The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 251 249 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.07% 45.36% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 54.45% 48.44% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 214 234 177
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
461 514 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.46% 93.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 391 458 405
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Developer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Developer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 75 £32,500 -9.72% 22
Lancaster 0 20 £28,500 -2.56% 4
Burnley -1 19 £40,000 +90.47% 1
Blackpool -1 17 £40,000 +72.04% 4
Blackburn +2 9 £38,230 +1.94% 4
Chorley -1 7 £36,000 +17.07% 3
Newton-le-Willows +2 4 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Skelmersdale +2 4 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Ormskirk 0 4 £31,500 -16.00%
Lytham St Annes -2 4 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Accrington 0 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Rossendale -1 1 £30,000 +13.20%
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

1 264 (60.55%) .NET
2 232 (53.21%) C#
3 223 (51.15%) HTML
4 211 (48.39%) CSS
5 178 (40.83%) SQL
6 177 (40.60%) ASP.NET
7 175 (40.14%) JavaScript
8 171 (39.22%) jQuery
9 162 (37.16%) SQL Server
10 126 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (27.52%) MVC
12 105 (24.08%) XML
13 103 (23.62%) PHP
14 93 (21.33%) Microsoft
15 91 (20.87%) Java
16 89 (20.41%) WCF
17 83 (19.04%) .NET Framework
18 80 (18.35%) Web Development
19 73 (16.74%) OO
20 68 (15.60%) CSS3
21 64 (14.68%) HTML5
22 62 (14.22%) E-Commerce
23 60 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
24 59 (13.53%) SOAP
25 55 (12.61%) T-SQL
26 50 (11.47%) MS Excel
27 49 (11.24%) MySQL
28 47 (10.78%) LINQ
29 45 (10.32%) Retail
30 44 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 38 (8.72%) CMS
2 25 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.73%) Umbraco
3 19 (4.36%) WordPress
4 18 (4.13%) Apache
5 15 (3.44%) IIS
5 15 (3.44%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.75%) ColdFusion
7 8 (1.83%) Node.js
8 4 (0.92%) Drupal
9 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 50 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.52%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 19 (4.36%) Magento
2 8 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.69%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.06%) Internet
2 2 (0.46%) SSL
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) OSPF
3 1 (0.23%) BGP
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (37.16%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.24%) MySQL
3 44 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (9.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (8.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (2.29%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.92%) DTS
13 4 (0.92%) EDMS
13 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (6.19%) Subversion
2 26 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.75%) PowerBuilder
4 11 (2.52%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.06%) Maven
6 6 (1.38%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.92%) JUnit
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.46%) NUnit
10 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.23%) Moq
10 1 (0.23%) MSTest
10 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.23%) Gradle
10 1 (0.23%) Phing
10 1 (0.23%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (10.32%) Retail
2 24 (5.50%) Marketing
3 12 (2.75%) Finance
4 9 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.38%) Billing
6 5 (1.15%) Legal
7 4 (0.92%) Local Government
7 4 (0.92%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (60.55%) .NET
2 223 (51.15%) HTML
3 211 (48.39%) CSS
4 177 (40.60%) ASP.NET
5 171 (39.22%) jQuery
6 105 (24.08%) XML
7 89 (20.41%) WCF
8 83 (19.04%) .NET Framework
9 68 (15.60%) CSS3
10 64 (14.68%) HTML5
11 60 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 59 (13.53%) SOAP
13 47 (10.78%) LINQ
14 44 (10.09%) Web Services
15 37 (8.49%) Spring
15 37 (8.49%) Hibernate
15 37 (8.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 36 (8.26%) J2EE
17 32 (7.34%) WPF
18 27 (6.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.98%) User Experience
5 7 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.38%) PDA
6 6 (1.38%) Social Media
7 5 (1.15%) iSeries
7 5 (1.15%) Graphic Design
8 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.92%) AS400
9 3 (0.69%) SCORM
9 3 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.46%) W3C
10 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.46%) Open Source
11 1 (0.23%) iPhone
11 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.05%) Windows
2 19 (4.36%) Linux
3 6 (1.38%) Android
4 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.92%) UNIX
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.46%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (27.52%) MVC
3 80 (18.35%) Web Development
4 73 (16.74%) OO
5 62 (14.22%) E-Commerce
6 43 (9.86%) Scrum
7 32 (7.34%) Mentoring
8 31 (7.11%) OOP
9 28 (6.42%) Unit Testing
10 23 (5.28%) TDD
11 22 (5.05%) Web Application Development
12 21 (4.82%) OOD
13 18 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.13%) Multithreading
13 18 (4.13%) Release Management
14 17 (3.90%) Parallel Computing
14 17 (3.90%) Load Testing
14 17 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (3.67%) Performance Management
16 15 (3.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 232 (53.21%) C#
2 178 (40.83%) SQL
3 175 (40.14%) JavaScript
4 103 (23.62%) PHP
5 91 (20.87%) Java
6 55 (12.61%) T-SQL
7 37 (8.49%) VB.NET
8 24 (5.50%) VB
9 18 (4.13%) Objective-C
10 17 (3.90%) C++
11 16 (3.67%) VB6
11 16 (3.67%) Groovy
12 12 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.52%) PHP5
14 10 (2.29%) XAML
15 7 (1.61%) ABAP
15 7 (1.61%) VBA
16 6 (1.38%) Python
17 5 (1.15%) RPG
17 5 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (6.88%) Degree
2 3 (0.69%) MCSD
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) HL7
Vendors
1 93 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.49%) Oracle
3 13 (2.98%) Zend
4 8 (1.83%) Adobe
5 7 (1.61%) SAP
6 6 (1.38%) Informatica
7 5 (1.15%) JBoss
8 3 (0.69%) Google
8 3 (0.69%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.46%) IBM
9 2 (0.46%) Open Text
10 1 (0.23%) Facebook
10 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.23%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.23%) Progress
10 1 (0.23%) Embarcadero
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