Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 262 197
Rank change year-on-year -21 -65 -23
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 45 70 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.61% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.73% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 43 66 129
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.46% +4.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3907 4050 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.42% 35.26% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3363 3452 3422
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,950 £58,750 £56,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the West Midlands

WinForms
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinForms in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WinForms in the West Midlands

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the West Midlands

WinForms
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Staffordshire -4 20 £42,500 +13.33%
Birmingham +8 7 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Shropshire -5 6 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Worcestershire -4 5 £33,000 +14.78% 1
Solihull -1 2 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £30,000 -
West Bromwich +2 1 £50,000 +25.00%
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 39 (86.67%) C#
2 35 (77.78%) .NET
3 30 (66.67%) WPF
4 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
5 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
5 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.11%) MVC
8 13 (28.89%) TDD
9 12 (26.67%) Windows
10 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
10 10 (22.22%) CSS
10 10 (22.22%) HTML
10 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (20.00%) MVVM
12 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
12 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
13 7 (15.56%) OO
13 7 (15.56%) NUnit
13 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
13 7 (15.56%) Scrum
13 7 (15.56%) Unity DI Container
13 7 (15.56%) Rhino Mocks
13 7 (15.56%) Moq
13 7 (15.56%) Castle Windsor
13 7 (15.56%) Ninject
13 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (15.56%) Inversion of Control

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Broadband
2 3 (6.67%) Hyperconnected
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) Moq
2 7 (15.56%) MSTest
2 7 (15.56%) NUnit
2 7 (15.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 16 (35.56%) .NET Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 9 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.56%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Manual Tester
7 6 (13.33%) Tester
7 6 (13.33%) Testing Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
8 5 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Graduate
9 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Telecoms Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
10 3 (6.67%) Internet Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Junior
10 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) .NET
2 30 (66.67%) WPF
3 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 10 (22.22%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (15.56%) jQuery
5 7 (15.56%) Ninject
5 7 (15.56%) Spring.NET
5 7 (15.56%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.33%) HTML5
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.67%) Web Services
9 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.44%) RESTful
9 2 (4.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) MVC
3 13 (28.89%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) MVVM
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (15.56%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (15.56%) Kanban
5 7 (15.56%) OO
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (4.44%) Microservices
9 2 (4.44%) SOLID
9 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) VB
6 2 (4.44%) Erlang
6 2 (4.44%) Go
6 2 (4.44%) Haskell
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCPD
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft