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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 147 118 132
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 112 140 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 2.09% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 4.33% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 103 123 124
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
3155 3232 3535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.73% 48.35% 48.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2714 2883 3166
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 30 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 30 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 -14 57 £36,500 +17.74% 9
Cheshire -11 44 £35,000 -7.89% 9
Lancashire +6 10 £31,500 -5.26% 2
Merseyside -2 1 £31,500 +5.00% 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 223 (98.24%) C#
2 211 (92.95%) .NET
3 163 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (70.93%) SQL Server
5 131 (57.71%) ASP.NET
6 130 (57.27%) MVC
7 129 (56.83%) WPF
8 120 (52.86%) WCF
9 105 (46.26%) .NET Framework
10 104 (45.81%) Windows
11 95 (41.85%) OO
12 92 (40.53%) VB.NET
13 89 (39.21%) TDD
14 85 (37.44%) HTML
15 82 (36.12%) Scrum
16 71 (31.28%) NUnit
16 71 (31.28%) Moq
17 68 (29.96%) SQL
18 65 (28.63%) Continuous Integration
19 64 (28.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 64 (28.19%) CSS
20 61 (26.87%) Kanban
21 59 (25.99%) JavaScript
22 58 (25.55%) Unit Testing
23 55 (24.23%) MVVM
24 53 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
25 51 (22.47%) Spring.NET
25 51 (22.47%) Dependency Injection
25 51 (22.47%) Castle Windsor
25 51 (22.47%) Finance

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.85%) ColdFusion
2 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Trello
2 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.01%) Internet
2 9 (3.96%) Intranet
3 8 (3.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (70.93%) SQL Server
2 53 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (14.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.05%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.96%) DTS
8 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (31.28%) NUnit
1 71 (31.28%) Moq
2 50 (22.03%) MSTest
2 50 (22.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (7.93%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.85%) PowerBuilder
6 8 (3.52%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.88%) JIRA
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (22.47%) Finance
2 22 (9.69%) Retail
3 8 (3.52%) Advertising
3 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 206 (90.75%) Developer
2 107 (47.14%) .NET Developer
3 83 (36.56%) C# Developer
4 45 (19.82%) Software Developer
5 35 (15.42%) Junior
6 34 (14.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 33 (14.54%) Junior Developer
8 29 (12.78%) Senior Developer
9 28 (12.33%) Graduate
9 28 (12.33%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (11.45%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (11.45%) Junior .NET Developer
11 25 (11.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 24 (10.57%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (10.57%) Web Developer
13 17 (7.49%) Senior Web Developer
14 16 (7.05%) Senior C# Developer
15 10 (4.41%) Team Leader
16 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (92.95%) .NET
2 131 (57.71%) ASP.NET
3 129 (56.83%) WPF
4 120 (52.86%) WCF
5 105 (46.26%) .NET Framework
6 85 (37.44%) HTML
7 64 (28.19%) CSS
7 64 (28.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (22.47%) Spring.NET
8 51 (22.47%) Castle Windsor
9 50 (22.03%) Ninject
9 50 (22.03%) Unity DI Container
10 49 (21.59%) XML
11 48 (21.15%) LINQ
12 44 (19.38%) jQuery
12 44 (19.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (17.62%) Web Services
14 38 (16.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 37 (16.30%) ADO.NET
16 28 (12.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.03%) Inversion of Control
2 46 (20.26%) Computer Science
3 29 (12.78%) N-Tier
4 21 (9.25%) Mathematics
4 21 (9.25%) Physics
5 18 (7.93%) Social Network
5 18 (7.93%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.44%) New Media
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (45.81%) Windows
2 7 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (57.27%) MVC
3 95 (41.85%) OO
4 89 (39.21%) TDD
5 82 (36.12%) Scrum
6 65 (28.63%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (26.87%) Kanban
8 58 (25.55%) Unit Testing
9 55 (24.23%) MVVM
10 51 (22.47%) Dependency Injection
11 39 (17.18%) OOD
12 29 (12.78%) Web Development
13 27 (11.89%) Web Application Development
14 25 (11.01%) Mentoring
15 17 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (7.05%) SOA
17 15 (6.61%) ATDD
18 13 (5.73%) Software Engineering
18 13 (5.73%) Risk Management
19 12 (5.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 223 (98.24%) C#
2 92 (40.53%) VB.NET
3 68 (29.96%) SQL
4 59 (25.99%) JavaScript
5 50 (22.03%) T-SQL
6 37 (16.30%) VB
7 15 (6.61%) TypeScript
8 10 (4.41%) C++
9 5 (2.20%) C
10 3 (1.32%) Python
11 2 (0.88%) VBA
11 2 (0.88%) VB6
11 2 (0.88%) Delphi
12 1 (0.44%) Java
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
12 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 44 (19.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.32%) MCP
2 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.88%) MCTS
3 2 (0.88%) MCAD
3 2 (0.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.25%) Oracle
3 18 (7.93%) Facebook
3 18 (7.93%) Twitter
4 4 (1.76%) Open Text
5 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
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