The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 50 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 1.74% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 1.79% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programmer
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
415 446 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.65% 96.96% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 369 380 409
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) DTS
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Zend
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