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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 56 24 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 47.86% 55.81% 51.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.28% 55.81% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 56
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +27.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
116 43 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 99.15% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 78 38 108
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Wigan

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (68.07%) .NET
2 74 (62.18%) HTML
3 72 (60.50%) ASP.NET
4 65 (54.62%) C#
5 61 (51.26%) CSS
6 56 (47.06%) SQL
7 52 (43.70%) SQL Server
8 42 (35.29%) HTML5
9 36 (30.25%) MVC
10 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 33 (27.73%) Oracle
12 28 (23.53%) jQuery
13 26 (21.85%) WPF
14 25 (21.01%) Java
14 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
15 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 23 (19.33%) Silverlight
15 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database
16 22 (18.49%) Windows
17 18 (15.13%) J2EE
17 18 (15.13%) Ajax
18 16 (13.45%) PHP
18 16 (13.45%) MySQL
18 16 (13.45%) Web Services
18 16 (13.45%) WCF
19 13 (10.92%) PL/SQL
19 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
20 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
21 11 (9.24%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (7.56%) Umbraco
2 5 (4.20%) CMS
3 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.52%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Magento
1 2 (1.68%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Intranet
2 2 (1.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (43.70%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 23 (19.33%) Oracle Database
3 16 (13.45%) MySQL
4 11 (9.24%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.68%) QlikView
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.52%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (2.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) Xcode
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (1.68%) Advertising
2 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (68.07%) .NET
2 74 (62.18%) HTML
3 72 (60.50%) ASP.NET
4 61 (51.26%) CSS
5 42 (35.29%) HTML5
6 28 (23.53%) jQuery
7 26 (21.85%) WPF
8 23 (19.33%) Silverlight
9 18 (15.13%) Ajax
9 18 (15.13%) J2EE
10 16 (13.45%) Web Services
10 16 (13.45%) WCF
11 11 (9.24%) Laravel
11 11 (9.24%) Symfony
12 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.04%) REST
13 6 (5.04%) WinForms
13 6 (5.04%) XML
13 6 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.52%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Open Source
4 2 (1.68%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.68%) NHS
4 2 (1.68%) W3C
4 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.68%) Informatics
5 1 (0.84%) GIS
5 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Android
3 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) MVC
2 25 (21.01%) Software Engineering
3 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
5 11 (9.24%) OOP
5 11 (9.24%) Web Application Development
6 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.72%) System Testing
7 8 (6.72%) OO
7 8 (6.72%) CRM
8 5 (4.20%) OOD
8 5 (4.20%) Web Development
9 4 (3.36%) SEO
9 4 (3.36%) ERP
9 4 (3.36%) TDD
9 4 (3.36%) Automated Testing
10 2 (1.68%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.68%) Web Design
10 2 (1.68%) Analytics
11 1 (0.84%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.62%) C#
2 56 (47.06%) SQL
3 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.01%) Java
5 16 (13.45%) PHP
6 13 (10.92%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.20%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (9.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (27.73%) Oracle
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.84%) Google
3 1 (0.84%) Progress
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