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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 55 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 1.32% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.36% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.72%
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
434 440 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.41% 96.49% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 369 364 400
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 21 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HL7
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
Darwen, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago