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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.72% 1.38% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 1.65% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 23
Average salary £32,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
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
401 424 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.34% 83.30% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 332 340 365
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 4 £46,000 -
Blackburn - 3 £31,500 -
Rossendale - 3 £45,000 -
Blackpool -5 2 £37,000 -15.90%
Chorley - 2 - - 1
Burnley - 1 £32,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £26,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 37 (61.67%) C#
3 36 (60.00%) SQL
4 35 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 33 (55.00%) MVC
6 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
8 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (26.67%) HTML
9 16 (26.67%) CSS
10 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 13 (21.67%) Java
11 13 (21.67%) jQuery
12 12 (20.00%) Web Development
12 12 (20.00%) Degree
12 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 11 (18.33%) OO
13 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
14 9 (15.00%) B2B
14 9 (15.00%) Web Services
14 9 (15.00%) XML
14 9 (15.00%) SOAP
14 9 (15.00%) Linux
14 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
14 9 (15.00%) CSS3
14 9 (15.00%) HTML5
14 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (13.33%) SaaS
15 8 (13.33%) WCF
15 8 (13.33%) C++

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.33%) WordPress
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (3.33%) nginx
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.33%) SilverStripe
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) JasperReports
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.33%) Law
1 2 (3.33%) Military
1 2 (3.33%) Avionics
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
2 1 (1.67%) Marketing
2 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) Software Engineer
3 23 (38.33%) C# Developer
3 23 (38.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (21.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 9 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Designer
12 2 (3.33%) Junior Designer
12 2 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
12 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) .NET
2 35 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (26.67%) CSS
4 16 (26.67%) HTML
5 13 (21.67%) jQuery
6 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.00%) HTML5
7 9 (15.00%) SOAP
7 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 9 (15.00%) XML
7 9 (15.00%) CSS3
8 8 (13.33%) WCF
9 7 (11.67%) Middleware
9 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (10.00%) REST
11 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.33%) Spring
11 5 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) MVC
2 32 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (20.00%) Web Development
4 11 (18.33%) OO
5 9 (15.00%) B2B
6 6 (10.00%) B2C
6 6 (10.00%) WFM
6 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) SDLC
7 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) ETL
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
8 3 (5.00%) Product Management
8 3 (5.00%) Open Source
8 3 (5.00%) MVVM
9 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) C#
2 36 (60.00%) SQL
3 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.67%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) C
7 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 3 (5.00%) Perl
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (3.33%) Ada
9 2 (3.33%) XAML
10 1 (1.67%) VB6
10 1 (1.67%) VBA
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.33%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (3.33%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.33%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) Sun
3 2 (3.33%) Software AG
3 2 (3.33%) webMethods
3 2 (3.33%) Zend
3 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
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