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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 17 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 36.96% 23.53% 57.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.96% 23.53% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 11
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% -3.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
46 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 18
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £20,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £37,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 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 30 (93.75%) C#
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) WCF
3 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
4 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (62.50%) WPF
5 19 (59.38%) Web Services
6 17 (53.13%) VB.NET
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (34.38%) Asset Management
8 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.88%) MVC
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Scrum
12 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
12 5 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (15.63%) TDD
12 5 (15.63%) NUnit
12 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (15.63%) MSTest
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (15.63%) Kanban
12 5 (15.63%) Spring.NET
12 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (15.63%) Ninject

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) NUnit
1 5 (15.63%) MSTest
1 5 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (15.63%) Moq
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) WCF
3 20 (62.50%) WPF
4 19 (59.38%) Web Services
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 11 (34.38%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (15.63%) Ninject
8 5 (15.63%) Spring.NET
8 5 (15.63%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 4 (12.50%) jQuery
9 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (6.25%) MDX
11 1 (3.13%) XML
11 1 (3.13%) WinForms
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
11 1 (3.13%) LINQ
11 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Asset Management
3 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Kanban
5 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
6 4 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) MVVM
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) VB.NET
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Warrington and Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £37,620 with an additional Digital Allowance of circa £12,180
Posted: 18 days ago