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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 61 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% 4.07% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 4.32% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 1
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
484 486 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.61% 94.19% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 408 438 422
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,050 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) Android
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) VB6
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
4 5 (45.45%) Android Development
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) VB
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) Ruby
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Streaming Media
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) New Media
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) C++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) JSTL
7 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) Struts2
7 1 (9.09%) Struts
7 1 (9.09%) JSP
7 1 (9.09%) Servlets
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) SVG
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Streaming Media
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Android
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) VB
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 5 (45.45%) VB6
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
4 3 (27.27%) C
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle