The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.94% 0.59% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.61% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 4
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,387
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -2.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,500 £31,092
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £39,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 420 328 419
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 98.36% 96.47% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 388 283 374
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.70%  
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Lancashire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 3 months to 29 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
Blackpool - 3 £32,500 -
Preston - 1 £40,000 - 3
Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) iPad
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 3 (33.33%) Xamarin
5 3 (33.33%) Spine.js
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) TDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Spine.js
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Xamarin
Ormskirk, Lancashire
NSG Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Pearson Frank
Posted: 24 days ago