Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 307 369 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 35.86% 42.86% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.68% 43.51% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 272 353 280
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £23,325 £22,754 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,625 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 837 848 747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 98.49% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 714 770 630
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.96%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,475 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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 91 £35,000 +4.48% 23
Chorley -1 47 £40,000 +12.68% 13
Lancaster 0 44 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Blackburn -2 30 £36,000 +2.86% 5
Burnley 0 21 £35,000 - 3
Blackpool 0 16 £38,500 +18.46% 13
Accrington - 5 £40,000 - 3
Skelmersdale +1 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Ormskirk +1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Colne 0 1 £30,000 +3.45%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £37,500 - 1
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 149 (48.53%) .NET
2 145 (47.23%) SQL Server
3 143 (46.58%) C#
3 143 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (44.30%) JavaScript
5 125 (40.72%) MVC
6 124 (40.39%) SQL
7 111 (36.16%) ASP.NET
8 107 (34.85%) HTML
9 100 (32.57%) CSS
10 73 (23.78%) OO
11 66 (21.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (20.85%) jQuery
13 60 (19.54%) PHP
13 60 (19.54%) SQL Server 2016
14 56 (18.24%) Web Application Development
14 56 (18.24%) Microsoft
15 53 (17.26%) TDD
15 53 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (16.61%) Web Development
16 51 (16.61%) RESTful
17 48 (15.64%) SDLC
18 47 (15.31%) BDD
19 45 (14.66%) Java
19 45 (14.66%) Git (software)
20 43 (14.01%) HTML5
21 42 (13.68%) AngularJS
22 40 (13.03%) Node.js
23 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
23 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 16 (5.21%) IIS
2 15 (4.89%) CMS
3 11 (3.58%) nginx
4 9 (2.93%) OpenEdge
5 7 (2.28%) WordPress
6 6 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Drupal
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (4.56%) Microsoft Project
1 14 (4.56%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (4.56%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.89%) SaaS
3 9 (2.93%) npm
4 5 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (1.63%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.63%) Serverless
5 4 (1.30%) Google Tag Manager
5 4 (1.30%) Yarn
6 3 (0.98%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.33%) Firebase
7 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) VoIP
2 3 (0.98%) HTTP
2 3 (0.98%) Internet
2 3 (0.98%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) SSH
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (47.23%) SQL Server
2 60 (19.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 37 (12.05%) MySQL
4 32 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (4.89%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (4.89%) NoSQL
9 14 (4.56%) MS Access
10 11 (3.58%) Redis
10 11 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.82%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.21%) Subversion
4 7 (2.28%) gulp
5 6 (1.95%) Grunt
5 6 (1.95%) Selenium
5 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.95%) webpack
6 5 (1.63%) JIRA
6 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.98%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.65%) Gradle
8 2 (0.65%) Maven
8 2 (0.65%) NUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Ant
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.33%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (8.14%) Retail
2 18 (5.86%) Finance
2 18 (5.86%) Marketing
3 13 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.61%) Music Industry
5 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.63%) Advertising
6 5 (1.63%) Games
7 4 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.30%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (48.53%) .NET
2 111 (36.16%) ASP.NET
3 107 (34.85%) HTML
4 100 (32.57%) CSS
5 66 (21.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (20.85%) jQuery
7 51 (16.61%) RESTful
8 43 (14.01%) HTML5
9 42 (13.68%) AngularJS
10 40 (13.03%) Node.js
11 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 39 (12.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 36 (11.73%) Spring
13 35 (11.40%) React
14 32 (10.42%) .NET Framework
14 32 (10.42%) CSS3
15 29 (9.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (7.49%) Entity Framework
17 22 (7.17%) REST
18 21 (6.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.89%) User Experience
5 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.63%) Fintech
6 5 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.98%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.33%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.58%) Linux
2 8 (2.61%) Android
3 6 (1.95%) Unix
3 6 (1.95%) Windows
4 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (40.72%) MVC
3 73 (23.78%) OO
4 56 (18.24%) Web Application Development
5 53 (17.26%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (17.26%) TDD
6 51 (16.61%) Web Development
7 48 (15.64%) SDLC
8 47 (15.31%) BDD
9 38 (12.38%) Scrum
10 28 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (8.47%) OOP
12 24 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.82%) Kanban
12 24 (7.82%) Software Engineering
13 22 (7.17%) ETL
14 20 (6.51%) Dependency Injection
14 20 (6.51%) Front End Development
15 17 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.21%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 143 (46.58%) C#
2 136 (44.30%) JavaScript
3 124 (40.39%) SQL
4 60 (19.54%) PHP
5 45 (14.66%) Java
6 37 (12.05%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.82%) Ruby
8 20 (6.51%) VBA
9 15 (4.89%) C
10 13 (4.23%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.26%) VB
12 9 (2.93%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.30%) Groovy
13 4 (1.30%) Java 8
13 4 (1.30%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.30%) VB6
14 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.65%) C++
14 2 (0.65%) Python
14 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.10%) Degree
2 10 (3.26%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) GDPR
2 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.33%) Packer
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.23%) Google
3 12 (3.91%) Capita
4 10 (3.26%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.93%) Oracle
6 7 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.95%) Twitter
8 2 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.33%) Remedy
9 1 (0.33%) VMware
9 1 (0.33%) Zend