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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 32 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.11% 3.99% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 4.33% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 17
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,704 £45,000 £32,500
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
475 323 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.14% 92.02% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 426 269 424
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -9 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Blackburn - 5 £21,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £53,380 -
Ormskirk - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 26 (53.06%) CSS
3 25 (51.02%) Java
3 25 (51.02%) MVC
4 24 (48.98%) HTML
5 21 (42.86%) jQuery
6 20 (40.82%) Tomcat
7 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (38.78%) Web Development
8 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
9 16 (32.65%) Groovy
9 16 (32.65%) Hadoop
9 16 (32.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (32.65%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (32.65%) Apache Camel
9 16 (32.65%) Spring
9 16 (32.65%) Hibernate
10 13 (26.53%) .NET
11 12 (24.49%) C#
11 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
11 12 (24.49%) SDLC
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.29%) C
13 7 (14.29%) Advertising
13 7 (14.29%) Node.js
14 6 (12.24%) JIRA
14 6 (12.24%) WinForms
14 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
15 5 (10.20%) XML

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 (40.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) nginx
2 2 (4.08%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (32.65%) Hadoop
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) JIRA
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.08%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) CSS
2 24 (48.98%) HTML
3 21 (42.86%) jQuery
4 16 (32.65%) Apache Camel
4 16 (32.65%) Hibernate
4 16 (32.65%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (32.65%) Spring
5 13 (26.53%) .NET
6 7 (14.29%) Node.js
7 6 (12.24%) WinForms
8 5 (10.20%) WPF
8 5 (10.20%) XML
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.16%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) WCF
10 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.12%) SOAP
10 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) MVC
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Web Development
3 18 (36.73%) Unit Testing
4 12 (24.49%) SDLC
4 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) BDD
6 4 (8.16%) Kanban
6 4 (8.16%) MVVM
6 4 (8.16%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (8.16%) OOD
6 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.08%) OOP
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) Groovy
4 12 (24.49%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) C
6 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
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