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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 38 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.25% 2.43% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 2.46% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 24
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
394 447 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.50% 98.68% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 334 379 352
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,084 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +3 4 £36,250 +34.25% 4
Lancaster - 4 £30,000 - 1
Burnley - 2 £32,500 -
Chorley -11 1 £20,000 -6.97%
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 20 (60.61%) CSS
4 15 (45.45%) MVC
5 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
5 14 (42.42%) Spring
5 14 (42.42%) Java
5 14 (42.42%) Degree
5 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
6 13 (39.39%) jQuery
7 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 8 (24.24%) PHP
9 8 (24.24%) Web Development
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
10 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
11 5 (15.15%) C#
11 5 (15.15%) MySQL
12 4 (12.12%) Ajax
12 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
12 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
12 4 (12.12%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (12.12%) Back Office
12 4 (12.12%) Scrum
13 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
13 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) CSS
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 14 (42.42%) Hibernate
2 14 (42.42%) Spring
3 13 (39.39%) jQuery
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) Ajax
6 3 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) CSS3
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE
7 2 (6.06%) JSP
7 2 (6.06%) WinForms
8 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.03%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.03%) XSD
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
1 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.06%) e-Learning
1 2 (6.06%) iPad
1 2 (6.06%) Learning Management System
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) MVC
2 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) Logistics
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
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