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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 146 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 111 136 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 1.98% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 4.12% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 102 122 130
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
3197 3304 3534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.50% 48.14% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2715 2969 3186
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -36 55 £36,375 +21.25% 8
Cheshire -15 43 £35,000 - 7
Lancashire - 12 £31,500 - 2
Merseyside -3 1 £31,500 +5.00% 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 234 (98.32%) C#
2 217 (91.18%) .NET
3 169 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (71.01%) SQL Server
4 141 (59.24%) ASP.NET
5 134 (56.30%) MVC
6 133 (55.88%) WPF
7 127 (53.36%) WCF
8 106 (44.54%) Windows
9 105 (44.12%) .NET Framework
10 99 (41.60%) OO
11 95 (39.92%) VB.NET
11 95 (39.92%) TDD
12 86 (36.13%) HTML
13 85 (35.71%) Scrum
14 76 (31.93%) SQL
15 74 (31.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (29.83%) Moq
16 71 (29.83%) NUnit
17 67 (28.15%) Unit Testing
18 65 (27.31%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (27.31%) CSS
19 61 (25.63%) Kanban
19 61 (25.63%) MVVM
20 59 (24.79%) JavaScript
21 56 (23.53%) T-SQL
22 55 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
23 53 (22.27%) XML
24 52 (21.85%) Dependency Injection
25 51 (21.43%) Inversion of Control

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (4.62%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.42%) MS Project
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.62%) Trello
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.50%) Internet
2 8 (3.36%) Wireless
2 8 (3.36%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) GPRS
3 1 (0.42%) UMTS
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 55 (23.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (13.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (10.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.94%) DTS
8 4 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (29.83%) Moq
1 71 (29.83%) NUnit
2 50 (21.01%) MSTest
2 50 (21.01%) Rhino Mocks
3 33 (13.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (7.56%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.62%) PowerBuilder
6 10 (4.20%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.26%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.84%) JIRA
8 2 (0.84%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (20.59%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) Retail
3 8 (3.36%) Advertising
4 6 (2.52%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 217 (91.18%) Developer
2 110 (46.22%) .NET Developer
3 84 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 51 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 36 (15.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (14.29%) Junior
7 33 (13.87%) Junior Developer
8 30 (12.61%) Senior Developer
9 28 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
9 28 (11.76%) Graduate
10 26 (10.92%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (10.92%) Junior .NET Developer
11 25 (10.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 23 (9.66%) Web Developer
13 22 (9.24%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
15 16 (6.72%) Senior C# Developer
16 12 (5.04%) Team Leader
16 12 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 11 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (91.18%) .NET
2 141 (59.24%) ASP.NET
3 133 (55.88%) WPF
4 127 (53.36%) WCF
5 105 (44.12%) .NET Framework
6 86 (36.13%) HTML
7 74 (31.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (27.31%) CSS
9 53 (22.27%) XML
10 51 (21.43%) Spring.NET
10 51 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
11 50 (21.01%) Ninject
11 50 (21.01%) Unity DI Container
12 47 (19.75%) jQuery
13 44 (18.49%) LINQ
13 44 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 44 (18.49%) Web Services
14 38 (15.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 34 (14.29%) ADO.NET
16 29 (12.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (18.49%) Computer Science
3 34 (14.29%) N-Tier
4 19 (7.98%) Mathematics
4 19 (7.98%) Physics
5 16 (6.72%) Social Network
5 16 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.26%) NHS
7 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.26%) SystemC
8 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.42%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (44.54%) Windows
2 9 (3.78%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (2.10%) Android
5 4 (1.68%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.42%) Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (56.30%) MVC
3 99 (41.60%) OO
4 95 (39.92%) TDD
5 85 (35.71%) Scrum
6 67 (28.15%) Unit Testing
7 65 (27.31%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (25.63%) Kanban
8 61 (25.63%) MVVM
9 52 (21.85%) Dependency Injection
10 41 (17.23%) OOD
11 27 (11.34%) Web Development
12 26 (10.92%) Web Application Development
13 24 (10.08%) Mentoring
14 17 (7.14%) SOA
14 17 (7.14%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (6.30%) ATDD
16 12 (5.04%) E-Commerce
16 12 (5.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 234 (98.32%) C#
2 95 (39.92%) VB.NET
3 76 (31.93%) SQL
4 59 (24.79%) JavaScript
5 56 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 36 (15.13%) VB
7 15 (6.30%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.78%) C++
9 8 (3.36%) C
10 3 (1.26%) Python
11 2 (0.84%) Delphi
11 2 (0.84%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) VB6
12 1 (0.42%) Java
12 1 (0.42%) PHP
12 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (16.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.26%) MCP
3 2 (0.84%) MCTS
3 2 (0.84%) MCAD
3 2 (0.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.40%) Oracle
3 16 (6.72%) Facebook
3 16 (6.72%) Twitter
4 4 (1.68%) Open Text
5 1 (0.42%) Apple
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £38k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Bury
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago