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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 65 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 67.01% 65.85% 40.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 67.01% 67.50% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 37
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
97 40 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 100.00% 97.56% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 68 40 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
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 24 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wigan

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 73 (68.22%) .NET
2 61 (57.01%) HTML
2 61 (57.01%) ASP.NET
3 51 (47.66%) C#
4 50 (46.73%) CSS
5 46 (42.99%) SQL
6 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
7 33 (30.84%) MVC
8 31 (28.97%) Oracle
8 31 (28.97%) HTML5
9 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
10 26 (24.30%) Java
11 23 (21.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (21.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (21.50%) Oracle Database
12 20 (18.69%) jQuery
13 19 (17.76%) WCF
14 17 (15.89%) Silverlight
14 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.89%) J2EE
15 16 (14.95%) WPF
16 13 (12.15%) MySQL
17 12 (11.21%) PHP
17 12 (11.21%) PL/SQL
17 12 (11.21%) Web Services
17 12 (11.21%) Windows
18 11 (10.28%) Ajax
18 11 (10.28%) Web Application Development
19 10 (9.35%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.61%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.67%) CMS
2 5 (4.67%) Node.js
3 4 (3.74%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.80%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Intranet
2 2 (1.87%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (41.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle Database
3 13 (12.15%) MySQL
4 8 (7.48%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (5.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.87%) QlikView
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.80%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (2.80%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (1.87%) Advertising
2 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (68.22%) .NET
2 61 (57.01%) ASP.NET
2 61 (57.01%) HTML
3 50 (46.73%) CSS
4 31 (28.97%) HTML5
5 20 (18.69%) jQuery
6 19 (17.76%) WCF
7 17 (15.89%) J2EE
7 17 (15.89%) Silverlight
8 16 (14.95%) WPF
9 12 (11.21%) Web Services
10 11 (10.28%) Ajax
11 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.41%) Laravel
13 8 (7.48%) Symfony
14 6 (5.61%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.61%) CSS3
15 5 (4.67%) Ninject
15 5 (4.67%) REST
15 5 (4.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.67%) Streaming Music
3 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.87%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.87%) Informatics
4 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.87%) NHS
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
4 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) MVC
2 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.28%) Web Application Development
4 10 (9.35%) TDD
5 8 (7.48%) OO
6 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.61%) ERP
7 6 (5.61%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.67%) OOP
8 5 (4.67%) OOD
8 5 (4.67%) CRM
8 5 (4.67%) System Testing
8 5 (4.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (4.67%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (1.87%) Scrum
9 2 (1.87%) Web Design
9 2 (1.87%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (47.66%) C#
2 46 (42.99%) SQL
3 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (24.30%) Java
5 12 (11.21%) PHP
5 12 (11.21%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.67%) VB
7 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.87%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (28.97%) Oracle
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
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