The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.42% 7.35% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.66% 7.48% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 18
Median salary £35,500 £39,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.97% +38.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 431 441 582
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 96.85% 98.22% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 362 353 480
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 0 13 £33,500 +3.07% 2
Chorley +13 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Lancaster +6 4 £28,250 -5.83%
Burnley -7 2 £28,000 -13.84%
Software Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 40 (66.67%) MVC
2 38 (63.33%) HTML
2 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 35 (58.33%) CSS
4 34 (56.67%) .NET
5 31 (51.67%) C#
6 29 (48.33%) SQL
7 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
8 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
9 23 (38.33%) Java
9 23 (38.33%) Degree
10 21 (35.00%) HTML5
11 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (33.33%) MySQL
12 19 (31.67%) AngularJS
13 15 (25.00%) Spring
13 15 (25.00%) Web Development
14 14 (23.33%) jQuery
15 13 (21.67%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (20.00%) SDLC
17 11 (18.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
17 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
17 11 (18.33%) Finance
18 10 (16.67%) Oracle
18 10 (16.67%) SOAP
18 10 (16.67%) Web Services
18 10 (16.67%) OO
18 10 (16.67%) Front End Development

Software 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 6 (10.00%) Apache
1 6 (10.00%) CMS
1 6 (10.00%) WordPress
2 5 (8.33%) OpenEdge
2 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.00%) Mongoose
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.00%) gulp
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
3 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
3 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (63.33%) HTML
2 35 (58.33%) CSS
3 34 (56.67%) .NET
4 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 21 (35.00%) HTML5
6 19 (31.67%) AngularJS
7 15 (25.00%) Spring
8 14 (23.33%) jQuery
9 11 (18.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (16.67%) SOAP
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
11 9 (15.00%) JSON
12 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (11.67%) Node.js
13 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (10.00%) LAMP
14 5 (8.33%) Apache Camel
14 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Life Science
4 3 (5.00%) EPoS
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) MVC
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Web Development
4 13 (21.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (20.00%) SDLC
6 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 10 (16.67%) OO
8 7 (11.67%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) TDD
9 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.33%) Mobile Development
11 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (6.67%) Open Source
12 3 (5.00%) BDD
12 3 (5.00%) Coaching
12 3 (5.00%) Mobile First
12 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) JavaScript
2 31 (51.67%) C#
3 29 (48.33%) SQL
4 23 (38.33%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) PHP
6 5 (8.33%) Groovy
7 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCAD
2 1 (1.67%) MCPD
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Packer
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Xamarin
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