Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 26 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 1.81% 7.28% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 7.39% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 6
Preston median annual salary £48,000 £32,160 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.26% -14.24% +7.14%
10th Percentile £38,600 £23,000 £22,771
90th Percentile £53,600 £43,750 £40,625
Lancashire median annual salary £41,250 £32,160 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.27% -28.53% +12.50%

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 156 203 267
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.98% 98.54% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 124 166 248
Preston median annual salary £42,250 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.36% -2.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £48,750
Lancashire median annual salary £39,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +9.86% -2.74% +4.29%

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 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Preston

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Preston region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL