Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 49 38
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11 +22
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 25 44 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.68% 4.62% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.04% 9.36% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 79
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £57,500
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 355 470 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.09% 49.37% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 323 410 648
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -2.60%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,625
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -6 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Tamworth +1 8 £35,000 - 3
Cannock 0 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) .NET
3 21 (84.00%) SQL
4 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Windows
6 11 (44.00%) OOP
6 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (28.00%) WCF
10 7 (28.00%) WPF
11 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (24.00%) HTML
11 6 (24.00%) OO
11 6 (24.00%) XML
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (20.00%) NSubstitute
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.00%) HTML5
12 5 (20.00%) Serverless
12 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (20.00%) OOD
12 5 (20.00%) MVC
12 5 (20.00%) VB

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 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (16.00%) Redis
3 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) NSubstitute
3 5 (20.00%) NUnit
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Software Developer
3 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (32.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 8 (32.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (24.00%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (16.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (12.00%) WPF Developer
9 2 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Junior
10 1 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
10 1 (4.00%) VB Developer
10 1 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (28.00%) WCF
4 7 (28.00%) WPF
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) JSON
7 4 (16.00%) Ninject
7 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (12.00%) LINQ
9 2 (8.00%) CSS
9 2 (8.00%) Node.js
9 2 (8.00%) XSD
10 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) OOP
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (24.00%) OO
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) OOD
4 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Android Development
5 4 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (16.00%) Microservices
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (44.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) VB
6 5 (20.00%) VB6
7 2 (8.00%) Java
8 1 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) DevExpress