Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 66 50
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16 +13
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 34 29 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.13% 2.80% 5.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.72% 5.92% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 64
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 290 490 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.19% 47.25% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 273 417 613
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Staffordshire

WinForms
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for WinForms in Staffordshire

WinForms
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WinForms in Staffordshire

WinForms
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 18 £43,750 -2.78% 6
Cannock +5 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Tamworth +2 5 £43,500 +33.85% 3
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (94.12%) .NET
3 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 21 (61.76%) SQL
5 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
6 17 (50.00%) MVC
7 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (44.12%) WPF
8 15 (44.12%) HTML
8 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
9 14 (41.18%) Windows
9 14 (41.18%) HTML5
10 13 (38.24%) OOP
10 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
10 13 (38.24%) LINQ
11 12 (35.29%) XML
11 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (32.35%) WCF
13 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
13 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
13 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (23.53%) OOD
15 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET
16 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
16 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
16 7 (20.59%) NUnit
16 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Azure Functions
2 4 (11.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (11.76%) Redis
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.59%) NSubstitute
3 7 (20.59%) NUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) ReSharper
4 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.94%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) Software Developer
3 18 (52.94%) C# Developer
4 13 (38.24%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
6 7 (20.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (11.76%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (8.82%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (8.82%) WPF Developer
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Backend Developer
10 2 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Junior .NET Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
11 1 (2.94%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (44.12%) HTML
3 15 (44.12%) WPF
4 14 (41.18%) HTML5
5 13 (38.24%) LINQ
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (35.29%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) WCF
8 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 10 (29.41%) Entity Framework
9 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET
10 7 (20.59%) Ninject
11 5 (14.71%) REST
11 5 (14.71%) XSD
12 4 (11.76%) JSON
12 4 (11.76%) RESTful
13 3 (8.82%) Ajax
13 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) MVC
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) OOP
4 12 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (23.53%) OOD
6 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 5 (14.71%) Microservices
8 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) OO
9 4 (11.76%) Android Development
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.82%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) T-SQL
4 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.82%) XAML
7 2 (5.88%) Java
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) DevExpress