Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 282 367 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.86% 38.35% 34.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.15% 39.29% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 242 345 258
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,509
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.43% +9.26%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,771 £23,025
90th Percentile £51,125 £46,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 780 934 780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 97.60% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 630 848 624
Lancashire median annual salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.26%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 0 102 £35,000 +7.69% 32
Chorley +1 46 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Lancaster -4 30 £33,500 +4.69% 12
Burnley 0 21 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Blackpool 0 19 £35,000 -9.09% 5
Blackburn 0 16 £32,500 +51.16% 6
Skelmersdale -2 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Darwen - 2 £32,500 -
Accrington - 2 £40,000 - 2
Colne 0 1 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Lytham St Annes - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 152 (53.90%) C#
2 145 (51.42%) .NET
3 131 (46.45%) SQL Server
4 124 (43.97%) MVC
5 115 (40.78%) ASP.NET
5 115 (40.78%) JavaScript
6 110 (39.01%) SQL
7 103 (36.52%) HTML
7 103 (36.52%) CSS
8 102 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (23.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (21.99%) Web Development
11 61 (21.63%) jQuery
12 59 (20.92%) TDD
13 54 (19.15%) Microsoft
14 53 (18.79%) OO
15 49 (17.38%) PHP
16 46 (16.31%) BDD
16 46 (16.31%) Web Application Development
17 45 (15.96%) AngularJS
18 44 (15.60%) RESTful
19 42 (14.89%) T-SQL
19 42 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 40 (14.18%) Git (software)
20 40 (14.18%) HTML5
20 40 (14.18%) .NET Framework
20 40 (14.18%) ASP.NET Web API
20 40 (14.18%) SQL Server 2016
21 39 (13.83%) Node.js
22 37 (13.12%) Degree

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 13 (4.61%) WordPress
2 10 (3.55%) OpenEdge
3 7 (2.48%) CMS
4 5 (1.77%) IIS
5 4 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.06%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.06%) nginx
7 1 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Magento
2 3 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.90%) SaaS
2 7 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.13%) GitHub
4 3 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.06%) npm
4 3 (1.06%) Serverless
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.71%) Yarn
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.35%) Firebase
6 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) SMS
2 2 (0.71%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) RS-232
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (46.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (9.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (8.51%) MySQL
6 22 (7.80%) NoSQL
7 21 (7.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (3.55%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (2.13%) Power BI
15 6 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
17 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
18 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.19%) Subversion
4 8 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.42%) gulp
5 4 (1.42%) JIRA
6 3 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.06%) GitLab
6 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.06%) PhpStorm
6 3 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.06%) webpack
7 2 (0.71%) Gradle
7 2 (0.71%) Grunt
7 2 (0.71%) Maven
7 2 (0.71%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (9.57%) Retail
2 20 (7.09%) Finance
3 15 (5.32%) Marketing
4 12 (4.26%) Games
5 6 (2.13%) Advertising
5 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.77%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (51.42%) .NET
2 115 (40.78%) ASP.NET
3 103 (36.52%) CSS
3 103 (36.52%) HTML
4 67 (23.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (21.63%) jQuery
6 45 (15.96%) AngularJS
7 44 (15.60%) RESTful
8 42 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 40 (14.18%) .NET Framework
9 40 (14.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 40 (14.18%) HTML5
10 39 (13.83%) Node.js
11 35 (12.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (10.28%) WCF
13 28 (9.93%) CSS3
13 28 (9.93%) Entity Framework
14 24 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (8.16%) REST
15 23 (8.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.61%) User Experience
5 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.48%) Fintech
6 6 (2.13%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.42%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.55%) Windows
2 6 (2.13%) Linux
3 4 (1.42%) Android
3 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.06%) Unix
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (43.97%) MVC
2 102 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (21.99%) Web Development
4 59 (20.92%) TDD
5 53 (18.79%) OO
6 46 (16.31%) BDD
6 46 (16.31%) Web Application Development
7 32 (11.35%) Front End Development
8 30 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (10.28%) SDLC
10 21 (7.45%) Scrum
11 20 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.09%) Unit Testing
12 19 (6.74%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.74%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.96%) Test Automation
14 12 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (4.26%) OOP
15 11 (3.90%) ERP
16 9 (3.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 152 (53.90%) C#
2 115 (40.78%) JavaScript
3 110 (39.01%) SQL
4 49 (17.38%) PHP
5 42 (14.89%) T-SQL
6 31 (10.99%) Java
6 31 (10.99%) Ruby
7 14 (4.96%) VBA
8 13 (4.61%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.90%) VB
10 7 (2.48%) C
11 5 (1.77%) Groovy
11 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.06%) ES6
12 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.06%) PHP 7
12 3 (1.06%) VB6
13 2 (0.71%) C++
13 2 (0.71%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.12%) Degree
2 9 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.42%) HND
3 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Packer
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
1 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.32%) Oracle
3 11 (3.90%) Capita
4 10 (3.55%) Xamarin
5 9 (3.19%) Google
6 6 (2.13%) Tableau
6 6 (2.13%) Twitter
7 5 (1.77%) Adobe
8 4 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.06%) Cognos
9 3 (1.06%) IBM
9 3 (1.06%) Sybase
10 2 (0.71%) Facebook
11 1 (0.35%) Epicor
11 1 (0.35%) Zend