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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 47 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.97% 3.28% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 3.46% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 14
Average salary £29,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £39,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
568 434 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.10% 94.76% 93.65%
Number of salaries quoted 470 345 417
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +2 9 £27,500 -21.42%
Preston -8 3 £27,000 -29.87% 3
Accrington - 2 £38,750 -
Blackpool - 2 £35,000 - 2
Blackburn - 1 £60,000 - 4
Burnley - 1 £32,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) SQL
6 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
7 14 (48.28%) MVC
8 12 (41.38%) Web Services
9 11 (37.93%) HTML
9 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (37.93%) jQuery
10 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
11 8 (27.59%) PHP
11 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (27.59%) Mobile Development
12 7 (24.14%) SDLC
12 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
12 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
12 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
12 7 (24.14%) CSS
12 7 (24.14%) XML
13 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.69%) MySQL
13 6 (20.69%) WCF
13 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (17.24%) SOAP
15 4 (13.79%) VB
15 4 (13.79%) MS Office

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (24.14%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 5 (17.24%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) WPF
9 3 (10.34%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.90%) REST
11 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (10.34%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Android
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Mobile Development
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.34%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) OOD
7 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) PHP
5 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
6 4 (13.79%) VB
7 3 (10.34%) VB6
7 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Apple
2 3 (10.34%) Facebook
2 3 (10.34%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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