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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 46 99 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 36.51% 65.13% 70.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.10% 66.89% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42 89 98
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
124 148 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.41% 97.37% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 117 132 130
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 107 (84.92%) .NET
2 101 (80.16%) C#
3 90 (71.43%) MVC
4 88 (69.84%) ASP.NET
5 84 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 80 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (53.17%) TDD
8 60 (47.62%) WCF
8 60 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
10 45 (35.71%) HTML
11 41 (32.54%) KnockoutJS
12 39 (30.95%) Web Application Development
13 35 (27.78%) Node.js
13 35 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
14 33 (26.19%) SQL
15 31 (24.60%) jQuery
16 26 (20.63%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (20.63%) Ninject
16 26 (20.63%) CSS
16 26 (20.63%) Streaming Music
16 26 (20.63%) .NET Framework
17 25 (19.84%) Web Development
18 21 (16.67%) Scrum
19 18 (14.29%) HTML5
20 17 (13.49%) AngularJS
21 15 (11.90%) Degree
21 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
22 14 (11.11%) Java
22 14 (11.11%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (27.78%) Node.js
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) FileNet
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) GitHub
2 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.14%) MySQL
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.97%) NUnit
2 5 (3.97%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.17%) Moq
3 4 (3.17%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.38%) Servoy
5 2 (1.59%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 13 (10.32%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Legal
3 3 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (84.92%) .NET
2 88 (69.84%) ASP.NET
3 60 (47.62%) WCF
3 60 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (35.71%) HTML
5 41 (32.54%) KnockoutJS
6 31 (24.60%) jQuery
7 26 (20.63%) .NET Framework
7 26 (20.63%) Ninject
7 26 (20.63%) CSS
8 18 (14.29%) HTML5
9 17 (13.49%) AngularJS
10 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 14 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (11.11%) XML
10 14 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 12 (9.52%) WinForms
12 11 (8.73%) Web Services
13 9 (7.14%) Ajax
13 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Streaming Music
2 10 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
4 2 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.59%) Social Network
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Android
2 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (71.43%) MVC
2 80 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (53.17%) TDD
4 39 (30.95%) Web Application Development
5 35 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
6 26 (20.63%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (19.84%) Web Development
8 21 (16.67%) Scrum
9 13 (10.32%) BDD
10 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.14%) Coaching
12 9 (7.14%) Mobile Development
12 9 (7.14%) CQRS
12 9 (7.14%) SEO
13 8 (6.35%) OOP
13 8 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (5.56%) OO
15 6 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 101 (80.16%) C#
2 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
3 33 (26.19%) SQL
4 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 14 (11.11%) Java
6 10 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.56%) PHP
8 4 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.59%) VB
9 2 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) RPG
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.79%) VB6
10 1 (0.79%) PHP5
10 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) MCP
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) HL7
1 1 (0.79%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) Facebook
2 6 (4.76%) Twitter
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle
4 3 (2.38%) Google
5 2 (1.59%) Zend
5 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.79%) webMethods
6 1 (0.79%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Avaya
6 1 (0.79%) Software AG
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
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