Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 545 446 435
Rank change year-on-year -99 -11 -50
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 643 1,098 1,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.67% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 574 1,032 1,167
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 51,038 65,886 70,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.46% 39.98% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41,906 54,491 58,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
England -98 591 £50,000 +11.11% 151
UK excluding London -131 383 £45,000 - 137
London +53 218 £57,500 - 24
South East -96 128 £45,000 - 42
North of England -34 86 £44,000 -2.22% 29
Midlands -22 78 £45,000 +12.50% 29
North West +1 56 £43,000 -9.47% 15
South West +3 49 £43,500 -8.42% 15
East Midlands +13 44 £45,000 +23.29% 12
West Midlands -13 34 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Yorkshire -21 28 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England +15 27 £42,000 -16.00% 12
Scotland +15 12 £46,750 +28.08% 5
North East +13 2 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Wales 0 2 £39,250 +33.05% 5
Northern Ireland -12 1 £52,500 +90.91%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 with a requirement for WinForms.

1 600 (93.31%) C#
2 583 (90.67%) .NET
3 407 (63.30%) SQL Server
4 373 (58.01%) ASP.NET
5 372 (57.85%) SQL
6 310 (48.21%) WPF
7 309 (48.06%) MVC
8 273 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
9 266 (41.37%) Windows
10 261 (40.59%) JavaScript
11 229 (35.61%) Microsoft
12 217 (33.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 208 (32.35%) WCF
14 191 (29.70%) .NET Framework
15 182 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 172 (26.75%) VB.NET
17 171 (26.59%) HTML
18 155 (24.11%) T-SQL
19 148 (23.02%) Finance
20 133 (20.68%) AngularJS
21 128 (19.91%) CSS
21 128 (19.91%) Software Engineering
22 122 (18.97%) Azure
23 109 (16.95%) TDD
24 107 (16.64%) Git (software)
25 97 (15.09%) Visual Studio
26 92 (14.31%) Scrum
27 89 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
28 87 (13.53%) Entity Framework
28 87 (13.53%) Banking

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.64%) IIS
2 17 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.62%) CMS
4 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.16%) Kentico
5 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.47%) 3ds Max
3 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 122 (18.97%) Azure
2 26 (4.04%) AWS
3 12 (1.87%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) Google Play
6 1 (0.16%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.78%) Internet
3 3 (0.47%) Intranet
4 2 (0.31%) RFID
5 1 (0.16%) DHCP
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (63.30%) SQL Server
2 74 (11.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 61 (9.49%) Relational Database
4 51 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (4.98%) MySQL
7 32 (4.98%) NoSQL
8 28 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (2.49%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (1.87%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.40%) MS Access
13 8 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
15 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 107 (16.64%) Git (software)
2 97 (15.09%) Visual Studio
3 89 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (6.53%) Oracle Forms
5 31 (4.82%) JIRA
6 27 (4.20%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.64%) Subversion
8 15 (2.33%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.18%) NUnit
10 8 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.09%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.09%) InstallShield
11 7 (1.09%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.93%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.93%) C++Builder
13 4 (0.62%) Balsamiq
13 4 (0.62%) MSTest
13 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.62%) Toad
14 3 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 148 (23.02%) Finance
2 87 (13.53%) Banking
3 38 (5.91%) Retail
4 35 (5.44%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.20%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.87%) Legal
7 10 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.09%) Games
8 7 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.93%) Automotive
9 6 (0.93%) Back Office
9 6 (0.93%) Marketing
10 5 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.62%) French Language
12 3 (0.47%) Norwegian Language
12 3 (0.47%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 525 (81.65%) Developer
2 280 (43.55%) .NET Developer
3 257 (39.97%) C# Developer
4 167 (25.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 129 (20.06%) Software Developer
6 97 (15.09%) Senior Developer
7 81 (12.60%) Software Engineer
8 61 (9.49%) Graduate
9 49 (7.62%) Graduate Developer
10 46 (7.15%) C# Software Developer
11 43 (6.69%) WinForms Developer
12 41 (6.38%) SQL Developer
13 38 (5.91%) .NET Software Developer
14 36 (5.60%) Programmer
15 35 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
16 30 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
16 30 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
17 29 (4.51%) Analyst
18 28 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 27 (4.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (90.67%) .NET
2 373 (58.01%) ASP.NET
3 310 (48.21%) WPF
4 217 (33.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 208 (32.35%) WCF
6 191 (29.70%) .NET Framework
7 182 (28.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 171 (26.59%) HTML
9 133 (20.68%) AngularJS
10 128 (19.91%) CSS
11 87 (13.53%) Entity Framework
12 86 (13.37%) .NET Core
13 76 (11.82%) XML
14 70 (10.89%) RESTful
14 70 (10.89%) Web Services
15 68 (10.58%) jQuery
16 66 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 58 (9.02%) REST
17 58 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 52 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.04%) Tandem
5 23 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.58%) User Experience
6 17 (2.64%) EPoS
7 13 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.09%) Robotics
10 6 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (0.78%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.62%) CUDA
12 4 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (0.62%) NHS
13 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.31%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 266 (41.37%) Windows
2 36 (5.60%) Android
3 31 (4.82%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.27%) Linux
5 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (48.06%) MVC
2 273 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (19.91%) Software Engineering
4 109 (16.95%) TDD
5 92 (14.31%) Scrum
6 82 (12.75%) MVVM
7 80 (12.44%) Web Application Development
8 77 (11.98%) Web Development
9 72 (11.20%) BDD
10 71 (11.04%) Computer Science
11 69 (10.73%) Unit Testing
12 63 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (8.71%) Mentoring
14 53 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
15 50 (7.78%) OO
16 45 (7.00%) SOLID
17 41 (6.38%) DevOps
18 40 (6.22%) SDLC
19 36 (5.60%) OOP
20 34 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 600 (93.31%) C#
2 372 (57.85%) SQL
3 261 (40.59%) JavaScript
4 172 (26.75%) VB.NET
5 155 (24.11%) T-SQL
6 70 (10.89%) VB
7 54 (8.40%) C++
8 42 (6.53%) Java
8 42 (6.53%) VB6
9 37 (5.75%) Python
10 36 (5.60%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.20%) Ruby
12 26 (4.04%) TypeScript
13 24 (3.73%) VBA
14 19 (2.95%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.49%) C
16 15 (2.33%) XAML
17 11 (1.71%) ES6
18 4 (0.62%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (12.44%) Degree
2 50 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.31%) QA
2 8 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.80%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) Firmware
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.31%) MIIS
3 1 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 229 (35.61%) Microsoft
2 64 (9.95%) Oracle
3 32 (4.98%) Xamarin
4 27 (4.20%) SAP
5 22 (3.42%) Axosoft
6 11 (1.71%) Citrix
7 7 (1.09%) Google
8 5 (0.78%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.78%) TOWER Software
9 3 (0.47%) Sage
9 3 (0.47%) Syncfusion
9 3 (0.47%) Telerik
10 2 (0.31%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.31%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.31%) Perforce
11 1 (0.16%) Charles River
11 1 (0.16%) Murex
11 1 (0.16%) SunGard
11 1 (0.16%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.16%) VMware