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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 50 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 48.54% 60.00% 47.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 49.02% 60.00% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 50
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +32.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
102 35 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 99.03% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 30 98
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wigan

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 81 (67.50%) .NET
2 74 (61.67%) HTML
2 74 (61.67%) ASP.NET
3 67 (55.83%) C#
4 58 (48.33%) SQL Server
5 57 (47.50%) CSS
6 54 (45.00%) SQL
7 45 (37.50%) HTML5
8 32 (26.67%) Oracle
9 31 (25.83%) MVC
10 29 (24.17%) WPF
11 28 (23.33%) Software Engineering
12 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
13 26 (21.67%) Silverlight
14 24 (20.00%) jQuery
15 23 (19.17%) Java
15 23 (19.17%) Windows
16 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database
17 18 (15.00%) J2EE
18 17 (14.17%) MySQL
18 17 (14.17%) PHP
19 16 (13.33%) Ajax
20 15 (12.50%) WCF
21 14 (11.67%) Web Services
22 13 (10.83%) OOP
22 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
23 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
23 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 5 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.50%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Magento
2 2 (1.67%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Intranet
1 2 (1.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 17 (14.17%) MySQL
4 11 (9.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.67%) QlikView
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.50%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Xcode
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (0.83%) Advertising
1 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (67.50%) .NET
2 74 (61.67%) HTML
2 74 (61.67%) ASP.NET
3 57 (47.50%) CSS
4 45 (37.50%) HTML5
5 29 (24.17%) WPF
6 26 (21.67%) Silverlight
7 24 (20.00%) jQuery
8 18 (15.00%) J2EE
9 16 (13.33%) Ajax
10 15 (12.50%) WCF
11 14 (11.67%) Web Services
12 7 (5.83%) Symfony
12 7 (5.83%) XML
12 7 (5.83%) Laravel
13 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (4.17%) WinForms
14 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
14 4 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.67%) Informatics
4 2 (1.67%) NHS
4 2 (1.67%) W3C
4 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.67%) Open Source
4 2 (1.67%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.17%) Windows
2 5 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.83%) MVC
2 28 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (10.83%) OOP
3 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
4 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.17%) Web Application Development
6 9 (7.50%) System Testing
6 9 (7.50%) CRM
7 8 (6.67%) Web Development
8 7 (5.83%) SEO
8 7 (5.83%) OO
9 4 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.33%) OOD
9 4 (3.33%) ERP
10 2 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.67%) Time Management
10 2 (1.67%) Web Design
10 2 (1.67%) TDD
10 2 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 67 (55.83%) C#
2 54 (45.00%) SQL
3 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.17%) Java
5 17 (14.17%) PHP
6 12 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.17%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.50%) Zend
4 1 (0.83%) Progress
4 1 (0.83%) Google
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