The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 29 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.08% 2.73% 13.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.83% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 17
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
127 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 97.69% 96.36% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87 91 110
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Preston

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Facebook
2 3 (60.00%) Twitter
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Social Media
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Social Media
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Facebook
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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