The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 33 50 23
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 31 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.11% 2.63% 8.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 2.70% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 39
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior 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
495 482 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.63% 97.57% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 431 405 377
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Preston -4 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Blackburn +1 3 £42,500 - 2
Blackpool - 3 £44,000 -
Accrington - 3 £38,500 - 1
Lancaster +8 1 £30,500 -12.85%
Chorley - 1 £37,500 - 1
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 49 (59.04%) .NET
2 47 (56.63%) CSS
3 45 (54.22%) C#
4 42 (50.60%) SQL
5 40 (48.19%) jQuery
6 39 (46.99%) HTML
6 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (43.37%) PHP
8 35 (42.17%) MVC
9 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
10 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET
11 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
12 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
13 23 (27.71%) Java
14 20 (24.10%) SharePoint
15 18 (21.69%) MySQL
16 17 (20.48%) Magento
17 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (19.28%) HTML5
18 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
19 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
20 13 (15.66%) Web Development
20 13 (15.66%) CSS3
21 12 (14.46%) WordPress
21 12 (14.46%) Grails
21 12 (14.46%) Objective-C
21 12 (14.46%) Groovy
21 12 (14.46%) Degree
21 12 (14.46%) Performance Management
21 12 (14.46%) Waterfall

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (24.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (14.46%) WordPress
3 6 (7.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Drupal
4 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.02%) Maven
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (13.25%) Marketing
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Billing
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (59.04%) .NET
2 47 (56.63%) CSS
3 40 (48.19%) jQuery
4 39 (46.99%) HTML
5 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET
6 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (19.28%) HTML5
7 13 (15.66%) CSS3
8 12 (14.46%) Grails
9 11 (13.25%) WCF
10 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
11 9 (10.84%) Web Services
12 8 (9.64%) Ajax
12 8 (9.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.43%) LINQ
13 7 (8.43%) WPF
13 7 (8.43%) Zend Framework
13 7 (8.43%) XML
14 6 (7.23%) Spring
14 6 (7.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Social Media
3 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) W3C
4 2 (2.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) AS400
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) CentOS
2 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) MVC
3 14 (16.87%) E-Commerce
4 13 (15.66%) Web Development
5 12 (14.46%) Performance Management
5 12 (14.46%) Waterfall
6 10 (12.05%) Scrum
7 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.43%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.43%) MVVM
8 6 (7.23%) SEO
9 5 (6.02%) TDD
9 5 (6.02%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.02%) Customer Segmentation
9 5 (6.02%) Line Management
9 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
10 4 (4.82%) Online Marketing
10 4 (4.82%) Kanban
10 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) SQL
3 36 (43.37%) PHP
4 31 (37.35%) JavaScript
5 23 (27.71%) Java
6 12 (14.46%) Objective-C
6 12 (14.46%) Groovy
7 11 (13.25%) PHP5
8 7 (8.43%) XAML
9 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.41%) RPG
12 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.20%) VB
12 1 (1.20%) COBOL
12 1 (1.20%) Python
12 1 (1.20%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) MCSD
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Zend
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) Progress
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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