Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +49 +4 -26
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 39 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.14% 1.21% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.26% 2.92% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 18
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -10.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,675
90th Percentile £47,750 £54,750 £45,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 226 479 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.59% 41.54% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 217 397 584
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £24,150 £22,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.62% -2.50% +6.67%

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 16 December 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 16 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
Stoke-on-Trent +17 21 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Cannock - 9 £45,000 -
Tamworth +14 7 £37,500 +36.36% 4
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (97.44%) .NET
3 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 28 (71.79%) SQL
4 28 (71.79%) MVC
5 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
6 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (51.28%) Windows
9 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (43.59%) XML
10 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
11 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
11 16 (41.03%) LINQ
12 15 (38.46%) OOP
13 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
13 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
13 14 (35.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (33.33%) ADO.NET
15 11 (28.21%) HTML
15 11 (28.21%) Scrum
15 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
15 11 (28.21%) HTML5
16 10 (25.64%) Entity Framework
16 10 (25.64%) WCF
16 10 (25.64%) WPF
16 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (23.08%) OOD
18 8 (20.51%) XSD

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 19 (48.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Azure Functions
2 2 (5.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (5.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
2 14 (35.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (20.51%) NSubstitute
3 8 (20.51%) NUnit
4 7 (17.95%) ReSharper
5 4 (10.26%) Ranorex
6 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) Software Developer
3 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 17 (43.59%) C# Developer
4 14 (35.90%) C# Software Developer
5 12 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Lead Tester
7 4 (10.26%) Software Tester
7 4 (10.26%) Tester
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Azure Developer
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Backend Developer
10 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (43.59%) XML
5 16 (41.03%) LINQ
6 14 (35.90%) .NET Framework
7 13 (33.33%) ADO.NET
7 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (28.21%) HTML
8 11 (28.21%) HTML5
9 10 (25.64%) Entity Framework
9 10 (25.64%) WCF
9 10 (25.64%) WPF
10 8 (20.51%) Ninject
10 8 (20.51%) REST
10 8 (20.51%) XSD
11 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (15.38%) Spring
12 2 (5.13%) JSON
12 2 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) MVC
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) OOP
4 14 (35.90%) Unit Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (23.08%) OOD
8 8 (20.51%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (20.51%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) SOA
10 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.26%) Line Management
11 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.26%) System Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Microservices
13 2 (5.13%) Android Development
14 1 (2.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (71.79%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) T-SQL
4 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) DevExpress