Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £32,160 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.98% 2.23% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 2.28% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 6
Preston median annual salary £32,160 £30,498 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -4.69% -8.57%
10th Percentile £30,979 £22,771 £28,250
90th Percentile £36,450 £43,000 £38,125
Lancashire median annual salary £33,750 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +34.33% -4.29%

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 234 219 194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.23% 97.77% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 188 199 172
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £24,460 £22,767 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £49,200
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) Degree
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Web Development
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) SQL

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 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree