Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 469 510 410
Rank change year-on-year +41 -100 -45
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 451 763 1,336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 1.38% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 461 708 1,308
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +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 34,424 55,204 70,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 38.39% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28,212 45,218 58,765
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +54 428 £47,000 -1.05% 39
UK excluding London +96 331 £44,000 +3.53% 38
South East +41 125 £45,000 - 4
London +11 113 £60,000 +4.35% 7
North of England +102 72 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Midlands +79 67 £40,000 - 11
North West +68 47 £44,000 +6.67% 7
Work from Home +27 38 £70,000 - 10
West Midlands +72 35 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East Midlands +48 32 £40,250 +0.63% 5
East of England +77 27 £42,500 -5.56% 5
South West +76 23 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Yorkshire +92 22 £47,713 +6.03% 4
Scotland +63 11 £43,750 -5.41% 6
Isle of Man - 5 £47,500 -
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland +22 1 £55,000 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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.

1 404 (89.58%) C#
1 404 (89.58%) .NET
2 251 (55.65%) SQL Server
3 241 (53.44%) SQL
4 212 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (46.56%) JavaScript
6 206 (45.68%) ASP.NET
7 167 (37.03%) MVC
8 161 (35.70%) .NET Framework
8 161 (35.70%) WPF
9 153 (33.92%) Windows
10 144 (31.93%) VB.NET
11 134 (29.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 131 (29.05%) Microsoft
13 129 (28.60%) Azure
14 126 (27.94%) .NET Core
14 126 (27.94%) Software Engineering
15 123 (27.27%) AngularJS
16 118 (26.16%) Entity Framework
17 113 (25.06%) HTML
18 97 (21.51%) CSS
19 93 (20.62%) T-SQL
20 90 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
21 87 (19.29%) C++
22 86 (19.07%) TDD
23 85 (18.85%) Scrum
24 84 (18.63%) TypeScript
25 80 (17.74%) jQuery
26 79 (17.52%) AWS
27 76 (16.85%) React

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 61 (13.53%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (5.10%) IIS
3 8 (1.77%) CMS
4 6 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.11%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (28.60%) Azure
2 79 (17.52%) AWS
3 14 (3.10%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (0.89%) PaaS
4 4 (0.89%) Serverless
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.88%) Internet
1 13 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.66%) RS-232
2 12 (2.66%) RS-485
3 11 (2.44%) RTP
4 8 (1.77%) Extranet
5 2 (0.44%) Modbus
5 2 (0.44%) MQTT
5 2 (0.44%) Profibus
6 1 (0.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (55.65%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.08%) MongoDB
3 60 (13.30%) SQL Server 2019
4 27 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (5.54%) Crystal Reports
6 23 (5.10%) MySQL
6 23 (5.10%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 16 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.33%) Electronic Patient Records
13 5 (1.11%) GIS
14 4 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.89%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 58 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 47 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.20%) Subversion
3 37 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (5.10%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (2.00%) InstallShield
6 7 (1.55%) JIRA
6 7 (1.55%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.33%) NUnit
8 5 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.89%) MSTest
10 3 (0.67%) Maven
11 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.44%) git-flow
11 2 (0.44%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.44%) Moq
11 2 (0.44%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.22%) YouTrack
General
1 65 (14.41%) Finance
2 44 (9.76%) Banking
3 24 (5.32%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.55%) Law
5 16 (3.55%) Retail
6 12 (2.66%) Back Office
7 8 (1.77%) Publishing
8 7 (1.55%) Legal
9 5 (1.11%) Front Office
10 3 (0.67%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
11 2 (0.44%) Police
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 343 (76.05%) Developer
2 211 (46.78%) .NET Developer
3 163 (36.14%) C# Developer
4 119 (26.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 105 (23.28%) Software Developer
6 88 (19.51%) Software Engineer
7 60 (13.30%) Senior Developer
8 47 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
9 38 (8.43%) C++ Software Engineer
10 37 (8.20%) C# Software Developer
11 25 (5.54%) Senior Software Developer
12 22 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
13 19 (4.21%) Graduate
14 18 (3.99%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 18 (3.99%) Graduate Developer
14 18 (3.99%) SQL Developer
15 17 (3.77%) .NET Software Engineer
15 17 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (3.77%) WinForms Developer
16 16 (3.55%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (89.58%) .NET
2 206 (45.68%) ASP.NET
3 161 (35.70%) .NET Framework
3 161 (35.70%) WPF
4 134 (29.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 126 (27.94%) .NET Core
6 123 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 118 (26.16%) Entity Framework
8 113 (25.06%) HTML
9 97 (21.51%) CSS
10 90 (19.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (17.74%) jQuery
12 76 (16.85%) React
13 72 (15.96%) WCF
14 70 (15.52%) Vue.js
15 66 (14.63%) Node.js
16 51 (11.31%) XML
17 48 (10.64%) HTML5
17 48 (10.64%) Web Services
18 42 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (7.54%) User Experience
3 32 (7.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 31 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.77%) Tandem
7 13 (2.88%) Reinsurance
8 10 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.00%) NHS
10 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.33%) CUDA
11 6 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.11%) Replication
13 4 (0.89%) Raspberry Pi
14 2 (0.44%) EPoS
14 2 (0.44%) Social Media
15 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (33.92%) Windows
2 19 (4.21%) Linux
3 14 (3.10%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.88%) Android
5 10 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (37.03%) MVC
3 126 (27.94%) Software Engineering
4 86 (19.07%) TDD
5 85 (18.85%) Scrum
6 69 (15.30%) Microservices
7 67 (14.86%) BDD
8 66 (14.63%) Web Application Development
9 64 (14.19%) Kanban
10 63 (13.97%) Computer Science
11 61 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (12.42%) Web Development
13 50 (11.09%) Mathematics
13 50 (11.09%) MVVM
14 47 (10.42%) Migration
15 41 (9.09%) Unit Testing
16 34 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (7.54%) SDLC
16 34 (7.54%) Software Architecture
17 32 (7.10%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 404 (89.58%) C#
2 241 (53.44%) SQL
3 210 (46.56%) JavaScript
4 144 (31.93%) VB.NET
5 93 (20.62%) T-SQL
6 87 (19.29%) C++
7 84 (18.63%) TypeScript
8 43 (9.53%) C
9 34 (7.54%) VB
10 27 (5.99%) VB6
11 26 (5.76%) Python
12 11 (2.44%) Java
13 8 (1.77%) R
14 7 (1.55%) VBA
15 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.11%) ES6
17 3 (0.67%) VBScript
17 3 (0.67%) XAML
18 2 (0.44%) Go
18 2 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 75 (16.63%) Degree
2 25 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.33%) PhD
4 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.10%) GDPR
1 14 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.77%) HL7
3 5 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 16 (3.55%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 131 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 33 (7.32%) Oracle
4 22 (4.88%) SAP
5 10 (2.22%) Telerik
6 5 (1.11%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.89%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.89%) ESRI
8 3 (0.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.22%) Google
9 1 (0.22%) Murex
9 1 (0.22%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.22%) SunGard
9 1 (0.22%) Thunderhead