The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank - 51 39
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 0 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.31% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.63% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 19
Average salary - £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 457 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.75% 87.88% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 236 398 324
Average salary £35,625 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Lancashire

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Software AG
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) webMethods
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) MuleSoft
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (27.27%) PHP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Junior
2 4 (36.36%) Junior Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) CSS3
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (18.18%) Behat
3 2 (18.18%) Doctrine
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (18.18%) Symfony
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) MuleSoft
1 4 (36.36%) Software AG
1 4 (36.36%) webMethods
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Zend
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