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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 40 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 9 47 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.99% 12.57% 6.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.00% 30.32% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 17
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,300 £53,500
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
100 155 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.22% 41.44% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84 137 87
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

WinForms Salary Histogram in Bedford

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (92.86%) C#
2 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
5 31 (73.81%) Scrum
5 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET
5 31 (73.81%) WCF
6 28 (66.67%) WPF
6 28 (66.67%) TDD
6 28 (66.67%) MVC
6 28 (66.67%) Moq
7 27 (64.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 27 (64.29%) SQL
7 27 (64.29%) T-SQL
8 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (57.14%) SharePoint
10 21 (50.00%) .NET Framework
11 19 (45.24%) OOD
11 19 (45.24%) OO
12 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
13 16 (38.10%) N-Tier
13 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (38.10%) LINQ
13 16 (38.10%) Multithreading
13 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (35.71%) Silverlight
14 15 (35.71%) Web Services

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 24 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Moq
2 27 (64.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
4 12 (28.57%) MSTest
4 12 (28.57%) NUnit
5 6 (14.29%) Subversion
5 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Developer
2 37 (88.10%) .NET Developer
3 26 (61.90%) C# Developer
4 24 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (35.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 15 (35.71%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (35.71%) Senior Developer
6 13 (30.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (23.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
10 3 (7.14%) Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) ASP.NET
2 31 (73.81%) WCF
3 28 (66.67%) WPF
4 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 16 (38.10%) LINQ
6 16 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 15 (35.71%) Silverlight
7 15 (35.71%) Web Services
7 15 (35.71%) ADO.NET
8 12 (28.57%) Spring.NET
8 12 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
8 12 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
8 12 (28.57%) Ninject
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) N-Tier
2 12 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) Scrum
3 28 (66.67%) TDD
3 28 (66.67%) MVC
4 19 (45.24%) OOD
4 19 (45.24%) OO
5 16 (38.10%) Multithreading
6 12 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (28.57%) Kanban
6 12 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (28.57%) MVVM
6 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) C#
2 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 27 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft