Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 366 302
Rank change year-on-year -35 -64 -77
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1343 1659 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.84% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 2.17% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1562 2247
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71321 76425 82669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 38.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59279 66362 70509
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 -35 1266 £44,000 +3.53% 79
UK excluding London -18 852 £40,000 - 57
London -8 451 £55,000 - 24
South East +14 294 £42,500 - 18
North of England -81 205 £40,000 - 16
Midlands -49 117 £40,000 +6.67% 8
North West -58 112 £41,250 +3.13% 6
East of England +54 107 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South West +29 92 £38,500 +2.67% 6
Yorkshire -43 90 £37,500 -11.76% 10
West Midlands -22 88 £38,750 -3.13% 4
East Midlands -38 29 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Wales +24 20 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland -13 12 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Northern Ireland -10 5 £30,000 -18.37%
North East +7 3 £40,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WinForms.

1 1263 (94.04%) .NET
2 1254 (93.37%) C#
3 1001 (74.53%) SQL Server
4 807 (60.09%) WPF
5 790 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 763 (56.81%) ASP.NET
7 684 (50.93%) MVC
8 647 (48.18%) Windows
9 598 (44.53%) SQL
10 542 (40.36%) TDD
11 521 (38.79%) WCF
12 498 (37.08%) Scrum
13 475 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 451 (33.58%) Microsoft
15 416 (30.98%) NUnit
16 382 (28.44%) MVVM
17 373 (27.77%) .NET Framework
18 363 (27.03%) JavaScript
19 361 (26.88%) HTML
20 329 (24.50%) VB.NET
21 311 (23.16%) Kanban
22 302 (22.49%) Finance
23 300 (22.34%) CSS
24 284 (21.15%) Rhino Mocks
25 256 (19.06%) T-SQL
26 255 (18.99%) Visual Studio
27 251 (18.69%) Greenfield Project
28 242 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
29 238 (17.72%) Moq
30 229 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 44 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.13%) IIS
3 30 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (1.41%) DNN
5 19 (1.41%) Documentum
6 12 (0.89%) WordPress
7 9 (0.67%) CMS
7 9 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.30%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.30%) Commerce Server 2007
10 3 (0.22%) Confluence
10 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.22%) Mule
10 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.15%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.15%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 70 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.37%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.30%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.074%) Magento
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.64%) GitHub
3 19 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.95%) Broadband
2 24 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.97%) Wireless
4 12 (0.89%) Internet
4 12 (0.89%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.22%) Intranet
5 3 (0.22%) SMS
6 2 (0.15%) FTP
6 2 (0.15%) HTTP
6 2 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.074%) Network Security
7 1 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1001 (74.53%) SQL Server
2 211 (15.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 118 (8.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 96 (7.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 86 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.13%) MySQL
9 41 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
11 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
13 17 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.12%) OLTP
15 13 (0.97%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 10 (0.74%) NoSQL
16 10 (0.74%) SQLite
17 9 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 416 (30.98%) NUnit
2 284 (21.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 255 (18.99%) Visual Studio
4 238 (17.72%) Moq
5 212 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 174 (12.96%) MSTest
7 76 (5.66%) Subversion
8 70 (5.21%) Git (software)
9 25 (1.86%) JIRA
10 21 (1.56%) MSBuild
11 19 (1.41%) Selenium
11 19 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 16 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (1.04%) Jenkins
13 14 (1.04%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 11 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 9 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
18 7 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 302 (22.49%) Finance
2 99 (7.37%) Banking
3 73 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 55 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 51 (3.80%) Marketing
6 45 (3.35%) Retail
7 32 (2.38%) Legal
8 29 (2.16%) Front Office
9 24 (1.79%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.71%) Back Office
11 15 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.04%) Advertising
13 12 (0.89%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.82%) Music Industry
15 7 (0.52%) Electronics
16 5 (0.37%) Games
16 5 (0.37%) Law
17 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.22%) Publishing
18 2 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1165 (86.75%) Developer
2 788 (58.67%) .NET Developer
3 696 (51.82%) C# Developer
4 450 (33.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 248 (18.47%) WPF Developer
6 231 (17.20%) Software Developer
7 222 (16.53%) C# WPF Developer
8 167 (12.43%) C# Software Developer
9 144 (10.72%) WinForms Developer
10 136 (10.13%) Senior Developer
11 129 (9.61%) .NET Software Developer
12 124 (9.23%) SQL Developer
13 118 (8.79%) ASP.NET Developer
14 108 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 85 (6.33%) Software Engineer
16 79 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 72 (5.36%) VB.NET Developer
18 68 (5.06%) Agile Developer
19 66 (4.91%) Agile .NET Developer
20 65 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1263 (94.04%) .NET
2 807 (60.09%) WPF
3 763 (56.81%) ASP.NET
4 521 (38.79%) WCF
5 475 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 373 (27.77%) .NET Framework
7 361 (26.88%) HTML
8 300 (22.34%) CSS
9 229 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 223 (16.60%) Web Services
11 222 (16.53%) NHibernate
12 193 (14.37%) jQuery
13 170 (12.66%) Castle Windsor
14 164 (12.21%) Entity Framework
15 161 (11.99%) Ninject
16 160 (11.91%) LINQ
16 160 (11.91%) Spring.NET
17 151 (11.24%) Unity DI Container
18 146 (10.87%) HTML5
19 135 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 251 (18.69%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 95 (7.07%) Client/Server
4 78 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (4.47%) Social Network
7 58 (4.32%) Streaming Music
8 53 (3.95%) Tandem
9 37 (2.76%) User Experience
10 36 (2.68%) N-Tier
11 25 (1.86%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.27%) iPad
13 16 (1.19%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.97%) PDA
15 7 (0.52%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.52%) Reinsurance
16 6 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (0.45%) CUDA
16 6 (0.45%) Management Information System
17 5 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 647 (48.18%) Windows
2 16 (1.19%) Android
3 11 (0.82%) Unix
4 9 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (0.60%) Linux
6 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 684 (50.93%) MVC
3 542 (40.36%) TDD
4 498 (37.08%) Scrum
5 382 (28.44%) MVVM
6 311 (23.16%) Kanban
7 242 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
8 179 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 174 (12.96%) Software Engineering
10 172 (12.81%) OO
11 168 (12.51%) Dependency Injection
12 165 (12.29%) Web Development
13 156 (11.62%) Inversion of Control
14 154 (11.47%) Web Application Development
15 153 (11.39%) BDD
16 124 (9.23%) OOP
17 86 (6.40%) SDLC
18 85 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
18 85 (6.33%) OOD
19 72 (5.36%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1254 (93.37%) C#
2 598 (44.53%) SQL
3 363 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 329 (24.50%) VB.NET
5 256 (19.06%) T-SQL
6 138 (10.28%) VB
7 121 (9.01%) C++
8 46 (3.43%) VB6
9 45 (3.35%) Java
10 28 (2.08%) PHP
11 27 (2.01%) XPath
12 25 (1.86%) VBA
13 22 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.64%) XQuery
14 19 (1.41%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.27%) Python
16 13 (0.97%) XAML
17 12 (0.89%) C
18 9 (0.67%) MATLAB
19 7 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 153 (11.39%) Degree
2 55 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.82%) PhD
5 6 (0.45%) MCPD
5 6 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.37%) MCP
7 4 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.074%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.19%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.52%) SLA
3 6 (0.45%) GAAP
4 1 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.074%) EMIR
4 1 (0.074%) MiFID
4 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.074%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 451 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 92 (6.85%) Oracle
3 70 (5.21%) Facebook
4 60 (4.47%) Twitter
5 31 (2.31%) Telerik
6 24 (1.79%) DevExpress
7 20 (1.49%) Xamarin
8 19 (1.41%) EMC
9 15 (1.12%) Infragistics
10 13 (0.97%) Google
11 12 (0.89%) IBM
12 11 (0.82%) Apple
13 9 (0.67%) Cognos
14 6 (0.45%) SAP
15 5 (0.37%) LexisNexis
16 4 (0.30%) iManage
17 3 (0.22%) Atlassian
17 3 (0.22%) Perforce
17 3 (0.22%) Sitecore
18 2 (0.15%) RedGate