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

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 427 382
Rank change year-on-year -15 -45 -77
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1,092 1,305 1,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.85% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,027 1,192 1,470
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 65,855 70,679 74,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 40.23% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 54,433 58,504 64,121
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -34 1,014 £45,000 - 216
UK excluding London +24 768 £45,000 +5.88% 193
South East +9 303 £45,000 +3.45% 61
London -127 267 £57,500 +4.55% 32
North of England +11 152 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Midlands +79 144 £40,000 +3.23% 36
North West -9 95 £47,500 +11.76% 29
West Midlands +68 86 £40,000 - 24
East of England +20 80 £50,000 - 23
South West -33 64 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East Midlands +32 58 £36,500 +4.29% 12
Yorkshire +6 53 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Scotland -5 13 £36,500 +12.31% 6
Northern Ireland +12 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Wales -6 5 £29,500 -15.71% 2
North East -13 4 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,020 (93.41%) C#
2 994 (91.03%) .NET
3 702 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 600 (54.95%) WPF
5 586 (53.66%) SQL
6 559 (51.19%) ASP.NET
7 549 (50.27%) MVC
8 543 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
9 440 (40.29%) Windows
10 405 (37.09%) WCF
11 391 (35.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 385 (35.26%) Microsoft
13 382 (34.98%) JavaScript
14 336 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
15 306 (28.02%) TDD
16 293 (26.83%) .NET Framework
17 273 (25.00%) Finance
18 266 (24.36%) VB.NET
19 261 (23.90%) HTML
20 251 (22.99%) T-SQL
21 249 (22.80%) Scrum
22 237 (21.70%) AngularJS
23 229 (20.97%) Git (software)
24 214 (19.60%) CSS
25 207 (18.96%) Visual Studio
26 202 (18.50%) RESTful
27 196 (17.95%) Web Services
28 191 (17.49%) Microsoft Azure
29 187 (17.12%) MVVM
29 187 (17.12%) SQL Server 2016

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 35 (3.21%) IIS
2 27 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (1.65%) NServiceBus
3 18 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.28%) CMS
4 14 (1.28%) Umbraco
5 9 (0.82%) Kentico
5 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.73%) Apache
7 7 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.46%) GemFire
9 3 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.27%) nginx
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.092%) Mule
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.092%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) Simulink
5 1 (0.092%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 16 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.46%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.37%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.18%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.092%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 191 (17.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.47%) GitHub
4 6 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (0.55%) IaaS
5 3 (0.27%) Azure Functions
5 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.27%) npm
5 3 (0.27%) Serverless
6 2 (0.18%) Office 365
6 2 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.092%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.13%) Internet
2 27 (2.47%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (1.28%) Ethernet
4 13 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.82%) HTTP
5 9 (0.82%) RS-232
6 8 (0.73%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.64%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.55%) SMS
8 6 (0.55%) SSL
9 3 (0.27%) Intranet
10 2 (0.18%) FTP
11 1 (0.092%) Broadband
11 1 (0.092%) DMZ
11 1 (0.092%) DNS
11 1 (0.092%) Firewall
11 1 (0.092%) Modbus
11 1 (0.092%) Profibus
11 1 (0.092%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 187 (17.12%) SQL Server 2016
3 99 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 80 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 26 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (2.11%) MySQL
10 22 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (1.37%) MS Access
11 15 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (1.37%) SSDT
12 13 (1.19%) Geospatial Data
12 13 (1.19%) GIS
12 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 229 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 207 (18.96%) Visual Studio
3 156 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (8.42%) NUnit
5 54 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
6 44 (4.03%) TeamCity
7 40 (3.66%) MSTest
8 39 (3.57%) Moq
8 39 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 29 (2.66%) JIRA
9 29 (2.66%) Subversion
10 28 (2.56%) ReSharper
11 25 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (1.92%) Jenkins
13 20 (1.83%) Bitbucket
14 18 (1.65%) Artifactory
14 18 (1.65%) NCrunch
15 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 15 (1.37%) SpecFlow
17 14 (1.28%) Ranorex
General
1 273 (25.00%) Finance
2 88 (8.06%) Banking
3 68 (6.23%) Marketing
4 40 (3.66%) Retail
5 39 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.56%) Legal
7 18 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.47%) Automotive
8 16 (1.47%) Military
9 15 (1.37%) Back Office
10 14 (1.28%) Front Office
11 12 (1.10%) Electronics
12 10 (0.92%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.73%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.46%) French Language
15 5 (0.46%) Games
15 5 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.46%) Norwegian Language
15 5 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 991 (90.75%) Developer
2 626 (57.33%) .NET Developer
3 510 (46.70%) C# Developer
4 336 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 237 (21.70%) Software Developer
6 161 (14.74%) .NET Software Developer
7 149 (13.64%) Senior Developer
8 128 (11.72%) SQL Developer
9 118 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
10 92 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 81 (7.42%) WPF Developer
12 74 (6.78%) WinForms Developer
13 68 (6.23%) Software Engineer
14 67 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 67 (6.14%) C# WPF Developer
15 62 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
15 62 (5.68%) VB.NET Developer
16 59 (5.40%) Applications Developer
17 55 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
18 54 (4.95%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 994 (91.03%) .NET
2 600 (54.95%) WPF
3 559 (51.19%) ASP.NET
4 405 (37.09%) WCF
5 391 (35.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 336 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 293 (26.83%) .NET Framework
8 261 (23.90%) HTML
9 237 (21.70%) AngularJS
10 214 (19.60%) CSS
11 202 (18.50%) RESTful
12 196 (17.95%) Web Services
13 160 (14.65%) Entity Framework
14 123 (11.26%) jQuery
15 109 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 107 (9.80%) HTML5
17 97 (8.88%) Node.js
18 85 (7.78%) XML
19 80 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 78 (7.14%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
2 76 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 54 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.30%) Algorithms
5 35 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 35 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (3.21%) User Experience
6 26 (2.38%) Tandem
7 24 (2.20%) Fixed Income
8 23 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (2.01%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.83%) Fintech
11 18 (1.65%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.10%) Equities
12 12 (1.10%) Robotics
13 11 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.01%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.82%) Derivative
14 9 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 440 (40.29%) Windows
2 42 (3.85%) Linux
3 32 (2.93%) Android
4 29 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.47%) Unix
6 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.55%) VMS
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.092%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (50.27%) MVC
2 543 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (28.02%) TDD
4 249 (22.80%) Scrum
5 187 (17.12%) MVVM
6 170 (15.57%) OO
7 166 (15.20%) Software Engineering
8 160 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
9 151 (13.83%) Web Application Development
10 145 (13.28%) BDD
11 135 (12.36%) Unit Testing
12 114 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
13 107 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
14 106 (9.71%) Kanban
15 94 (8.61%) SDLC
15 94 (8.61%) Web Development
16 91 (8.33%) Test Automation
17 80 (7.33%) OOP
18 77 (7.05%) SOLID
19 68 (6.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1,020 (93.41%) C#
2 586 (53.66%) SQL
3 382 (34.98%) JavaScript
4 266 (24.36%) VB.NET
5 251 (22.99%) T-SQL
6 102 (9.34%) C++
7 79 (7.23%) Ruby
8 51 (4.67%) Java
9 50 (4.58%) VB
10 22 (2.01%) C
10 22 (2.01%) TypeScript
11 19 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 18 (1.65%) Python
12 18 (1.65%) VB6
13 16 (1.47%) VBA
14 15 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.28%) PHP
15 14 (1.28%) XAML
16 7 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (10.90%) Degree
2 52 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.20%) MCPD
6 15 (1.37%) MCP
7 11 (1.01%) BC Cleared
7 11 (1.01%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.18%) PhD
9 2 (0.18%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.092%) ISEB
10 1 (0.092%) MCTS
10 1 (0.092%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 17 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.28%) QA
4 11 (1.01%) GDPR
5 8 (0.73%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.46%) MiFID
7 3 (0.27%) SLA
8 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.092%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.092%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.55%) Docker
3 6 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.46%) Firmware
4 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.37%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (0.37%) Istio
1 4 (0.37%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.37%) SCCM
1 4 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (0.37%) WSUS
2 1 (0.092%) Control-M
Vendors
1 385 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 126 (11.54%) Oracle
3 50 (4.58%) SAP
4 43 (3.94%) DevExpress
5 39 (3.57%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.74%) Telerik
7 12 (1.10%) Axosoft
7 12 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 9 (0.82%) Facebook
8 9 (0.82%) MuleSoft
8 9 (0.82%) Thunderhead
8 9 (0.82%) webMethods
9 8 (0.73%) Assembla
9 8 (0.73%) Infragistics
9 8 (0.73%) Twitter
10 7 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.55%) Google
11 6 (0.55%) IBM
11 6 (0.55%) VMware
12 5 (0.46%) Sony