The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 38.30% 8.70% 40.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.00% 8.70% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 13
Average salary £38,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,250 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Developer
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackpool region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 95.74% 100.00% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (78.38%) C#
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (64.86%) WCF
3 18 (48.65%) WPF
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
5 16 (43.24%) Web Services
6 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
7 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
7 13 (35.14%) Asset Management
8 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
9 9 (24.32%) MVC
9 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (21.62%) MDX
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (21.62%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.92%) Scrum
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) MSTest
2 5 (13.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (13.51%) Moq
2 5 (13.51%) NUnit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 24 (64.86%) WCF
3 18 (48.65%) WPF
4 16 (43.24%) Web Services
5 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
6 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
7 8 (21.62%) MDX
7 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (13.51%) Spring.NET
8 5 (13.51%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (13.51%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (13.51%) Ninject
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
10 2 (5.41%) LINQ
10 2 (5.41%) SOAP
10 2 (5.41%) XML
11 1 (2.70%) XSLT
11 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Asset Management
3 9 (24.32%) MVC
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.62%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (13.51%) Kanban
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) MVVM
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
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