The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 46 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.56% 3.33% 6.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 3.69% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 52
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +3.52%  
10th Percentile £21,100 £21,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,750 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 376 406 521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.65% 90.22% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1434 1737
Lancashire median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Lancashire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Lancashire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Lancashire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chorley +4 5 £44,500 +15.58% 1
Burnley - 3 £22,500 - 1
Blackpool +6 2 £38,750 -16.66% 1
Preston -7 2 £40,000 -
Skelmersdale - 2 £33,000 -
Rossendale - 1 £40,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 32 (68.09%) HTML
1 32 (68.09%) CSS
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (59.57%) .NET
3 27 (57.45%) C#
4 25 (53.19%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) jQuery
6 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
7 18 (38.30%) Web Services
8 16 (34.04%) MVC
9 15 (31.91%) PHP
9 15 (31.91%) HTML5
10 14 (29.79%) Degree
10 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
11 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
12 12 (25.53%) LAMP
12 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
12 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
12 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
12 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (23.40%) SDLC
13 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (21.28%) OO
14 10 (21.28%) Java
14 10 (21.28%) TDD
14 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (21.28%) Entity Framework
15 9 (19.15%) CSS3
16 8 (17.02%) Web Development

Software Engineering
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 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Moq
2 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) C# Developer
3 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
4 15 (31.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (25.53%) PHP Developer
6 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (23.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (23.40%) Software Developer
7 8 (17.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (17.02%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
9 6 (12.77%) Junior
9 6 (12.77%) Junior Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Graduate
10 5 (10.64%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
10 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) CSS
1 32 (68.09%) HTML
2 28 (59.57%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) jQuery
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 18 (38.30%) Web Services
6 15 (31.91%) HTML5
7 12 (25.53%) .NET Framework
7 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
7 12 (25.53%) LAMP
8 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (21.28%) Entity Framework
9 9 (19.15%) CSS3
10 6 (12.77%) SOAP
11 5 (10.64%) Spring
12 4 (8.51%) JSON
12 4 (8.51%) Node.js
13 3 (6.38%) REST
13 3 (6.38%) WCF
14 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
3 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) SDLC
5 10 (21.28%) OO
5 10 (21.28%) TDD
6 8 (17.02%) Web Development
7 7 (14.89%) OOD
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.26%) Scrum
11 1 (2.13%) BDD
11 1 (2.13%) ITIL
11 1 (2.13%) Kanban
11 1 (2.13%) Load Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
11 1 (2.13%) Parallel Computing
11 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (57.45%) C#
3 25 (53.19%) SQL
4 15 (31.91%) PHP
5 10 (21.28%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.64%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCAD
2 1 (2.13%) MCPD
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: competitive
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