The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 47 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.41% 4.30% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 4.58% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 11
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
428 459 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.65% 94.06% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 340 415 429
Average salary £36,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Programmer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Ormskirk 0 6 £21,500 -42.66%
Lancaster - 3 £40,000 -
Chorley - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) ERP
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (35.29%) LINQ
5 6 (35.29%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (35.29%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) COBOL
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Kanban
7 3 (17.65%) Online Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Social Media
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) DTS
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 11 (64.71%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) LINQ
4 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
2 6 (35.29%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Kanban
3 3 (17.65%) Online Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) COBOL
5 2 (11.76%) XAML
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) RPG
6 1 (5.88%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft