The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 92 109 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 58.97% 64.88% 43.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 59.35% 67.28% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78 107 64
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 162 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.36% 96.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 153 155
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
Manchester

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 July 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 182 (85.05%) C#
2 178 (83.18%) .NET
3 168 (78.50%) ASP.NET
4 162 (75.70%) MVC
5 122 (57.01%) SQL Server
6 110 (51.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 102 (47.66%) HTML
8 101 (47.20%) JavaScript
9 100 (46.73%) TDD
10 99 (46.26%) SQL
11 70 (32.71%) jQuery
12 69 (32.24%) CSS
13 61 (28.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 51 (23.83%) WCF
15 44 (20.56%) HTML5
16 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
17 39 (18.22%) T-SQL
18 38 (17.76%) Scrum
18 38 (17.76%) BDD
18 38 (17.76%) Web Development
19 36 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (15.89%) .NET Framework
21 32 (14.95%) Razor View Engine
21 32 (14.95%) OO
21 32 (14.95%) MS Excel
22 31 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
23 30 (14.02%) Windows
24 28 (13.08%) Web Application Development
24 28 (13.08%) Domain-Driven Design
25 27 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 13 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.21%) IIS
3 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.34%) CMS
4 3 (1.40%) Node.js
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.74%) HTTP
2 7 (3.27%) Intranet
3 3 (1.40%) Wireless
4 1 (0.47%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (57.01%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.14%) NUnit
3 10 (4.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (4.67%) SpecFlow
3 10 (4.67%) TeamCity
3 10 (4.67%) Mercurial
3 10 (4.67%) Moq
3 10 (4.67%) ReSharper
4 7 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (6.54%) Retail
2 8 (3.74%) Advertising
3 2 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Games
4 1 (0.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (83.18%) .NET
2 168 (78.50%) ASP.NET
3 110 (51.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (47.66%) HTML
5 70 (32.71%) jQuery
6 69 (32.24%) CSS
7 61 (28.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 51 (23.83%) WCF
9 44 (20.56%) HTML5
10 34 (15.89%) .NET Framework
11 32 (14.95%) Razor View Engine
12 27 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (12.62%) NHibernate
13 23 (10.75%) XML
14 17 (7.94%) CSS3
14 17 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (7.48%) LINQ
15 16 (7.48%) Ajax
16 14 (6.54%) WinForms
17 13 (6.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.80%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.93%) Streaming Music
4 2 (0.93%) Social Media
4 2 (0.93%) AS400
4 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.47%) Tandem
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.02%) Windows
2 9 (4.21%) Android
3 3 (1.40%) Windows CE
3 3 (1.40%) Linux
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (75.70%) MVC
2 100 (46.73%) TDD
3 38 (17.76%) Scrum
3 38 (17.76%) BDD
3 38 (17.76%) Web Development
4 36 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (14.95%) OO
6 28 (13.08%) Web Application Development
6 28 (13.08%) Domain-Driven Design
7 25 (11.68%) CQRS
8 24 (11.21%) OOD
9 14 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.61%) OOP
11 11 (5.14%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.21%) Pair Programming
13 8 (3.74%) Software Testing
13 8 (3.74%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.27%) Refactoring
15 5 (2.34%) Service Delivery
15 5 (2.34%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 182 (85.05%) C#
2 101 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 99 (46.26%) SQL
4 39 (18.22%) T-SQL
5 25 (11.68%) VB.NET
6 15 (7.01%) Java
7 8 (3.74%) VBScript
8 4 (1.87%) PHP
9 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.93%) Python
9 2 (0.93%) C
9 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) RPG
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) VB6
10 1 (0.47%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.47%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Degree
1 25 (11.68%) MCTS
1 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (11.68%) MCP
1 25 (11.68%) MCAD
1 25 (11.68%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle
2 3 (1.40%) Twitter
3 1 (0.47%) Sybase
3 1 (0.47%) Google
3 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.47%) Tableau
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