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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 40.91% 32.00% 58.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.86% 32.00% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 20
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,250 £44,150
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
43 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 97.73% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 25 30
Average salary £33,000 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £23,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £42,650 £37,900
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 29 January 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 26 (92.86%) C#
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) WCF
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) WPF
5 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (46.43%) Web Services
6 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
7 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
7 12 (42.86%) MVC
7 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
11 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
11 5 (17.86%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (17.86%) Ninject
11 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (17.86%) Moq
11 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (17.86%) MSTest
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.86%) Kanban
11 5 (17.86%) Spring.NET
11 5 (17.86%) NUnit

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.86%) Moq
1 5 (17.86%) MSTest
1 5 (17.86%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) WCF
3 18 (64.29%) WPF
4 13 (46.43%) Web Services
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.86%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (17.86%) Ninject
7 5 (17.86%) Spring.NET
7 5 (17.86%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (14.29%) LINQ
9 2 (7.14%) CSS
9 2 (7.14%) HTML
10 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.57%) Flash
10 1 (3.57%) WinForms
10 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
6 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (14.29%) MVVM
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) CQRS
8 3 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) XAML
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
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