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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 145 105 133
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +28
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 50 77 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 2.07% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 4.11% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 45
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £37,500 £40,000
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1753 1873 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.19% 50.32% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1654 1792
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £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
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 5 £22,500 - 3
Wigan - 3 £32,500 -
Bolton +7 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Bury - 1 £27,500 - 1
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 101 (99.02%) C#
2 96 (94.12%) .NET
3 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (71.57%) OO
5 72 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 72 (70.59%) MVC
6 62 (60.78%) ASP.NET
7 56 (54.90%) WCF
8 55 (53.92%) WPF
9 50 (49.02%) HTML
10 47 (46.08%) VB.NET
11 45 (44.12%) Unit Testing
12 40 (39.22%) Degree
13 39 (38.24%) OOD
14 36 (35.29%) .NET Framework
15 35 (34.31%) CSS
16 34 (33.33%) LINQ
16 34 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 33 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 32 (31.37%) ADO.NET
19 31 (30.39%) XML
20 28 (27.45%) Windows
20 28 (27.45%) TDD
21 25 (24.51%) Web Development
21 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
22 23 (22.55%) Finance
22 23 (22.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 22 (21.57%) SQL
24 21 (20.59%) Moq
24 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.96%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 33 (32.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Moq
1 21 (20.59%) NUnit
2 12 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.84%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (83.33%) Developer
2 58 (56.86%) C# Developer
3 36 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 31 (30.39%) Software Developer
5 28 (27.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (22.55%) Senior Developer
7 22 (21.57%) .NET Software Developer
8 21 (20.59%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (14.71%) Web Developer
10 12 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (10.78%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (7.84%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (6.86%) Development Manager
13 7 (6.86%) Team Leader
14 6 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
15 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (4.90%) C# Web Developer
16 4 (3.92%) Software Manager
16 4 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 4 (3.92%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (94.12%) .NET
2 62 (60.78%) ASP.NET
3 56 (54.90%) WCF
4 55 (53.92%) WPF
5 50 (49.02%) HTML
6 36 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 35 (34.31%) CSS
8 34 (33.33%) LINQ
9 32 (31.37%) ADO.NET
10 31 (30.39%) XML
11 23 (22.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (19.61%) XSLT
13 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (15.69%) jQuery
15 14 (13.73%) REST
16 12 (11.76%) RESTful
16 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (10.78%) AngularJS
17 11 (10.78%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (10.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Mathematics
1 21 (20.59%) Physics
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 18 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.45%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Windows CE
2 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (75.49%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (71.57%) OO
3 72 (70.59%) MVC
4 45 (44.12%) Unit Testing
5 39 (38.24%) OOD
6 28 (27.45%) TDD
7 25 (24.51%) Web Development
8 21 (20.59%) Mentoring
9 17 (16.67%) Scrum
10 13 (12.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (12.75%) UML
11 12 (11.76%) SOA
12 11 (10.78%) Refactoring
12 11 (10.78%) ATDD
12 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (10.78%) Kanban
12 11 (10.78%) E-Commerce
13 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
14 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
15 7 (6.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (99.02%) C#
2 47 (46.08%) VB.NET
3 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.57%) SQL
5 17 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.78%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.88%) C++
8 4 (3.92%) VB6
8 4 (3.92%) VB
9 3 (2.94%) C
9 3 (2.94%) Delphi
10 1 (0.98%) Python
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) Java
10 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (39.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) MCP
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.96%) Open Text
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