Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 348 330
Rank change year-on-year -40 -18 -57
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1,360 1,572 2,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.89% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.27% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 1,470 1,951
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%

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 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 14 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 23 January 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 -37 1,314 £46,000 +8.24% 186
UK excluding London -49 855 £42,500 +6.25% 152
London -12 476 £55,000 - 42
South East +2 352 £45,000 +12.50% 44
North of England -63 208 £42,500 +6.25% 59
North West -42 119 £45,000 +12.50% 33
East of England +25 106 £52,500 +31.25% 12
South West +22 91 £40,000 +3.90% 8
Yorkshire -42 89 £42,500 +2.41% 26
Midlands -41 81 £35,000 -12.50% 21
East Midlands -27 41 £35,000 -9.09% 10
West Midlands -27 40 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Wales -8 9 £37,500 +47.06% 1
Scotland -52 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 1,252 (92.06%) .NET
2 1,223 (89.93%) C#
3 915 (67.28%) SQL Server
4 880 (64.71%) WPF
5 821 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
6 724 (53.24%) Windows
7 662 (48.68%) ASP.NET
8 608 (44.71%) MVC
9 566 (41.62%) TDD
10 549 (40.37%) SQL
11 546 (40.15%) Scrum
12 515 (37.87%) WCF
13 473 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 446 (32.79%) NUnit
15 426 (31.32%) MVVM
16 402 (29.56%) Microsoft
17 366 (26.91%) Finance
18 356 (26.18%) JavaScript
19 339 (24.93%) .NET Framework
20 315 (23.16%) Rhino Mocks
21 310 (22.79%) Kanban
22 294 (21.62%) HTML
23 290 (21.32%) VB.NET
24 270 (19.85%) Greenfield Project
25 263 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 263 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
26 256 (18.82%) Moq
27 253 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
28 251 (18.46%) MSTest
29 241 (17.72%) CSS

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 (3.82%) IIS
2 50 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 43 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (1.03%) CMS
6 9 (0.66%) DNN
6 9 (0.66%) Documentum
6 9 (0.66%) WordPress
7 8 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.29%) Commerce Server
8 4 (0.29%) Commerce Server 2007
8 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.074%) Apache
10 1 (0.074%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.074%) Confluence
10 1 (0.074%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.074%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.074%) Maya
5 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.074%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.29%) nopCommerce
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.074%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.074%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.51%) GitHub
4 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.63%) Broadband
2 28 (2.06%) Internet
3 24 (1.76%) Hyperconnected
4 20 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.18%) Wireless
6 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.15%) FTP
7 2 (0.15%) HTTP
7 2 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.15%) SMS
8 1 (0.074%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.074%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 915 (67.28%) SQL Server
2 253 (18.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 134 (9.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 73 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 71 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 66 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 51 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 48 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
8 48 (3.53%) NoSQL
9 39 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 32 (2.35%) MySQL
11 19 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (1.10%) OLTP
15 13 (0.96%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.88%) MS Access
17 9 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 446 (32.79%) NUnit
2 315 (23.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 256 (18.82%) Moq
4 251 (18.46%) MSTest
5 235 (17.28%) Visual Studio
6 147 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 143 (10.51%) Git (software)
8 83 (6.10%) Subversion
9 18 (1.32%) JIRA
10 16 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (1.03%) Selenium
12 13 (0.96%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 10 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (0.59%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.59%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.51%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.44%) Android Studio
General
1 366 (26.91%) Finance
2 142 (10.44%) Banking
3 85 (6.25%) Marketing
4 70 (5.15%) Investment Banking
5 69 (5.07%) Telecoms
6 57 (4.19%) Retail
7 38 (2.79%) Back Office
8 32 (2.35%) Front Office
9 26 (1.91%) Retail Banking
10 22 (1.62%) Music Industry
11 17 (1.25%) Legal
12 16 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.51%) Automotive
14 7 (0.51%) Law
15 5 (0.37%) Games
16 4 (0.29%) Advertising
17 3 (0.22%) Electronics
17 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,179 (86.69%) Developer
2 788 (57.94%) .NET Developer
3 668 (49.12%) C# Developer
4 423 (31.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 229 (16.84%) Software Developer
6 228 (16.76%) WPF Developer
7 224 (16.47%) C# WPF Developer
8 194 (14.26%) Senior Developer
9 188 (13.82%) .NET Software Developer
10 162 (11.91%) C# Software Developer
11 141 (10.37%) WinForms Developer
12 121 (8.90%) Senior C# Developer
13 113 (8.31%) SQL Developer
14 111 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
15 100 (7.35%) Software Engineer
16 87 (6.40%) Agile Developer
17 86 (6.32%) Agile .NET Developer
18 84 (6.18%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 77 (5.66%) Graduate
20 76 (5.59%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,252 (92.06%) .NET
2 880 (64.71%) WPF
3 662 (48.68%) ASP.NET
4 515 (37.87%) WCF
5 473 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 339 (24.93%) .NET Framework
7 294 (21.62%) HTML
8 263 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 241 (17.72%) CSS
10 224 (16.47%) Castle Windsor
11 208 (15.29%) Ninject
11 208 (15.29%) Spring.NET
12 201 (14.78%) Web Services
13 198 (14.56%) NHibernate
14 186 (13.68%) Unity DI Container
15 158 (11.62%) LINQ
16 147 (10.81%) jQuery
17 133 (9.78%) RESTful
18 130 (9.56%) XML
19 129 (9.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 270 (19.85%) Greenfield Project
2 158 (11.62%) Computer Science
3 116 (8.53%) Client/Server
4 81 (5.96%) Tandem
5 71 (5.22%) Algorithms
6 68 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (4.34%) Social Network
8 54 (3.97%) User Experience
9 51 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (2.50%) Mobile App
11 30 (2.21%) CUDA
12 18 (1.32%) iPad
13 15 (1.10%) PDA
14 14 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.03%) Derivative
14 14 (1.03%) Fintech
14 14 (1.03%) Music Streaming
15 11 (0.81%) Life Science
15 11 (0.81%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 724 (53.24%) Windows
2 44 (3.24%) Android
3 38 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.40%) Unix
5 18 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.03%) Linux
7 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (44.71%) MVC
3 566 (41.62%) TDD
4 546 (40.15%) Scrum
5 426 (31.32%) MVVM
6 310 (22.79%) Kanban
7 263 (19.34%) Continuous Integration
8 220 (16.18%) OO
9 215 (15.81%) Dependency Injection
10 194 (14.26%) Inversion of Control
11 185 (13.60%) Web Application Development
12 178 (13.09%) Software Engineering
13 165 (12.13%) Unit Testing
14 164 (12.06%) BDD
15 153 (11.25%) OOP
16 131 (9.63%) OOD
17 99 (7.28%) Multithreading
18 96 (7.06%) Web Development
19 83 (6.10%) SDLC
20 81 (5.96%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,223 (89.93%) C#
2 549 (40.37%) SQL
3 356 (26.18%) JavaScript
4 290 (21.32%) VB.NET
5 198 (14.56%) T-SQL
6 168 (12.35%) VB
7 165 (12.13%) C++
8 53 (3.90%) VB6
9 50 (3.68%) Python
10 49 (3.60%) Java
11 42 (3.09%) Ruby
12 35 (2.57%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 19 (1.40%) MATLAB
15 17 (1.25%) PHP
16 14 (1.03%) VBA
17 13 (0.96%) XAML
18 11 (0.81%) C
18 11 (0.81%) XPath
19 8 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 164 (12.06%) Degree
2 72 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.01%) PhD
4 20 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.37%) MCSD
5 5 (0.37%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.29%) HND
6 4 (0.29%) MCPD
7 3 (0.22%) MCTS
8 1 (0.074%) MCAD
8 1 (0.074%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.13%) QA
2 8 (0.59%) EMIR
2 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 8 (0.59%) MiFID
2 8 (0.59%) SLA
3 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.22%) GAAP
4 3 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) Docker
3 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.074%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.074%) WMI
Vendors
1 402 (29.56%) Microsoft
2 67 (4.93%) Oracle
3 60 (4.41%) Twitter
4 59 (4.34%) Facebook
5 26 (1.91%) Xamarin
6 15 (1.10%) DevExpress
7 13 (0.96%) Telerik
8 9 (0.66%) EMC
8 9 (0.66%) Google
9 7 (0.51%) Capita
10 6 (0.44%) RedGate
11 5 (0.37%) Cognos
11 5 (0.37%) Infragistics
12 4 (0.29%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.29%) VMware
13 3 (0.22%) Apple
13 3 (0.22%) Citrix
14 2 (0.15%) Charles River
14 2 (0.15%) Intel
14 2 (0.15%) SAP