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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 153 143 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -47
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 33 53 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 1.28% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.87% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 76
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1492 1844 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.74% 44.63% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1570 1715
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 8 £37,500 +28.20% 1
Bolton +12 3 £27,500 -19.70%
Altrincham - 1 £28,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 -
WinForms
North West

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 59 (96.72%) C#
2 51 (83.61%) .NET
3 41 (67.21%) WPF
4 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (50.82%) SQL
5 31 (50.82%) Windows
6 30 (49.18%) ASP.NET
6 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
7 27 (44.26%) TDD
8 25 (40.98%) WCF
9 24 (39.34%) Scrum
10 22 (36.07%) MVVM
11 21 (34.43%) MVC
12 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
12 17 (27.87%) Kanban
13 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
14 15 (24.59%) NUnit
14 15 (24.59%) Spring.NET
14 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (24.59%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (24.59%) Inversion of Control
14 15 (24.59%) MSTest
14 15 (24.59%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (24.59%) Moq
14 15 (24.59%) Castle Windsor
14 15 (24.59%) Ninject
14 15 (24.59%) Unity DI Container
15 13 (21.31%) SDLC
15 13 (21.31%) HTML
15 13 (21.31%) N-Tier

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Broadband
2 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) NUnit
1 15 (24.59%) MSTest
1 15 (24.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (24.59%) Moq
2 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.92%) InstallShield
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (83.61%) Developer
2 37 (60.66%) .NET Developer
3 21 (34.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.92%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (83.61%) .NET
2 41 (67.21%) WPF
3 30 (49.18%) ASP.NET
4 25 (40.98%) WCF
5 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
6 15 (24.59%) Spring.NET
6 15 (24.59%) Castle Windsor
6 15 (24.59%) Ninject
6 15 (24.59%) Unity DI Container
7 13 (21.31%) HTML
8 12 (19.67%) CSS
8 12 (19.67%) Web Services
8 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.11%) jQuery
9 8 (13.11%) XML
9 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.48%) LINQ
11 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
11 6 (9.84%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (4.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (21.31%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) TDD
3 24 (39.34%) Scrum
4 22 (36.07%) MVVM
5 21 (34.43%) MVC
6 17 (27.87%) Kanban
7 15 (24.59%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (21.31%) SDLC
9 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
11 10 (16.39%) OO
12 7 (11.48%) ITIL
12 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
13 6 (9.84%) Web Application Development
14 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 3 (4.92%) SOA
15 3 (4.92%) UML
16 2 (3.28%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.48%) C++
6 4 (6.56%) VB
7 3 (4.92%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) VB6
9 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) MCSD
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
2 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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