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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 32 54 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.23% 2.36% 6.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.53% 2.40% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 26
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
331 499 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.24% 98.23% 99.31%
Number of salaries quoted 274 434 374
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Preston +10 4 £35,000 - 2
Chorley - 2 £30,000 - 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (66.67%) HTML
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) MVC
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) jQuery
4 13 (48.15%) Degree
5 12 (44.44%) Java
6 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
6 11 (40.74%) Spring
6 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
7 9 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) PHP
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.81%) MySQL
11 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 3 (11.11%) Email Marketing
11 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (11.11%) WordPress
11 3 (11.11%) Marketing
11 3 (11.11%) WCF
11 3 (11.11%) HTML5
11 3 (11.11%) Social Media
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) WordPress
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
1 18 (66.67%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) jQuery
3 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
3 11 (40.74%) Spring
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) JSP
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.41%) WPF
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) MVC
2 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Email Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Pay per click
5 2 (7.41%) SEO
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Social Media Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) EAI
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) OOD
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Web Design
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter
Chorley, Lancashire
First Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Accrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago