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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 54 77
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23  
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 32 34 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.20% 3.53% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 9.04% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 36
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 595 376 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.92% 39.09% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 486 342 519
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing WinForms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -23 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Crewe - 13 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 4 £31,250 -
WinForms
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (86.36%) VB.NET
3 36 (81.82%) SQL
4 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
5 27 (61.36%) Unit Testing
6 25 (56.82%) WPF
7 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (40.91%) Windows
8 18 (40.91%) WCF
8 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (36.36%) MVC
9 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (34.09%) Translating Business Requirements
11 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 12 (27.27%) N-Tier
11 12 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 12 (27.27%) VB
11 12 (27.27%) Scrum
11 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
12 11 (25.00%) JIRA
12 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 11 (25.00%) Selenium
12 11 (25.00%) Web Services
12 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (22.73%) SOAP
13 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 9 (20.45%) MySQL
3 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) JIRA
1 11 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) MSTest
2 5 (11.36%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Music Industry
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) .NET Developer
3 17 (38.64%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (38.64%) C# Developer
4 15 (34.09%) VB.NET Developer
5 13 (29.55%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
7 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
8 6 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
10 4 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
11 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (6.82%) Machine Learning Developer
11 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
12 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (4.55%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (56.82%) WPF
3 18 (40.91%) WCF
4 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (25.00%) Web Services
7 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 10 (22.73%) Entity Framework
7 10 (22.73%) SOAP
8 9 (20.45%) MDX
8 9 (20.45%) RESTful
8 9 (20.45%) XML
9 5 (11.36%) Ninject
9 5 (11.36%) Spring.NET
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.55%) HTML
11 1 (2.27%) CSS
11 1 (2.27%) HTML5
11 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Unit Testing
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (36.36%) MVC
5 15 (34.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (27.27%) Scrum
6 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (22.73%) Kanban
9 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (20.45%) SOA
9 9 (20.45%) TDD
9 9 (20.45%) Web Development
10 7 (15.91%) MVVM
10 7 (15.91%) OO
11 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (11.36%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 5 (11.36%) Migration
11 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (86.36%) VB.NET
3 36 (81.82%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 12 (27.27%) VB
5 9 (20.45%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) XPath
5 9 (20.45%) XQuery
6 4 (9.09%) VB6
7 3 (6.82%) C++
8 2 (4.55%) C
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) SAP