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

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 360 324
Rank change year-on-year 0 -36 -48
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 693 830 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.79% 0.83% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.00% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 656 777 959
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,625 £28,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.19%

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 34,185 41,501 41,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.83% 41.35% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28,014 35,059 35,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 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
South East -18 302 £45,000 - 53
North of England -16 140 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Midlands +69 116 £40,000 +14.29% 27
North West +6 94 £47,500 +11.76% 26
West Midlands +79 75 £40,000 +6.67% 17
East of England 0 68 £50,000 -4.76% 20
Yorkshire -9 43 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East Midlands +34 41 £36,500 +4.29% 9
South West -38 41 £40,000 - 6
Scotland +3 18 £32,500 +4.00% 7
Wales -2 4 £28,750 -23.33% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £27,500 -
North East +6 3 £44,250 -15.71% 3
WinForms
UK

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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 650 (93.80%) .NET
2 638 (92.06%) C#
3 453 (65.37%) SQL Server
4 396 (57.14%) SQL
5 379 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
6 345 (49.78%) MVC
7 333 (48.05%) WPF
8 316 (45.60%) ASP.NET
9 277 (39.97%) WCF
10 265 (38.24%) Windows
11 258 (37.23%) JavaScript
12 233 (33.62%) Microsoft
13 189 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 187 (26.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 177 (25.54%) VB.NET
16 175 (25.25%) T-SQL
17 164 (23.67%) Web Services
18 159 (22.94%) .NET Framework
19 158 (22.80%) TDD
20 153 (22.08%) Scrum
20 153 (22.08%) HTML
21 144 (20.78%) CSS
22 134 (19.34%) AngularJS
22 134 (19.34%) Git (software)
23 125 (18.04%) Visual Studio
24 117 (16.88%) RESTful
25 110 (15.87%) Finance
26 105 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
27 102 (14.72%) OO
28 100 (14.43%) Entity Framework

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 32 (4.62%) IIS
2 9 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.72%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.58%) CMS
6 3 (0.43%) Apache
6 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.43%) nginx
6 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.29%) Documentum
8 1 (0.14%) Kentico
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.59%) GitHub
4 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.43%) npm
5 2 (0.29%) Azure Functions
5 2 (0.29%) Serverless
5 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.63%) Internet
2 27 (3.90%) Hyperconnected
3 11 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.01%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.87%) RS-232
5 6 (0.87%) SMS
5 6 (0.87%) SSL
6 5 (0.72%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.58%) HTTP
8 3 (0.43%) Intranet
9 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (65.37%) SQL Server
2 87 (12.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 47 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.46%) MySQL
6 23 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.59%) SSDT
10 10 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.87%) Adabas
12 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.72%) Star Schema
14 4 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.58%) GIS
15 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 134 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 125 (18.04%) Visual Studio
3 83 (11.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (8.95%) NUnit
5 48 (6.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 27 (3.90%) MSTest
8 24 (3.46%) Jenkins
9 23 (3.32%) JIRA
10 17 (2.45%) Ranorex
11 15 (2.16%) Subversion
12 14 (2.02%) ReSharper
13 11 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (1.15%) AccuRev
14 8 (1.15%) NSubstitute
14 8 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.01%) Moq
15 7 (1.01%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (15.87%) Finance
2 36 (5.19%) Marketing
3 33 (4.76%) Retail
4 17 (2.45%) Legal
5 11 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.15%) Banking
6 8 (1.15%) Electronics
7 7 (1.01%) Automotive
8 6 (0.87%) Back Office
9 5 (0.72%) Advertising
10 4 (0.58%) Military
10 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.29%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Avionics
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 620 (89.47%) Developer
2 374 (53.97%) .NET Developer
3 286 (41.27%) C# Developer
4 202 (29.15%) Software Developer
5 183 (26.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 115 (16.59%) .NET Software Developer
7 95 (13.71%) C# Software Developer
8 90 (12.99%) Senior Developer
9 88 (12.70%) SQL Developer
10 58 (8.37%) WinForms Developer
11 55 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
12 52 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 52 (7.50%) WPF Developer
13 48 (6.93%) VB.NET Developer
14 47 (6.78%) Software Engineer
15 40 (5.77%) C# WPF Developer
15 40 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
16 38 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 32 (4.62%) C# VB.NET Developer
18 30 (4.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (93.80%) .NET
2 333 (48.05%) WPF
3 316 (45.60%) ASP.NET
4 277 (39.97%) WCF
5 189 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 187 (26.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 164 (23.67%) Web Services
8 159 (22.94%) .NET Framework
9 153 (22.08%) HTML
10 144 (20.78%) CSS
11 134 (19.34%) AngularJS
12 117 (16.88%) RESTful
13 100 (14.43%) Entity Framework
14 93 (13.42%) jQuery
14 93 (13.42%) XML
15 65 (9.38%) HTML5
16 59 (8.51%) LINQ
17 48 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 42 (6.06%) Ajax
19 41 (5.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (5.05%) Algorithms
3 34 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.46%) Driving Licence
4 24 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.46%) User Experience
5 21 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.31%) N-Tier
6 16 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.59%) Reinsurance
8 9 (1.30%) iPad
8 9 (1.30%) Robotics
9 8 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.87%) Cloud Native
11 5 (0.72%) CAN bus
11 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.58%) Blog
12 4 (0.58%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.43%) Fintech
14 2 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 265 (38.24%) Windows
2 35 (5.05%) Android
2 35 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 18 (2.60%) Linux
4 9 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.01%) Unix
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.14%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (49.78%) MVC
3 158 (22.80%) TDD
4 153 (22.08%) Scrum
5 102 (14.72%) OO
6 100 (14.43%) Unit Testing
7 99 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (13.42%) MVVM
8 93 (13.42%) Software Engineering
9 88 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
10 71 (10.25%) Test Automation
11 70 (10.10%) OOP
11 70 (10.10%) SDLC
11 70 (10.10%) Web Development
12 55 (7.94%) DevOps
12 55 (7.94%) Web Application Development
13 54 (7.79%) SOLID
14 53 (7.65%) BDD
15 47 (6.78%) Dependency Injection
16 44 (6.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 638 (92.06%) C#
2 396 (57.14%) SQL
3 258 (37.23%) JavaScript
4 177 (25.54%) VB.NET
5 175 (25.25%) T-SQL
6 67 (9.67%) C++
7 39 (5.63%) Java
8 35 (5.05%) Ruby
9 23 (3.32%) VB
10 21 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.16%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.16%) PHP
13 13 (1.88%) C
14 10 (1.44%) XAML
15 9 (1.30%) Python
15 9 (1.30%) VB6
16 7 (1.01%) VBScript
17 5 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (6.35%) Degree
2 33 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.74%) MCPD
4 11 (1.59%) MCP
4 11 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.01%) BC Cleared
5 7 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.01%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.43%) HND
7 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.32%) ISO 9001
2 23 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.73%) ISO 14001
4 10 (1.44%) QA
5 5 (0.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
1 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (0.72%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) Istio
1 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.29%) Terraform
3 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 233 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.79%) Oracle
3 46 (6.64%) Xamarin
4 26 (3.75%) DevExpress
5 18 (2.60%) Telerik
6 17 (2.45%) SAP
7 10 (1.44%) Thunderhead
8 8 (1.15%) webMethods
9 6 (0.87%) IBM
9 6 (0.87%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.87%) Sage
10 5 (0.72%) Assembla
10 5 (0.72%) Infragistics
11 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.43%) Adobe
12 3 (0.43%) Sybase
12 3 (0.43%) VMware
13 2 (0.29%) Autodesk
13 2 (0.29%) OpenText
13 2 (0.29%) Workday