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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 52 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.13% 1.04% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.11% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 450 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.70% 93.95% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 351 398 542
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 3 £32,500 -56.66%
Lancaster - 1 £35,000 -
Programmer
North West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) MySQL
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) XAML
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) WinForms
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Ruby
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (10.00%) DTS
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) WinForms
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
2 4 (20.00%) WPF
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Laravel
3 3 (15.00%) Yii
3 3 (15.00%) Symfony
3 3 (15.00%) Ajax
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) CakePHP
3 3 (15.00%) Struts
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) JSF
4 2 (10.00%) Servlets
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (20.00%) XAML
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (15.00%) COBOL
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Zend
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft