Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 413 401 369
Rank change year-on-year -12 -32 -74
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1,306 1,412 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.80% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 1.96% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,308 1,663
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,925 £27,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,050 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 70,936 72,158 79,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.62% 40.63% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59,062 60,556 68,573
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 17 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 18 July 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
England -1 1,240 £47,500 +11.76% 183
UK excluding London -37 830 £45,000 +12.50% 152
London +16 429 £55,000 - 34
South East -8 299 £45,000 +5.88% 48
North of England -42 174 £42,500 +11.84% 41
Midlands +23 145 £40,000 - 33
East of England +6 110 £48,750 +14.71% 13
North West -19 98 £45,000 +12.50% 22
South West -20 83 £45,000 +20.00% 14
West Midlands +2 75 £40,000 - 21
Yorkshire -11 74 £40,000 +6.67% 18
East Midlands +40 70 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Scotland -17 13 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Northern Ireland -2 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Wales -2 2 £36,750 +5.00% 1
North East -17 2 £38,750 -3.13% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 with a requirement for WinForms.

1 1,223 (93.64%) C#
2 1,184 (90.66%) .NET
3 863 (66.08%) SQL Server
4 802 (61.41%) WPF
5 726 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
6 653 (50.00%) SQL
7 637 (48.77%) ASP.NET
8 589 (45.10%) MVC
9 579 (44.33%) Windows
10 507 (38.82%) WCF
11 452 (34.61%) Microsoft
12 448 (34.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 437 (33.46%) TDD
14 371 (28.41%) .NET Framework
15 368 (28.18%) Finance
16 347 (26.57%) JavaScript
17 342 (26.19%) Scrum
18 298 (22.82%) ASP.NET Web API
19 290 (22.21%) MVVM
20 268 (20.52%) VB.NET
21 262 (20.06%) HTML
22 258 (19.75%) Git (software)
23 255 (19.53%) OO
24 249 (19.07%) T-SQL
25 237 (18.15%) NUnit
26 231 (17.69%) Visual Studio
27 230 (17.61%) Software Engineering
28 223 (17.08%) SQL Server 2016
29 218 (16.69%) Team Foundation Server
30 209 (16.00%) RESTful

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 25 (1.91%) CMS
2 20 (1.53%) IIS
3 16 (1.23%) NServiceBus
3 16 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.69%) Apache
5 9 (0.69%) Umbraco
6 8 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.38%) GemFire
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.077%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.077%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.077%) Mule
9 1 (0.077%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.077%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.077%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.077%) Simulink
6 1 (0.077%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 16 (1.23%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.38%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.077%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 193 (14.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (2.76%) GitHub
3 25 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (1.30%) IaaS
5 5 (0.38%) Serverless
6 3 (0.23%) SaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.077%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.44%) Internet
2 20 (1.53%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.00%) Broadband
4 13 (1.00%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.69%) RS-232
6 8 (0.61%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.54%) SMS
8 5 (0.38%) Intranet
9 3 (0.23%) DMZ
9 3 (0.23%) DNS
9 3 (0.23%) Firewall
9 3 (0.23%) FTP
10 2 (0.15%) Wireless
11 1 (0.077%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.077%) Modbus
11 1 (0.077%) Network Security
11 1 (0.077%) Profibus
11 1 (0.077%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 863 (66.08%) SQL Server
2 223 (17.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 111 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 89 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 70 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 57 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
8 49 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 49 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 33 (2.53%) SSDT
10 29 (2.22%) MySQL
11 26 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
12 22 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
13 19 (1.45%) GIS
14 18 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (1.15%) Big Data
16 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 258 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 237 (18.15%) NUnit
3 231 (17.69%) Visual Studio
4 218 (16.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 124 (9.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 123 (9.42%) Moq
7 114 (8.73%) MSTest
8 52 (3.98%) Subversion
9 39 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
12 25 (1.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 24 (1.84%) CruiseControl
13 24 (1.84%) JIRA
14 23 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
15 21 (1.61%) Jenkins
16 20 (1.53%) ReSharper
16 20 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 17 (1.30%) MSBuild
18 16 (1.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 368 (28.18%) Finance
2 137 (10.49%) Banking
3 130 (9.95%) Marketing
4 58 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 41 (3.14%) Back Office
6 37 (2.83%) Retail
7 31 (2.37%) Front Office
8 22 (1.68%) Legal
9 19 (1.45%) Automotive
9 19 (1.45%) Military
10 17 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.30%) Music Industry
11 16 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.23%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.92%) Electronics
13 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.31%) Advertising
15 2 (0.15%) Games
15 2 (0.15%) Law
15 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,188 (90.96%) Developer
2 754 (57.73%) .NET Developer
3 650 (49.77%) C# Developer
4 383 (29.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 266 (20.37%) Software Developer
6 217 (16.62%) .NET Software Developer
7 179 (13.71%) Senior Developer
8 171 (13.09%) WPF Developer
9 169 (12.94%) C# Software Developer
10 157 (12.02%) C# WPF Developer
11 148 (11.33%) SQL Developer
12 134 (10.26%) WinForms Developer
13 128 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
14 93 (7.12%) Senior C# Developer
15 81 (6.20%) VB.NET Developer
16 78 (5.97%) Applications Developer
17 77 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 72 (5.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 72 (5.51%) Software Engineer
19 69 (5.28%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,184 (90.66%) .NET
2 802 (61.41%) WPF
3 637 (48.77%) ASP.NET
4 507 (38.82%) WCF
5 448 (34.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 371 (28.41%) .NET Framework
7 298 (22.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 262 (20.06%) HTML
9 209 (16.00%) RESTful
10 194 (14.85%) AngularJS
11 191 (14.62%) CSS
12 188 (14.40%) Entity Framework
13 177 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 164 (12.56%) Web Services
15 114 (8.73%) jQuery
16 109 (8.35%) Node.js
17 97 (7.43%) Code First Entity Framework
17 97 (7.43%) LINQ
18 95 (7.27%) HTML5
19 93 (7.12%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.42%) Computer Science
2 102 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 47 (3.60%) Tandem
5 42 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (3.22%) Fintech
6 36 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.68%) User Experience
8 34 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 33 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (2.37%) N-Tier
11 23 (1.76%) Social Network
12 18 (1.38%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.15%) EPoS
14 12 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.84%) Derivative
16 9 (0.69%) Fixed Income
17 8 (0.61%) CAN bus
17 8 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
17 8 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 579 (44.33%) Windows
2 38 (2.91%) Linux
3 31 (2.37%) Android
4 25 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.30%) VMS
6 12 (0.92%) Unix
7 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.077%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.077%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (45.10%) MVC
3 437 (33.46%) TDD
4 342 (26.19%) Scrum
5 290 (22.21%) MVVM
6 255 (19.53%) OO
7 230 (17.61%) Software Engineering
8 206 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
9 197 (15.08%) Kanban
10 188 (14.40%) Web Application Development
11 174 (13.32%) BDD
12 156 (11.94%) Dependency Injection
13 126 (9.65%) Unit Testing
14 117 (8.96%) OOD
15 112 (8.58%) OOP
15 112 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
16 108 (8.27%) Web Development
17 101 (7.73%) SDLC
18 98 (7.50%) Test Automation
19 76 (5.82%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 1,223 (93.64%) C#
2 653 (50.00%) SQL
3 347 (26.57%) JavaScript
4 268 (20.52%) VB.NET
5 249 (19.07%) T-SQL
6 137 (10.49%) C++
7 100 (7.66%) Ruby
8 91 (6.97%) VB
9 63 (4.82%) Java
10 48 (3.68%) VB6
10 48 (3.68%) VBA
11 44 (3.37%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.22%) C
13 26 (1.99%) Python
14 23 (1.76%) MATLAB
15 19 (1.45%) XAML
16 14 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.84%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.61%) ES6
18 8 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 150 (11.49%) Degree
2 62 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 62 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (3.37%) MCPD
4 33 (2.53%) MCP
5 30 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.61%) BC Cleared
6 8 (0.61%) DBS Check
6 8 (0.61%) MCTS
7 7 (0.54%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.15%) PhD
8 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.077%) ISEB
9 1 (0.077%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.077%) MCAD
9 1 (0.077%) MCSD
9 1 (0.077%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.99%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) GDPR
3 7 (0.54%) SLA
4 6 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) PMO
7 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.15%) GCP
9 1 (0.077%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 18 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.38%) Docker
2 5 (0.38%) Firmware
3 4 (0.31%) GridGain
4 1 (0.077%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.15%) Istio
2 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.077%) Control-M
3 1 (0.077%) SCCM
3 1 (0.077%) WSUS
Vendors
1 452 (34.61%) Microsoft
2 104 (7.96%) Oracle
3 30 (2.30%) DevExpress
3 30 (2.30%) SAP
4 28 (2.14%) Twitter
5 26 (1.99%) Facebook
5 26 (1.99%) Telerik
6 20 (1.53%) Capita
7 18 (1.38%) Xamarin
8 11 (0.84%) Google
9 9 (0.69%) TIBCO
9 9 (0.69%) TOWER Software
10 8 (0.61%) Assembla
10 8 (0.61%) Sybase
11 7 (0.54%) Infragistics
12 5 (0.38%) Aderant
12 5 (0.38%) Bloomberg
12 5 (0.38%) LexisNexis
12 5 (0.38%) Sony
13 4 (0.31%) Informatica