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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 15 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.51% 3.73% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 4.78% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 36
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,150 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £42,500
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
420 314 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.19% 78.11% 77.35%
Number of salaries quoted 347 246 336
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Preston +5 11 £46,000 +42.63% 3
Blackburn - 10 £39,000 -
Colne - 7 £35,000 - 1
Burnley - 4 £47,500 -
Chorley - 3 £47,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £33,500 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (68.63%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 33 (64.71%) C#
3 33 (64.71%) MVC
4 29 (56.86%) SQL
5 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
7 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 16 (31.37%) Web Development
8 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (27.45%) HTML
9 14 (27.45%) CSS
10 13 (25.49%) jQuery
11 12 (23.53%) Linux
12 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
13 10 (19.61%) HTML5
13 10 (19.61%) CSS3
13 10 (19.61%) Windows
13 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
14 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.69%) TDD
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (11.76%) Degree
15 6 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (11.76%) WCF
15 6 (11.76%) B2B
15 6 (11.76%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (3.92%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.92%) CMS
1 2 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
1 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.92%) JasperReports
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) MSTest
2 4 (7.84%) Moq
2 4 (7.84%) NUnit
3 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Ant
4 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (9.80%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Avionics
2 2 (3.92%) Military
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.92%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
3 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) C# Developer
3 18 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (33.33%) Software Engineer
5 12 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) Web Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) .NET
2 34 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (27.45%) HTML
4 14 (27.45%) CSS
5 13 (25.49%) jQuery
6 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
7 10 (19.61%) HTML5
7 10 (19.61%) CSS3
8 8 (15.69%) AngularJS
8 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (11.76%) WCF
9 6 (11.76%) XML
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 4 (7.84%) Web Services
10 4 (7.84%) SOAP
11 3 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (3.92%) REST
12 2 (3.92%) WPF
12 2 (3.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) MVC
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) Web Development
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (15.69%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) B2B
5 6 (11.76%) OO
6 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.84%) B2C
7 4 (7.84%) OOD
8 3 (5.88%) UML
9 2 (3.92%) MVVM
9 2 (3.92%) Product Management
9 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.92%) WFM
9 2 (3.92%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 33 (64.71%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) VB
5 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Ada
6 2 (3.92%) XAML
7 1 (1.96%) C
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (3.92%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.92%) OCMJD
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Sun
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