Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 337 340 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.04% 37.32% 38.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.46% 38.33% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 309 310 340
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £23,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 854 887 924
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 97.37% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 683 788 749
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,900 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Lancashire

Developer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 130 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Chorley +3 64 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Burnley 0 31 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Skelmersdale 0 18 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Lancaster -6 17 £34,250 +22.32% 3
Blackburn +2 13 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Blackpool 0 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Colne +1 10 £27,500 -4.35% 2
Rossendale - 3 £30,000 -
Darwen - 2 £32,500 -
Lytham St Annes +1 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Ormskirk -1 1 £31,500 -37.00%
Developer
North West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 165 (48.96%) .NET
2 152 (45.10%) C#
2 152 (45.10%) SQL
3 146 (43.32%) JavaScript
4 143 (42.43%) MVC
5 139 (41.25%) SQL Server
6 135 (40.06%) HTML
7 131 (38.87%) CSS
8 129 (38.28%) ASP.NET
9 96 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (26.11%) Web Development
11 87 (25.82%) jQuery
12 69 (20.47%) TDD
13 65 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (17.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 54 (16.02%) T-SQL
16 53 (15.73%) Degree
17 51 (15.13%) AngularJS
18 50 (14.84%) Node.js
19 49 (14.54%) Java
20 48 (14.24%) PHP
20 48 (14.24%) HTML5
21 47 (13.95%) .NET Framework
22 43 (12.76%) Git (software)
23 41 (12.17%) Front End Development
24 40 (11.87%) ASP.NET Web API
24 40 (11.87%) Entity Framework
25 38 (11.28%) RESTful
26 37 (10.98%) Spring
26 37 (10.98%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.26%) WordPress
2 9 (2.67%) Apache
3 7 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.78%) ColdFusion
4 6 (1.78%) nginx
5 3 (0.89%) CMS
6 2 (0.59%) Drupal
6 2 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (4.45%) Magento
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.93%) SaaS
2 4 (1.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.78%) SMS
2 3 (0.89%) FTP
2 3 (0.89%) SSH
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) RS-232
3 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (41.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 33 (9.79%) MySQL
4 28 (8.31%) NoSQL
5 25 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (5.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 14 (4.15%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (2.67%) Power BI
11 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.93%) Subversion
3 6 (1.78%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.89%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.89%) PHPUnit
5 3 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.59%) GitLab
6 2 (0.59%) MSTest
6 2 (0.59%) NUnit
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.59%) PhpStorm
6 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (9.50%) Marketing
2 24 (7.12%) Games
3 22 (6.53%) Finance
4 19 (5.64%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.04%) Retail
6 5 (1.48%) Advertising
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (48.96%) .NET
2 135 (40.06%) HTML
3 131 (38.87%) CSS
4 129 (38.28%) ASP.NET
5 87 (25.82%) jQuery
6 65 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (17.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 51 (15.13%) AngularJS
9 50 (14.84%) Node.js
10 48 (14.24%) HTML5
11 47 (13.95%) .NET Framework
12 40 (11.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 40 (11.87%) Entity Framework
13 38 (11.28%) RESTful
14 37 (10.98%) Spring
15 36 (10.68%) WCF
16 34 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 32 (9.50%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (8.90%) XML
19 29 (8.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.42%) Computer Science
1 25 (7.42%) User Experience
2 17 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.78%) Fintech
6 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.19%) Digital TV
7 4 (1.19%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.19%) W3C
8 3 (0.89%) iPad
8 3 (0.89%) Life Science
9 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.59%) Tandem
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) EPoS
10 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.42%) Windows
2 14 (4.15%) Linux
3 5 (1.48%) Android
4 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (42.43%) MVC
2 96 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (26.11%) Web Development
4 69 (20.47%) TDD
5 41 (12.17%) Front End Development
6 37 (10.98%) Web Application Development
7 36 (10.68%) SDLC
8 35 (10.39%) OO
8 35 (10.39%) Software Engineering
9 33 (9.79%) BDD
9 33 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (9.79%) OOP
9 33 (9.79%) Unit Testing
10 18 (5.34%) Analytics
10 18 (5.34%) E-Commerce
11 16 (4.75%) Workflow
12 13 (3.86%) Dashboard Development
12 13 (3.86%) Data Analytics
13 12 (3.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (2.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 152 (45.10%) C#
1 152 (45.10%) SQL
2 146 (43.32%) JavaScript
3 54 (16.02%) T-SQL
4 49 (14.54%) Java
5 48 (14.24%) PHP
6 28 (8.31%) Ruby
7 17 (5.04%) VBA
8 14 (4.15%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.15%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.86%) Groovy
9 13 (3.86%) VB
10 12 (3.56%) PHP 5
11 9 (2.67%) PHP 7
12 5 (1.48%) C
12 5 (1.48%) VB6
13 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 53 (15.73%) Degree
2 8 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.19%) HND
4 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) QA
1 4 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
1 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Ansible
1 1 (0.30%) Packer
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.64%) Oracle
3 13 (3.86%) Adobe
3 13 (3.86%) Tableau
4 8 (2.37%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.78%) Sybase
6 5 (1.48%) Google
7 4 (1.19%) Capita
7 4 (1.19%) Facebook
7 4 (1.19%) Twitter
7 4 (1.19%) Zend
8 2 (0.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.30%) Apple
9 1 (0.30%) Cognos
9 1 (0.30%) Epicor
9 1 (0.30%) jBASE
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com