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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 38 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 4 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.44% 12.96% 13.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 30.14% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 60 36
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
82 209 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.50% 43.00% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 74 202 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (76.00%) SQL
4 19 (76.00%) T-SQL
4 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (68.00%) SharePoint
5 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (64.00%) TDD
6 16 (64.00%) WCF
7 14 (56.00%) WPF
7 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
7 14 (56.00%) Scrum
7 14 (56.00%) MVC
7 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (56.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 14 (56.00%) Moq
8 11 (44.00%) Multithreading
8 11 (44.00%) Web Services
8 11 (44.00%) N-Tier
8 11 (44.00%) OOD
8 11 (44.00%) OO
8 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) Silverlight
9 9 (36.00%) LINQ
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (68.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 14 (56.00%) Moq
2 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.00%) NUnit
3 5 (20.00%) MSTest
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (64.00%) C# Developer
4 14 (56.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (44.00%) Senior Developer
6 9 (36.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (36.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (36.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (28.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (12.00%) Analyst
8 3 (12.00%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (12.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
9 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (64.00%) WCF
4 14 (56.00%) WPF
4 14 (56.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (56.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (44.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET
6 9 (36.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (36.00%) Silverlight
6 9 (36.00%) LINQ
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (20.00%) Ninject
7 5 (20.00%) Spring.NET
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) TDD
3 14 (56.00%) MVC
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) OO
4 11 (44.00%) OOD
4 11 (44.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Web Development
6 5 (20.00%) Kanban
6 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (20.00%) MVVM
6 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Product Management
9 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft