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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 59 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.42% 3.46% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 3.69% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 2
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +13.82%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
450 461 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.34% 93.70% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 361 410 425
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (33.33%) Streaming Media
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) New Media
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) RESTful
7 2 (22.22%) Struts2

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Struts2
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) JSTL
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) SVG
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Streaming Media
2 3 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
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