The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Blackpool region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 2 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 11.11% 65.22% 70.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 65.22% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 21
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £37,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 100.00% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 29
Average salary £33,750 £33,500 £28,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +18.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Developer
Lancashire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Developer
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Developer Salary Trend in Blackpool

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) PHP
4 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) SOAP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) MySQL
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
4 8 (61.54%) Web Development
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) LINQ
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) XAML
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) XSLT
8 1 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) ERP
8 1 (7.69%) CMS
8 1 (7.69%) MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) PHP
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Ektron