Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 345 317
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 -58
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 806 853 1,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.84% 0.86% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 2.08% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 757 780 1,013
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,300 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +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 39,021 40,983 43,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.49% 41.50% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32,830 34,651 37,099
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 £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +13 301 £45,000 +5.88% 51
North of England -7 164 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Midlands +43 144 £40,000 - 49
East of England +8 101 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North West -17 94 £45,000 +12.50% 23
South West -12 79 £45,000 +16.88% 8
West Midlands +20 78 £40,000 - 30
Yorkshire +18 68 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East Midlands +44 66 £36,500 -14.12% 19
Scotland -9 11 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Northern Ireland +1 3 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Wales -12 2 £37,250 +6.43% 2
North East -24 2 £38,750 -3.13% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 - 2
WinForms
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 745 (92.43%) C#
2 732 (90.82%) .NET
3 508 (63.03%) SQL Server
4 479 (59.43%) WPF
5 460 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
6 405 (50.25%) ASP.NET
7 389 (48.26%) SQL
8 387 (48.01%) MVC
9 344 (42.68%) Windows
10 312 (38.71%) WCF
11 290 (35.98%) Microsoft
12 274 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 267 (33.13%) JavaScript
14 208 (25.81%) TDD
15 202 (25.06%) Git (software)
16 197 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 194 (24.07%) Scrum
18 193 (23.95%) VB.NET
19 191 (23.70%) HTML
20 189 (23.45%) .NET Framework
21 170 (21.09%) Software Engineering
22 166 (20.60%) OO
23 156 (19.35%) T-SQL
24 155 (19.23%) RESTful
25 150 (18.61%) Visual Studio
26 149 (18.49%) CSS
27 136 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
28 135 (16.75%) MVVM
29 133 (16.50%) SQL Server 2016
30 131 (16.25%) Finance

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 18 (2.23%) IIS
2 9 (1.12%) CMS
3 7 (0.87%) Umbraco
4 6 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) Mule
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Simulink
5 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 117 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.10%) GitHub
3 12 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.50%) Azure Functions
4 4 (0.50%) Serverless
5 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.33%) Internet
2 22 (2.73%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (1.74%) Ethernet
4 13 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.12%) RS-232
6 8 (0.99%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.99%) SMS
6 8 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.62%) Intranet
8 3 (0.37%) Broadband
9 2 (0.25%) FTP
10 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.12%) Modbus
10 1 (0.12%) Network Security
10 1 (0.12%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (63.03%) SQL Server
2 133 (16.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 79 (9.80%) NoSQL
4 43 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 43 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.10%) MySQL
5 25 (3.10%) SSDT
6 20 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
7 19 (2.36%) Geospatial Data
7 19 (2.36%) GIS
8 17 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.50%) Big Data
13 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 202 (25.06%) Git (software)
2 150 (18.61%) Visual Studio
3 129 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 84 (10.42%) NUnit
5 53 (6.58%) MSTest
6 27 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (2.48%) JIRA
8 19 (2.36%) Moq
9 15 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
9 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (1.49%) Subversion
11 11 (1.36%) Ranorex
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.99%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.99%) Xcode
13 7 (0.87%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.87%) NSubstitute
14 6 (0.74%) ReSharper
15 4 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 131 (16.25%) Finance
2 100 (12.41%) Marketing
3 37 (4.59%) Retail
4 19 (2.36%) Military
5 18 (2.23%) Automotive
5 18 (2.23%) Legal
6 17 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.61%) Electronics
8 8 (0.99%) Music Industry
9 7 (0.87%) Back Office
9 7 (0.87%) Banking
9 7 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.50%) Advertising
12 3 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 706 (87.59%) Developer
2 481 (59.68%) .NET Developer
3 340 (42.18%) C# Developer
4 222 (27.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 198 (24.57%) Software Developer
6 184 (22.83%) .NET Software Developer
7 123 (15.26%) C# Software Developer
8 112 (13.90%) Senior Developer
9 99 (12.28%) SQL Developer
10 86 (10.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 70 (8.68%) WPF Developer
12 68 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 66 (8.19%) WinForms Developer
14 63 (7.82%) VB.NET Developer
15 62 (7.69%) Software Engineer
16 60 (7.44%) Senior Software Developer
17 58 (7.20%) C# WPF Developer
18 55 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
19 54 (6.70%) Senior C# Developer
20 47 (5.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (90.82%) .NET
2 479 (59.43%) WPF
3 405 (50.25%) ASP.NET
4 312 (38.71%) WCF
5 274 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 197 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 191 (23.70%) HTML
8 189 (23.45%) .NET Framework
9 155 (19.23%) RESTful
10 149 (18.49%) CSS
11 125 (15.51%) Entity Framework
12 123 (15.26%) AngularJS
13 114 (14.14%) Web Services
14 98 (12.16%) jQuery
15 82 (10.17%) Node.js
16 80 (9.93%) HTML5
17 79 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 73 (9.06%) Code First Entity Framework
19 58 (7.20%) LINQ
20 57 (7.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.84%) Algorithms
2 36 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.34%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.85%) User Experience
6 18 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 14 (1.74%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.49%) Fintech
9 11 (1.36%) EPoS
9 11 (1.36%) Reinsurance
10 10 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.99%) CAN bus
11 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.99%) Robotics
12 6 (0.74%) Social Network
13 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.62%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 344 (42.68%) Windows
2 28 (3.47%) Linux
3 21 (2.61%) Android
4 19 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.37%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.25%) Unix
7 1 (0.12%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (48.01%) MVC
3 208 (25.81%) TDD
4 194 (24.07%) Scrum
5 170 (21.09%) Software Engineering
6 166 (20.60%) OO
7 136 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
8 135 (16.75%) MVVM
9 102 (12.66%) Unit Testing
10 101 (12.53%) Test Automation
11 98 (12.16%) BDD
12 96 (11.91%) Web Application Development
13 90 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
14 88 (10.92%) Kanban
15 80 (9.93%) Dependency Injection
16 77 (9.55%) Web Development
17 68 (8.44%) SDLC
18 65 (8.06%) OOP
19 62 (7.69%) OOD
20 51 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 745 (92.43%) C#
2 389 (48.26%) SQL
3 267 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 193 (23.95%) VB.NET
5 156 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 118 (14.64%) C++
7 73 (9.06%) Ruby
8 46 (5.71%) VB
9 29 (3.60%) C
10 26 (3.23%) VB6
11 22 (2.73%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.48%) Java
12 20 (2.48%) Python
13 18 (2.23%) XAML
14 13 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.36%) PHP
15 11 (1.36%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.24%) VBA
17 5 (0.62%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (6.20%) Degree
2 48 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (4.09%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.97%) MCPD
5 25 (3.10%) MCP
6 11 (1.36%) BC Cleared
6 11 (1.36%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.36%) QA
2 9 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.99%) GDPR
4 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.50%) PMO
4 4 (0.50%) SLA
5 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.25%) GCP
6 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (0.62%) Firmware
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.50%) Istio
1 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 290 (35.98%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.47%) Oracle
3 20 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 18 (2.23%) SAP
5 13 (1.61%) DevExpress
6 11 (1.36%) Capita
7 10 (1.24%) Twitter
8 8 (0.99%) Assembla
8 8 (0.99%) Facebook
8 8 (0.99%) Telerik
9 7 (0.87%) Infragistics
9 7 (0.87%) TOWER Software
10 6 (0.74%) Google
11 5 (0.62%) Aderant
11 5 (0.62%) LexisNexis
11 5 (0.62%) Sybase
12 4 (0.50%) Thunderhead
13 3 (0.37%) Lotus
13 3 (0.37%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.37%) webMethods