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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 38 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.19% 2.19% 5.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 2.38% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 25
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £33,950 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,380 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
508 421 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.76% 92.12% 98.83%
Number of salaries quoted 451 325 436
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 0 6 £53,380 +52.51%
Preston -8 3 £23,496 -32.87% 1
Chorley +1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Lancaster - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £21,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (54.17%) Java
4 25 (52.08%) CSS
5 23 (47.92%) HTML
6 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (43.75%) jQuery
8 20 (41.67%) MVC
8 20 (41.67%) Tomcat
9 19 (39.58%) Web Development
10 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 14 (29.17%) Spring
12 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
12 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
12 13 (27.08%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) C#
13 10 (20.83%) Groovy
13 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
13 10 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (20.83%) Apache Camel
13 10 (20.83%) SDLC
14 9 (18.75%) Node.js
14 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
14 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
15 8 (16.67%) XML
15 8 (16.67%) BDD
16 7 (14.58%) Advertising
17 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 6 (12.50%) T-SQL

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 20 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.08%) Gradle
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.58%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) CSS
2 23 (47.92%) HTML
3 21 (43.75%) jQuery
4 14 (29.17%) Spring
5 13 (27.08%) .NET
5 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
6 10 (20.83%) Apache Camel
6 10 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 9 (18.75%) Node.js
8 8 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.50%) WCF
10 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.25%) Web Services
11 3 (6.25%) WinForms
12 2 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Blog
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) MVC
3 19 (39.58%) Web Development
4 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.83%) SDLC
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (10.42%) Coaching
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
9 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.25%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) Web Design
10 2 (4.17%) Change Management
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.17%) Kanban
10 2 (4.17%) OOP
10 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (54.17%) Java
4 10 (20.83%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) Groovy
5 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) C
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) R
9 1 (2.08%) RPG
9 1 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) TOWER Software
Burnley, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + shares, pension, health, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago