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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.81% 4.75% 8.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 5.09% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 40
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
483 530 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.79% 93.31% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 412 482 417
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Chorley -2 3 £41,000 +36.66% 2
Preston -4 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lancaster - 2 £26,750 - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £30,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,000 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 46 (93.88%) .NET
2 43 (87.76%) C#
3 38 (77.55%) ASP.NET
4 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
5 36 (73.47%) HTML
6 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
6 32 (65.31%) SQL
7 31 (63.27%) CSS
8 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
9 27 (55.10%) XML
10 26 (53.06%) jQuery
11 25 (51.02%) WCF
11 25 (51.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (51.02%) SOAP
11 25 (51.02%) MVC
12 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (44.90%) .NET Framework
14 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
15 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (34.69%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
17 17 (34.69%) Load Testing
17 17 (34.69%) Parallel Computing
17 17 (34.69%) Multithreading
17 17 (34.69%) ADO.NET
17 17 (34.69%) XSL
18 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
19 8 (16.33%) HTML5
19 8 (16.33%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (75.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (40.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.20%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) DTS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (6.12%) Billing
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (93.88%) .NET
2 38 (77.55%) ASP.NET
3 36 (73.47%) HTML
4 31 (63.27%) CSS
5 27 (55.10%) XML
6 26 (53.06%) jQuery
7 25 (51.02%) SOAP
7 25 (51.02%) WCF
8 22 (44.90%) .NET Framework
9 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (34.69%) ADO.NET
10 17 (34.69%) XSL
11 8 (16.33%) HTML5
12 5 (10.20%) Web Services
13 4 (8.16%) XSLT
14 2 (4.08%) XHTML
14 2 (4.08%) WinForms
14 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
14 2 (4.08%) LINQ
14 2 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.20%) PDA
2 5 (10.20%) iSeries
3 4 (8.16%) AS400
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) SCORM
5 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) MVC
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Load Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Multithreading
3 17 (34.69%) Parallel Computing
3 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.29%) Release Management
5 7 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Web Development
7 5 (10.20%) Service Management
7 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) System Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Time Management
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) UML
9 3 (6.12%) OO
9 3 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.29%) VB6
5 7 (14.29%) VB
6 5 (10.20%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) RPG
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Progress
3 1 (2.04%) Ektron
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