Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 161 295 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.71% 36.11% 37.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.68% 37.15% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 142 256 334
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,771
90th Percentile £51,125 £47,500 £46,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +0.00%

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 680 794 926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 97.18% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 550 634 845
Lancashire median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,058 £56,250 £48,750
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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 40 £37,500 -0.66% 18
Chorley +2 37 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Blackpool -11 15 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Blackburn -2 14 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Lancaster +4 11 £35,000 +4.48% 5
Burnley -5 4 £31,250 -10.71% 5
Ormskirk - 4 £40,000 - 1
Rossendale +1 2 £40,000 +35.59% 1
Accrington - 2 £42,500 - 4
Skelmersdale -2 1 £40,000 +22.14% 1
Poulton-le-Fylde - 1 £25,000 -
Morecambe - 1 £32,500 - 3
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 82 (50.93%) SQL
2 81 (50.31%) .NET
3 76 (47.20%) C#
4 67 (41.61%) JavaScript
5 62 (38.51%) SQL Server
6 57 (35.40%) HTML
7 51 (31.68%) CSS
8 50 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (24.22%) ASP.NET
10 36 (22.36%) Degree
11 34 (21.12%) MVC
12 32 (19.88%) Web Development
13 31 (19.25%) T-SQL
14 30 (18.63%) AngularJS
15 27 (16.77%) Visual Studio
16 26 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
18 23 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (14.29%) Docker
18 23 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
19 22 (13.66%) Test Automation
19 22 (13.66%) Project Management
20 21 (13.04%) PHP
21 20 (12.42%) jQuery
21 20 (12.42%) Software Engineering
21 20 (12.42%) TDD
21 20 (12.42%) React
22 17 (10.56%) Finance

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 15 (9.32%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.35%) WordPress
4 3 (1.86%) CMS
4 3 (1.86%) Kentico
5 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.35%) Photoshop
3 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.62%) BPCS
3 1 (0.62%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.73%) npm
2 6 (3.73%) Yarn
3 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) NAS
2 3 (1.86%) SSH
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) Intranet
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (7.45%) MySQL
6 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (4.97%) DB2
7 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.35%) Power BI
9 5 (3.11%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.24%) QlikView
12 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Visual Studio
2 22 (13.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.59%) Selenium
5 6 (3.73%) Appium
5 6 (3.73%) Protractor
6 4 (2.48%) Grunt
6 4 (2.48%) gulp
6 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.86%) Mocha
7 3 (1.86%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.86%) webpack
8 2 (1.24%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.62%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.62%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.62%) JIRA
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 17 (10.56%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Marketing
3 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Electronics
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Automotive
5 3 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (50.31%) .NET
2 57 (35.40%) HTML
3 51 (31.68%) CSS
4 39 (24.22%) ASP.NET
5 30 (18.63%) AngularJS
6 20 (12.42%) jQuery
6 20 (12.42%) React
7 16 (9.94%) .NET Core
7 16 (9.94%) RESTful
7 16 (9.94%) XML
8 14 (8.70%) HTML5
9 11 (6.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (6.21%) CSS3
10 10 (6.21%) Node.js
11 9 (5.59%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.97%) SOAP
12 8 (4.97%) Vue.js
13 7 (4.35%) Web Services
13 7 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) User Experience
2 7 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.73%) iSeries
3 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.73%) VLE
4 5 (3.11%) AS400
5 3 (1.86%) Life Science
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.24%) Fintech
7 1 (0.62%) CCTV
7 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.73%) Linux
1 6 (3.73%) Windows
2 3 (1.86%) Android
3 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.12%) MVC
3 32 (19.88%) Web Development
4 26 (16.15%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (13.66%) Project Management
6 22 (13.66%) Test Automation
7 20 (12.42%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.42%) TDD
8 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.94%) SDLC
10 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
10 15 (9.32%) Microservices
11 14 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 13 (8.07%) System Testing
13 12 (7.45%) ETL
13 12 (7.45%) Front End Development
14 11 (6.83%) Decision-Making
15 10 (6.21%) Mobile First
15 10 (6.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 82 (50.93%) SQL
2 76 (47.20%) C#
3 67 (41.61%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.25%) T-SQL
5 21 (13.04%) PHP
6 16 (9.94%) C
7 13 (8.07%) Java
8 11 (6.83%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.97%) VB
10 7 (4.35%) VB6
11 6 (3.73%) RPG
11 6 (3.73%) RPG IV
12 4 (2.48%) Python
13 3 (1.86%) C++
13 3 (1.86%) Uniface
14 2 (1.24%) Ruby
15 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.62%) ES6
15 1 (0.62%) R
15 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (22.36%) Degree
2 12 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) GDPR
2 3 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.62%) cPanel
Vendors
1 24 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.97%) IBM
3 6 (3.73%) Cognos
4 5 (3.11%) Google
4 5 (3.11%) Tableau
5 3 (1.86%) Adobe
5 3 (1.86%) SAP
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle
6 2 (1.24%) Sage
6 2 (1.24%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.62%) IFS
7 1 (0.62%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com