Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 371 300
Rank change year-on-year -52 -71 -36
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1276 1566 2354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.82% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 2.11% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1472 2226
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 69943 74299 83184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.91% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 57874 64406 71138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -48 1207 £45,000 +5.88% 93
UK excluding London -52 759 £42,500 +6.25% 73
London +14 484 £55,000 - 21
South East -9 294 £43,500 +8.75% 24
North of England -94 168 £40,000 - 21
North West -48 103 £42,500 +6.25% 17
South West +37 94 £40,000 +6.67% 2
East of England +26 86 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Midlands -54 81 £37,500 - 14
Yorkshire -59 64 £40,000 -5.88% 4
West Midlands -10 59 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands -33 22 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Wales +17 18 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Scotland -13 15 £32,500 -13.33%
Northern Ireland -26 3 £30,000 -16.67%
North East +11 1 £52,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1192 (93.42%) .NET
2 1173 (91.93%) C#
3 924 (72.41%) SQL Server
4 766 (60.03%) WPF
5 742 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
6 702 (55.02%) ASP.NET
7 652 (51.10%) Windows
8 629 (49.29%) MVC
9 561 (43.97%) SQL
10 492 (38.56%) TDD
11 483 (37.85%) Scrum
12 468 (36.68%) WCF
13 439 (34.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 430 (33.70%) Microsoft
15 398 (31.19%) NUnit
16 380 (29.78%) MVVM
17 343 (26.88%) JavaScript
18 332 (26.02%) Finance
19 318 (24.92%) .NET Framework
20 303 (23.75%) VB.NET
21 302 (23.67%) HTML
22 278 (21.79%) Kanban
23 269 (21.08%) Rhino Mocks
24 261 (20.45%) CSS
25 260 (20.38%) Visual Studio
26 232 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
27 222 (17.40%) Moq
28 219 (17.16%) T-SQL
29 216 (16.93%) SQL Server 2014
30 213 (16.69%) Web Services

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 52 (4.08%) IIS
2 43 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 30 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (1.65%) DNN
5 21 (1.65%) Documentum
6 13 (1.02%) WordPress
7 10 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.47%) CMS
8 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.31%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.31%) Commerce Server 2007
11 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.16%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.078%) Drupal
13 1 (0.078%) OpenROAD
13 1 (0.078%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.31%) nopCommerce
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
4 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.078%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.078%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.25%) GitHub
4 4 (0.31%) PaaS
5 2 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.76%) Broadband
2 21 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.41%) Wireless
4 9 (0.71%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.47%) Internet
6 3 (0.24%) FTP
6 3 (0.24%) HTTP
6 3 (0.24%) Hyperconnected
6 3 (0.24%) Intranet
6 3 (0.24%) SMS
7 2 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 924 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 216 (16.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 96 (7.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 78 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 77 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.68%) MySQL
9 32 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.57%) OLTP
11 20 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 11 (0.86%) SQLite
17 9 (0.71%) NoSQL
18 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 398 (31.19%) NUnit
2 269 (21.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 260 (20.38%) Visual Studio
4 222 (17.40%) Moq
5 197 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 177 (13.87%) MSTest
7 94 (7.37%) Git (software)
8 72 (5.64%) Subversion
9 22 (1.72%) JIRA
10 21 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
11 18 (1.41%) Selenium
12 17 (1.33%) SpecFlow
12 17 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.10%) Jenkins
13 14 (1.10%) MSBuild
13 14 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 9 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 332 (26.02%) Finance
2 123 (9.64%) Banking
3 73 (5.72%) Investment Banking
4 66 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.45%) Marketing
6 38 (2.98%) Retail
7 37 (2.90%) Retail Banking
8 32 (2.51%) Back Office
9 31 (2.43%) Legal
10 29 (2.27%) Front Office
11 20 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.94%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.39%) Advertising
14 5 (0.39%) Electronics
14 5 (0.39%) Games
15 4 (0.31%) Publishing
16 2 (0.16%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Law
17 1 (0.078%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1093 (85.66%) Developer
2 713 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 667 (52.27%) C# Developer
4 426 (33.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 229 (17.95%) Software Developer
6 228 (17.87%) WPF Developer
7 214 (16.77%) C# WPF Developer
8 172 (13.48%) C# Software Developer
9 148 (11.60%) .NET Software Developer
10 145 (11.36%) Senior Developer
11 140 (10.97%) WinForms Developer
12 101 (7.92%) SQL Developer
13 94 (7.37%) Software Engineer
14 84 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
15 81 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
16 76 (5.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 72 (5.64%) Agile Developer
18 70 (5.49%) Agile .NET Developer
18 70 (5.49%) VB.NET Developer
19 69 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1192 (93.42%) .NET
2 766 (60.03%) WPF
3 702 (55.02%) ASP.NET
4 468 (36.68%) WCF
5 439 (34.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 318 (24.92%) .NET Framework
7 302 (23.67%) HTML
8 261 (20.45%) CSS
9 213 (16.69%) Web Services
10 212 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 199 (15.60%) NHibernate
12 171 (13.40%) jQuery
13 167 (13.09%) Castle Windsor
14 152 (11.91%) Ninject
15 151 (11.83%) Spring.NET
16 141 (11.05%) Unity DI Container
17 138 (10.82%) LINQ
18 134 (10.50%) AngularJS
19 126 (9.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 119 (9.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 232 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 98 (7.68%) Client/Server
4 77 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
6 62 (4.86%) Tandem
7 60 (4.70%) User Experience
8 54 (4.23%) Social Network
9 49 (3.84%) Algorithms
10 39 (3.06%) Streaming Music
11 27 (2.12%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.80%) N-Tier
13 18 (1.41%) PDA
14 17 (1.33%) iPad
15 15 (1.18%) CUDA
16 12 (0.94%) Reinsurance
17 10 (0.78%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.78%) SCADA
18 8 (0.63%) Life Science
19 7 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 652 (51.10%) Windows
2 21 (1.65%) Unix
3 19 (1.49%) Android
3 19 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.10%) Linux
5 12 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (49.29%) MVC
3 492 (38.56%) TDD
4 483 (37.85%) Scrum
5 380 (29.78%) MVVM
6 278 (21.79%) Kanban
7 213 (16.69%) Continuous Integration
8 186 (14.58%) Unit Testing
9 182 (14.26%) OO
10 174 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 154 (12.07%) Dependency Injection
12 147 (11.52%) Inversion of Control
13 144 (11.29%) Web Development
14 137 (10.74%) Web Application Development
15 132 (10.34%) BDD
15 132 (10.34%) OOP
16 107 (8.39%) OOD
17 90 (7.05%) SDLC
18 79 (6.19%) Multithreading
19 77 (6.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1173 (91.93%) C#
2 561 (43.97%) SQL
3 343 (26.88%) JavaScript
4 303 (23.75%) VB.NET
5 219 (17.16%) T-SQL
6 138 (10.82%) VB
7 134 (10.50%) C++
8 53 (4.15%) VB6
9 49 (3.84%) Java
10 31 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.27%) PHP
11 29 (2.27%) Python
12 21 (1.65%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.65%) VBA
12 21 (1.65%) XPath
13 15 (1.18%) MATLAB
13 15 (1.18%) XQuery
14 9 (0.71%) C
15 7 (0.55%) XAML
16 4 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 159 (12.46%) Degree
2 67 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.04%) PhD
5 7 (0.55%) MCPD
6 3 (0.24%) HND
6 3 (0.24%) MCP
6 3 (0.24%) MCTS
6 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.078%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.078%) MCSD
7 1 (0.078%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.33%) QA
2 10 (0.78%) SLA
3 7 (0.55%) GAAP
3 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.39%) EMIR
4 5 (0.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.078%) WMI
Vendors
1 430 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 90 (7.05%) Oracle
3 59 (4.62%) Facebook
4 54 (4.23%) Twitter
5 29 (2.27%) Telerik
6 21 (1.65%) EMC
7 18 (1.41%) Xamarin
8 15 (1.18%) Infragistics
9 12 (0.94%) DevExpress
10 10 (0.78%) Cognos
11 7 (0.55%) Apple
12 6 (0.47%) RedGate
13 4 (0.31%) Google
13 4 (0.31%) IBM
13 4 (0.31%) SAP
14 2 (0.16%) Epicor
14 2 (0.16%) iManage
14 2 (0.16%) LexisNexis
14 2 (0.16%) TOWER Software
15 1 (0.078%) IFS