The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 6 13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 0 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan - 19.51% 9.62%
As % of the Qualifications category - 88.89% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Median salary - £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 10.31% 21.95% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Median salary £19,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wigan citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Wigan

Degree
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Wigan.

Salary trend for Degree in Wigan

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wigan region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Symfony
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) Laravel
1 2 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) PMO