Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 377 317
Rank change year-on-year -38 -60 -49
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 1323 1529 2269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.81% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 2.08% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1443 2156
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the UK

WinForms
Top 16 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 November 2017. 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 -27 1264 £46,000 +8.24% 76
UK excluding London -40 804 £42,500 +6.25% 57
London -1 494 £55,000 - 21
South East +27 326 £44,000 +10.00% 17
North of England -85 181 £42,500 +6.25% 20
South West +55 98 £40,000 - 4
North West -42 97 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East of England +42 90 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Yorkshire -46 83 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Midlands -45 75 £37,500 - 10
West Midlands -5 47 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East Midlands -28 28 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Wales +13 18 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Scotland -15 15 £32,500 -13.33%
North East +4 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Northern Ireland -27 1 £30,000 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 1223 (92.44%) .NET
2 1204 (91.01%) C#
3 927 (70.07%) SQL Server
4 795 (60.09%) WPF
5 785 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
6 696 (52.61%) ASP.NET
7 691 (52.23%) Windows
8 628 (47.47%) MVC
9 545 (41.19%) SQL
10 530 (40.06%) Scrum
11 517 (39.08%) TDD
12 480 (36.28%) WCF
13 448 (33.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 437 (33.03%) NUnit
15 432 (32.65%) Microsoft
16 410 (30.99%) MVVM
17 361 (27.29%) Finance
18 359 (27.14%) JavaScript
19 327 (24.72%) .NET Framework
20 310 (23.43%) HTML
21 299 (22.60%) Kanban
22 295 (22.30%) Rhino Mocks
23 291 (22.00%) VB.NET
24 272 (20.56%) CSS
25 260 (19.65%) Visual Studio
26 247 (18.67%) Greenfield Project
27 245 (18.52%) Moq
28 236 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
29 230 (17.38%) SQL Server 2014
30 227 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 53 (4.01%) IIS
2 46 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 33 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (1.59%) DNN
5 21 (1.59%) Documentum
6 12 (0.91%) WordPress
7 11 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.68%) CMS
9 5 (0.38%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.30%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.30%) Commerce Server 2007
11 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.076%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.076%) Confluence
13 1 (0.076%) Drupal
13 1 (0.076%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.076%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.30%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.15%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.076%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.91%) GitHub
4 3 (0.23%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.85%) Broadband
2 26 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.59%) Wireless
4 15 (1.13%) Internet
5 12 (0.91%) Hyperconnected
6 7 (0.53%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.30%) Intranet
8 3 (0.23%) FTP
8 3 (0.23%) HTTP
8 3 (0.23%) SMS
9 2 (0.15%) SAN
10 1 (0.076%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.076%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 927 (70.07%) SQL Server
2 230 (17.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 106 (8.01%) SQL Server 2016
4 79 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 76 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 51 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 40 (3.02%) MySQL
9 30 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (1.66%) OLTP
14 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.91%) SQLite
16 9 (0.68%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 437 (33.03%) NUnit
2 295 (22.30%) Rhino Mocks
3 260 (19.65%) Visual Studio
4 245 (18.52%) Moq
5 216 (16.33%) MSTest
6 185 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 105 (7.94%) Git (software)
8 80 (6.05%) Subversion
9 23 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (1.44%) JIRA
10 19 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.06%) Selenium
11 14 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 13 (0.98%) Jenkins
12 13 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (0.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 12 (0.91%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.76%) MSBuild
15 10 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 361 (27.29%) Finance
2 130 (9.83%) Banking
3 73 (5.52%) Investment Banking
4 69 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.48%) Marketing
6 44 (3.33%) Retail
7 37 (2.80%) Retail Banking
8 35 (2.65%) Back Office
9 33 (2.49%) Legal
10 32 (2.42%) Front Office
11 22 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (1.44%) Music Industry
13 18 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.53%) Games
15 6 (0.45%) Automotive
16 5 (0.38%) Advertising
17 4 (0.30%) Electronics
17 4 (0.30%) Law
18 3 (0.23%) Publishing
19 2 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1124 (84.96%) Developer
2 746 (56.39%) .NET Developer
3 670 (50.64%) C# Developer
4 440 (33.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 239 (18.07%) Software Developer
6 224 (16.93%) WPF Developer
7 217 (16.40%) C# WPF Developer
8 183 (13.83%) C# Software Developer
9 155 (11.72%) Senior Developer
10 154 (11.64%) .NET Software Developer
11 135 (10.20%) WinForms Developer
12 110 (8.31%) SQL Developer
13 105 (7.94%) Software Engineer
14 94 (7.11%) Senior .NET Developer
15 83 (6.27%) ASP.NET Developer
15 83 (6.27%) Senior C# Developer
16 81 (6.12%) Agile Developer
17 78 (5.90%) Agile .NET Developer
18 77 (5.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 74 (5.59%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1223 (92.44%) .NET
2 795 (60.09%) WPF
3 696 (52.61%) ASP.NET
4 480 (36.28%) WCF
5 448 (33.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 327 (24.72%) .NET Framework
7 310 (23.43%) HTML
8 272 (20.56%) CSS
9 227 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 220 (16.63%) Web Services
11 207 (15.65%) NHibernate
12 192 (14.51%) Castle Windsor
13 182 (13.76%) Ninject
13 182 (13.76%) Spring.NET
14 179 (13.53%) jQuery
15 165 (12.47%) Unity DI Container
16 149 (11.26%) LINQ
17 140 (10.58%) AngularJS
18 132 (9.98%) Ajax
19 120 (9.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 247 (18.67%) Greenfield Project
2 140 (10.58%) Computer Science
3 108 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 76 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
5 70 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (5.22%) Tandem
7 66 (4.99%) Algorithms
8 59 (4.46%) Social Network
9 58 (4.38%) User Experience
10 34 (2.57%) Music Streaming
11 28 (2.12%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.97%) CUDA
13 20 (1.51%) PDA
14 19 (1.44%) iPad
15 15 (1.13%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.91%) Driving Licence
16 12 (0.91%) Reinsurance
17 11 (0.83%) Life Science
18 10 (0.76%) Data Centre
18 10 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 691 (52.23%) Windows
2 26 (1.97%) Android
3 24 (1.81%) Unix
4 21 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.21%) Linux
7 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (47.47%) MVC
3 530 (40.06%) Scrum
4 517 (39.08%) TDD
5 410 (30.99%) MVVM
6 299 (22.60%) Kanban
7 236 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
8 202 (15.27%) OO
9 187 (14.13%) Dependency Injection
10 183 (13.83%) Software Engineering
11 172 (13.00%) Inversion of Control
12 171 (12.93%) Unit Testing
13 151 (11.41%) OOP
14 148 (11.19%) Web Application Development
15 138 (10.43%) BDD
16 136 (10.28%) Web Development
17 122 (9.22%) OOD
18 92 (6.95%) Multithreading
19 91 (6.88%) SDLC
20 83 (6.27%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1204 (91.01%) C#
2 545 (41.19%) SQL
3 359 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 291 (22.00%) VB.NET
5 202 (15.27%) T-SQL
6 152 (11.49%) C++
6 152 (11.49%) VB
7 57 (4.31%) VB6
8 52 (3.93%) Java
9 42 (3.17%) Python
10 33 (2.49%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.12%) PHP
12 25 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.28%) MATLAB
14 16 (1.21%) XPath
15 13 (0.98%) VBA
16 9 (0.68%) C
16 9 (0.68%) XQuery
17 7 (0.53%) XAML
18 4 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 170 (12.85%) Degree
2 66 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.87%) PhD
4 30 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.38%) MCPD
6 4 (0.30%) HND
7 3 (0.23%) MCP
7 3 (0.23%) MCTS
7 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.23%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.076%) MCAD
9 1 (0.076%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.66%) QA
2 11 (0.83%) SLA
3 8 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.53%) GAAP
5 6 (0.45%) EMIR
5 6 (0.45%) MiFID
6 1 (0.076%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.076%) WMI
Vendors
1 432 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 79 (5.97%) Oracle
3 62 (4.69%) Facebook
4 60 (4.54%) Twitter
5 27 (2.04%) Telerik
6 21 (1.59%) EMC
7 19 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.21%) DevExpress
9 10 (0.76%) Cognos
10 9 (0.68%) Infragistics
11 6 (0.45%) RedGate
12 5 (0.38%) Apple
13 4 (0.30%) Google
14 3 (0.23%) Citrix
14 3 (0.23%) iManage
14 3 (0.23%) LexisNexis
14 3 (0.23%) VMware
15 2 (0.15%) Charles River
15 2 (0.15%) Epicor
15 2 (0.15%) TOWER Software