The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wigan during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Manchester / Wigan
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 36 6 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wigan 48.00% 35.29% 68.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.65% 42.86% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 22
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wigan. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wigan
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 14 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wigan 98.67% 82.35% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 12 37
Median salary £35,000 £23,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.93% -27.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wigan

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wigan that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wigan

Developer
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

Salary trend for Developer in Wigan

Developer
Salary Histogram in Wigan

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wigan over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Wigan

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wigan region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 42 (59.15%) C#
1 42 (59.15%) JavaScript
2 41 (57.75%) .NET
3 37 (52.11%) MVC
3 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
5 32 (45.07%) HTML
6 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
7 30 (42.25%) TDD
8 29 (40.85%) CSS
9 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
10 27 (38.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (36.62%) AngularJS
11 26 (36.62%) jQuery
12 25 (35.21%) KnockoutJS
13 23 (32.39%) PHP
14 22 (30.99%) Web Application Development
15 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (26.76%) OO
17 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (25.35%) HTML5
17 18 (25.35%) iPad
18 16 (22.54%) OOP
19 15 (21.13%) SQL
19 15 (21.13%) MySQL
19 15 (21.13%) WCF
20 14 (19.72%) .NET Framework
21 13 (18.31%) Web Development
21 13 (18.31%) RESTful
21 13 (18.31%) Entity Framework

Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.82%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) MySQL
3 9 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.23%) RavenDB
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.82%) MS Access
6 1 (1.41%) Power BI
6 1 (1.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (39.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Selenium
2 6 (8.45%) Subversion
3 5 (7.04%) JIRA
4 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.41%) GCC
6 1 (1.41%) JUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.68%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Marketing
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) .NET
2 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
3 32 (45.07%) HTML
4 29 (40.85%) CSS
5 27 (38.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (36.62%) AngularJS
6 26 (36.62%) jQuery
7 25 (35.21%) KnockoutJS
8 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (25.35%) HTML5
10 15 (21.13%) WCF
11 14 (19.72%) .NET Framework
12 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (18.31%) Entity Framework
12 13 (18.31%) RESTful
13 12 (16.90%) Web Services
14 11 (15.49%) Laravel
15 10 (14.08%) Ajax
15 10 (14.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) iPad
2 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (52.11%) MVC
2 30 (42.25%) TDD
3 22 (30.99%) Web Application Development
4 19 (26.76%) OO
5 16 (22.54%) OOP
6 13 (18.31%) Web Development
7 12 (16.90%) BDD
8 11 (15.49%) SDLC
9 10 (14.08%) Scrum
10 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.45%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (8.45%) MVVM
12 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.04%) SOLID
13 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.63%) Logistics
13 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
14 3 (4.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 42 (59.15%) C#
1 42 (59.15%) JavaScript
2 23 (32.39%) PHP
3 15 (21.13%) SQL
4 9 (12.68%) Ruby
5 6 (8.45%) Java
5 6 (8.45%) Objective-C
6 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Zend
2 7 (9.86%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.23%) Google
4 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
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