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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.75% 2.16% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 2.66% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 20
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £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
494 376 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.47% 81.03% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 403 285 345
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 July 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 July 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 13 £47,000 +34.28%
Blackburn - 8 £47,500 - 1
Burnley - 5 £47,500 - 1
Blackpool -9 4 £37,000 -15.90%
Chorley - 3 £47,500 -
Colne - 2 £38,750 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 44 (75.86%) .NET
2 42 (72.41%) C#
3 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
4 39 (67.24%) MVC
5 38 (65.52%) SQL
6 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
7 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (31.03%) HTML
8 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 18 (31.03%) CSS
9 17 (29.31%) jQuery
10 15 (25.86%) Web Development
11 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
12 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
12 12 (20.69%) HTML5
12 12 (20.69%) CSS3
13 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
14 10 (17.24%) Windows
14 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
15 9 (15.52%) SDLC
15 9 (15.52%) Linux
15 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.52%) Degree
16 8 (13.79%) WCF
16 8 (13.79%) B2B
16 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
17 7 (12.07%) XML
17 7 (12.07%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (6.90%) Apache
1 4 (6.90%) CMS
2 3 (5.17%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) SilverStripe
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.45%) WordPress
3 2 (3.45%) nginx
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) JasperReports
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.45%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
2 2 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) MSTest
3 1 (1.72%) Moq
3 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.72%) NUnit
3 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.45%) Law
1 2 (3.45%) Military
1 2 (3.45%) Avionics
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Billing
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) German Language
2 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) C# Developer
3 25 (43.10%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (41.38%) Software Engineer
5 18 (31.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (20.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (18.97%) Web Developer
8 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
8 7 (12.07%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (1.72%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (75.86%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (31.03%) CSS
4 18 (31.03%) HTML
5 17 (29.31%) jQuery
6 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
7 12 (20.69%) HTML5
7 12 (20.69%) CSS3
8 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (13.79%) WCF
10 7 (12.07%) XML
11 5 (8.62%) SOAP
11 5 (8.62%) Web Services
12 3 (5.17%) Ajax
12 3 (5.17%) JSON
12 3 (5.17%) XSLT
12 3 (5.17%) XHTML
12 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) MVC
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) Web Development
4 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.52%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (13.79%) B2B
7 7 (12.07%) OO
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) B2C
9 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Scrum
11 3 (5.17%) MVVM
11 3 (5.17%) UML
12 2 (3.45%) OOP
12 2 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (3.45%) RAD
12 2 (3.45%) CRM
12 2 (3.45%) OOD
12 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 38 (65.52%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) Java
5 6 (10.34%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) Ada
7 2 (3.45%) XAML
7 2 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) VB6
8 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.45%) OCPJWCD
3 2 (3.45%) OCPJP
3 2 (3.45%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Sun
3 2 (3.45%) Zend
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