The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 54 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 8 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 2.68% 5.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 5.56% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 21
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £43,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
WinForms
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 234 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.89% 48.25% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 262 216 208
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skelmersdale - 5 £31,500 -
Blackpool -1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Preston -13 1 £27,500 -35.29%
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (94.74%) C#
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 14 (73.68%) .NET Framework
4 13 (68.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (68.42%) MVC
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
6 11 (57.89%) CSS
7 10 (52.63%) WPF
8 9 (47.37%) WCF
8 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (47.37%) Web Services
9 8 (42.11%) SOAP
9 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
9 8 (42.11%) REST
9 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
9 8 (42.11%) jQuery
10 7 (36.84%) ColdFusion
10 7 (36.84%) PowerBuilder
10 7 (36.84%) Oracle
11 6 (31.58%) SQL
11 6 (31.58%) Windows
11 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
13 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
13 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) .NET Framework
4 13 (68.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
6 11 (57.89%) CSS
7 10 (52.63%) WPF
8 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (47.37%) WCF
8 9 (47.37%) Web Services
9 8 (42.11%) SOAP
9 8 (42.11%) REST
9 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
9 8 (42.11%) jQuery
10 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
4 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Android Development
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) C
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Open Text