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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 35 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 2 4 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.08% 1.46% 13.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 4.71% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 60
Average salary £43,250 £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.28% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,850 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
82 85 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 44.09% 31.02% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 195
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) Moq
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) SOLID
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Moq
1 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOD
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (66.67%) SOLID
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft