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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 18.82% 2.94% 9.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.23% 3.23% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £26,750 - £28,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 - £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £32,150 - £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
61 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 71.76% 91.18% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 52
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £39,500
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 4 March 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET
3 29 (90.63%) HTML
4 28 (87.50%) HTML5
5 27 (84.38%) WPF
6 25 (78.13%) Silverlight
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
9 3 (9.38%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) Windows
10 2 (6.25%) XHTML
10 2 (6.25%) Web Development
10 2 (6.25%) WinForms
11 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.13%) NHibernate

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Zen Cart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (96.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Junior
4 5 (15.63%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET
3 29 (90.63%) HTML
4 28 (87.50%) HTML5
5 27 (84.38%) WPF
6 25 (78.13%) Silverlight
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
8 3 (9.38%) XML
9 2 (6.25%) XHTML
9 2 (6.25%) WinForms
10 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
10 1 (3.13%) WCF
10 1 (3.13%) Spring
10 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.13%) REST
10 1 (3.13%) CSS3
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
2 2 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (3.13%) Line Management
3 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Time Management
3 1 (3.13%) E-business
3 1 (3.13%) MVC
3 1 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
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