Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 132 92
Rank change year-on-year +14 -40 +18
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 43 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.62% 1.39% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 3.44% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 52
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +23.08% -10.96%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £45,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +8.11%

WinForms is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 911 1,134 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.29% 40.30% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 751 941 824
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Cheshire

WinForms
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinForms in Cheshire.

Salary trend for WinForms in Cheshire

WinForms
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WinForms in Cheshire

WinForms
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 40 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Chester - 1 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £37,500 -
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (95.35%) .NET
3 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
4 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (72.09%) MVC
6 30 (69.77%) WPF
7 29 (67.44%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (67.44%) Scrum
7 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
7 29 (67.44%) MVVM
7 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (65.12%) AngularJS
8 28 (65.12%) WCF
9 25 (58.14%) TDD
9 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (55.81%) Dependency Injection
10 24 (55.81%) RESTful
10 24 (55.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (55.81%) Hyperconnected
10 24 (55.81%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (55.81%) Kanban
10 24 (55.81%) Internet
11 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
12 12 (27.91%) VB.NET
13 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
13 11 (25.58%) SQL
14 9 (20.93%) VB
14 9 (20.93%) VB6
15 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
15 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Hyperconnected
1 24 (55.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) NUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Moq
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 37 (86.05%) .NET Developer
3 24 (55.81%) Internet Developer
4 17 (39.53%) C# Developer
5 12 (27.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior VB Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.98%) VB Developer
8 3 (6.98%) VB6 Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) WPF
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 28 (65.12%) AngularJS
4 28 (65.12%) WCF
5 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (55.81%) RESTful
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) React
8 4 (9.30%) Web Services
9 3 (6.98%) SignalR
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Core
11 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Android
1 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (72.09%) MVC
3 29 (67.44%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (67.44%) MVVM
3 29 (67.44%) Scrum
4 25 (58.14%) TDD
5 24 (55.81%) Dependency Injection
5 24 (55.81%) Kanban
5 24 (55.81%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (18.60%) SOLID
7 7 (16.28%) Web Development
8 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (11.63%) Analytics
9 5 (11.63%) OCR
9 5 (11.63%) OO
10 4 (9.30%) Commercial Awareness
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Product Management
10 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) VB.NET
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) VB
4 9 (20.93%) VB6
5 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco