The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 183 188 159
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 71 68 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 1.02% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 2.58% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 62 61 102
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WinForms
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2702 2636 3177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.75% 39.50% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2285 2720
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WinForms
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WinForms Salary Trend in the North West

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinForms across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

WinForms Salary Histogram in the North West

WinForms
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 36 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Cheshire +28 26 £25,000 - 6
Lancashire +14 6 £37,500 +6.38%
Merseyside -19 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 137 (93.20%) .NET
2 129 (87.76%) C#
3 104 (70.75%) WPF
4 101 (68.71%) SQL Server
5 98 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (63.95%) Windows
7 75 (51.02%) TDD
8 74 (50.34%) MVVM
9 72 (48.98%) Scrum
10 70 (47.62%) VB.NET
11 69 (46.94%) Dependency Injection
12 68 (46.26%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (45.58%) Inversion of Control
13 67 (45.58%) MSTest
13 67 (45.58%) Kanban
13 67 (45.58%) Spring.NET
13 67 (45.58%) NUnit
13 67 (45.58%) Rhino Mocks
13 67 (45.58%) Moq
13 67 (45.58%) Castle Windsor
13 67 (45.58%) Ninject
13 67 (45.58%) Unity DI Container
14 52 (35.37%) MVC
14 52 (35.37%) .NET Framework
15 51 (34.69%) VB
16 49 (33.33%) ASP.NET
17 47 (31.97%) SQL
18 46 (31.29%) SQL Server 2014
19 40 (27.21%) WCF
20 38 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.45%) Internet
2 3 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (68.71%) SQL Server
2 46 (31.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.72%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.68%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 67 (45.58%) Moq
1 67 (45.58%) MSTest
1 67 (45.58%) NUnit
1 67 (45.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.16%) AccuRev
3 12 (8.16%) JIRA
4 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (15.65%) Marketing
2 17 (11.56%) Finance
3 9 (6.12%) Back Office
4 6 (4.08%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (89.80%) Developer
2 104 (70.75%) .NET Developer
3 60 (40.82%) C# Developer
4 43 (29.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (25.17%) .NET Software Developer
6 32 (21.77%) Software Developer
7 26 (17.69%) Graduate
7 26 (17.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 26 (17.69%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (17.69%) Internet Developer
7 26 (17.69%) Junior
7 26 (17.69%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (17.69%) Junior Developer
8 24 (16.33%) C# Software Developer
9 21 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
10 20 (13.61%) C# WPF Developer
10 20 (13.61%) WPF Developer
11 9 (6.12%) VB.NET Developer
12 8 (5.44%) C# Software Engineer
12 8 (5.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (93.20%) .NET
2 104 (70.75%) WPF
3 67 (45.58%) Castle Windsor
3 67 (45.58%) Ninject
3 67 (45.58%) Spring.NET
3 67 (45.58%) Unity DI Container
4 52 (35.37%) .NET Framework
5 49 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 40 (27.21%) WCF
7 38 (25.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (8.16%) XML
10 11 (7.48%) REST
10 11 (7.48%) Web Services
11 9 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (6.12%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.44%) jQuery
12 8 (5.44%) Node.js
12 8 (5.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (45.58%) Inversion of Control
2 34 (23.13%) Computer Science
3 20 (13.61%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (8.84%) Social Network
5 7 (4.76%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.40%) Online Games
6 5 (3.40%) Tandem
7 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.72%) NHS
8 3 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.36%) iPad
10 1 (0.68%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 94 (63.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.02%) TDD
3 74 (50.34%) MVVM
4 72 (48.98%) Scrum
5 69 (46.94%) Dependency Injection
6 68 (46.26%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (45.58%) Kanban
8 52 (35.37%) MVC
9 32 (21.77%) Web Application Development
10 18 (12.24%) Data Protection
11 17 (11.56%) OO
12 12 (8.16%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.08%) BDD
16 5 (3.40%) Migration
17 4 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
17 4 (2.72%) Coaching
17 4 (2.72%) E-Commerce
17 4 (2.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 129 (87.76%) C#
2 70 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 51 (34.69%) VB
4 47 (31.97%) SQL
5 16 (10.88%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.72%) Ruby
8 3 (2.04%) C++
8 3 (2.04%) Java
8 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.36%) VB6
10 1 (0.68%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.84%) Facebook
2 13 (8.84%) Twitter
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle
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