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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 221 262 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.59% 51.78% 43.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.22% 53.58% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 193 209 206
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,900 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
468 489 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.31% 96.64% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 391 409 427
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 2015.

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 September 2015. 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 51 £40,000 +31.14% 13
Blackburn +3 41 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Blackpool +1 26 £34,500 -13.75% 6
Chorley -8 9 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Burnley +2 8 £29,250 -26.87% 9
Lytham St Annes - 8 £32,500 - 2
Lancaster 0 4 £29,000 -17.14%
Accrington -1 4 £40,250 +7.33% 2
Rossendale +1 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Newton-le-Willows 0 2 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Skelmersdale -3 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 234 (53.30%) .NET
2 226 (51.48%) HTML
3 216 (49.20%) C#
4 211 (48.06%) CSS
5 190 (43.28%) MVC
6 182 (41.46%) ASP.NET
7 180 (41.00%) JavaScript
8 175 (39.86%) SQL Server
9 172 (39.18%) SQL
10 139 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
11 137 (31.21%) jQuery
12 90 (20.50%) PHP
13 88 (20.05%) Microsoft
14 81 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 75 (17.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 73 (16.63%) Web Development
17 65 (14.81%) HTML5
18 63 (14.35%) Web Services
19 61 (13.90%) WCF
20 56 (12.76%) MySQL
21 54 (12.30%) Java
21 54 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 53 (12.07%) .NET Framework
23 51 (11.62%) XML
23 51 (11.62%) E-Commerce
24 44 (10.02%) Software Engineering
24 44 (10.02%) TDD
25 42 (9.57%) Degree
25 42 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
25 42 (9.57%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 39 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 33 (7.52%) WordPress
3 26 (5.92%) CMS
4 24 (5.47%) WebSphere
5 15 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (3.42%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.19%) IIS
7 12 (2.73%) Umbraco
8 11 (2.51%) Node.js
8 11 (2.51%) Apache
9 8 (1.82%) Kentico
9 8 (1.82%) nginx
10 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.14%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) Drupal
13 3 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 2 (0.46%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 22 (5.01%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.42%) PowerPivot
3 12 (2.73%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.82%) MS Office
5 5 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.91%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (5.92%) Magento
2 9 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.14%) SSH
2 4 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) SMS
3 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (39.86%) SQL Server
2 75 (17.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (12.76%) MySQL
4 54 (12.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (8.43%) Relational Database
6 30 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.42%) Microsoft Power View
10 14 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (2.96%) DB2
11 13 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
16 1 (0.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 36 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.92%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.87%) Subversion
5 14 (3.19%) NUnit
6 13 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (2.96%) Moq
7 12 (2.73%) MSTest
8 6 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.37%) Grunt
9 4 (0.91%) Bower
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.68%) Maven
10 3 (0.68%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.46%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.46%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (8.43%) Finance
2 34 (7.74%) Marketing
3 19 (4.33%) Games
4 11 (2.51%) Retail
5 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.37%) Back Office
7 5 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.14%) Law
7 5 (1.14%) Advertising
8 2 (0.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (53.30%) .NET
2 226 (51.48%) HTML
3 211 (48.06%) CSS
4 182 (41.46%) ASP.NET
5 137 (31.21%) jQuery
6 81 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (14.81%) HTML5
8 63 (14.35%) Web Services
9 61 (13.90%) WCF
10 53 (12.07%) .NET Framework
11 51 (11.62%) XML
12 42 (9.57%) CSS3
13 36 (8.20%) AngularJS
14 29 (6.61%) Hibernate
14 29 (6.61%) Spring
15 25 (5.69%) SOAP
16 21 (4.78%) RESTful
16 21 (4.78%) JSON
17 18 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (3.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.83%) Social Media
2 21 (4.78%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.19%) User Experience
6 10 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.28%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.14%) NHS
10 4 (0.91%) Data Extraction
11 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.68%) W3C
11 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.46%) DTV
12 2 (0.46%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
13 1 (0.23%) iPhone
13 1 (0.23%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.56%) Windows
1 20 (4.56%) Linux
2 11 (2.51%) Android
2 11 (2.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.46%) UNIX
3 2 (0.46%) CentOS
3 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.46%) zOS
3 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (43.28%) MVC
2 139 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (16.63%) Web Development
4 51 (11.62%) E-Commerce
5 44 (10.02%) TDD
5 44 (10.02%) Software Engineering
6 42 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (9.57%) Web Application Development
7 38 (8.66%) OO
8 36 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (7.52%) Scrum
10 29 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
11 28 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.38%) Kanban
12 25 (5.69%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.69%) SEO
13 23 (5.24%) Email Marketing
13 23 (5.24%) Social Media Marketing
14 22 (5.01%) Pay per click
15 21 (4.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (49.20%) C#
2 180 (41.00%) JavaScript
3 172 (39.18%) SQL
4 90 (20.50%) PHP
5 54 (12.30%) Java
6 37 (8.43%) T-SQL
7 34 (7.74%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.01%) VB
9 11 (2.51%) VB6
10 10 (2.28%) COBOL
10 10 (2.28%) Delphi
11 9 (2.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.37%) VBA
12 6 (1.37%) C
12 6 (1.37%) Perl
13 5 (1.14%) Ruby
14 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.68%) REXX
15 3 (0.68%) C++
16 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (9.57%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.68%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (0.68%) OCPJP
3 3 (0.68%) OCMJD
4 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.68%) QA
Vendors
1 88 (20.05%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.66%) Oracle
3 15 (3.42%) Tableau
4 14 (3.19%) Zend
5 11 (2.51%) IBM
6 8 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.82%) Twitter
7 7 (1.59%) Facebook
8 6 (1.37%) webMethods
8 6 (1.37%) Google
8 6 (1.37%) Adobe
9 5 (1.14%) SAP
10 3 (0.68%) Sun
10 3 (0.68%) Software AG
10 3 (0.68%) Apple
11 2 (0.46%) Lotus
11 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.23%) New Relic
12 1 (0.23%) Epicor
12 1 (0.23%) Sage
Horwich, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits, Flexible working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £35-45k DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Myerscough College
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago