The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 218 183
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35  
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 40 40 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.68% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.73% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 60
Median salary £38,500 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.59% -8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2196 2318 2620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.42% 39.51% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1962 2374
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing WinForms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the South West

WinForms
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WinForms in the South West

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the South West

WinForms
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +2 20 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Dorset +31 11 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Wiltshire +20 3 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Bristol 0 2 £42,500 -10.52% 2
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 84 (97.67%) C#
2 82 (95.35%) .NET
3 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (60.47%) .NET Framework
5 51 (59.30%) WCF
6 50 (58.14%) ASP.NET
7 48 (55.81%) MVC
8 46 (53.49%) SQL
9 44 (51.16%) JavaScript
10 42 (48.84%) Scrum
11 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
11 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
12 40 (46.51%) TDD
13 39 (45.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (39.53%) Windows
15 33 (38.37%) Entity Framework
16 31 (36.05%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (34.88%) T-SQL
18 29 (33.72%) WPF
19 28 (32.56%) HTML
20 25 (29.07%) Unit Testing
21 22 (25.58%) RESTful
22 20 (23.26%) VB.NET
23 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
23 18 (20.93%) Web Development
24 17 (19.77%) Web Services
24 17 (19.77%) Finance
25 15 (17.44%) CSS
25 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (6.98%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) Kerberos
2 8 (9.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Moq
1 13 (15.12%) NUnit
1 13 (15.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.47%) MSTest
4 2 (2.33%) MSI
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (93.02%) Developer
2 68 (79.07%) .NET Developer
3 25 (29.07%) C# Developer
4 19 (22.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (18.60%) SQL Developer
6 15 (17.44%) Senior Developer
7 14 (16.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (13.95%) Lead .NET Developer
8 12 (13.95%) Lead Developer
9 11 (12.79%) Junior
9 11 (12.79%) Junior .NET Developer
9 11 (12.79%) Junior Developer
10 10 (11.63%) Software Developer
10 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
11 8 (9.30%) Graduate
11 8 (9.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 8 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (9.30%) Internet Developer
12 7 (8.14%) VB Developer
12 7 (8.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (95.35%) .NET
2 52 (60.47%) .NET Framework
3 51 (59.30%) WCF
4 50 (58.14%) ASP.NET
5 39 (45.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (38.37%) Entity Framework
7 29 (33.72%) WPF
8 28 (32.56%) HTML
9 22 (25.58%) RESTful
10 17 (19.77%) Web Services
11 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (17.44%) CSS
12 13 (15.12%) XML
12 13 (15.12%) XSLT
13 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 11 (12.79%) HTML5
14 11 (12.79%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (11.63%) jQuery
16 9 (10.47%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 4 (4.65%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.81%) MVC
3 42 (48.84%) Scrum
4 40 (46.51%) TDD
5 31 (36.05%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (29.07%) Unit Testing
7 18 (20.93%) Web Development
8 14 (16.28%) SDLC
9 13 (15.12%) BDD
9 13 (15.12%) Kanban
9 13 (15.12%) MVVM
9 13 (15.12%) Workflow
10 12 (13.95%) Line Management
10 12 (13.95%) Process Management
10 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
10 12 (13.95%) Web Application Development
11 11 (12.79%) SOA
12 9 (10.47%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (10.47%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (10.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 84 (97.67%) C#
2 46 (53.49%) SQL
3 44 (51.16%) JavaScript
4 30 (34.88%) T-SQL
5 20 (23.26%) VB.NET
6 13 (15.12%) XPath
6 13 (15.12%) XQuery
7 11 (12.79%) Java
7 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
8 9 (10.47%) VB
9 8 (9.30%) VB6
10 5 (5.81%) C
10 5 (5.81%) PHP
11 4 (4.65%) C++
12 1 (1.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
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