The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 190 132 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 45.45% 39.29% 32.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.23% 40.87% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 185 122 119
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 411 323 424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.33% 96.13% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 380 278 377
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 65 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Blackpool +4 29 £32,500 +23.80% 4
Burnley +1 28 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Chorley -8 12 £23,000 -25.20% 4
Blackburn +1 11 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Lancaster 0 7 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Newton-le-Willows - 6 £40,250 -
Colne - 5 £32,500 -
Skelmersdale -1 4 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Ormskirk - 2 £32,500 -
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 217 (59.78%) JavaScript
2 213 (58.68%) HTML
3 188 (51.79%) CSS
4 171 (47.11%) SQL
5 142 (39.12%) jQuery
6 139 (38.29%) .NET
7 136 (37.47%) C#
8 131 (36.09%) MVC
9 103 (28.37%) SQL Server
10 95 (26.17%) Web Development
11 91 (25.07%) PHP
12 86 (23.69%) ASP.NET
13 79 (21.76%) HTML5
14 67 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (18.46%) MySQL
15 56 (15.43%) T-SQL
16 51 (14.05%) Java
17 46 (12.67%) OO
18 42 (11.57%) TDD
18 42 (11.57%) SDLC
19 41 (11.29%) Unit Testing
19 41 (11.29%) E-Commerce
19 41 (11.29%) Microsoft
20 40 (11.02%) Web Services
21 39 (10.74%) Spring
21 39 (10.74%) Front End Development
21 39 (10.74%) AngularJS
22 38 (10.47%) Node.js
22 38 (10.47%) .NET Framework
23 36 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API

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 31 (8.54%) WordPress
2 20 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.96%) CMS
4 14 (3.86%) Apache
5 9 (2.48%) IIS
5 9 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.65%) Drupal
7 3 (0.83%) Kentico
8 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.55%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.55%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.55%) Orchard CMS
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.38%) MS Office
3 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (5.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.55%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.55%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 67 (18.46%) MySQL
3 29 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (5.23%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.38%) Power BI
11 5 (1.38%) QlikView
11 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.58%) JIRA
5 12 (3.31%) Maven
6 8 (2.20%) JUnit
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.38%) gulp
8 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.83%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.83%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.83%) Subversion
10 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.55%) LSMW
10 2 (0.55%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (6.61%) Manufacturing
2 20 (5.51%) Finance
3 19 (5.23%) Marketing
4 13 (3.58%) Legal
5 10 (2.75%) Advertising
6 9 (2.48%) Retail
7 2 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (58.68%) HTML
2 188 (51.79%) CSS
3 142 (39.12%) jQuery
4 139 (38.29%) .NET
5 86 (23.69%) ASP.NET
6 79 (21.76%) HTML5
7 40 (11.02%) Web Services
8 39 (10.74%) AngularJS
8 39 (10.74%) Spring
9 38 (10.47%) .NET Framework
9 38 (10.47%) Node.js
10 36 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (9.64%) CSS3
12 34 (9.37%) Hibernate
13 31 (8.54%) LAMP
13 31 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (7.16%) REST
15 25 (6.89%) Entity Framework
16 23 (6.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.99%) iPad
2 19 (5.23%) User Experience
3 13 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.38%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.83%) Tandem
8 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.28%) Blog
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.28%) iSeries
9 1 (0.28%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.44%) Linux
2 17 (4.68%) Apple iOS
2 17 (4.68%) Windows
3 10 (2.75%) Android
4 6 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (36.09%) MVC
2 95 (26.17%) Web Development
3 67 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.67%) OO
5 42 (11.57%) SDLC
5 42 (11.57%) TDD
6 41 (11.29%) E-Commerce
6 41 (11.29%) Unit Testing
7 39 (10.74%) Front End Development
8 34 (9.37%) OOP
8 34 (9.37%) Software Engineering
9 26 (7.16%) Web Application Development
10 18 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (3.58%) BDD
13 12 (3.31%) OO PHP
14 11 (3.03%) OOD
15 10 (2.75%) Scrum
15 10 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (2.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 217 (59.78%) JavaScript
2 171 (47.11%) SQL
3 136 (37.47%) C#
4 91 (25.07%) PHP
5 56 (15.43%) T-SQL
6 51 (14.05%) Java
7 19 (5.23%) Groovy
8 15 (4.13%) Python
9 11 (3.03%) ABAP
9 11 (3.03%) C
10 10 (2.75%) VB
11 8 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.20%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.20%) VBA
12 7 (1.93%) C++
12 7 (1.93%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.65%) Delphi
13 6 (1.65%) ES6
14 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (7.99%) Degree
2 5 (1.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.51%) Oracle
3 16 (4.41%) SAP
4 8 (2.20%) Apple
5 7 (1.93%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.65%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.38%) Zend
8 4 (1.10%) Tableau
9 3 (0.83%) Adobe
9 3 (0.83%) Facebook
9 3 (0.83%) Telerik
10 2 (0.55%) Cognos
10 2 (0.55%) HP
11 1 (0.28%) Epicor
11 1 (0.28%) Sun
11 1 (0.28%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.28%) Twitter
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £60k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
LGM Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chorley
Pearson Frank
Posted: 14 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago