The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 26 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 32 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.79% 6.67% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.06% 16.77% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 14
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
WinForms
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
133 155 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.67% 39.74% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 67
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +43.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WinForms across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WinForms
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinForms across the Bedford region.

WinForms Salary Trend in Bedford

WinForms
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinForms across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WinForms Salary Histogram in Bedford

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (94.44%) C#
2 51 (94.44%) Windows
3 50 (92.59%) SQL Server
4 47 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
6 45 (83.33%) ASP.NET
6 45 (83.33%) Scrum
6 45 (83.33%) WCF
7 38 (70.37%) MVC
7 38 (70.37%) TDD
7 38 (70.37%) WPF
7 38 (70.37%) Moq
8 37 (68.52%) SQL
8 37 (68.52%) T-SQL
9 33 (61.11%) .NET Framework
10 31 (57.41%) Rhino Mocks
11 30 (55.56%) SharePoint
12 28 (51.85%) Multithreading
12 28 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (50.00%) OO
13 27 (50.00%) OOD
13 27 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
15 24 (44.44%) N-Tier
15 24 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (44.44%) LINQ
15 24 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 22 (40.74%) Visual Studio
17 21 (38.89%) Silverlight

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (46.30%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (51.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (70.37%) Moq
2 31 (57.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 22 (40.74%) Visual Studio
4 16 (29.63%) Subversion
4 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (25.93%) MSTest
5 14 (25.93%) NUnit
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 41 (75.93%) .NET Developer
3 29 (53.70%) C# Developer
4 27 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 18 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (31.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (27.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (11.11%) Technical Leader
11 5 (9.26%) Technical Developer
11 5 (9.26%) Lead Developer
12 4 (7.41%) .NET Team Leader
12 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
12 4 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
13 3 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
13 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 45 (83.33%) WCF
3 38 (70.37%) WPF
4 33 (61.11%) .NET Framework
5 27 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 24 (44.44%) LINQ
7 21 (38.89%) Silverlight
8 20 (37.04%) ADO.NET
9 17 (31.48%) Web Services
10 14 (25.93%) Castle Windsor
10 14 (25.93%) Ninject
10 14 (25.93%) Spring.NET
10 14 (25.93%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
12 3 (5.56%) Ajax
12 3 (5.56%) HTML
12 3 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) N-Tier
2 14 (25.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 51 (94.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) Scrum
3 38 (70.37%) MVC
3 38 (70.37%) TDD
4 28 (51.85%) Multithreading
5 27 (50.00%) OO
5 27 (50.00%) OOD
6 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (25.93%) Kanban
7 14 (25.93%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (25.93%) MVVM
7 14 (25.93%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 1 (1.85%) Line Management
10 1 (1.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 37 (68.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft