Period
to 3 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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

Software Engineer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 46 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 53 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.61% 5.31% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 5.69% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 8
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +13.80% +4.15%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,000 £28,525
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,623 £39,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £48,463 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% +2.03% +5.56%

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 367 932 835
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 93.39% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 300 592 709
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,888 £57,725 £56,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Lancashire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Lancashire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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 +21 3 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (66.67%) NetBeans
2 4 (66.67%) Military
2 4 (66.67%) PLM
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) DNA
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Fortran
2 4 (66.67%) JDeveloper
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Issue Tracking

Software Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) JDeveloper
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) NetBeans
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) GitLab
General
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) DNA
2 4 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) PLM
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Vision
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Fortran
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible