Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 45 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.08% 4.58% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 4.70% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 35
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +11.69%
10th Percentile £35,125 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,380 £62,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%

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 855 893 930
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.28% 93.19%
Number of salaries quoted 685 795 754
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +13 26 £40,000 +11.89% 1
Chorley +10 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Blackburn +4 2 £38,750 -8.82%
Blackpool -2 1 £55,000 +21.82%
Burnley -2 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Lancaster -15 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Senior Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 29 (64.44%) CSS
3 20 (44.44%) jQuery
4 17 (37.78%) Marketing
4 17 (37.78%) Front End Development
4 17 (37.78%) Subversion
4 17 (37.78%) User Experience
5 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (35.56%) MVC
5 16 (35.56%) SaaS
5 16 (35.56%) Sass
6 11 (24.44%) Degree
6 11 (24.44%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) SQL
7 10 (22.22%) OOP
8 9 (20.00%) Spring
8 9 (20.00%) PHP
8 9 (20.00%) MySQL
8 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
9 8 (17.78%) HTML5
9 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.78%) SDLC
10 7 (15.56%) C#
11 6 (13.33%) PHP 5
11 6 (13.33%) .NET
12 5 (11.11%) Apache
12 5 (11.11%) Web Development
12 5 (11.11%) CSS3

Senior 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 5 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) RS-232
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 17 (37.78%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) CSS
1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 20 (44.44%) jQuery
3 16 (35.56%) Sass
3 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (20.00%) Spring
5 8 (17.78%) HTML5
6 6 (13.33%) .NET
7 5 (11.11%) CSS3
8 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.89%) Symfony
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.67%) Doctrine
9 3 (6.67%) Web Services
10 2 (4.44%) Ajax
10 2 (4.44%) Laravel
10 2 (4.44%) Node.js
10 2 (4.44%) React
10 2 (4.44%) XHTML
10 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Front End Development
2 16 (35.56%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) OOP
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) SDLC
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Business Development
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.67%) Task Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.22%) Time Management
10 1 (2.22%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 11 (24.44%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) PHP
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) PHP 5
6 3 (6.67%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Zend
2 2 (4.44%) Capita