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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 37 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.73% 4.15% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 4.41% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 31
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
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
489 476 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.64% 94.07% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 409 427 428
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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 - 6 £38,500 - 2
Preston -8 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £20,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £28,500 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (91.67%) .NET
2 40 (83.33%) C#
3 36 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 33 (68.75%) SQL
5 32 (66.67%) HTML
6 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
7 26 (54.17%) CSS
8 25 (52.08%) jQuery
9 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 21 (43.75%) MVC
10 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
11 19 (39.58%) XML
11 19 (39.58%) T-SQL
12 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (35.42%) WCF
13 17 (35.42%) SOAP
14 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
16 11 (22.92%) Multithreading
16 11 (22.92%) Parallel Computing
16 11 (22.92%) Load Testing
16 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (22.92%) ADO.NET
16 11 (22.92%) VB.NET
16 11 (22.92%) XSL
17 9 (18.75%) HTML5
17 9 (18.75%) Release Management

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (8.33%) MySQL
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.25%) DTS
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.42%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (91.67%) .NET
2 36 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 32 (66.67%) HTML
4 26 (54.17%) CSS
5 25 (52.08%) jQuery
6 19 (39.58%) XML
6 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
7 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (35.42%) WCF
8 17 (35.42%) SOAP
9 11 (22.92%) XSL
9 11 (22.92%) ADO.NET
10 9 (18.75%) HTML5
11 8 (16.67%) Web Services
12 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (6.25%) REST
13 3 (6.25%) LINQ
13 3 (6.25%) WinForms
14 2 (4.17%) XHTML
14 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.42%) PDA
2 5 (10.42%) iSeries
3 4 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (8.33%) AS400
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) MVC
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (22.92%) Multithreading
4 11 (22.92%) Parallel Computing
4 11 (22.92%) Load Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Release Management
5 9 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Service Management
6 5 (10.42%) Software Architecture
6 5 (10.42%) System Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Time Management
7 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) OO
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) UML
8 3 (6.25%) OOP
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 33 (68.75%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 19 (39.58%) T-SQL
5 11 (22.92%) VB.NET
6 7 (14.58%) VB6
6 7 (14.58%) VB
7 5 (10.42%) Java
7 5 (10.42%) RPG
8 4 (8.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Progress
3 1 (2.08%) Ektron
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