The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 56 26 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 77.78% 57.78% 41.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 77.78% 60.47% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 48
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,750 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 43 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 100.00% 95.56% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 111
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Developer
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Wigan region.

Developer Salary Trend in Wigan

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wigan

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 59 (61.46%) .NET
2 48 (50.00%) HTML
2 48 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 43 (44.79%) SQL
3 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
4 40 (41.67%) C#
5 38 (39.58%) CSS
6 36 (37.50%) MVC
7 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 29 (30.21%) Java
9 28 (29.17%) jQuery
10 23 (23.96%) Oracle
11 21 (21.88%) MySQL
12 20 (20.83%) HTML5
13 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database
13 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (16.67%) WCF
15 13 (13.54%) Silverlight
16 12 (12.50%) J2EE
17 11 (11.46%) Linux
17 11 (11.46%) Hibernate
17 11 (11.46%) TDD
17 11 (11.46%) ActiveMQ
17 11 (11.46%) Spring
17 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
17 11 (11.46%) WPF
17 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
18 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.21%) Node.js
3 4 (4.17%) CMS
4 3 (3.13%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.88%) MySQL
3 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database
3 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.04%) QlikView
8 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.42%) Subversion
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (61.46%) .NET
2 48 (50.00%) HTML
2 48 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 38 (39.58%) CSS
4 28 (29.17%) jQuery
5 20 (20.83%) HTML5
6 16 (16.67%) WCF
7 13 (13.54%) Silverlight
8 12 (12.50%) J2EE
9 11 (11.46%) Hibernate
9 11 (11.46%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (11.46%) Spring
9 11 (11.46%) WPF
10 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (10.42%) Google Maps API
10 10 (10.42%) Web Services
11 9 (9.38%) Laravel
12 8 (8.33%) Ajax
12 8 (8.33%) Symfony
13 6 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.21%) Streaming Music
2 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.04%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.04%) Informatics
3 1 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Linux
2 7 (7.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) MVC
2 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.46%) TDD
3 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
4 9 (9.38%) Web Application Development
5 7 (7.29%) OO
6 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.21%) Web Development
7 5 (5.21%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (5.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (5.21%) OOP
7 5 (5.21%) ERP
8 4 (4.17%) OOD
8 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.08%) System Testing
10 1 (1.04%) MVVM
10 1 (1.04%) BDD
10 1 (1.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (44.79%) SQL
2 40 (41.67%) C#
3 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.21%) Java
5 10 (10.42%) PHP
6 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.21%) Ruby
8 4 (4.17%) VB
8 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) Google
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
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