The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 207 195 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.42% 40.29% 48.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.15% 42.86% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 161 188 224
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
439 455 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.21% 94.01% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 349 408 427
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 56 £30,500 -6.15% 14
Chorley +5 22 £30,000 -17.24% 4
Lancaster -1 18 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Blackpool +7 13 £40,000 +32.23% 2
Blackburn -4 13 £37,500 +36.36% 10
Ormskirk 0 8 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Newton-le-Willows 0 7 £32,500 - 1
Burnley -2 7 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Skelmersdale -1 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Accrington 0 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Colne +1 1 £33,500 +48.88%
Morecambe - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 202 (54.16%) .NET
2 194 (52.01%) HTML
3 177 (47.45%) C#
3 177 (47.45%) CSS
4 149 (39.95%) JavaScript
5 145 (38.87%) jQuery
6 143 (38.34%) SQL Server
7 141 (37.80%) SQL
7 141 (37.80%) ASP.NET
8 102 (27.35%) MVC
9 85 (22.79%) PHP
10 84 (22.52%) Java
11 77 (20.64%) Microsoft
12 69 (18.50%) OO
13 64 (17.16%) WCF
14 60 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 60 (16.09%) .NET Framework
15 59 (15.82%) HTML5
16 55 (14.75%) XML
16 55 (14.75%) Web Development
16 55 (14.75%) Scrum
17 53 (14.21%) MySQL
18 49 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
19 46 (12.33%) Web Services
19 46 (12.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 45 (12.06%) E-Commerce
21 43 (11.53%) Hibernate
22 41 (10.99%) VB.NET
23 40 (10.72%) Unit Testing
24 38 (10.19%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (7.24%) Apache
2 18 (4.83%) Tomcat
2 18 (4.83%) CMS
3 16 (4.29%) WordPress
4 15 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.95%) ColdFusion
5 11 (2.95%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.88%) IIS
7 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.80%) Node.js
8 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.80%) Drupal
8 3 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.80%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.41%) MS Office
3 5 (1.34%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.80%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.54%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.68%) Magento
2 8 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.80%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.54%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) DNS
3 1 (0.27%) OSPF
3 1 (0.27%) BGP
3 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (38.34%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.21%) MySQL
3 35 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (9.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (4.02%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.34%) DTS
11 5 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.07%) EDMS
12 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.07%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.07%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (6.70%) Subversion
2 18 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.75%) Eclipse
4 12 (3.22%) Visual Studio
5 11 (2.95%) PowerBuilder
5 11 (2.95%) JIRA
6 9 (2.41%) NUnit
7 8 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (2.14%) Moq
7 8 (2.14%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.88%) MSTest
8 7 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.34%) Maven
10 4 (1.07%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.80%) PhoneGap
11 3 (0.80%) Selenium
11 3 (0.80%) MyEclipse
12 2 (0.54%) JUnit
12 2 (0.54%) Phing
General
1 31 (8.31%) Marketing
2 23 (6.17%) Retail
3 9 (2.41%) Billing
3 9 (2.41%) Finance
4 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.07%) Local Government
6 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (54.16%) .NET
2 194 (52.01%) HTML
3 177 (47.45%) CSS
4 145 (38.87%) jQuery
5 141 (37.80%) ASP.NET
6 64 (17.16%) WCF
7 60 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (16.09%) .NET Framework
8 59 (15.82%) HTML5
9 55 (14.75%) XML
10 46 (12.33%) Web Services
10 46 (12.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 43 (11.53%) Hibernate
12 38 (10.19%) Spring
12 38 (10.19%) CSS3
13 37 (9.92%) J2EE
14 36 (9.65%) SOAP
15 33 (8.85%) WPF
16 31 (8.31%) LINQ
17 25 (6.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.43%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.95%) Xbox
4 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.88%) Social Media
5 4 (1.07%) iSeries
5 4 (1.07%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.07%) AS400
5 4 (1.07%) W3C
6 3 (0.80%) Tandem
6 3 (0.80%) Streaming Media
7 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.27%) DTV
8 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.27%) Open Source
8 1 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.04%) Linux
2 16 (4.29%) Windows
3 7 (1.88%) Android
4 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.07%) UNIX
6 2 (0.54%) CentOS
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.54%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.35%) MVC
2 69 (18.50%) OO
3 55 (14.75%) Scrum
3 55 (14.75%) Web Development
4 49 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (12.06%) E-Commerce
6 40 (10.72%) Unit Testing
7 35 (9.38%) TDD
8 26 (6.97%) Web Application Development
9 24 (6.43%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (5.90%) OOP
11 20 (5.36%) Release Management
12 19 (5.09%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (5.09%) Software Engineering
12 19 (5.09%) CRM
12 19 (5.09%) OO PHP
13 17 (4.56%) ERP
13 17 (4.56%) Kanban
14 15 (4.02%) OOD
14 15 (4.02%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (47.45%) C#
2 149 (39.95%) JavaScript
3 141 (37.80%) SQL
4 85 (22.79%) PHP
5 84 (22.52%) Java
6 41 (10.99%) VB.NET
7 33 (8.85%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.09%) C++
9 15 (4.02%) VB
10 14 (3.75%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.95%) Groovy
12 10 (2.68%) VB6
13 9 (2.41%) C
14 8 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.14%) XAML
15 7 (1.88%) PHP5
16 5 (1.34%) PowerHouse
16 5 (1.34%) Ruby
16 5 (1.34%) VBA
17 4 (1.07%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (7.51%) Degree
2 3 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.80%) MCP
2 3 (0.80%) MCSE
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.27%) HL7
Vendors
1 77 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.65%) Oracle
3 11 (2.95%) Adobe
4 6 (1.61%) JBoss
5 4 (1.07%) Zend
6 3 (0.80%) SAP
6 3 (0.80%) Google
7 2 (0.54%) Open Text
7 2 (0.54%) Ektron
7 2 (0.54%) Progress
7 2 (0.54%) IBM
7 2 (0.54%) Sybase
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.27%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.27%) Citrix
8 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Posted: 13 hours ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Salary £33,748 to £42,712
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 5 days ago