The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 25 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.64% 3.79% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.79% 3.85% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 17
Median salary £44,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £38,300 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
398 545 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.03% 98.38% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 336 462 353
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 28 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +11 11 £46,500 +37.77%
Lancaster - 4 £29,000 -
Preston +6 3 £39,000 +44.44% 1
Chorley -8 2 £38,750 +40.90%
Blackburn +19 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 30 (62.50%) CSS
2 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 26 (54.17%) SQL
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (41.67%) Web Development
6 19 (39.58%) Java
7 18 (37.50%) jQuery
8 15 (31.25%) Tomcat
8 15 (31.25%) MVC
9 14 (29.17%) Spring
10 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
10 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
11 12 (25.00%) .NET
11 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (22.92%) PHP
13 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
13 10 (20.83%) Degree
14 9 (18.75%) BDD
14 9 (18.75%) Scrum
15 8 (16.67%) C#
15 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
15 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
15 8 (16.67%) Node.js
15 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
16 7 (14.58%) HTML5
16 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 7 (14.58%) MySQL
16 7 (14.58%) AngularJS

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Power BI
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.33%) Gradle
5 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.33%) Maven
5 4 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) NUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.50%) Back Office
2 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) CSS
2 29 (60.42%) HTML
3 18 (37.50%) jQuery
4 14 (29.17%) Spring
5 12 (25.00%) .NET
5 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (16.67%) Node.js
8 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.58%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) Ajax
9 6 (12.50%) WCF
10 5 (10.42%) XML
11 4 (8.33%) D3.js
11 4 (8.33%) Dropwizard
11 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
11 4 (8.33%) LINQ
11 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Clustering
1 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.25%) e-Learning
1 3 (6.25%) iPad
1 3 (6.25%) Learning Management System
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Web Development
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
4 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
5 9 (18.75%) BDD
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) Coaching
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
9 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.33%) Microservices
9 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Web Design
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 11 (22.92%) PHP
5 8 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) Scala
7 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) R
8 1 (2.08%) RPG
8 1 (2.08%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
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