The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 25 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 7.64% 5.05% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 5.05% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 3
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £43,700 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 146 99 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 92.99% 100.00% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 467 367 655
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,250 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Preston

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Preston

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Preston

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

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Preston

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 18 (81.82%) MVC
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) Degree
4 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) HTML5
5 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (45.45%) Web Development
6 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 9 (40.91%) MySQL
7 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
8 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
8 7 (31.82%) jQuery
9 6 (27.27%) WordPress
9 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (27.27%) Magento
9 6 (27.27%) CMS
9 6 (27.27%) LAMP
9 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
9 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 6 (27.27%) PHP
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) OO
9 6 (27.27%) Apache
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development

Software 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) CMS
1 6 (27.27%) WordPress
2 3 (13.64%) OpenEdge
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
2 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (27.27%) LAMP
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (9.09%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.55%) WCF
10 1 (4.55%) XML
10 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) MVC
2 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (45.45%) Web Development
4 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
5 6 (27.27%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Scorecard
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
8 1 (4.55%) Mobile First
8 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.55%) Parallel Computing
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCAD
2 1 (4.55%) MCPD
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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