The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 46 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.97% 2.92% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 3.10% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £29,200 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 451 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.29% 93.96% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 365 400 556
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 2 £29,500 +7.27%
Lancaster - 2 £35,000 - 1
Blackburn -3 1 £27,500 -33.73%
Chorley - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Python
5 9 (36.00%) Validation
6 8 (32.00%) Spring
6 8 (32.00%) MVC
6 8 (32.00%) C#
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 8 (32.00%) Struts
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) Ruby
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (24.00%) Military
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.00%) PHP
10 4 (16.00%) VB
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) Servlets
10 4 (16.00%) XAML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Jetty
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (24.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Spring
1 8 (32.00%) Struts
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) Servlets
3 4 (16.00%) WinForms
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
3 4 (16.00%) WPF
4 3 (12.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) JSP
5 2 (8.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Streaming Media
2 3 (12.00%) New Media
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
1 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Validation
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) OOP
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) Ruby
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) VB
7 4 (16.00%) XAML
8 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (12.00%) C
8 3 (12.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
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