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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
England / West Midlands
Rank 170 179 139
Rank change year-on-year +9 -40  
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 45 67 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.09% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 3.13% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 73
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,900 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,550 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1761 2142 1981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.29% 34.81% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1878 1777
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing WinForms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +4 24 £41,000 -3.52% 5
Birmingham +24 10 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Coventry +10 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Worcestershire -13 3 £23,000 -8.00% 2
Wolverhampton +9 1 £47,500 +50.79%
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
3 61 (80.26%) C#
4 44 (57.89%) SQL
5 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 34 (44.74%) HTML
6 34 (44.74%) CSS
7 33 (43.42%) ASP.NET
8 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (39.47%) MVC
10 28 (36.84%) Web Development
11 26 (34.21%) .NET Framework
11 26 (34.21%) WPF
12 25 (32.89%) VB.NET
13 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (27.63%) jQuery
15 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
15 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (25.00%) Windows
16 19 (25.00%) VB
17 18 (23.68%) T-SQL
17 18 (23.68%) TDD
18 16 (21.05%) Ajax
19 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
20 13 (17.11%) Inversion of Control
20 13 (17.11%) WCF
21 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (15.79%) Scrum
21 12 (15.79%) Visual Studio
21 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014

WinForms
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Broadband
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.26%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.26%) Riak
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.47%) Moq
2 11 (14.47%) NUnit
2 11 (14.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (11.84%) MSTest
4 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 50 (65.79%) .NET Developer
3 24 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (19.74%) Software Developer
6 14 (18.42%) SQL Developer
7 11 (14.47%) VB.NET Developer
8 9 (11.84%) Telecoms Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Architect
9 7 (9.21%) Software Architect
10 6 (7.89%) .NET Architect
10 6 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Lead .NET Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Lead Developer
11 5 (6.58%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (5.26%) .NET Solutions Architect
12 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (44.74%) CSS
2 34 (44.74%) HTML
3 33 (43.42%) ASP.NET
4 26 (34.21%) .NET Framework
4 26 (34.21%) WPF
5 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (27.63%) jQuery
7 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (21.05%) Ajax
9 13 (17.11%) WCF
10 9 (11.84%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (11.84%) HTML5
10 9 (11.84%) Ninject
10 9 (11.84%) Spring.NET
10 9 (11.84%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
11 8 (10.53%) LINQ
11 8 (10.53%) SOAP
12 7 (9.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.26%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.63%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (39.47%) MVC
3 28 (36.84%) Web Development
4 18 (23.68%) TDD
5 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
6 13 (17.11%) Inversion of Control
7 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.79%) Scrum
8 11 (14.47%) Kanban
8 11 (14.47%) MVVM
9 9 (11.84%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (11.84%) OOP
10 8 (10.53%) OO
10 8 (10.53%) SOA
11 7 (9.21%) Prototyping
11 7 (9.21%) Service Design
11 7 (9.21%) Software Architecture
12 6 (7.89%) Project Management
12 6 (7.89%) Time Management
13 5 (6.58%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 61 (80.26%) C#
2 44 (57.89%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 25 (32.89%) VB.NET
5 19 (25.00%) VB
6 18 (23.68%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.21%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.58%) Java
9 4 (5.26%) Erlang
10 3 (3.95%) VB6
11 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
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