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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 44 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 11 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.75% 7.11% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 8.44% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 22
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £30,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
345 391 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.25% 84.27% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 290 335 298
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,563 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -2 3 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Chorley -8 3 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Colne +1 2 £46,000 +26.89%
Burnley -8 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Blackpool +9 1 £22,500 -22.41%
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Maven
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
6 1 (7.69%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Bonus, RSU, Pension, Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insura
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago