The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 51 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 53.13% 47.95% 39.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 54.84% 51.09% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 51
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 137 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 96.88% 93.84% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77 102 122
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Developer
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Preston region.

Developer Salary Trend in Preston

Developer
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Preston region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Preston

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 70 (59.83%) C#
1 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 64 (54.70%) HTML
3 61 (52.14%) CSS
4 59 (50.43%) ASP.NET
5 54 (46.15%) jQuery
6 53 (45.30%) MVC
7 52 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 42 (35.90%) SQL Server
9 36 (30.77%) PHP
10 35 (29.91%) SQL
11 34 (29.06%) Web Development
12 28 (23.93%) Web Application Development
13 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (18.80%) Marketing
14 22 (18.80%) HTML5
14 22 (18.80%) Social Media
15 19 (16.24%) Games
15 19 (16.24%) TDD
15 19 (16.24%) RESTful
15 19 (16.24%) Digital Marketing
15 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
16 18 (15.38%) WordPress
17 17 (14.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (14.53%) Scrum
17 17 (14.53%) SEO
18 16 (13.68%) KnockoutJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.38%) WordPress
2 15 (12.82%) CMS
3 8 (6.84%) Kentico
4 7 (5.98%) Umbraco
5 6 (5.13%) Node.js
6 3 (2.56%) IIS
6 3 (2.56%) Apache
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 2 (1.71%) nginx
7 2 (1.71%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.42%) Fireworks
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.71%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (18.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (12.82%) MySQL
5 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.42%) Grunt
4 4 (3.42%) Bower
5 2 (1.71%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 22 (18.80%) Marketing
2 19 (16.24%) Games
3 2 (1.71%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (59.83%) .NET
2 64 (54.70%) HTML
3 61 (52.14%) CSS
4 59 (50.43%) ASP.NET
5 54 (46.15%) jQuery
6 23 (19.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (18.80%) HTML5
8 19 (16.24%) RESTful
8 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
9 17 (14.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (13.68%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (11.97%) WCF
12 13 (11.11%) CSS3
13 10 (8.55%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (8.55%) Ajax
13 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.55%) JSON
13 10 (8.55%) XML
14 9 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Social Media
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Android
2 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.71%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.30%) MVC
2 34 (29.06%) Web Development
3 28 (23.93%) Web Application Development
4 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.24%) TDD
5 19 (16.24%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (14.53%) Scrum
6 17 (14.53%) SEO
7 16 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (13.68%) Kanban
7 16 (13.68%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (13.68%) BDD
8 15 (12.82%) Social Media Marketing
8 15 (12.82%) Email Marketing
9 14 (11.97%) Pay per click
10 11 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (8.55%) Content Management
12 9 (7.69%) OO
12 9 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (59.83%) C#
2 52 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 36 (30.77%) PHP
4 35 (29.91%) SQL
5 6 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.13%) Java
6 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.42%) VB
7 3 (2.56%) C
8 2 (1.71%) Perl
8 2 (1.71%) VB6
8 2 (1.71%) Ruby
8 2 (1.71%) VBA
8 2 (1.71%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.85%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle
2 8 (6.84%) Twitter
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) Zend
3 7 (5.98%) Facebook
4 5 (4.27%) Adobe
4 5 (4.27%) Google
5 3 (2.56%) Apple
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) Epicor
7 1 (0.85%) New Relic
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