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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
North West / Lancashire
Rank 28 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.24% 2.41% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 2.81% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 15
Median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.09% +2.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 370 285 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.73% 85.84% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 339 241 325
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 March 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 25 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 10 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Preston -7 6 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Burnley -3 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Chorley -1 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (62.50%) HTML
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
1 30 (62.50%) CSS
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (47.92%) jQuery
4 18 (37.50%) .NET
4 18 (37.50%) C#
5 17 (35.42%) Degree
6 15 (31.25%) PHP
7 14 (29.17%) Web Services
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
9 11 (22.92%) SDLC
10 10 (20.83%) HTML5
10 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
10 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 10 (20.83%) LAMP
11 9 (18.75%) Java
11 9 (18.75%) TDD
11 9 (18.75%) Node.js
12 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (16.67%) OO
12 8 (16.67%) MVC
13 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.58%) MySQL
13 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
1 4 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
2 13 (27.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
2 13 (27.08%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) CSS
1 30 (62.50%) HTML
2 23 (47.92%) jQuery
3 18 (37.50%) .NET
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (20.83%) HTML5
6 10 (20.83%) LAMP
7 9 (18.75%) Node.js
8 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
10 6 (12.50%) CSS3
11 4 (8.33%) JSON
11 4 (8.33%) SOAP
12 3 (6.25%) Spine.js
13 1 (2.08%) OLE
13 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) e-Health
4 3 (6.25%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.92%) SDLC
2 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
2 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
3 9 (18.75%) TDD
4 8 (16.67%) MVC
4 8 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.50%) OOD
6 6 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (10.42%) OOP
7 5 (10.42%) Open Source
7 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Structured Programming
8 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
9 3 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 18 (37.50%) C#
4 15 (31.25%) PHP
5 9 (18.75%) Java
6 5 (10.42%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.33%) VB
8 3 (6.25%) C
9 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.08%) Delphi
10 1 (2.08%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
1 4 (8.33%) OpenView
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) BMC
1 4 (8.33%) CA
1 4 (8.33%) Compuware
1 4 (8.33%) Dynatrace
1 4 (8.33%) HP
1 4 (8.33%) IBM
1 4 (8.33%) Nimsoft
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley
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Posted: 11 days ago
Preston
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