The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 138 123 100
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -23
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 105 130 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 1.80% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 3.76% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 95 114 174
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3149 3462 3530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 47.82% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 3081 3246
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WinForms
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Manchester -32 50 £37,500 +18.11% 7
Cheshire +4 42 £31,250 +5.93% 4
Lancashire +8 12 £31,500 -21.25% 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 290 (98.98%) C#
2 256 (87.37%) .NET
3 191 (65.19%) SQL Server
4 181 (61.77%) ASP.NET
5 164 (55.97%) WPF
6 161 (54.95%) MVC
7 141 (48.12%) WCF
8 122 (41.64%) TDD
9 120 (40.96%) Windows
10 118 (40.27%) .NET Framework
11 114 (38.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 113 (38.57%) SQL
13 103 (35.15%) OO
14 101 (34.47%) Scrum
15 91 (31.06%) HTML
15 91 (31.06%) Unit Testing
16 90 (30.72%) VB.NET
17 85 (29.01%) MVVM
18 79 (26.96%) JavaScript
19 73 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
20 71 (24.23%) NUnit
20 71 (24.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 71 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
21 70 (23.89%) Moq
21 70 (23.89%) CSS
22 68 (23.21%) Kanban
23 65 (22.18%) T-SQL
24 64 (21.84%) jQuery
25 63 (21.50%) Dependency Injection
26 62 (21.16%) Inversion of Control

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (2.39%) ColdFusion
2 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.05%) IIS
Applications
1 40 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Project
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.10%) Trello
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.87%) Internet
2 7 (2.39%) Intranet
3 3 (1.02%) Wireless
3 3 (1.02%) GPRS
3 3 (1.02%) UMTS
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (65.19%) SQL Server
2 55 (18.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (11.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.68%) MySQL
10 2 (0.68%) DTS
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 71 (24.23%) NUnit
2 70 (23.89%) Moq
3 55 (18.77%) Rhino Mocks
3 55 (18.77%) MSTest
4 37 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (6.83%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.10%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.41%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.39%) PowerBuilder
9 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.02%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.68%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.68%) JIRA
10 2 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 35 (11.95%) Finance
2 17 (5.80%) Retail
3 7 (2.39%) Advertising
4 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 254 (86.69%) Developer
2 136 (46.42%) .NET Developer
3 95 (32.42%) C# Developer
4 68 (23.21%) Software Developer
5 48 (16.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (12.97%) Junior
6 38 (12.97%) Senior Developer
7 37 (12.63%) Junior Developer
8 33 (11.26%) Graduate
8 33 (11.26%) Graduate Developer
9 31 (10.58%) Software Engineer
10 30 (10.24%) Junior .NET Developer
11 29 (9.90%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 27 (9.22%) Web Developer
13 26 (8.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (8.87%) .NET Software Developer
14 24 (8.19%) C# Software Engineer
14 24 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (6.48%) Team Leader
15 19 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (87.37%) .NET
2 181 (61.77%) ASP.NET
3 164 (55.97%) WPF
4 141 (48.12%) WCF
5 118 (40.27%) .NET Framework
6 114 (38.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (31.06%) HTML
8 71 (24.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 70 (23.89%) CSS
10 64 (21.84%) jQuery
11 62 (21.16%) XML
12 56 (19.11%) Castle Windsor
12 56 (19.11%) Spring.NET
13 55 (18.77%) Ninject
13 55 (18.77%) Unity DI Container
14 40 (13.65%) Web Services
15 39 (13.31%) Razor View Engine
16 37 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 36 (12.29%) LINQ
18 32 (10.92%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 62 (21.16%) Inversion of Control
2 55 (18.77%) N-Tier
3 42 (14.33%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.46%) SystemC
5 13 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.10%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.10%) Physics
6 12 (4.10%) NHS
7 10 (3.41%) Social Network
8 3 (1.02%) Tandem
8 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.68%) Informatics
10 1 (0.34%) PDA
10 1 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (40.96%) Windows
2 11 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.07%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (2.73%) Android
5 7 (2.39%) Windows CE
6 5 (1.71%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.37%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.34%) Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (54.95%) MVC
2 122 (41.64%) TDD
3 103 (35.15%) OO
4 101 (34.47%) Scrum
5 91 (31.06%) Unit Testing
6 85 (29.01%) MVVM
7 73 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (23.21%) Kanban
10 63 (21.50%) Dependency Injection
11 47 (16.04%) OOD
12 42 (14.33%) Software Engineering
13 33 (11.26%) Web Application Development
14 24 (8.19%) SOA
15 21 (7.17%) Web Development
16 20 (6.83%) OOP
17 17 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (5.46%) ATDD
19 12 (4.10%) Refactoring
20 11 (3.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 290 (98.98%) C#
2 113 (38.57%) SQL
3 90 (30.72%) VB.NET
4 79 (26.96%) JavaScript
5 65 (22.18%) T-SQL
6 35 (11.95%) VB
7 21 (7.17%) C
8 16 (5.46%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.41%) C++
10 6 (2.05%) XAML
11 3 (1.02%) Python
11 3 (1.02%) Java
11 3 (1.02%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
12 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (12.97%) Degree
2 17 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.12%) MCTS
3 15 (5.12%) MCP
4 11 (3.75%) MCAD
4 11 (3.75%) MCSD
5 4 (1.37%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 62 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.46%) Oracle
3 10 (3.41%) Facebook
3 10 (3.41%) Twitter
4 4 (1.37%) Apple
4 4 (1.37%) Open Text
5 2 (0.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec
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