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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 37 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.97% 3.69% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 3.90% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 8
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £33,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
437 333 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.65% 94.60% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 399 285 431
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Preston -10 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Blackburn - 4 £21,500 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £75,649 - 3
Ormskirk - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (58.00%) HTML
3 29 (58.00%) CSS
3 29 (58.00%) MVC
4 24 (48.00%) Java
4 24 (48.00%) jQuery
5 21 (42.00%) Web Development
6 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 18 (36.00%) Spring
7 18 (36.00%) Groovy
7 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
7 18 (36.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (36.00%) Tomcat
7 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
7 18 (36.00%) Apache Camel
8 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (28.00%) C#
9 14 (28.00%) .NET
10 13 (26.00%) SDLC
11 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.00%) C
12 7 (14.00%) Advertising
13 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.00%) Degree
13 6 (12.00%) JIRA
13 6 (12.00%) Node.js
13 6 (12.00%) Open Source

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 18 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) CSS
1 29 (58.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) jQuery
3 18 (36.00%) Apache Camel
3 18 (36.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
3 18 (36.00%) Spring
4 14 (28.00%) .NET
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.00%) Node.js
6 5 (10.00%) HTML5
6 5 (10.00%) JSON
6 5 (10.00%) WinForms
6 5 (10.00%) XML
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.00%) SOAP
7 4 (8.00%) WCF
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 4 (8.00%) WPF
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) iPad
3 1 (2.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Android
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) MVC
2 21 (42.00%) Web Development
3 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (26.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Open Source
8 5 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) Kanban
9 4 (8.00%) MVVM
9 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (8.00%) OOD
9 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 34 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (48.00%) Java
4 18 (36.00%) Groovy
5 14 (28.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) C
7 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.00%) C++
9 3 (6.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) RPG
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
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