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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 177 175 151
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 63 88 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.34% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% 3.27% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 95
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2329 2689 3087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.91% 40.83% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2014 2258 2595
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 32 £40,000 - 8
Cheshire +24 30 £40,000 +8.10% 3
Merseyside -3 1 £37,500 +70.45% 3
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 132 (91.03%) .NET
2 129 (88.97%) C#
3 95 (65.52%) WPF
4 90 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (62.07%) Windows
5 88 (60.69%) SQL Server
6 62 (42.76%) TDD
6 62 (42.76%) Scrum
7 59 (40.69%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (40.69%) MVVM
8 57 (39.31%) Kanban
8 57 (39.31%) Dependency Injection
8 57 (39.31%) MVC
9 56 (38.62%) Inversion of Control
9 56 (38.62%) MSTest
9 56 (38.62%) Spring.NET
9 56 (38.62%) NUnit
9 56 (38.62%) Rhino Mocks
9 56 (38.62%) Moq
9 56 (38.62%) Castle Windsor
9 56 (38.62%) Ninject
9 56 (38.62%) Unity DI Container
10 50 (34.48%) ASP.NET
10 50 (34.48%) VB.NET
10 50 (34.48%) SQL
11 49 (33.79%) .NET Framework
12 42 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (27.59%) WCF
14 38 (26.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (22.76%) VB

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 2 (1.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.69%) Internet
2 6 (4.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (60.69%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 56 (38.62%) Moq
1 56 (38.62%) MSTest
1 56 (38.62%) NUnit
1 56 (38.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
3 16 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.52%) AccuRev
4 8 (5.52%) JIRA
5 2 (1.38%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Marketing
3 13 (8.97%) Games
4 8 (5.52%) Back Office
5 4 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (89.66%) Developer
2 95 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 75 (51.72%) C# Developer
4 48 (33.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (25.52%) Software Developer
6 35 (24.14%) C# WPF Developer
6 35 (24.14%) WPF Developer
7 29 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
8 26 (17.93%) .NET Software Developer
9 25 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (13.79%) Graduate
10 20 (13.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 20 (13.79%) Graduate Developer
10 20 (13.79%) Internet Developer
10 20 (13.79%) Junior
10 20 (13.79%) Junior .NET Developer
10 20 (13.79%) Junior Developer
11 18 (12.41%) Software Engineer
12 16 (11.03%) C# Software Engineer
13 12 (8.28%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (91.03%) .NET
2 95 (65.52%) WPF
3 56 (38.62%) Castle Windsor
3 56 (38.62%) Ninject
3 56 (38.62%) Spring.NET
3 56 (38.62%) Unity DI Container
4 50 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 49 (33.79%) .NET Framework
6 42 (28.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (27.59%) WCF
8 26 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 20 (13.79%) HTML
10 16 (11.03%) jQuery
10 16 (11.03%) REST
11 15 (10.34%) Web Services
12 14 (9.66%) CSS
13 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (6.90%) SOAP
15 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
15 9 (6.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (38.62%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (17.93%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.93%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (15.86%) Social Network
4 18 (12.41%) N-Tier
5 8 (5.52%) iPad
6 7 (4.83%) Online Games
7 5 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.76%) LIMS
9 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.69%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 90 (62.07%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (42.76%) Scrum
2 62 (42.76%) TDD
3 59 (40.69%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (40.69%) MVVM
4 57 (39.31%) Dependency Injection
4 57 (39.31%) Kanban
4 57 (39.31%) MVC
5 31 (21.38%) OO
6 25 (17.24%) Web Application Development
7 21 (14.48%) Data Protection
8 18 (12.41%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.66%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.59%) SOA
11 8 (5.52%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.14%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.14%) Refactoring
12 6 (4.14%) UML
13 5 (3.45%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 129 (88.97%) C#
2 50 (34.48%) SQL
2 50 (34.48%) VB.NET
3 33 (22.76%) VB
4 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
5 25 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.83%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.14%) Java
8 4 (2.76%) C++
9 2 (1.38%) Delphi
9 2 (1.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) MCSE
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Twitter
2 23 (15.86%) Facebook
3 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle
5 3 (2.07%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
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