Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 293 380 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 33.33% 43.78% 42.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.99% 44.97% 43.00%
Number of salaries quoted 275 357 310
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 862 845 793
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 97.35% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 742 738 672
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -0.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 97 £35,000 +6.06% 32
Chorley -4 40 £40,000 +12.68% 12
Blackburn +2 30 £36,750 +2.08% 10
Lancaster 0 27 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Blackpool 0 23 £38,500 +18.46% 8
Burnley 0 13 £35,000 - 4
Accrington - 8 £40,000 - 2
Lytham St Annes - 4 £37,500 - 4
Nelson +5 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Ormskirk +1 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Skelmersdale 0 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Newton-le-Willows -1 1 £27,500 -29.49% 1
Colne -1 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 146 (49.83%) .NET
2 138 (47.10%) SQL Server
3 137 (46.76%) C#
4 125 (42.66%) JavaScript
5 118 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (38.23%) SQL
7 108 (36.86%) MVC
8 100 (34.13%) ASP.NET
9 92 (31.40%) HTML
10 81 (27.65%) CSS
11 59 (20.14%) OO
11 59 (20.14%) jQuery
11 59 (20.14%) SQL Server 2016
12 58 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (17.75%) Web Application Development
14 49 (16.72%) Microsoft
15 48 (16.38%) PHP
16 47 (16.04%) RESTful
17 46 (15.70%) Web Development
17 46 (15.70%) Git (software)
18 45 (15.36%) TDD
19 44 (15.02%) SDLC
20 43 (14.68%) AngularJS
20 43 (14.68%) Java
21 41 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
22 40 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
23 39 (13.31%) BDD
24 38 (12.97%) Node.js
25 36 (12.29%) HTML5
25 36 (12.29%) 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 15 (5.12%) IIS
2 13 (4.44%) CMS
3 11 (3.75%) nginx
4 7 (2.39%) WordPress
5 5 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.37%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.68%) Apache
7 2 (0.68%) Drupal
7 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (4.78%) Microsoft Project
1 14 (4.78%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) InDesign
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.44%) SaaS
4 6 (2.05%) npm
5 5 (1.71%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.37%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.02%) Serverless
8 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.68%) Yarn
9 1 (0.34%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Office 365
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) HTTP
1 3 (1.02%) Internet
1 3 (1.02%) VoIP
2 1 (0.34%) Intranet
2 1 (0.34%) SSH
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (47.10%) SQL Server
2 59 (20.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 36 (12.29%) MySQL
4 34 (11.60%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (10.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (10.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (6.83%) NoSQL
8 14 (4.78%) MS Access
8 14 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (3.41%) Redis
11 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.39%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.71%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 46 (15.70%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.10%) Subversion
4 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.71%) gulp
5 5 (1.71%) Selenium
6 4 (1.37%) Grunt
6 4 (1.37%) JUnit
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.02%) webpack
8 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.34%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) Mockito
8 1 (0.34%) MorphX
8 1 (0.34%) NUnit
8 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (5.80%) Finance
1 17 (5.80%) Marketing
2 14 (4.78%) Retail
3 10 (3.41%) Music Industry
3 10 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.39%) Legal
5 6 (2.05%) Games
6 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.37%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (49.83%) .NET
2 100 (34.13%) ASP.NET
3 92 (31.40%) HTML
4 81 (27.65%) CSS
5 59 (20.14%) jQuery
6 58 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (16.04%) RESTful
8 43 (14.68%) AngularJS
9 40 (13.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (12.97%) Node.js
11 36 (12.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 36 (12.29%) HTML5
12 34 (11.60%) .NET Framework
12 34 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (11.26%) React
14 31 (10.58%) Spring
15 27 (9.22%) CSS3
16 25 (8.53%) Entity Framework
17 22 (7.51%) WCF
18 20 (6.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.78%) User Experience
4 10 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.39%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.02%) Fintech
7 3 (1.02%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Animation
9 1 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.44%) Linux
2 11 (3.75%) Android
3 6 (2.05%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.05%) Windows
4 4 (1.37%) Unix
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (36.86%) MVC
3 59 (20.14%) OO
4 52 (17.75%) Web Application Development
5 46 (15.70%) Web Development
6 45 (15.36%) TDD
7 44 (15.02%) SDLC
8 41 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (13.31%) BDD
10 36 (12.29%) Scrum
11 28 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (9.22%) Software Engineering
13 26 (8.87%) OOP
14 24 (8.19%) Kanban
15 23 (7.85%) ETL
16 22 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (6.14%) CRM
18 18 (6.14%) Microservices
19 14 (4.78%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 137 (46.76%) C#
2 125 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 112 (38.23%) SQL
4 48 (16.38%) PHP
5 43 (14.68%) Java
6 31 (10.58%) T-SQL
7 24 (8.19%) Ruby
8 21 (7.17%) VBA
9 18 (6.14%) C
10 15 (5.12%) VB.NET
11 14 (4.78%) VB
12 8 (2.73%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.73%) VB6
13 5 (1.71%) Java 8
14 4 (1.37%) Groovy
14 4 (1.37%) PHP 7
14 4 (1.37%) Python
15 3 (1.02%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.58%) Degree
2 13 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.07%) GDPR
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 9 (3.07%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (16.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.44%) Google
3 10 (3.41%) Xamarin
4 9 (3.07%) Capita
4 9 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle
5 4 (1.37%) Twitter
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.34%) Remedy
7 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.34%) Zend