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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 247 213 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.08% 44.75% 40.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.68% 47.23% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 214 167 191
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
518 451 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.64% 94.75% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 438 362 410
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 66 £40,000 +31.14% 24
Blackburn +3 56 £35,000 -6.66% 13
Blackpool +1 27 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Lytham St Annes - 14 £32,500 - 1
Chorley -5 11 £33,500 +11.66% 4
Lancaster +1 8 £35,750 -7.14% 4
Burnley +5 7 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Accrington 0 3 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Newton-le-Willows 0 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Skelmersdale -1 2 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Rossendale - 2 £45,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Developer
North West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 229 (54.27%) .NET
2 223 (52.84%) HTML
3 217 (51.42%) C#
4 203 (48.10%) CSS
5 185 (43.84%) MVC
6 173 (41.00%) ASP.NET
7 169 (40.05%) SQL
8 168 (39.81%) JavaScript
9 165 (39.10%) SQL Server
10 153 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
11 131 (31.04%) jQuery
12 87 (20.62%) PHP
13 71 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (16.59%) Microsoft
15 66 (15.64%) Web Development
16 62 (14.69%) Java
16 62 (14.69%) HTML5
17 61 (14.45%) Web Services
18 60 (14.22%) WCF
19 59 (13.98%) MySQL
20 58 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 55 (13.03%) .NET Framework
22 54 (12.80%) XML
23 49 (11.61%) E-Commerce
23 49 (11.61%) Software Engineering
24 43 (10.19%) TDD
24 43 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 43 (10.19%) Oracle
25 41 (9.72%) OO
26 40 (9.48%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (7.35%) WordPress
2 27 (6.40%) CMS
3 25 (5.92%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.08%) Apache
6 12 (2.84%) IIS
7 11 (2.61%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.13%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.90%) nginx
9 8 (1.90%) Kentico
9 8 (1.90%) Node.js
10 6 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.71%) Drupal
13 2 (0.47%) FileNet
13 2 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.61%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.90%) MS Office
4 6 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.95%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (4.98%) Magento
2 8 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.47%) Exstream
6 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.18%) SSH
2 2 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (39.10%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.98%) MySQL
3 58 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (10.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.37%) DB2
12 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (2.13%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (8.77%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.55%) NUnit
3 14 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (3.32%) Moq
4 10 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.37%) MSTest
4 10 (2.37%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.42%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.18%) Subversion
6 5 (1.18%) Maven
6 5 (1.18%) Grunt
7 4 (0.95%) Bower
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.71%) NetBeans
8 3 (0.71%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.47%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.24%) Xcode
10 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 39 (9.24%) Finance
2 33 (7.82%) Marketing
3 17 (4.03%) Games
4 10 (2.37%) Retail
5 8 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Law
8 3 (0.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Electronics
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (54.27%) .NET
2 223 (52.84%) HTML
3 203 (48.10%) CSS
4 173 (41.00%) ASP.NET
5 131 (31.04%) jQuery
6 71 (16.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (14.69%) HTML5
8 61 (14.45%) Web Services
9 60 (14.22%) WCF
10 55 (13.03%) .NET Framework
11 54 (12.80%) XML
12 40 (9.48%) CSS3
13 31 (7.35%) AngularJS
14 30 (7.11%) Hibernate
15 29 (6.87%) Spring
16 24 (5.69%) SOAP
17 19 (4.50%) JSON
17 19 (4.50%) RESTful
18 18 (4.27%) WPF
19 16 (3.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.92%) Social Media
2 23 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.03%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (3.79%) User Experience
5 10 (2.37%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.18%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.95%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.95%) Tandem
10 3 (0.71%) PDA
10 3 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.71%) W3C
10 3 (0.71%) DTV
11 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.24%) Statistics
11 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.24%) iPhone
11 1 (0.24%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.21%) Windows
2 17 (4.03%) Linux
3 14 (3.32%) Android
4 11 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.47%) CentOS
5 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (43.84%) MVC
2 153 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.64%) Web Development
4 49 (11.61%) Software Engineering
4 49 (11.61%) E-Commerce
5 43 (10.19%) TDD
6 41 (9.72%) OO
7 35 (8.29%) Web Application Development
8 29 (6.87%) Scrum
9 27 (6.40%) Dependency Injection
9 27 (6.40%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.69%) Kanban
12 23 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.21%) SEO
14 21 (4.98%) OOP
14 21 (4.98%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.74%) Pay per click
15 20 (4.74%) Email Marketing
15 20 (4.74%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 217 (51.42%) C#
2 169 (40.05%) SQL
3 168 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 87 (20.62%) PHP
5 62 (14.69%) Java
6 38 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 35 (8.29%) T-SQL
8 21 (4.98%) VB
9 13 (3.08%) VB6
10 11 (2.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 10 (2.37%) Delphi
12 8 (1.90%) C
13 7 (1.66%) COBOL
14 6 (1.42%) Perl
14 6 (1.42%) VBA
15 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.95%) Ruby
16 2 (0.47%) PHP5
16 2 (0.47%) Python
16 2 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (9.00%) Degree
2 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (0.71%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.71%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (0.71%) OCPJP
3 3 (0.71%) OCMJD
4 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 70 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.19%) Oracle
3 18 (4.27%) Zend
4 11 (2.61%) IBM
5 8 (1.90%) SAP
6 7 (1.66%) Adobe
7 6 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.42%) webMethods
7 6 (1.42%) Google
8 5 (1.18%) Facebook
8 5 (1.18%) Twitter
9 3 (0.71%) Apple
9 3 (0.71%) Sun
9 3 (0.71%) Software AG
10 2 (0.47%) Informatica
10 2 (0.47%) HP
11 1 (0.24%) Epicor
11 1 (0.24%) Sage
11 1 (0.24%) New Relic
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
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