The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 12 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 19 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 15.45% 14.29% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.09% 14.63% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Average salary £20,000 £42,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.94% +60.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineering
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 41 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 69.92% 97.62% 71.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61 36 76
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Wigan

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) ASP.NET
2 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
3 24 (92.31%) HTML
4 23 (88.46%) HTML5
5 22 (84.62%) WPF
6 20 (76.92%) Silverlight
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (15.38%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (11.54%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) XHTML
10 2 (7.69%) WinForms
10 2 (7.69%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (7.69%) Windows
10 2 (7.69%) Web Development
11 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
1 1 (3.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Junior
4 5 (19.23%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) ASP.NET
3 24 (92.31%) HTML
4 23 (88.46%) HTML5
5 22 (84.62%) WPF
6 20 (76.92%) Silverlight
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) XHTML
9 2 (7.69%) WinForms
9 2 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.85%) SOAP
10 1 (3.85%) XSLT
10 1 (3.85%) Flash
10 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.85%) REST
10 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 2 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Time Management
3 1 (3.85%) Line Management
3 1 (3.85%) E-business
3 1 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
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