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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 64 117 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 43.84% 73.58% 65.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.76% 76.47% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 115 70
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
143 153 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.95% 96.23% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127 148 96
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £50,000
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 1 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 110 (83.33%) .NET
2 109 (82.58%) C#
3 94 (71.21%) ASP.NET
4 92 (69.70%) MVC
5 82 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (58.33%) SQL Server
7 68 (51.52%) TDD
8 63 (47.73%) WCF
9 55 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (40.91%) JavaScript
11 49 (37.12%) HTML
12 40 (30.30%) KnockoutJS
12 40 (30.30%) jQuery
13 35 (26.52%) Node.js
13 35 (26.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 35 (26.52%) Web Application Development
13 35 (26.52%) SQL
14 29 (21.97%) .NET Framework
15 28 (21.21%) CSS
16 26 (19.70%) Streaming Music
16 26 (19.70%) Ninject
16 26 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
17 22 (16.67%) Web Development
17 22 (16.67%) XML
17 22 (16.67%) Scrum
18 21 (15.91%) Degree
19 20 (15.15%) Java
20 19 (14.39%) Web Services
21 18 (13.64%) HTML5
22 16 (12.12%) WinForms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (26.52%) Node.js
2 5 (3.79%) CMS
2 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) IIS
4 3 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) FileNet
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (2.27%) GitHub
2 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.58%) MySQL
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.27%) SQLite
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.55%) NUnit
4 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.79%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.03%) Moq
5 4 (3.03%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.27%) Subversion
6 3 (2.27%) NetBeans
7 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Xcode
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.76%) Servoy
8 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (6.06%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Billing
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (83.33%) .NET
2 94 (71.21%) ASP.NET
3 63 (47.73%) WCF
4 55 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (37.12%) HTML
6 40 (30.30%) KnockoutJS
6 40 (30.30%) jQuery
7 29 (21.97%) .NET Framework
8 28 (21.21%) CSS
9 26 (19.70%) Ninject
10 22 (16.67%) XML
11 19 (14.39%) Web Services
12 18 (13.64%) HTML5
13 16 (12.12%) WinForms
14 15 (11.36%) Entity Framework
14 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
15 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (5.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Streaming Music
2 15 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) W3C
4 3 (2.27%) User Experience
4 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.76%) iSeries
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Windows
2 13 (9.85%) Android
3 11 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (69.70%) MVC
2 82 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (51.52%) TDD
4 35 (26.52%) Domain-Driven Design
4 35 (26.52%) Web Application Development
5 26 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
6 22 (16.67%) Web Development
6 22 (16.67%) Scrum
7 16 (12.12%) OOP
8 12 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.33%) SEO
10 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.82%) CQRS
11 9 (6.82%) BDD
12 8 (6.06%) Kanban
12 8 (6.06%) Mobile Development
12 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.30%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 109 (82.58%) C#
2 54 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.52%) SQL
4 20 (15.15%) Java
5 12 (9.09%) PHP
6 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.27%) Python
10 2 (1.52%) VB
10 2 (1.52%) C++
11 1 (0.76%) VB6
11 1 (0.76%) RPG
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) PHP5
11 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle
3 4 (3.03%) Facebook
3 4 (3.03%) Twitter
4 3 (2.27%) Google
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 2 (1.52%) Zend
5 2 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) webMethods
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) Avaya
6 1 (0.76%) Software AG
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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