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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 151 164 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -78
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 80 93 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.32% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 3.26% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 171
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
2083 2849 3271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.17% 40.43% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 2511 2914
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +28 56 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Cheshire +12 22 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Lancashire +15 2 £40,000 +23.07%
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (98.10%) C#
2 145 (91.77%) .NET
3 105 (66.46%) Windows
4 104 (65.82%) WPF
5 96 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (53.80%) MVC
7 80 (50.63%) ASP.NET
8 78 (49.37%) SQL Server
9 75 (47.47%) TDD
10 71 (44.94%) .NET Framework
10 71 (44.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 69 (43.67%) Scrum
12 65 (41.14%) SQL
13 61 (38.61%) WCF
14 60 (37.97%) Kanban
15 58 (36.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 56 (35.44%) MVVM
17 55 (34.81%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (32.28%) NUnit
18 51 (32.28%) Rhino Mocks
18 51 (32.28%) Moq
18 51 (32.28%) Dependency Injection
18 51 (32.28%) Inversion of Control
18 51 (32.28%) MSTest
18 51 (32.28%) Spring.NET
18 51 (32.28%) Castle Windsor
18 51 (32.28%) Ninject
18 51 (32.28%) Unity DI Container
19 48 (30.38%) Web Application Development
20 45 (28.48%) VB.NET

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (10.76%) Node.js
2 4 (2.53%) CMS
3 3 (1.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.27%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (11.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.68%) Internet
2 16 (10.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (49.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
3 16 (10.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.43%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (32.28%) Moq
1 51 (32.28%) MSTest
1 51 (32.28%) NUnit
1 51 (32.28%) Rhino Mocks
2 27 (17.09%) Visual Studio
3 19 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.90%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.90%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (10.76%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Back Office
3 5 (3.16%) Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (79.75%) Developer
2 101 (63.92%) .NET Developer
3 66 (41.77%) C# Developer
4 46 (29.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (13.92%) Graduate
5 22 (13.92%) Graduate Developer
5 22 (13.92%) Junior
5 22 (13.92%) Junior Developer
6 21 (13.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 21 (13.29%) Junior .NET Developer
7 20 (12.66%) C# Software Engineer
7 20 (12.66%) Internet Developer
7 20 (12.66%) Senior Developer
7 20 (12.66%) Software Engineer
8 18 (11.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 18 (11.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (8.86%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (8.86%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (8.86%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (8.86%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (91.77%) .NET
2 104 (65.82%) WPF
3 80 (50.63%) ASP.NET
4 71 (44.94%) .NET Framework
4 71 (44.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (38.61%) WCF
6 58 (36.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 51 (32.28%) Castle Windsor
7 51 (32.28%) Ninject
7 51 (32.28%) Spring.NET
7 51 (32.28%) Unity DI Container
8 43 (27.22%) HTML
9 38 (24.05%) CSS
10 36 (22.78%) REST
11 29 (18.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (17.72%) Entity Framework
13 20 (12.66%) Web Services
14 19 (12.03%) jQuery
14 19 (12.03%) Razor View Engine
15 18 (11.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (32.28%) Inversion of Control
2 34 (21.52%) N-Tier
3 24 (15.19%) Computer Science
4 11 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.96%) Social Network
5 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.53%) NHS
6 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) EPoS
7 2 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 105 (66.46%) Windows
2 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.80%) MVC
3 75 (47.47%) TDD
4 69 (43.67%) Scrum
5 60 (37.97%) Kanban
6 56 (35.44%) MVVM
7 55 (34.81%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (32.28%) Dependency Injection
9 48 (30.38%) Web Application Development
10 38 (24.05%) OO
11 33 (20.89%) Software Engineering
12 25 (15.82%) SOA
13 23 (14.56%) Mentoring
13 23 (14.56%) Multithreading
14 12 (7.59%) OOP
15 10 (6.33%) UML
16 9 (5.70%) BDD
17 8 (5.06%) Refactoring
18 6 (3.80%) People Management
18 6 (3.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (98.10%) C#
2 65 (41.14%) SQL
3 45 (28.48%) VB.NET
4 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
5 35 (22.15%) T-SQL
6 32 (20.25%) VB
7 17 (10.76%) Java
7 17 (10.76%) TypeScript
8 11 (6.96%) VB6
9 3 (1.90%) C++
10 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) C
11 1 (0.63%) Delphi
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) MCSE
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.96%) Facebook
2 11 (6.96%) Twitter
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle
4 6 (3.80%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
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