Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 376 333 364
Rank change year-on-year -43 +31 -76
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1,430 1,601 1,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.93% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 2.31% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,491 1,764
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 72,709 69,233 79,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.01% 40.25% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 61,373 59,245 68,055
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,304
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.41% +5.12%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -20 1,380 £45,000 +9.76% 181
UK excluding London -58 889 £42,500 +6.25% 155
London +65 506 £55,000 - 35
South East -40 349 £45,000 +11.11% 39
North of England -63 206 £42,500 +6.25% 41
East of England -2 131 £50,000 +33.33% 17
Midlands -13 113 £35,000 -12.50% 36
North West -59 110 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Yorkshire -41 96 £40,000 +6.67% 13
South West -20 75 £37,500 - 13
East Midlands +21 67 £36,500 -2.67% 16
West Midlands -46 46 £35,000 -14.63% 20
Scotland -28 10 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Wales -11 5 £25,000 -16.67% 6

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,315 (91.96%) .NET
2 1,300 (90.91%) C#
3 945 (66.08%) WPF
4 942 (65.87%) SQL Server
5 875 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
6 706 (49.37%) Windows
7 666 (46.57%) ASP.NET
8 617 (43.15%) SQL
9 600 (41.96%) MVC
10 574 (40.14%) TDD
11 564 (39.44%) WCF
12 492 (34.41%) Scrum
13 478 (33.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 430 (30.07%) NUnit
15 421 (29.44%) Microsoft
16 411 (28.74%) MVVM
17 390 (27.27%) Finance
18 386 (26.99%) .NET Framework
19 327 (22.87%) JavaScript
20 300 (20.98%) Kanban
21 291 (20.35%) VB.NET
22 285 (19.93%) Rhino Mocks
23 277 (19.37%) HTML
24 274 (19.16%) Continuous Integration
25 272 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 267 (18.67%) OO
27 243 (16.99%) MSTest
28 234 (16.36%) Moq
29 225 (15.73%) Dependency Injection
30 223 (15.59%) Visual Studio

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 36 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.24%) CMS
3 31 (2.17%) IIS
4 29 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 26 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.56%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.28%) Apache
8 4 (0.28%) WordPress
9 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.070%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.070%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.070%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.070%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.070%) Maya
5 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.070%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.070%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.070%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 129 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.89%) GitHub
4 10 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (0.70%) IaaS
5 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.14%) SaaS
7 1 (0.070%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.57%) Broadband
2 40 (2.80%) Internet
3 27 (1.89%) Hyperconnected
4 17 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.56%) Wireless
6 3 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.21%) Intranet
6 3 (0.21%) SMS
7 2 (0.14%) DMZ
7 2 (0.14%) DNS
7 2 (0.14%) Firewall
8 1 (0.070%) FTP
8 1 (0.070%) Network Security
8 1 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.070%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 942 (65.87%) SQL Server
2 215 (15.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 172 (12.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 101 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (6.50%) NoSQL
6 73 (5.10%) Crystal Reports
7 67 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 64 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 40 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (1.89%) MySQL
12 25 (1.75%) SSDT
13 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.98%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.77%) MS Access
18 10 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
18 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
19 8 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 430 (30.07%) NUnit
2 285 (19.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 243 (16.99%) MSTest
4 234 (16.36%) Moq
5 223 (15.59%) Visual Studio
6 192 (13.43%) Git (software)
7 186 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 77 (5.38%) Subversion
9 35 (2.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 32 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 18 (1.26%) JIRA
13 12 (0.84%) CruiseControl
13 12 (0.84%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.77%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.77%) Selenium
15 10 (0.70%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
17 8 (0.56%) Eclipse
17 8 (0.56%) InstallShield
General
1 390 (27.27%) Finance
2 152 (10.63%) Banking
3 136 (9.51%) Marketing
4 57 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 54 (3.78%) Retail
6 48 (3.36%) Back Office
7 47 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.73%) Front Office
9 26 (1.82%) Music Industry
10 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.70%) Automotive
11 10 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.56%) Law
12 8 (0.56%) Legal
12 8 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.49%) Advertising
14 5 (0.35%) Games
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
16 1 (0.070%) German Language
16 1 (0.070%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,305 (91.26%) Developer
2 870 (60.84%) .NET Developer
3 723 (50.56%) C# Developer
4 421 (29.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 255 (17.83%) Software Developer
6 243 (16.99%) WPF Developer
7 236 (16.50%) C# WPF Developer
8 223 (15.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 200 (13.99%) Senior Developer
10 174 (12.17%) C# Software Developer
11 169 (11.82%) WinForms Developer
12 143 (10.00%) SQL Developer
13 131 (9.16%) Senior C# Developer
14 127 (8.88%) Senior .NET Developer
15 95 (6.64%) VB.NET Developer
16 94 (6.57%) Senior Software Developer
17 89 (6.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 85 (5.94%) Junior
19 83 (5.80%) Junior Developer
20 77 (5.38%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,315 (91.96%) .NET
2 945 (66.08%) WPF
3 666 (46.57%) ASP.NET
4 564 (39.44%) WCF
5 478 (33.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 386 (26.99%) .NET Framework
7 277 (19.37%) HTML
8 272 (19.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 212 (14.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 210 (14.69%) Castle Windsor
11 203 (14.20%) Ninject
12 202 (14.13%) Spring.NET
13 191 (13.36%) CSS
14 176 (12.31%) Unity DI Container
15 168 (11.75%) RESTful
16 164 (11.47%) Entity Framework
17 158 (11.05%) NHibernate
18 153 (10.70%) Web Services
19 141 (9.86%) LINQ
20 122 (8.53%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 216 (15.10%) Greenfield Project
2 142 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 118 (8.25%) Client/Server
4 74 (5.17%) Tandem
5 66 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (3.78%) Social Network
7 50 (3.50%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.66%) Fintech
9 29 (2.03%) User Experience
10 24 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (1.26%) CUDA
14 15 (1.05%) Derivative
14 15 (1.05%) EPoS
15 11 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.77%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.70%) iPad
17 7 (0.49%) Life Science
17 7 (0.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 706 (49.37%) Windows
2 39 (2.73%) Android
3 35 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.70%) VMS
5 9 (0.63%) Linux
6 5 (0.35%) Unix
6 5 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 600 (41.96%) MVC
3 574 (40.14%) TDD
4 492 (34.41%) Scrum
5 411 (28.74%) MVVM
6 300 (20.98%) Kanban
7 274 (19.16%) Continuous Integration
8 267 (18.67%) OO
9 225 (15.73%) Dependency Injection
10 222 (15.52%) Web Application Development
11 203 (14.20%) Software Engineering
12 185 (12.94%) BDD
13 178 (12.45%) Inversion of Control
14 147 (10.28%) OOP
15 129 (9.02%) OOD
16 128 (8.95%) Unit Testing
17 91 (6.36%) OOA/OOD
18 90 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
19 87 (6.08%) Multithreading
20 83 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,300 (90.91%) C#
2 617 (43.15%) SQL
3 327 (22.87%) JavaScript
4 291 (20.35%) VB.NET
5 211 (14.76%) T-SQL
6 166 (11.61%) VB
7 153 (10.70%) C++
8 92 (6.43%) Ruby
9 60 (4.20%) Java
10 57 (3.99%) VB6
11 54 (3.78%) PL/SQL
12 46 (3.22%) VBA
13 43 (3.01%) Python
14 27 (1.89%) MATLAB
15 17 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.12%) C
16 16 (1.12%) XAML
17 8 (0.56%) F#
18 6 (0.42%) Embedded C
19 5 (0.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 159 (11.12%) Degree
2 67 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (2.45%) MCPD
5 25 (1.75%) MCP
6 21 (1.47%) PhD
7 7 (0.49%) MCTS
8 6 (0.42%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.42%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.28%) MCSD
10 2 (0.14%) MCAD
10 2 (0.14%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.070%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.070%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.070%) HND
11 1 (0.070%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.31%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.42%) PMO
4 5 (0.35%) EMIR
4 5 (0.35%) MiFID
4 5 (0.35%) SLA
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.21%) GDPR
7 2 (0.14%) GCP
8 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.070%) GAAP
8 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.28%) GridGain
3 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.070%) WMI
Vendors
1 421 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 86 (6.01%) Oracle
3 58 (4.06%) Twitter
4 54 (3.78%) Facebook
5 23 (1.61%) Capita
6 22 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.40%) Telerik
8 15 (1.05%) DevExpress
9 14 (0.98%) Google
10 7 (0.49%) Sybase
11 6 (0.42%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.35%) LexisNexis
12 5 (0.35%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.28%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.28%) Informatica
13 4 (0.28%) Infragistics
13 4 (0.28%) VMware
14 3 (0.21%) Aderant
14 3 (0.21%) Citrix
14 3 (0.21%) Thunderhead