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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 20 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.33% 2.73% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.75% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £36,250 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.25% -36.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
74 109 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 98.67% 99.09% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 100
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Learning Management System
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
1 2 (22.22%) Learning Management System
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
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