Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 222 205
Rank change year-on-year -55 -17 -19
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 97 143 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 1.14% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 2.74% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 91 134 139
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £47,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5880 5212 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.39% 41.68% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 4542 4392
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester -31 51 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Cheshire -62 22 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Merseyside +23 17 £57,500 +64.29% 1
Lancashire +2 7 £31,000 -17.33%
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 96 (98.97%) .NET
2 72 (74.23%) C#
3 54 (55.67%) SQL Server
4 50 (51.55%) SQL
4 50 (51.55%) WPF
5 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (50.52%) VB.NET
6 44 (45.36%) Scrum
7 38 (39.18%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (39.18%) MSTest
8 37 (38.14%) MVVM
8 37 (38.14%) NUnit
9 36 (37.11%) VB
10 33 (34.02%) Windows
11 28 (28.87%) Web Services
11 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
12 26 (26.80%) Kanban
12 26 (26.80%) TDD
13 25 (25.77%) CSS
14 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
14 24 (24.74%) Spring.NET
14 24 (24.74%) WCF
14 24 (24.74%) Ninject
14 24 (24.74%) Dependency Injection
14 24 (24.74%) Inversion of Control
14 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2016
14 24 (24.74%) Unity DI Container
15 23 (23.71%) MVC
15 23 (23.71%) HTML
16 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET

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 1 (1.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) Broadband
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (55.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (13.40%) MySQL
4 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.12%) MS Access
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (39.18%) MSTest
2 37 (38.14%) NUnit
3 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.12%) Moq
4 4 (4.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.09%) AccuRev
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (17.53%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.40%) Back Office
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Music Industry
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (90.72%) Developer
2 79 (81.44%) .NET Developer
3 47 (48.45%) C# Developer
4 45 (46.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (34.02%) Software Developer
6 31 (31.96%) C# Software Developer
7 29 (29.90%) .NET Software Developer
8 23 (23.71%) SQL Developer
9 17 (17.53%) Telecoms Developer
10 16 (16.49%) Senior Developer
11 15 (15.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (15.46%) VB.NET Developer
12 14 (14.43%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (14.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 14 (14.43%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (13.40%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 13 (13.40%) C# WPF Developer
13 13 (13.40%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 13 (13.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 13 (13.40%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (98.97%) .NET
2 50 (51.55%) WPF
3 28 (28.87%) Web Services
4 25 (25.77%) CSS
5 24 (24.74%) Ninject
5 24 (24.74%) Spring.NET
5 24 (24.74%) Unity DI Container
5 24 (24.74%) WCF
6 23 (23.71%) HTML
7 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
8 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (16.49%) jQuery
9 15 (15.46%) LINQ
10 14 (14.43%) .NET Framework
10 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (14.43%) XML
11 12 (12.37%) RESTful
11 12 (12.37%) SOAP
11 12 (12.37%) WF
11 12 (12.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (11.34%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.12%) Social Network
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Fintech
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (45.36%) Scrum
3 38 (39.18%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (38.14%) MVVM
5 26 (26.80%) Kanban
5 26 (26.80%) TDD
6 24 (24.74%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (24.74%) Inversion of Control
7 23 (23.71%) MVC
8 17 (17.53%) OO
9 16 (16.49%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.37%) DevOps
11 12 (12.37%) DSDM
11 12 (12.37%) RUP
11 12 (12.37%) UML
11 12 (12.37%) Use Case
12 11 (11.34%) OOP
13 9 (9.28%) Performance Optimisation
13 9 (9.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (74.23%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) SQL
3 49 (50.52%) VB.NET
4 36 (37.11%) VB
5 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
6 17 (17.53%) T-SQL
7 13 (13.40%) VB6
8 12 (12.37%) C++
8 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.12%) VBA
10 1 (1.03%) C
10 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.03%) Python
10 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) Degree
1 4 (4.12%) HND
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.03%) MCPD
3 1 (1.03%) MCSD
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Facebook
2 4 (4.12%) Twitter