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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 158 156
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WinForms 78 78 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.27% 1.35% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 3.64% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76 76 78
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 2736 2141 2640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.46% 37.14% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 1850 2240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Manchester -25 51 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Merseyside - 14 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -5 12 £40,000 - 3
Lancashire -3 3 £42,500 +34.92%
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 154 (99.35%) .NET
2 144 (92.90%) C#
3 118 (76.13%) SQL Server
4 99 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (61.29%) WPF
6 92 (59.35%) VB.NET
7 71 (45.81%) Kanban
8 70 (45.16%) TDD
9 68 (43.87%) Scrum
10 65 (41.94%) MVC
11 64 (41.29%) Windows
12 63 (40.65%) SQL
13 59 (38.06%) MVVM
14 58 (37.42%) NUnit
15 57 (36.77%) Continuous Integration
16 53 (34.19%) ASP.NET
17 51 (32.90%) Moq
18 50 (32.26%) Rhino Mocks
19 45 (29.03%) WCF
19 45 (29.03%) Unity DI Container
19 45 (29.03%) VB
20 44 (28.39%) Spring.NET
20 44 (28.39%) MSTest
20 44 (28.39%) Dependency Injection
20 44 (28.39%) Inversion of Control
20 44 (28.39%) Ninject
21 43 (27.74%) SQL Server 2014
22 41 (26.45%) Castle Windsor
23 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 31 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 7 (4.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.81%) GitHub
1 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) Broadband
2 7 (4.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (76.13%) SQL Server
2 43 (27.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (5.16%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.29%) MySQL
7 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (37.42%) NUnit
2 51 (32.90%) Moq
3 50 (32.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 44 (28.39%) MSTest
5 20 (12.90%) JIRA
6 14 (9.03%) Git (software)
7 8 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.52%) AccuRev
8 7 (4.52%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (2.58%) Selenium
9 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.29%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 20 (12.90%) Marketing
2 11 (7.10%) Legal
3 9 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.16%) Local Government
5 5 (3.23%) Back Office
6 4 (2.58%) Automotive
7 3 (1.94%) Finance
7 3 (1.94%) Law
8 2 (1.29%) Advertising
8 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (82.58%) Developer
2 101 (65.16%) .NET Developer
3 40 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 32 (20.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (14.19%) .NET Software Developer
6 20 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 19 (12.26%) Junior
7 19 (12.26%) Software Developer
8 15 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (7.74%) SQL Developer
10 11 (7.10%) Junior Developer
10 11 (7.10%) VB.NET Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Graduate
11 9 (5.81%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (5.81%) Machine Learning Developer
12 8 (5.16%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 8 (5.16%) Junior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.16%) Telecoms Developer
13 7 (4.52%) Internet Developer
13 7 (4.52%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (99.35%) .NET
2 95 (61.29%) WPF
3 53 (34.19%) ASP.NET
4 45 (29.03%) Unity DI Container
4 45 (29.03%) WCF
5 44 (28.39%) Ninject
5 44 (28.39%) Spring.NET
6 41 (26.45%) Castle Windsor
7 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 27 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (15.48%) HTML
10 23 (14.84%) CSS
11 22 (14.19%) .NET Framework
12 17 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 16 (10.32%) jQuery
14 15 (9.68%) Web Services
15 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (6.45%) AngularJS
16 10 (6.45%) HTML5
17 9 (5.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.61%) N-Tier
3 11 (7.10%) Tandem
4 9 (5.81%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.81%) Streaming Music
5 7 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (41.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Android
2 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (45.81%) Kanban
3 70 (45.16%) TDD
4 68 (43.87%) Scrum
5 65 (41.94%) MVC
6 59 (38.06%) MVVM
7 57 (36.77%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (28.39%) Dependency Injection
8 44 (28.39%) Inversion of Control
9 25 (16.13%) Unit Testing
10 21 (13.55%) Web Development
11 16 (10.32%) OO
11 16 (10.32%) Web Application Development
12 13 (8.39%) Mobile Development
13 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.10%) OOP
14 11 (7.10%) SOLID
15 10 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (6.45%) BDD
15 10 (6.45%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 144 (92.90%) C#
2 92 (59.35%) VB.NET
3 63 (40.65%) SQL
4 45 (29.03%) VB
5 17 (10.97%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.52%) C++
8 4 (2.58%) C
9 2 (1.29%) Delphi
9 2 (1.29%) Java
9 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.29%) VB6
9 2 (1.29%) XAML
9 2 (1.29%) XPath
9 2 (1.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (12.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.81%) Google
2 9 (5.81%) IBM
3 7 (4.52%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.87%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.58%) Oracle
6 3 (1.94%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.65%) iManage
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
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