The first table below looks at the demand for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 39 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 16 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.49% 4.17% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.44% 7.04% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 18
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,200 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 284 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.94% 59.17% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 192 254 301
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WinForms
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

WinForms Salary Trend in Lancashire

WinForms
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 9 £42,500 +37.09%
Blackburn - 3 £35,000 -
Lancaster +10 2 £35,000 -15.66%
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (97.06%) ASP.NET
3 32 (94.12%) MVC
3 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (88.24%) SQL
5 27 (79.41%) HTML
5 27 (79.41%) Dependency Injection
5 27 (79.41%) Inversion of Control
5 27 (79.41%) Razor View Engine
5 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
6 26 (76.47%) CSS
7 25 (73.53%) T-SQL
8 24 (70.59%) SOA
8 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
8 24 (70.59%) .NET Framework
8 24 (70.59%) jQuery
8 24 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (70.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (70.59%) HTML5
8 24 (70.59%) Mercurial
8 24 (70.59%) Unit Testing
9 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) WCF
11 7 (20.59%) WPF
11 7 (20.59%) Scrum
12 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (97.06%) SQL Server
2 24 (70.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Mercurial
2 3 (8.82%) MSTest
2 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.82%) Moq
2 3 (8.82%) NUnit
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 26 (76.47%) Software Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Software Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Web Programmer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) ASP.NET
3 32 (94.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (79.41%) HTML
4 27 (79.41%) Razor View Engine
4 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (76.47%) CSS
6 24 (70.59%) .NET Framework
6 24 (70.59%) jQuery
6 24 (70.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 24 (70.59%) HTML5
7 8 (23.53%) WCF
8 7 (20.59%) WPF
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.82%) Spring.NET
11 3 (8.82%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (8.82%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (8.82%) Ninject
12 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (79.41%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) MVC
2 27 (79.41%) Dependency Injection
3 24 (70.59%) SOA
3 24 (70.59%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.82%) Kanban
7 3 (8.82%) MVVM
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (88.24%) SQL
3 26 (76.47%) JavaScript
4 25 (73.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) XAML
6 3 (8.82%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Open Text
3 1 (2.94%) Capita