Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 44 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.34% 4.88% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 5.53% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 32
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -26.14%
10th Percentile £20,750 £31,750 £26,225
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,380 £48,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 770 795 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.65% 88.14% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 620 713 683
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,800 £23,150
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Chorley +16 19 £44,500 +15.58%
Skelmersdale - 6 £33,000 - 1
Blackpool +3 3 £32,500 -39.12% 2
Burnley - 3 £22,500 -
Preston -7 2 £25,750 -35.22% 1
Lancaster -15 2 £45,000 -
Rossendale - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 23 (58.97%) SDLC
2 23 (58.97%) .NET
3 22 (56.41%) C#
3 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
3 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) Computer Science
4 19 (48.72%) MVC
4 19 (48.72%) Java
5 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 17 (43.59%) HTML
6 17 (43.59%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) Spring
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) Web Development
9 10 (25.64%) OOP
10 9 (23.08%) XML
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
11 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (17.95%) REST
13 6 (15.38%) VB
13 6 (15.38%) PHP
14 5 (12.82%) C
14 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
14 5 (12.82%) OO
14 5 (12.82%) XHTML
14 5 (12.82%) Oracle
14 5 (12.82%) Web Services
14 5 (12.82%) Retail

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 4 (10.26%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Graduate
5 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
6 8 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Junior
7 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 7 (17.95%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Junior Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Graduate Java Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Junior Java Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
10 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 17 (43.59%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) Spring
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
6 9 (23.08%) XML
7 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 7 (17.95%) REST
9 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.82%) HTML5
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) XHTML
10 4 (10.26%) CSS3
10 4 (10.26%) Node.js
10 4 (10.26%) SOAP
10 4 (10.26%) XSLT
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
11 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 2 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) SDLC
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) MVC
4 12 (30.77%) Web Development
5 10 (25.64%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
10 1 (2.56%) DevOps
10 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.56%) ITIL
10 1 (2.56%) Kanban
10 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (2.56%) OOD
10 1 (2.56%) Scrum
10 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
1 22 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 6 (15.38%) VB
5 5 (12.82%) C
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) VB6
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Sybase
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft