The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 20 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 45 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.24% 9.38% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 12.36% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 30
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 364 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 75.55% 75.83% 71.56%
Number of salaries quoted 287 313 429
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
North West

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 18 April 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 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
Chorley - 6 £42,500 -
Lancaster +9 5 £19,000 -55.29% 1
Preston -16 3 £29,500 -15.71%
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (41.46%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Degree
3 15 (36.59%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) .NET
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 12 (29.27%) Ruby
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
6 11 (26.83%) Scrum
7 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle
8 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.51%) Struts
9 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
9 8 (19.51%) Spring
10 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.07%) TDD
10 7 (17.07%) Android
10 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (17.07%) HTML5
10 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
11 6 (14.63%) CSS3
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (14.63%) Internet
11 6 (14.63%) Objective-C
11 6 (14.63%) C

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) OpenEdge
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) Jetty
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Software Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Programmer
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Programmer
5 6 (14.63%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) Web Programmer
6 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) HTML
2 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
4 8 (19.51%) Struts
4 8 (19.51%) Spring
5 7 (17.07%) HTML5
6 6 (14.63%) CSS3
7 5 (12.20%) WCF
7 5 (12.20%) WinForms
7 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 4 (9.76%) XML
8 4 (9.76%) Servlets
8 4 (9.76%) WPF
8 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.32%) jQuery
10 2 (4.88%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Streaming Media
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) New Media
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Android
1 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) MVC
1 11 (26.83%) Scrum
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) TDD
2 7 (17.07%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) OOP
3 6 (14.63%) Pair Programming
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
4 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 3 (7.32%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) UML
7 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) SOA
7 1 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
5 12 (29.27%) Ruby
6 6 (14.63%) Objective-C
6 6 (14.63%) C
6 6 (14.63%) C++
7 5 (12.20%) PHP
8 4 (9.76%) XAML
8 4 (9.76%) VB
9 3 (7.32%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Progress
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
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Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago