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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 182 141 111
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -30
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 73 114 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.55% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 3.50% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 103 125
Average salary £36,000 £36,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +18.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2682 3255 3273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.89% 44.17% 48.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2316 2759 2937
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WinForms across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Cheshire -18 36 £34,000 -2.85% 6
Manchester -16 34 £37,500 - 9
Lancashire -8 2 £31,250 -0.79%
Merseyside +12 1 £25,000 -20.63% 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 160 (97.56%) C#
2 148 (90.24%) .NET
3 109 (66.46%) WPF
4 105 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (62.80%) Windows
6 90 (54.88%) ASP.NET
7 85 (51.83%) MVC
7 85 (51.83%) WCF
8 76 (46.34%) SQL Server
9 74 (45.12%) MVVM
10 69 (42.07%) .NET Framework
11 64 (39.02%) SQL
12 57 (34.76%) Dependency Injection
13 56 (34.15%) Scrum
14 55 (33.54%) TDD
15 49 (29.88%) N-Tier
16 47 (28.66%) VB.NET
16 47 (28.66%) Web Services
17 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
18 43 (26.22%) Kanban
19 42 (25.61%) Microsoft
20 41 (25.00%) NUnit
20 41 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
20 41 (25.00%) MSTest
20 41 (25.00%) Spring.NET
20 41 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
20 41 (25.00%) Moq
20 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
20 41 (25.00%) Ninject

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (7.32%) CMS
2 8 (4.88%) Kentico
3 2 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) Node.js
4 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.93%) MS Visio
2 13 (7.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.68%) Internet
2 9 (5.49%) Broadband
3 4 (2.44%) Wireless
4 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (46.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.22%) MySQL
8 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (25.00%) NUnit
1 41 (25.00%) MSTest
1 41 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 41 (25.00%) Moq
2 32 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 15 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.83%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.83%) JIRA
4 3 (1.83%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 9 (5.49%) Back Office
1 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.88%) Retail
3 6 (3.66%) Finance
4 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 147 (89.63%) Developer
2 96 (58.54%) .NET Developer
3 34 (20.73%) Software Developer
4 31 (18.90%) C# Developer
5 30 (18.29%) Junior
5 30 (18.29%) Junior Developer
5 30 (18.29%) Graduate
6 28 (17.07%) Graduate Developer
7 25 (15.24%) Junior .NET Developer
7 25 (15.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 15 (9.15%) Software Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (7.32%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.49%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (3.05%) Programmer
13 5 (3.05%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (90.24%) .NET
2 109 (66.46%) WPF
3 90 (54.88%) ASP.NET
4 85 (51.83%) WCF
5 69 (42.07%) .NET Framework
6 47 (28.66%) Web Services
7 41 (25.00%) Spring.NET
7 41 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
7 41 (25.00%) Ninject
7 41 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
8 36 (21.95%) XML
8 36 (21.95%) HTML
9 34 (20.73%) CSS
10 27 (16.46%) SOAP
11 26 (15.85%) REST
11 26 (15.85%) Entity Framework
12 20 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (12.20%) jQuery
13 16 (9.76%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.88%) N-Tier
2 41 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 29 (17.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.44%) User Experience
6 2 (1.22%) Proteomics
6 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) New Media
7 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 103 (62.80%) Windows
2 18 (10.98%) Android
2 18 (10.98%) Apple iOS
3 16 (9.76%) Windows Phone
3 16 (9.76%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (51.83%) MVC
3 74 (45.12%) MVVM
4 57 (34.76%) Dependency Injection
5 56 (34.15%) Scrum
6 55 (33.54%) TDD
7 45 (27.44%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (26.22%) Kanban
9 39 (23.78%) Software Engineering
10 35 (21.34%) Web Application Development
11 26 (15.85%) Unit Testing
12 20 (12.20%) OO
13 18 (10.98%) SDLC
14 13 (7.93%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.93%) Software Testing
15 8 (4.88%) SOA
15 8 (4.88%) Web Development
16 7 (4.27%) Multithreading
16 7 (4.27%) OOP
16 7 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 160 (97.56%) C#
2 64 (39.02%) SQL
3 47 (28.66%) VB.NET
4 38 (23.17%) VB
5 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
6 33 (20.12%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.71%) C++
8 5 (3.05%) Java
9 4 (2.44%) Delphi
10 3 (1.83%) VB6
11 2 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) MCSD
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 42 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.76%) Apple
3 5 (3.05%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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