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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 40 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.34% 5.75% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 5.95% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 18
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
468 487 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.31% 96.63% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 388 410 436
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Blackburn - 5 £60,000 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £33,750 -
Preston +4 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Chorley -8 3 £27,500 -28.57%
Burnley - 1 £32,500 - 2
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) C#
3 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
5 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
7 15 (38.46%) HTML
7 15 (38.46%) MVC
8 13 (33.33%) jQuery
9 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (30.77%) Web Services
10 11 (28.21%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.21%) PHP
11 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
12 9 (23.08%) VB.NET
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
13 8 (20.51%) MySQL
13 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
13 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (17.95%) SDLC
14 7 (17.95%) Degree
15 6 (15.38%) Web Development
15 6 (15.38%) WCF
15 6 (15.38%) XML
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (15.38%) Social Media
16 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
16 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) WordPress
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (20.51%) MySQL
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Moq
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) jQuery
5 12 (30.77%) Web Services
6 11 (28.21%) CSS
7 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.38%) WCF
8 6 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) SOAP
10 3 (7.69%) WPF
11 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.13%) HTML5
12 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.56%) REST
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.56%) XHTML
12 1 (2.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Social Media
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Android
1 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) MVC
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
4 7 (17.95%) SDLC
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (7.69%) Social Media Marketing
7 3 (7.69%) Email Marketing
7 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (7.69%) Pay per click
7 3 (7.69%) SEO
7 3 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 1 (2.56%) ERP
9 1 (2.56%) OOD
9 1 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.21%) PHP
5 9 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.82%) VB
7 3 (7.69%) VB6
7 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.13%) VBA
9 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.69%) Apple
3 3 (7.69%) Facebook
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Google
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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