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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 40 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.36% 4.76% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 5.80% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
388 345 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.00% 82.14% 76.55%
Number of salaries quoted 340 302 308
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Blackburn - 8 £32,500 -
Colne - 2 £36,250 - 1
Preston +10 1 £34,274 +12.37% 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (62.96%) C#
3 17 (62.96%) MVC
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Web Development
8 9 (33.33%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
10 7 (25.93%) CSS
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) OO
11 6 (22.22%) Android
12 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) CSS3
12 5 (18.52%) WCF
12 5 (18.52%) HTML5
12 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 5 (18.52%) Device Driver
12 5 (18.52%) Electronics
12 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
13 4 (14.81%) VB
13 4 (14.81%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) NUnit
2 4 (14.81%) MSTest
2 4 (14.81%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) WebObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 5 (18.52%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
2 1 (3.70%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Platform Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Systems Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.93%) CSS
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 5 (18.52%) WCF
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (14.81%) WPF
6 4 (14.81%) LINQ
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 4 (14.81%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) Cocoa
9 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Web Development
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) OOD
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) MVVM
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Android Development
8 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.81%) XAML
5 4 (14.81%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) VCP4
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Symbian
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