Period
to 9 March 2021

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 9 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 627 479 472
Rank change year-on-year -148 -7 -87
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 191 682 924
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 1.45% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 170 629 856
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +5.88%

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 31,090 47,152 59,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.17% 38.84% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25,777 39,097 49,232
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WinForms.

Salary trend for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WinForms over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 15 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 9 March 2021. 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 -135 173 £45,000 - 88
UK excluding London -123 137 £44,000 - 73
London +41 46 £59,500 -0.83% 18
South East +9 46 £41,000 -8.89% 15
Midlands -8 31 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Work from Home -157 25 £40,000 -9.60% 22
North of England -50 24 £44,500 +1.14% 14
South West +13 19 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East Midlands +11 18 £46,250 +8.82% 12
Yorkshire -1 16 £44,500 -6.73% 6
West Midlands +5 13 £42,500 - 7
Scotland +18 8 £40,000 -6.98% 2
North West -9 8 £43,750 -0.57% 8
East of England +59 6 £52,500 +23.53% 11
Northern Ireland +13 3 - -

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, 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.

1 184 (96.34%) C#
2 173 (90.58%) .NET
3 127 (66.49%) SQL
4 107 (56.02%) SQL Server
5 73 (38.22%) Microsoft
6 72 (37.70%) Software Engineering
7 65 (34.03%) WPF
7 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (28.80%) OO
9 49 (25.65%) Windows
9 49 (25.65%) MVC
10 45 (23.56%) VB.NET
11 44 (23.04%) .NET Framework
11 44 (23.04%) Azure
12 43 (22.51%) ASP.NET
12 43 (22.51%) OOD
13 42 (21.99%) JavaScript
14 40 (20.94%) VB
15 39 (20.42%) Visual Studio
16 38 (19.90%) HTML
17 37 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (18.32%) Self-Motivation
19 33 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 33 (17.28%) T-SQL
20 32 (16.75%) Git (software)
21 29 (15.18%) Dynamics CRM
21 29 (15.18%) CSS
21 29 (15.18%) CRM
21 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2014
22 27 (14.14%) .NET Core

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 7 (3.66%) IIS
2 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (15.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (12.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.04%) Azure
2 26 (13.61%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (2.09%) npm
3 4 (2.09%) NuGet
3 4 (2.09%) Power Automate
3 4 (2.09%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.57%) SaaS
5 2 (1.05%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.52%) AWS
6 1 (0.52%) Boomi
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.57%) HTTP
3 2 (1.05%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (56.02%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2014
4 26 (13.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.66%) Informix
7 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.14%) MySQL
9 5 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.09%) Redis
10 4 (2.09%) SQLite
11 3 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (20.42%) Visual Studio
2 32 (16.75%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.19%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (3.14%) ReSharper
5 6 (3.14%) Subversion
5 6 (3.14%) YouTrack
6 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.62%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.09%) JIRA
7 4 (2.09%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.09%) NUnit
7 4 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.57%) CMake
8 3 (1.57%) TestRail
9 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.52%) Postman
General
1 13 (6.81%) Finance
2 7 (3.66%) Law
2 7 (3.66%) Retail
3 6 (3.14%) Front Office
4 5 (2.62%) Legal
5 4 (2.09%) Games
5 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.57%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 153 (80.10%) Developer
2 85 (44.50%) C# Developer
3 57 (29.84%) Software Developer
4 56 (29.32%) .NET Developer
5 42 (21.99%) Software Engineer
6 34 (17.80%) C# Software Developer
7 29 (15.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (13.61%) CRM Developer
8 26 (13.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 23 (12.04%) C# Software Engineer
10 20 (10.47%) Senior Developer
11 16 (8.38%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (8.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 12 (6.28%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (4.19%) .NET Software Engineer
14 8 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
14 8 (4.19%) Senior Software Developer
14 8 (4.19%) SQL Developer
15 7 (3.66%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (90.58%) .NET
2 65 (34.03%) WPF
3 44 (23.04%) .NET Framework
4 43 (22.51%) ASP.NET
5 38 (19.90%) HTML
6 29 (15.18%) CSS
7 27 (14.14%) .NET Core
8 25 (13.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (11.52%) HTML5
9 22 (11.52%) WCF
10 20 (10.47%) Entity Framework
11 19 (9.95%) React
12 16 (8.38%) jQuery
13 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (6.28%) Web Services
14 9 (4.71%) CSS3
15 8 (4.19%) AngularJS
15 8 (4.19%) XML
16 7 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (3.66%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.32%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (7.85%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.62%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.62%) User Experience
5 4 (2.09%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.09%) CUDA
5 4 (2.09%) PlayStation
6 3 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.52%) Life Science
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.65%) Windows
2 6 (3.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.09%) Android
3 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.70%) Software Engineering
2 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (28.80%) OO
4 49 (25.65%) MVC
5 43 (22.51%) OOD
6 37 (19.37%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (15.18%) CRM
8 27 (14.14%) Change Control
8 27 (14.14%) Computer Science
9 25 (13.09%) DevOps
10 22 (11.52%) Scrum
11 20 (10.47%) Web Development
12 19 (9.95%) Mathematics
13 15 (7.85%) OOP
14 12 (6.28%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.24%) Test Automation
17 9 (4.71%) Migration
17 9 (4.71%) TDD
17 9 (4.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (96.34%) C#
2 127 (66.49%) SQL
3 45 (23.56%) VB.NET
4 42 (21.99%) JavaScript
5 40 (20.94%) VB
6 33 (17.28%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.33%) C++
7 14 (7.33%) Python
8 13 (6.81%) C
9 10 (5.24%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.66%) VB6
12 6 (3.14%) PHP
12 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.14%) VBA
13 5 (2.62%) XAML
14 4 (2.09%) Java
15 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.57%) C-shell
15 3 (1.57%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Degree
2 12 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.66%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 73 (38.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.38%) Oracle
3 10 (5.24%) DevExpress
4 6 (3.14%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.62%) Telerik
6 4 (2.09%) Perforce
7 3 (1.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Dell
8 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft