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

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 58 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.05% 6.25% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 7.73% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 13
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
406 453 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.94% 80.89% 75.95%
Number of salaries quoted 343 400 316
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 £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
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 September 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 +4 5 £44,000 - 3
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) C#
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) MVVM
6 6 (40.00%) WCF
6 6 (40.00%) WPF
6 6 (40.00%) LINQ
6 6 (40.00%) Web Development
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (40.00%) XAML
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (20.00%) VB6
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) Process Management
10 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 1 (6.67%) CMS
10 1 (6.67%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1 (6.67%) OpenEdge
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (6.67%) GUI Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Progress Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
2 6 (40.00%) WPF
2 6 (40.00%) LINQ
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVVM
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) XAML
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) VB6
5 3 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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