The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 158 151
Rank change year-on-year -52 -7  
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 68 81 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.00% 1.44% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 3.63% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 83
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3008 2232 2608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.02% 39.67% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 1923 2204
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for WinForms in the North West

WinForms
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WinForms in the North West

WinForms
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the North West 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
Cheshire -29 32 £40,000 -
Manchester -44 16 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Merseyside - 15 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire +3 5 £36,500 +14.96% 2
WinForms
England

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 North West region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 145 (96.67%) .NET
2 132 (88.00%) C#
3 120 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 100 (66.67%) VB.NET
5 91 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (55.33%) WPF
7 81 (54.00%) SQL
8 61 (40.67%) Windows
9 57 (38.00%) TDD
10 55 (36.67%) Scrum
10 55 (36.67%) Kanban
11 53 (35.33%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (35.33%) MVC
12 47 (31.33%) ASP.NET
13 45 (30.00%) VB
14 44 (29.33%) NUnit
15 43 (28.67%) MVVM
16 37 (24.67%) Unit Testing
17 36 (24.00%) WCF
18 35 (23.33%) Greenfield Project
19 34 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 34 (22.67%) Spring.NET
19 34 (22.67%) Dependency Injection
19 34 (22.67%) MSTest
19 34 (22.67%) Ninject
20 29 (19.33%) Unity DI Container
20 29 (19.33%) Inversion of Control
21 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
22 22 (14.67%) Web Services
23 21 (14.00%) N-Tier

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Confluence
3 1 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) GitHub
2 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (12.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (7.33%) MySQL
6 11 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 44 (29.33%) NUnit
2 34 (22.67%) MSTest
3 21 (14.00%) Moq
3 21 (14.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (10.67%) JIRA
5 12 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
6 11 (7.33%) Selenium
7 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.67%) AccuRev
10 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.67%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.67%) Legal
3 8 (5.33%) Finance
3 8 (5.33%) Marketing
4 7 (4.67%) Back Office
5 5 (3.33%) Law
5 5 (3.33%) Local Government
5 5 (3.33%) Music Industry
6 4 (2.67%) Advertising
6 4 (2.67%) Automotive
7 2 (1.33%) Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Electronics
7 2 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (78.67%) Developer
2 93 (62.00%) .NET Developer
3 38 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 31 (20.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (15.33%) Senior Developer
6 21 (14.00%) Software Developer
7 17 (11.33%) Telecoms Developer
7 17 (11.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 15 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 15 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (9.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (9.33%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Junior
10 8 (5.33%) Machine Learning Developer
11 7 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
12 6 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (4.00%) Development Manager
12 6 (4.00%) Project Manager
12 6 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (96.67%) .NET
2 83 (55.33%) WPF
3 47 (31.33%) ASP.NET
4 36 (24.00%) WCF
5 34 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 34 (22.67%) Ninject
5 34 (22.67%) Spring.NET
6 29 (19.33%) Unity DI Container
7 22 (14.67%) Web Services
8 19 (12.67%) .NET Framework
9 18 (12.00%) HTML
10 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (10.67%) CSS
12 15 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (8.67%) Entity Framework
14 11 (7.33%) jQuery
14 11 (7.33%) XML
15 10 (6.67%) SOAP
16 9 (6.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.33%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (14.00%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.00%) Streaming Music
5 5 (3.33%) Tandem
6 2 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 61 (40.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.00%) TDD
3 55 (36.67%) Kanban
3 55 (36.67%) Scrum
4 53 (35.33%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (35.33%) MVC
5 43 (28.67%) MVVM
6 37 (24.67%) Unit Testing
7 34 (22.67%) Dependency Injection
8 29 (19.33%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (14.00%) Web Development
10 15 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 14 (9.33%) OO
11 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
12 13 (8.67%) SOLID
13 12 (8.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 12 (8.00%) OOP
14 11 (7.33%) Test Automation
15 10 (6.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (88.00%) C#
2 100 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 81 (54.00%) SQL
4 45 (30.00%) VB
5 19 (12.67%) T-SQL
6 14 (9.33%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.00%) Java
7 9 (6.00%) XPath
7 9 (6.00%) XQuery
8 6 (4.00%) C++
8 6 (4.00%) VB6
9 2 (1.33%) C
9 2 (1.33%) Delphi
9 2 (1.33%) XAML
10 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.67%) Google
3 9 (6.00%) IBM
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle
4 6 (4.00%) DevExpress
5 5 (3.33%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.33%) iManage
6 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
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