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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 156 97 122
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +25
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 95 195 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 2.73% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 5.83% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 160 152
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
2662 3343 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.56% 46.81% 49.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2859 3304
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +7.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Manchester -13 50 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cheshire -42 36 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Merseyside +7 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cumbria - 3 £29,000 -
Lancashire -14 2 £36,000 -15.29% 3
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 176 (96.70%) C#
2 169 (92.86%) .NET
3 124 (68.13%) ASP.NET
4 115 (63.19%) Windows
5 94 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (49.45%) SQL Server
7 83 (45.60%) MVC
8 80 (43.96%) SQL
9 77 (42.31%) WPF
10 75 (41.21%) VB.NET
11 73 (40.11%) Scrum
12 71 (39.01%) .NET Framework
13 64 (35.16%) WCF
14 61 (33.52%) XML
15 56 (30.77%) Web Services
16 52 (28.57%) TDD
17 50 (27.47%) HTML
18 48 (26.37%) MVVM
19 47 (25.82%) VB
20 46 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
21 44 (24.18%) MSTest
22 43 (23.63%) Dependency Injection
22 43 (23.63%) Moq
22 43 (23.63%) NUnit
22 43 (23.63%) JavaScript
23 42 (23.08%) CSS
23 42 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
23 42 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
23 42 (23.08%) Ninject

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (4.95%) CMS
2 7 (3.85%) IIS
3 6 (3.30%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.20%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.29%) Internet
2 8 (4.40%) Broadband
3 4 (2.20%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) GPRS
4 2 (1.10%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (49.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (10.44%) Crystal Reports
4 16 (8.79%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (24.18%) MSTest
2 43 (23.63%) Moq
2 43 (23.63%) NUnit
3 42 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 24 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.85%) Subversion
7 2 (1.10%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.55%) AccuRev
General
1 17 (9.34%) Finance
2 9 (4.95%) Back Office
3 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.40%) Retail
4 7 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 171 (93.96%) Developer
2 103 (56.59%) .NET Developer
3 55 (30.22%) C# Developer
4 46 (25.27%) Junior
5 45 (24.73%) Junior Developer
6 35 (19.23%) Graduate
7 33 (18.13%) Software Developer
7 33 (18.13%) Graduate Developer
8 31 (17.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 31 (17.03%) Junior .NET Developer
9 28 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (12.09%) Senior Developer
11 18 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (7.69%) Software Engineer
14 13 (7.14%) Team Leader
14 13 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
15 12 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
16 10 (5.49%) Senior Software Developer
17 8 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (92.86%) .NET
2 124 (68.13%) ASP.NET
3 77 (42.31%) WPF
4 71 (39.01%) .NET Framework
5 64 (35.16%) WCF
6 61 (33.52%) XML
7 56 (30.77%) Web Services
8 50 (27.47%) HTML
9 44 (24.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
10 42 (23.08%) Castle Windsor
10 42 (23.08%) Ninject
10 42 (23.08%) Spring.NET
10 42 (23.08%) CSS
11 37 (20.33%) jQuery
12 24 (13.19%) HTML5
13 18 (9.89%) Entity Framework
14 17 (9.34%) LINQ
15 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (8.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.08%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (19.78%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.74%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.75%) W3C
7 4 (2.20%) User Experience
8 3 (1.65%) Social Network
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) GIS
9 2 (1.10%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.55%) Proteomics
Operating Systems
1 115 (63.19%) Windows
2 10 (5.49%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (2.75%) Android
3 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.65%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.65%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (1.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (45.60%) MVC
3 73 (40.11%) Scrum
4 52 (28.57%) TDD
5 48 (26.37%) MVVM
6 46 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (23.63%) Dependency Injection
8 42 (23.08%) Kanban
9 40 (21.98%) Software Engineering
9 40 (21.98%) Web Application Development
10 29 (15.93%) Unit Testing
10 29 (15.93%) OO
11 28 (15.38%) Web Development
12 15 (8.24%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (7.69%) OOD
14 13 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.59%) OOP
16 10 (5.49%) UML
17 8 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
18 7 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 176 (96.70%) C#
2 80 (43.96%) SQL
3 75 (41.21%) VB.NET
4 47 (25.82%) VB
5 43 (23.63%) JavaScript
6 26 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.49%) C++
8 8 (4.40%) PHP
8 8 (4.40%) Java
8 8 (4.40%) VB6
9 6 (3.30%) Python
9 6 (3.30%) VBScript
9 6 (3.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) GAMP
Vendors
1 22 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.40%) DevExpress
3 3 (1.65%) Facebook
3 3 (1.65%) Twitter
3 3 (1.65%) Apple
4 2 (1.10%) ESRI
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle
5 1 (0.55%) Sybase
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