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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 60 33 54
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.19% 5.14% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 6.67% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 6
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +19.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
421 390 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.20% 77.08% 71.32%
Number of salaries quoted 339 349 312
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(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
Blackpool -2 4 £44,000 - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) C
5 6 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 6 (27.27%) OOP
5 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
5 6 (27.27%) Ruby
5 6 (27.27%) Streaming Media
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Objective-C
5 6 (27.27%) Android
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) XAML
7 4 (18.18%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) WCF
7 4 (18.18%) WPF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Progress Developer
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) LINQ
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) JSTL
6 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) Struts2
6 1 (4.55%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) Servlets
6 1 (4.55%) Struts
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Streaming Media
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) New Media
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
1 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) OOP
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) MVVM
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Release Management
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Process Management
7 2 (9.09%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) C
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) Objective-C
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) XAML
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) Progress 4GL
6 3 (13.64%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Progress
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £60 to £70 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago