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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 168 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 83 107 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.50% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 3.41% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 97 113
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2670 3134 3489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.66% 44.04% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 2640 3111
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 41 £36,500 +16.80% 4
Manchester -21 26 £40,000 +10.34% 11
Lancashire -8 12 £30,000 -6.25% 9
Merseyside - 3 £22,000 - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 177 (97.79%) C#
2 166 (91.71%) .NET
3 106 (58.56%) ASP.NET
4 105 (58.01%) Windows
5 103 (56.91%) WPF
6 102 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (48.07%) MVC
8 86 (47.51%) SQL Server
9 85 (46.96%) SQL
10 84 (46.41%) WCF
11 72 (39.78%) .NET Framework
12 69 (38.12%) MVVM
13 66 (36.46%) Web Services
14 58 (32.04%) VB.NET
15 54 (29.83%) N-Tier
16 53 (29.28%) Scrum
17 50 (27.62%) Dependency Injection
18 49 (27.07%) TDD
19 48 (26.52%) XML
20 46 (25.41%) HTML
21 44 (24.31%) VB
22 41 (22.65%) JavaScript
22 41 (22.65%) Microsoft
23 40 (22.10%) CSS
23 40 (22.10%) Software Engineering
24 39 (21.55%) Visual Studio
24 39 (21.55%) T-SQL
24 39 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
25 36 (19.89%) Moq
25 36 (19.89%) MSTest

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (8.84%) CMS
2 8 (4.42%) Kentico
3 6 (3.31%) IIS
4 4 (2.21%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (15.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.63%) MS Project
2 12 (6.63%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.02%) Internet
2 10 (5.52%) Broadband
3 4 (2.21%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) GPRS
4 2 (1.10%) UMTS
5 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (47.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (9.39%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.55%) MySQL
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 39 (21.55%) Visual Studio
2 36 (19.89%) Moq
2 36 (19.89%) MSTest
2 36 (19.89%) NUnit
3 35 (19.34%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.31%) Subversion
6 3 (1.66%) JIRA
6 3 (1.66%) InstallShield
6 3 (1.66%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (6.63%) Back Office
2 10 (5.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.97%) Retail
4 7 (3.87%) Finance
5 4 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 163 (90.06%) Developer
2 103 (56.91%) .NET Developer
3 42 (23.20%) C# Developer
4 39 (21.55%) Software Developer
5 32 (17.68%) Junior Developer
5 32 (17.68%) Junior
6 30 (16.57%) Graduate
7 28 (15.47%) Graduate Developer
8 25 (13.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (13.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 25 (13.81%) Junior .NET Developer
9 20 (11.05%) Senior Developer
10 17 (9.39%) Software Engineer
11 16 (8.84%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (8.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
14 8 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (4.42%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (91.71%) .NET
2 106 (58.56%) ASP.NET
3 103 (56.91%) WPF
4 84 (46.41%) WCF
5 72 (39.78%) .NET Framework
6 66 (36.46%) Web Services
7 48 (26.52%) XML
8 46 (25.41%) HTML
9 40 (22.10%) CSS
10 35 (19.34%) Castle Windsor
10 35 (19.34%) Ninject
10 35 (19.34%) Spring.NET
10 35 (19.34%) Unity DI Container
11 34 (18.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (17.13%) SOAP
13 29 (16.02%) jQuery
13 29 (16.02%) Entity Framework
14 28 (15.47%) REST
15 24 (13.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 20 (11.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.83%) N-Tier
2 35 (19.34%) Inversion of Control
3 30 (16.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.21%) User Experience
6 4 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.66%) W3C
8 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.10%) Proteomics
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.55%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 105 (58.01%) Windows
2 18 (9.94%) Android
2 18 (9.94%) Apple iOS
3 17 (9.39%) Windows Phone 7
3 17 (9.39%) Windows Phone
4 8 (4.42%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.07%) MVC
3 69 (38.12%) MVVM
4 53 (29.28%) Scrum
5 50 (27.62%) Dependency Injection
6 49 (27.07%) TDD
7 40 (22.10%) Software Engineering
8 39 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (19.34%) Kanban
10 33 (18.23%) Unit Testing
11 27 (14.92%) Web Application Development
12 23 (12.71%) OO
13 20 (11.05%) SDLC
14 16 (8.84%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.63%) Web Development
15 12 (6.63%) Software Testing
16 9 (4.97%) OOP
17 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2
17 7 (3.87%) ITIL
17 7 (3.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 177 (97.79%) C#
2 85 (46.96%) SQL
3 58 (32.04%) VB.NET
4 44 (24.31%) VB
5 41 (22.65%) JavaScript
6 39 (21.55%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.08%) C++
8 7 (3.87%) Java
9 5 (2.76%) Delphi
9 5 (2.76%) PHP
10 4 (2.21%) VBScript
11 3 (1.66%) VB6
12 1 (0.55%) C
12 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Degree
2 7 (3.87%) MCPD
2 7 (3.87%) MCSD
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) GAMP
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 41 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.39%) Apple
3 9 (4.97%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle
5 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + healthcare, pension, 23 days holiday
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary Negotiable from £28.000 / £40,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago