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.31%) Robotics
6 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.54%) EPoS
6 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (53.08%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Android
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.08%) MVC
2 66 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.69%) Scrum
4 27 (20.77%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (19.23%) OOP
6 18 (13.85%) Test Automation
7 17 (13.08%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.54%) TDD
9 13 (10.00%) OO
9 13 (10.00%) Web Development
10 12 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (9.23%) DevOps
10 12 (9.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 9 (6.92%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (6.92%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (6.92%) OOD
12 8 (6.15%) Front End Development
13 7 (5.38%) Migration
13 7 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (90.77%) C#
2 101 (77.69%) SQL
3 63 (48.46%) T-SQL
4 45 (34.62%) VB.NET
5 40 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.08%) XAML
7 3 (2.31%) C++
7 3 (2.31%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.54%) C
8 2 (1.54%) Java
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.77%) PHP
9 1 (0.77%) Ruby
9 1 (0.77%) VB
9 1 (0.77%) VB6
9 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.38%) MCPD
3 12 (9.23%) MCP
4 8 (6.15%) BC Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) DBS Check
4 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.77%) ISO 26262
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.23%) Telerik
3 5 (3.85%) SAP
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle
5 2 (1.54%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.77%) Xamarin