Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 186 344 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.97% 38.44% 38.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.83% 39.86% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 175 317 320
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £47,050
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +3.90%

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 749 863 897
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.42% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 599 691 797
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £50,950
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -2 59 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Chorley -2 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Blackpool -5 22 £38,500 +10.00% 10
Blackburn -5 13 £38,750 +19.23% 12
Lancaster +7 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Lytham St Annes -1 4 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Accrington - 4 £40,000 - 3
Ormskirk +1 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Burnley -7 2 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Rossendale +4 1 £42,500 +41.67%
Skelmersdale -1 1 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Nelson - 1 £47,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £27,500 - 1
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 95 (51.08%) C#
2 93 (50.00%) .NET
3 79 (42.47%) SQL Server
4 74 (39.78%) SQL
5 64 (34.41%) JavaScript
6 57 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (30.11%) HTML
8 49 (26.34%) MVC
9 48 (25.81%) ASP.NET
10 47 (25.27%) CSS
11 34 (18.28%) Web Development
12 33 (17.74%) AngularJS
13 32 (17.20%) Degree
13 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
14 29 (15.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
15 28 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (15.05%) T-SQL
15 28 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (13.98%) jQuery
17 25 (13.44%) TDD
18 24 (12.90%) PHP
18 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
19 23 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
20 22 (11.83%) React
20 22 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
21 20 (10.75%) XML
21 20 (10.75%) RESTful
21 20 (10.75%) HTML5
22 19 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC

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 10 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.76%) WordPress
3 3 (1.61%) CMS
3 3 (1.61%) Kentico
3 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.54%) Drupal
5 1 (0.54%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.15%) Magento
3 2 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.54%) BPCS
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.54%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.15%) npm
3 4 (2.15%) Yarn
4 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Google Pay
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) NAS
2 3 (1.61%) SSH
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
4 1 (0.54%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (42.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (9.14%) MySQL
6 15 (8.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (5.91%) NoSQL
8 11 (5.91%) Power BI
9 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.30%) DB2
10 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 3 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
14 2 (1.08%) RavenDB
14 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.76%) Selenium
5 5 (2.69%) Grunt
5 5 (2.69%) gulp
6 4 (2.15%) Appium
6 4 (2.15%) Protractor
7 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.61%) JUnit
7 3 (1.61%) Subversion
7 3 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.61%) webpack
8 2 (1.08%) JIRA
8 2 (1.08%) Mocha
8 2 (1.08%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.54%) MorphX
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (5.38%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Marketing
3 5 (2.69%) Legal
4 4 (2.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.08%) Automotive
6 2 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (50.00%) .NET
2 56 (30.11%) HTML
3 48 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 47 (25.27%) CSS
5 33 (17.74%) AngularJS
6 26 (13.98%) jQuery
7 22 (11.83%) React
8 20 (10.75%) HTML5
8 20 (10.75%) RESTful
8 20 (10.75%) XML
9 19 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (10.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (8.60%) CSS3
10 16 (8.60%) Node.js
11 15 (8.06%) .NET Framework
12 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (6.99%) .NET Core
14 12 (6.45%) Entity Framework
15 11 (5.91%) XHTML
16 10 (5.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
1 11 (5.91%) User Experience
2 10 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.23%) iSeries
4 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.69%) AS400
6 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.54%) Animation
7 1 (0.54%) CCTV
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) Fintech
7 1 (0.54%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
7 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.30%) Android
2 7 (3.76%) Linux
3 5 (2.69%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.69%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.34%) MVC
3 34 (18.28%) Web Development
4 28 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (13.44%) TDD
6 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 23 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (10.22%) SDLC
9 18 (9.68%) Scrum
10 17 (9.14%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.06%) Microservices
11 15 (8.06%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.53%) BDD
12 14 (7.53%) Web Application Development
13 13 (6.99%) ETL
14 11 (5.91%) Front End Development
15 10 (5.38%) Project Management
16 9 (4.84%) Business Analysis
16 9 (4.84%) OO
16 9 (4.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.08%) C#
2 74 (39.78%) SQL
3 64 (34.41%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.05%) T-SQL
5 24 (12.90%) PHP
6 17 (9.14%) Java
7 14 (7.53%) C
8 13 (6.99%) VB
9 12 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 11 (5.91%) VB6
11 9 (4.84%) Ruby
12 6 (3.23%) RPG
12 6 (3.23%) RPG IV
13 5 (2.69%) Python
14 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.54%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.54%) Java 8
15 1 (0.54%) VBA
15 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (17.20%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.61%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) MCSE
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) GDPR
2 4 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.54%) cPanel
Vendors
1 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.30%) IBM
3 6 (3.23%) Cognos
4 5 (2.69%) Tableau
4 5 (2.69%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.15%) Adobe
5 4 (2.15%) Google
5 4 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle
7 2 (1.08%) Sage
8 1 (0.54%) Apple
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) IFS
8 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.54%) VMware