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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 45 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.25% 5.26% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 5.45% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 34
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
439 440 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.65% 96.49% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 369 364 402
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £22,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 0 3 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Accrington - 3 £38,000 - 1
Preston +3 2 £31,000 -27.05% 4
Blackpool -8 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Blackburn - 1 £27,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (38.46%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (30.77%) Project Management
8 8 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (30.77%) ERP
8 8 (30.77%) Epicor
8 8 (30.77%) User Stories
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) MVC
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (15.38%) XML
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience
12 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
12 3 (11.54%) OO
12 3 (11.54%) SOAP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
1 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 11 (42.31%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) LINQ
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) SCORM
2 2 (7.69%) Social Media
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ERP
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
1 8 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
1 8 (30.77%) User Stories
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Epicor
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
Preston, Lancashire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, insurance + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Darwen, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Skelmersdale
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Krooter
Salary: £20,000 - 24,999 per year
Posted: 26 days ago