Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Developer
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 129 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 52.87% 41.92% 44.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 56.58% 42.86% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 109 89 76
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.13% +19.23%
10th Percentile £28,600 £22,767 £25,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 228 224 193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.44% 97.82% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 182 204 170
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,756 £22,400
90th Percentile £48,625 £53,750 £47,050
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Preston

Developer
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Preston.

Salary trend for Developer in Preston

Developer
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Preston over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Preston

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Developer 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 Preston region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 73 (56.59%) .NET
2 72 (55.81%) C#
3 65 (50.39%) SQL Server
3 65 (50.39%) ASP.NET
4 60 (46.51%) MVC
5 51 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 45 (34.88%) SQL
7 44 (34.11%) CSS
8 43 (33.33%) HTML
9 39 (30.23%) jQuery
10 38 (29.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (27.91%) Web Development
13 35 (27.13%) .NET Framework
13 35 (27.13%) TDD
14 34 (26.36%) Entity Framework
15 30 (23.26%) Marketing
16 27 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 25 (19.38%) Front End Development
18 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
18 22 (17.05%) Web Application Development
18 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
18 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (17.05%) WCF
19 21 (16.28%) PHP
20 20 (15.50%) User Experience
20 20 (15.50%) SaaS
21 19 (14.73%) Games
22 18 (13.95%) Ruby
22 18 (13.95%) Degree

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 6 (4.65%) WordPress
2 5 (3.88%) nginx
3 4 (3.10%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.78%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Magento
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) SMS
2 1 (0.78%) RS-232
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (50.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (13.18%) MySQL
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 17 (13.18%) Subversion
3 3 (2.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.55%) GitLab
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.55%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (23.26%) Marketing
2 19 (14.73%) Games
3 12 (9.30%) Finance
4 6 (4.65%) Retail
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (56.59%) .NET
2 65 (50.39%) ASP.NET
3 44 (34.11%) CSS
4 43 (33.33%) HTML
5 39 (30.23%) jQuery
6 38 (29.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 37 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (27.13%) .NET Framework
9 34 (26.36%) Entity Framework
10 27 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
11 22 (17.05%) WCF
12 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 18 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (13.95%) Code First Entity Framework
12 18 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (13.95%) Node.js
12 18 (13.95%) RESTful
12 18 (13.95%) Sass
13 17 (13.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) User Experience
2 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 4 (3.10%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.51%) MVC
2 36 (27.91%) Web Development
3 35 (27.13%) TDD
4 25 (19.38%) Front End Development
5 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.05%) Web Application Development
6 18 (13.95%) BDD
7 16 (12.40%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.40%) Workflow
8 11 (8.53%) OO
8 11 (8.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (6.20%) Creative Marketing
9 8 (6.20%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.20%) OOP
10 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.88%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.10%) A/B Testing
11 4 (3.10%) Data Protection
12 3 (2.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (55.81%) C#
2 51 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 45 (34.88%) SQL
4 21 (16.28%) PHP
5 18 (13.95%) Ruby
6 4 (3.10%) PHP 5
6 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.33%) VBA
8 2 (1.55%) Java
8 2 (1.55%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle
3 2 (1.55%) Capita
3 2 (1.55%) Zend
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe
4 1 (0.78%) Cognos
4 1 (0.78%) Facebook
4 1 (0.78%) Google
4 1 (0.78%) IBM
4 1 (0.78%) Twitter