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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 28 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.37% 7.10% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 7.38% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 8
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +35.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
140 149 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 95.89% 96.13% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 108 134 87
Average salary £32,000 £36,041 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.21% +15.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) RPG
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) RPG
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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