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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 45 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 68.18% 48.68% 75.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 68.18% 48.68% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 37 56
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
66 76 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 100.00% 100.00% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 74 70
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
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 24 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wigan

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 63 (64.29%) C#
2 62 (63.27%) .NET
2 62 (63.27%) ASP.NET
3 60 (61.22%) HTML
4 55 (56.12%) SQL Server
5 42 (42.86%) SQL
6 37 (37.76%) CSS
7 33 (33.67%) HTML5
8 29 (29.59%) Software Engineering
9 28 (28.57%) WPF
10 27 (27.55%) MVC
10 27 (27.55%) JavaScript
11 24 (24.49%) Silverlight
12 22 (22.45%) Oracle
13 17 (17.35%) PHP
13 17 (17.35%) MySQL
14 16 (16.33%) Java
14 16 (16.33%) J2EE
14 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database
14 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (15.31%) jQuery
16 13 (13.27%) Windows
17 12 (12.24%) OOP
17 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (11.22%) Web Development
19 10 (10.20%) WCF
19 10 (10.20%) Web Services
20 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
20 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (8.16%) Umbraco
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.02%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (56.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.35%) MySQL
3 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.02%) Xcode
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (63.27%) .NET
1 62 (63.27%) ASP.NET
2 60 (61.22%) HTML
3 37 (37.76%) CSS
4 33 (33.67%) HTML5
5 28 (28.57%) WPF
6 24 (24.49%) Silverlight
7 16 (16.33%) J2EE
8 15 (15.31%) jQuery
9 10 (10.20%) WCF
9 10 (10.20%) Web Services
10 8 (8.16%) Ajax
10 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.14%) Symfony
11 7 (7.14%) Laravel
12 6 (6.12%) XML
13 4 (4.08%) XSLT
13 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
13 4 (4.08%) Entity Framework
14 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.02%) Open Source
3 1 (1.02%) W3C
3 1 (1.02%) GIS
3 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Software Engineering
2 27 (27.55%) MVC
3 12 (12.24%) OOP
4 11 (11.22%) Web Development
5 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.16%) Web Application Development
7 6 (6.12%) CRM
7 6 (6.12%) SEO
7 6 (6.12%) System Testing
8 4 (4.08%) Time Management
8 4 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.08%) OO PHP
8 4 (4.08%) Line Management
8 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.08%) E-business
8 4 (4.08%) OO
9 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.06%) TDD
9 3 (3.06%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.29%) C#
2 42 (42.86%) SQL
3 27 (27.55%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.35%) PHP
5 16 (16.33%) Java
6 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Oracle
2 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Zend
3 1 (1.02%) Google
3 1 (1.02%) Progress
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