The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 48 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 2.60% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.68% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 14
Average salary £34,274 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.07% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,837 £29,300 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
423 448 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.69% 96.97% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 376 382 401
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Lancashire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Preston +12 3 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 - 2
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Military
3 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) JasperReports
3 2 (33.33%) WFM
3 2 (33.33%) Avionics
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (33.33%) Military
1 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) WFM
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ada
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Rossendale, Lancashire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Salary: £29,728 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Rossendale
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago