Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 378 320
Rank change year-on-year +38 -58 -59
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 776 766 1,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.84% 0.79% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.92% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 738 702 964
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 36,641 39,873 42,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 39.60% 41.31% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30,656 33,620 36,393
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the UK excluding London

WinForms
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for WinForms in the UK excluding London

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the UK excluding London

WinForms
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
South East +6 302 £45,000 +3.45% 59
North of England +10 154 £45,000 +12.50% 52
Midlands +71 146 £40,000 +3.23% 39
North West -1 95 £47,500 +11.76% 26
West Midlands +58 87 £40,000 - 25
East of England +18 82 £50,000 -2.44% 23
South West -28 67 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East Midlands +31 59 £36,500 +4.29% 14
Yorkshire +18 55 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Scotland -2 13 £36,500 +12.31% 8
Northern Ireland +11 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Wales -10 5 £29,500 -15.71% 2
North East -5 4 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -
WinForms
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 723 (93.17%) C#
2 718 (92.53%) .NET
3 485 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 429 (55.28%) WPF
5 422 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
6 390 (50.26%) SQL
7 381 (49.10%) MVC
8 376 (48.45%) ASP.NET
9 308 (39.69%) Windows
10 294 (37.89%) WCF
11 285 (36.73%) JavaScript
12 269 (34.66%) Microsoft
13 245 (31.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 203 (26.16%) TDD
15 199 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
16 198 (25.52%) Scrum
17 191 (24.61%) VB.NET
18 190 (24.48%) Git (software)
19 187 (24.10%) T-SQL
19 187 (24.10%) HTML
20 176 (22.68%) .NET Framework
21 162 (20.88%) CSS
22 154 (19.85%) Visual Studio
22 154 (19.85%) AngularJS
23 147 (18.94%) Web Services
24 142 (18.30%) OO
25 139 (17.91%) RESTful
26 133 (17.14%) Finance
27 132 (17.01%) Software Engineering
28 126 (16.24%) Continuous Integration

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 25 (3.22%) IIS
2 7 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (0.52%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.39%) Apache
4 3 (0.39%) CMS
4 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.39%) nginx
4 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Simulink
4 1 (0.13%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 111 (14.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.93%) GitHub
4 4 (0.52%) Azure Functions
4 4 (0.52%) Serverless
5 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.39%) npm
6 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.57%) Internet
2 27 (3.48%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (1.80%) Ethernet
4 9 (1.16%) RS-232
5 8 (1.03%) Bluetooth
5 8 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.77%) SMS
7 6 (0.77%) SSL
8 4 (0.52%) HTTP
9 3 (0.39%) Intranet
10 2 (0.26%) FTP
11 1 (0.13%) Modbus
11 1 (0.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 117 (15.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 63 (8.12%) NoSQL
4 34 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.58%) MySQL
8 16 (2.06%) Geospatial Data
8 16 (2.06%) GIS
9 15 (1.93%) SSDT
10 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.77%) Adabas
15 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 190 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 154 (19.85%) Visual Studio
3 114 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (8.76%) NUnit
5 38 (4.90%) MSTest
6 37 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 23 (2.96%) JIRA
8 22 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 19 (2.45%) Subversion
10 17 (2.19%) Moq
10 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (1.80%) Ranorex
12 13 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
15 8 (1.03%) AccuRev
15 8 (1.03%) ReSharper
15 8 (1.03%) Xcode
16 7 (0.90%) NSubstitute
General
1 133 (17.14%) Finance
2 69 (8.89%) Marketing
3 32 (4.12%) Retail
4 19 (2.45%) Legal
4 19 (2.45%) Military
5 17 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.06%) Automotive
7 12 (1.55%) Electronics
8 10 (1.29%) Banking
9 7 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Games
12 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 681 (87.76%) Developer
2 434 (55.93%) .NET Developer
3 314 (40.46%) C# Developer
4 205 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 193 (24.87%) Software Developer
6 137 (17.65%) .NET Software Developer
7 103 (13.27%) Senior Developer
8 96 (12.37%) C# Software Developer
9 86 (11.08%) SQL Developer
10 70 (9.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 65 (8.38%) Software Engineer
12 62 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 62 (7.99%) WinForms Developer
12 62 (7.99%) WPF Developer
13 53 (6.83%) VB.NET Developer
14 48 (6.19%) C# WPF Developer
15 45 (5.80%) Senior Software Developer
16 41 (5.28%) ASP.NET Developer
17 38 (4.90%) Senior C# Developer
18 32 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (92.53%) .NET
2 429 (55.28%) WPF
3 376 (48.45%) ASP.NET
4 294 (37.89%) WCF
5 245 (31.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 199 (25.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 187 (24.10%) HTML
8 176 (22.68%) .NET Framework
9 162 (20.88%) CSS
10 154 (19.85%) AngularJS
11 147 (18.94%) Web Services
12 139 (17.91%) RESTful
13 113 (14.56%) Entity Framework
14 103 (13.27%) jQuery
15 89 (11.47%) HTML5
16 70 (9.02%) XML
17 61 (7.86%) Node.js
18 58 (7.47%) LINQ
19 55 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 51 (6.57%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (4.25%) Algorithms
4 30 (3.87%) User Experience
5 24 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.58%) N-Tier
6 20 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.06%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.55%) Robotics
10 11 (1.42%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.16%) iPad
12 8 (1.03%) CAN bus
13 6 (0.77%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.77%) Social Network
14 5 (0.64%) Internet of Things
14 5 (0.64%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 308 (39.69%) Windows
2 35 (4.51%) Linux
3 31 (3.99%) Android
4 29 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.03%) Unix
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) VME
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (49.10%) MVC
3 203 (26.16%) TDD
4 198 (25.52%) Scrum
5 142 (18.30%) OO
6 132 (17.01%) Software Engineering
7 126 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
8 122 (15.72%) MVVM
9 110 (14.18%) Unit Testing
10 91 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
11 85 (10.95%) Test Automation
11 85 (10.95%) Web Development
12 80 (10.31%) BDD
13 76 (9.79%) Kanban
14 75 (9.66%) Dependency Injection
15 71 (9.15%) OOP
16 69 (8.89%) Web Application Development
17 63 (8.12%) SDLC
18 57 (7.35%) SOLID
19 49 (6.31%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 723 (93.17%) C#
2 390 (50.26%) SQL
3 285 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 191 (24.61%) VB.NET
5 187 (24.10%) T-SQL
6 95 (12.24%) C++
7 51 (6.57%) Ruby
8 30 (3.87%) Java
8 30 (3.87%) VB
9 23 (2.96%) C
10 21 (2.71%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.93%) VB6
12 14 (1.80%) XAML
13 13 (1.68%) PHP
14 12 (1.55%) Python
15 11 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.77%) VBA
18 5 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 46 (5.93%) Degree
2 39 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.96%) MCPD
5 15 (1.93%) MCP
6 11 (1.42%) BC Cleared
6 11 (1.42%) DBS Check
7 8 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.93%) ISO 9001
2 15 (1.93%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.42%) QA
4 9 (1.16%) GDPR
5 7 (0.90%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.39%) SLA
7 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.64%) Firmware
1 5 (0.64%) Hyper-V
1 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (0.64%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Istio
1 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 269 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.93%) Oracle
3 35 (4.51%) Xamarin
4 22 (2.84%) DevExpress
5 21 (2.71%) SAP
6 15 (1.93%) Telerik
7 9 (1.16%) MuleSoft
7 9 (1.16%) webMethods
8 8 (1.03%) Assembla
8 8 (1.03%) Facebook
8 8 (1.03%) Thunderhead
8 8 (1.03%) Twitter
9 7 (0.90%) Infragistics
10 6 (0.77%) IBM
11 5 (0.64%) Sage
12 4 (0.52%) Google
12 4 (0.52%) Sybase
13 3 (0.39%) Adobe
13 3 (0.39%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.26%) TOWER Software