The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 137 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 50 85 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 2.06% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.82% 4.14% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 72
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1775 2055 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.21% 49.83% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1843 1696
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Salford - 5 £37,500 -
Bolton 0 4 £38,750 +6.89% 1
Wigan -5 1 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Oldham - 1 £35,000 -
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 120 (99.17%) C#
2 107 (88.43%) .NET
3 95 (78.51%) SQL Server
4 82 (67.77%) ASP.NET
5 71 (58.68%) MVC
6 69 (57.02%) WCF
7 67 (55.37%) OO
8 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (42.98%) WPF
10 49 (40.50%) Unit Testing
11 43 (35.54%) Windows
12 42 (34.71%) VB.NET
13 39 (32.23%) HTML
13 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (30.58%) XML
15 36 (29.75%) .NET Framework
15 36 (29.75%) TDD
16 31 (25.62%) LINQ
16 31 (25.62%) SQL
17 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
17 30 (24.79%) Degree
18 28 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (22.31%) Scrum
19 27 (22.31%) OOD
20 26 (21.49%) CSS
21 24 (19.83%) ADO.NET
22 23 (19.01%) jQuery
23 22 (18.18%) Finance
24 20 (16.53%) N-Tier
25 19 (15.70%) Team Foundation Server

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (4.13%) IIS
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Intranet
2 3 (2.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (78.51%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (15.70%) NUnit
2 18 (14.88%) Moq
3 12 (9.92%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.48%) MSTest
5 3 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.48%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 7 (5.79%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (93.39%) Developer
2 65 (53.72%) C# Developer
3 60 (49.59%) .NET Developer
4 36 (29.75%) Software Developer
5 35 (28.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (20.66%) .NET Software Developer
7 24 (19.83%) Senior Developer
8 19 (15.70%) Web Developer
9 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (13.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (9.92%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (9.92%) Senior Web Developer
12 10 (8.26%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (5.79%) Software Engineer
13 7 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (4.96%) C# Web Developer
14 6 (4.96%) Graduate Developer
14 6 (4.96%) C# Application Developer
14 6 (4.96%) Junior
14 6 (4.96%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (88.43%) .NET
2 82 (67.77%) ASP.NET
3 69 (57.02%) WCF
4 52 (42.98%) WPF
5 39 (32.23%) HTML
5 39 (32.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (30.58%) XML
7 36 (29.75%) .NET Framework
8 31 (25.62%) LINQ
9 26 (21.49%) CSS
10 24 (19.83%) ADO.NET
11 23 (19.01%) jQuery
12 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (14.05%) RESTful
13 17 (14.05%) XSLT
14 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (10.74%) REST
16 12 (9.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (9.92%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) N-Tier
2 15 (12.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.92%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.92%) Physics
4 3 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.54%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Windows CE
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.68%) MVC
2 67 (55.37%) OO
3 53 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (40.50%) Unit Testing
5 36 (29.75%) TDD
6 27 (22.31%) Scrum
6 27 (22.31%) OOD
7 17 (14.05%) Web Development
8 16 (13.22%) Kanban
9 15 (12.40%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.74%) SOA
10 13 (10.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (9.92%) ATDD
11 12 (9.92%) Refactoring
12 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.79%) Project Management
13 7 (5.79%) Knowledge Management
14 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
15 4 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 120 (99.17%) C#
2 42 (34.71%) VB.NET
3 31 (25.62%) SQL
4 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.92%) TypeScript
7 8 (6.61%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) C
8 3 (2.48%) Java
8 3 (2.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.48%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.83%) XAML
9 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (24.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) MCP
2 3 (2.48%) MCAD
2 3 (2.48%) MCSD
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.48%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.65%) Open Text
4 1 (0.83%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec
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