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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.28% 5.23% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 6.87% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 42
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,050 £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
368 335 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.51% 76.14% 76.41%
Number of salaries quoted 312 275 315
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 April 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 - 10 £30,500 -
Colne - 8 £36,250 - 1
Preston +6 5 £40,637 +37.75% 4
Rossendale - 2 £42,500 -
Burnley - 2 £43,750 -
Chorley -5 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Blackpool - 1 £29,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (70.00%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
2 27 (67.50%) MVC
3 26 (65.00%) C#
4 23 (57.50%) SQL
5 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
7 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.00%) Web Development
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (27.50%) HTML
10 11 (27.50%) CSS
10 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
11 10 (25.00%) Linux
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 10 (25.00%) jQuery
12 9 (22.50%) HTML5
12 9 (22.50%) CSS3
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) Windows
13 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (17.50%) OO
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (12.50%) Electronics
16 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
16 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
16 4 (10.00%) NUnit

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) NUnit
2 4 (10.00%) MSTest
2 4 (10.00%) Moq
3 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Avionics
3 1 (2.50%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (22.50%) Web Developer
6 8 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Systems Developer
10 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (70.00%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (27.50%) CSS
4 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
5 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (22.50%) HTML5
6 9 (22.50%) CSS3
7 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 3 (7.50%) REST
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.00%) SOAP
10 2 (5.00%) WCF
11 1 (2.50%) WPF
11 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) BBC
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) MVC
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Web Development
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
5 8 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) OOD
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.50%) B2B
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Product Management
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.00%) WFM
9 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) Ada
7 1 (2.50%) XAML
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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