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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 55 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.00% 4.60% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 5.67% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 23
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,546 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £39,916 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
418 441 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.43% 81.22% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 362 387 265
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +6 4 £44,000 +35.38%
Blackburn +12 3 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Preston -19 1 £36,000 -0.11% 2
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (50.00%) WCF
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Web Development
6 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) XAML
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
6 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 8 (44.44%) WPF
6 8 (44.44%) LINQ
6 8 (44.44%) MVVM
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (16.67%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Ajax
10 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 2 (11.11%) VB6
10 2 (11.11%) Process Management
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) WebObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (50.00%) WCF
5 8 (44.44%) WPF
5 8 (44.44%) LINQ
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) BBC
1 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) Web Development
3 8 (44.44%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) XAML
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Symbian
Blackburn
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + Work from home + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
UK - London, Manchester, Preston, Bristol
Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 45k (DOE) + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire (PR3)
Guru Careers
Salary: £18 - 30k + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Blackburn
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + good package
Posted: 18 days ago
Lancashire
BBC
Posted: 22 days ago