The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 69 91 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 46.62% 63.19% 54.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.26% 65.00% 56.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 86 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Developer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 140 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.65% 97.22% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 123 130 108
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Developer
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Developer Salary Trend in Bolton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 95 (80.51%) C#
1 95 (80.51%) .NET
2 88 (74.58%) ASP.NET
3 82 (69.49%) MVC
4 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (47.46%) HTML
6 54 (45.76%) SQL Server
7 53 (44.92%) TDD
8 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
9 46 (38.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (35.59%) WCF
11 35 (29.66%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (27.97%) CSS
13 28 (23.73%) Web Application Development
14 27 (22.88%) Node.js
14 27 (22.88%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (22.03%) SQL
16 25 (21.19%) Streaming Music
16 25 (21.19%) Degree
16 25 (21.19%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (21.19%) jQuery
16 25 (21.19%) Ninject
17 23 (19.49%) HTML5
18 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
18 18 (15.25%) OOP
19 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
20 15 (12.71%) XML
20 15 (12.71%) Scrum
21 14 (11.86%) PHP
21 14 (11.86%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (22.88%) Node.js
2 8 (6.78%) CMS
3 5 (4.24%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) IIS
4 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.39%) Drupal
5 2 (1.69%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.85%) FileNet
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) MySQL
2 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.54%) SQLite
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.24%) NUnit
3 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.54%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.54%) Moq
4 3 (2.54%) Subversion
4 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.85%) Xcode
5 1 (0.85%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.54%) Retail
1 3 (2.54%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Billing
2 1 (0.85%) Law
2 1 (0.85%) Legal
2 1 (0.85%) Advertising
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (80.51%) .NET
2 88 (74.58%) ASP.NET
3 56 (47.46%) HTML
4 46 (38.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (35.59%) WCF
6 35 (29.66%) KnockoutJS
7 33 (27.97%) CSS
8 25 (21.19%) jQuery
8 25 (21.19%) Ninject
9 23 (19.49%) HTML5
10 18 (15.25%) .NET Framework
11 15 (12.71%) XML
12 12 (10.17%) Web Services
13 11 (9.32%) WinForms
13 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (8.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (6.78%) JSON
15 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
17 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Streaming Music
2 16 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.39%) W3C
4 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.54%) User Experience
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Android
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (69.49%) MVC
2 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (44.92%) TDD
4 28 (23.73%) Web Application Development
5 27 (22.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 25 (21.19%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (15.25%) OOP
8 15 (12.71%) Scrum
9 13 (11.02%) Web Development
10 7 (5.93%) Kanban
11 6 (5.08%) Android Development
12 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.24%) Content Management
12 5 (4.24%) Web Design
13 4 (3.39%) E-Commerce
13 4 (3.39%) Migration
13 4 (3.39%) SEO
13 4 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (3.39%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (80.51%) C#
2 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 26 (22.03%) SQL
4 14 (11.86%) PHP
4 14 (11.86%) Java
5 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.54%) Python
7 2 (1.69%) VB
7 2 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Adobe
2 4 (3.39%) Facebook
2 4 (3.39%) Twitter
3 2 (1.69%) Progress
3 2 (1.69%) Apple
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) webMethods
4 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Software AG
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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