The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 131 105 141
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +36
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 55 74 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 1.96% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 3.97% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 41
Average salary £36,375 £31,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -15.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1759 1865 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.48% 49.42% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1666 1770
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WinForms
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WinForms Salary Trend in Manchester

WinForms
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinForms across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

WinForms Salary Histogram in Manchester

WinForms
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Stockport -1 4 £29,500 -4.83% 3
Wigan - 4 £32,500 -
Bolton +6 2 £30,500 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 109 (99.09%) C#
2 98 (89.09%) .NET
3 82 (74.55%) SQL Server
3 82 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (66.36%) OO
4 73 (66.36%) MVC
5 69 (62.73%) ASP.NET
6 65 (59.09%) WCF
7 55 (50.00%) WPF
8 51 (46.36%) VB.NET
9 48 (43.64%) Unit Testing
10 46 (41.82%) HTML
11 36 (32.73%) Degree
12 35 (31.82%) LINQ
13 34 (30.91%) OOD
13 34 (30.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 34 (30.91%) .NET Framework
14 32 (29.09%) Windows
14 32 (29.09%) CSS
15 31 (28.18%) ADO.NET
15 31 (28.18%) TDD
16 30 (27.27%) XML
17 28 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
18 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
18 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (20.00%) Finance
20 21 (19.09%) SQL
20 21 (19.09%) Moq
20 21 (19.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 21 (19.09%) Web Development

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (1.82%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (74.55%) SQL Server
2 34 (30.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (25.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Moq
1 21 (19.09%) NUnit
2 15 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.18%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.82%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Retail
3 8 (7.27%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (88.18%) Developer
2 66 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 38 (34.55%) .NET Developer
4 35 (31.82%) Software Developer
5 30 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (22.73%) .NET Software Developer
7 24 (21.82%) Senior Developer
8 20 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (15.45%) Web Developer
10 12 (10.91%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (10.91%) Senior Web Developer
11 8 (7.27%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.36%) Team Leader
12 7 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (5.45%) Development Team Leader
14 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
14 5 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
14 5 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
15 4 (3.64%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (89.09%) .NET
2 69 (62.73%) ASP.NET
3 65 (59.09%) WCF
4 55 (50.00%) WPF
5 46 (41.82%) HTML
6 35 (31.82%) LINQ
7 34 (30.91%) .NET Framework
8 32 (29.09%) CSS
9 31 (28.18%) ADO.NET
10 30 (27.27%) XML
11 23 (20.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (19.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (18.18%) XSLT
14 18 (16.36%) jQuery
15 14 (12.73%) REST
16 13 (11.82%) RESTful
17 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (10.00%) AngularJS
18 11 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 20 (18.18%) Physics
1 20 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 20 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.09%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (66.36%) OO
2 73 (66.36%) MVC
3 48 (43.64%) Unit Testing
4 34 (30.91%) OOD
5 31 (28.18%) TDD
6 21 (19.09%) Web Development
7 20 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 18 (16.36%) Scrum
9 13 (11.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (10.91%) SOA
11 11 (10.00%) ATDD
11 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.00%) Refactoring
11 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.00%) Kanban
12 9 (8.18%) UML
12 9 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (99.09%) C#
2 51 (46.36%) VB.NET
3 23 (20.91%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.09%) SQL
5 19 (17.27%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 9 (8.18%) C++
8 3 (2.73%) C
8 3 (2.73%) Python
9 2 (1.82%) Delphi
10 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.91%) Java
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (32.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) MCP
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) Open Text
Stockport
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £38k
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Bury
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago