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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 135 140 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 47 50 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 1.38% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 3.18% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 67
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1344 1574 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.80% 43.48% 46.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1369 1574
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Altrincham - 4 £41,500 -
Cheadle - 4 £47,500 - 1
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (96.19%) .NET
2 97 (92.38%) C#
3 69 (65.71%) SQL
4 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
5 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (48.57%) WPF
7 49 (46.67%) ASP.NET
8 47 (44.76%) MVC
8 47 (44.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (42.86%) .NET Framework
10 43 (40.95%) Windows
11 39 (37.14%) OO
12 37 (35.24%) T-SQL
12 37 (35.24%) JavaScript
13 35 (33.33%) HTML
14 30 (28.57%) N-Tier
15 28 (26.67%) NoSQL
16 26 (24.76%) SOA
17 25 (23.81%) CSS
17 25 (23.81%) TDD
17 25 (23.81%) Software Engineering
17 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 24 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
19 22 (20.95%) Entity Framework
19 22 (20.95%) REST
20 21 (20.00%) Multithreading
20 21 (20.00%) Visual Studio
20 21 (20.00%) Scrum
21 20 (19.05%) VB.NET

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (15.24%) Node.js
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.10%) Internet
2 16 (15.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 16 (15.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.95%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.62%) Moq
3 8 (7.62%) MSTest
3 8 (7.62%) NUnit
3 8 (7.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (5.71%) AccuRev
4 6 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 13 (12.38%) Back Office
2 11 (10.48%) Games
3 4 (3.81%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 54 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 53 (50.48%) C# Developer
4 33 (31.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (29.52%) WinForms Developer
6 26 (24.76%) Software Developer
7 23 (21.90%) C# Software Engineer
7 23 (21.90%) Software Engineer
8 22 (20.95%) .NET Software Engineer
9 20 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (17.14%) Senior Developer
11 16 (15.24%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (15.24%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 16 (15.24%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 16 (15.24%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (12.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (10.48%) C# WPF Developer
13 11 (10.48%) WPF Developer
14 10 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
15 9 (8.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (96.19%) .NET
2 51 (48.57%) WPF
3 49 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 47 (44.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 35 (33.33%) HTML
7 25 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 25 (23.81%) CSS
8 22 (20.95%) Entity Framework
8 22 (20.95%) REST
9 17 (16.19%) AngularJS
9 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (16.19%) Web Services
10 16 (15.24%) Java EE
10 16 (15.24%) SignalR
10 16 (15.24%) WCF
11 11 (10.48%) jQuery
12 9 (8.57%) HTML5
13 8 (7.62%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (7.62%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.62%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.71%) iPad
5 5 (4.76%) Online Games
6 4 (3.81%) LIMS
7 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.90%) W3C
9 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.95%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.95%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.76%) MVC
3 39 (37.14%) OO
4 26 (24.76%) SOA
5 25 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 25 (23.81%) TDD
6 21 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 21 (20.00%) Scrum
7 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.33%) Kanban
8 14 (13.33%) UML
9 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 10 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 8 (7.62%) BDD
11 8 (7.62%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.62%) MVVM
11 8 (7.62%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.71%) People Management
12 6 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (92.38%) C#
2 69 (65.71%) SQL
3 37 (35.24%) JavaScript
3 37 (35.24%) T-SQL
4 20 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 17 (16.19%) TypeScript
6 16 (15.24%) Java
7 9 (8.57%) VB
8 8 (7.62%) VB6
9 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (5.71%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.95%) Twitter
4 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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