The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 28 40 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.52% 3.31% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 3.44% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 5
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,649 £45,000 £39,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 407 320 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.31% 96.39% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 375 277 371
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Lancashire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Lancashire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Lancashire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Lancashire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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 -6 9 £37,500 - 2
Blackpool - 5 £75,649 -
Blackburn - 2 £28,250 - 1
Lancaster 0 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Software Developer
North West

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 35 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 32 (64.00%) HTML
2 32 (64.00%) CSS
2 32 (64.00%) MVC
3 23 (46.00%) Java
3 23 (46.00%) jQuery
4 18 (36.00%) C#
4 18 (36.00%) .NET
5 17 (34.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (34.00%) Web Development
5 17 (34.00%) Spring
6 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (30.00%) MySQL
8 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
8 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
8 14 (28.00%) Groovy
8 14 (28.00%) Hadoop
8 14 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
9 13 (26.00%) SDLC
10 12 (24.00%) HTML5
10 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.00%) Degree
12 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (18.00%) OO
13 8 (16.00%) Open Source

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) WordPress
3 2 (4.00%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MySQL
2 14 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (28.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (6.00%) gulp
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Military
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (64.00%) CSS
1 32 (64.00%) HTML
2 23 (46.00%) jQuery
3 18 (36.00%) .NET
4 17 (34.00%) Hibernate
4 17 (34.00%) Spring
5 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
5 14 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
6 12 (24.00%) HTML5
7 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.00%) JSON
8 8 (16.00%) Node.js
9 7 (14.00%) SOAP
9 7 (14.00%) Web Services
10 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.00%) LAMP
11 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.00%) WinForms
12 4 (8.00%) WPF
13 3 (6.00%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
1 5 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.00%) Android
2 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) MVC
2 17 (34.00%) Web Development
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (26.00%) SDLC
6 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.00%) OO
8 8 (16.00%) Open Source
9 6 (12.00%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.00%) Kanban
11 4 (8.00%) MVVM
11 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (8.00%) OOD
11 4 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Scrum
11 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
12 3 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 35 (70.00%) SQL
2 23 (46.00%) Java
3 18 (36.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) Groovy
5 7 (14.00%) C
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
6 4 (8.00%) C++
6 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software
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