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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 22 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 28.95% 45.86% 66.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.14% 46.45% 66.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 62 94
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
73 155 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 96.05% 98.73% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70 129 140
Average salary £31,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.25% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 37 (52.86%) C#
2 36 (51.43%) SQL Server
3 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (47.14%) TDD
4 33 (47.14%) .NET
4 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
5 32 (45.71%) HTML
5 32 (45.71%) MVC
6 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
8 25 (35.71%) CSS
9 23 (32.86%) WCF
10 22 (31.43%) HTML5
11 20 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (28.57%) Web Application Development
12 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 19 (27.14%) PHP
13 17 (24.29%) Dependency Injection
13 17 (24.29%) Domain-Driven Design
13 17 (24.29%) Streaming Music
13 17 (24.29%) Node.js
13 17 (24.29%) Ninject
14 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
14 16 (22.86%) SQL
15 15 (21.43%) jQuery
16 13 (18.57%) Web Development
17 12 (17.14%) WordPress
17 12 (17.14%) OOP
17 12 (17.14%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (24.29%) Node.js
2 12 (17.14%) WordPress
3 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.71%) CMS
4 4 (5.71%) Confluence
4 4 (5.71%) Drupal
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Intranet
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) QlikView
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Moq
2 4 (5.71%) NUnit
2 4 (5.71%) ReSharper
2 4 (5.71%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) gulp
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.86%) webpack
5 1 (1.43%) Grunt
5 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.43%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.43%) Redmine
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Legal
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) .NET
1 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
2 32 (45.71%) HTML
3 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (35.71%) CSS
5 23 (32.86%) WCF
6 22 (31.43%) HTML5
7 20 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
8 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 17 (24.29%) Ninject
10 15 (21.43%) jQuery
11 10 (14.29%) CSS3
11 10 (14.29%) Web Services
11 10 (14.29%) XML
12 9 (12.86%) Ajax
12 9 (12.86%) Entity Framework
13 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.43%) RESTful
13 8 (11.43%) SOAP
14 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Streaming Music
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
1 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) TDD
3 32 (45.71%) MVC
4 20 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 17 (24.29%) Dependency Injection
5 17 (24.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 13 (18.57%) Web Development
7 12 (17.14%) OO
7 12 (17.14%) OOP
8 11 (15.71%) SEO
8 11 (15.71%) SOLID
9 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (10.00%) SDLC
10 7 (10.00%) SOA
11 6 (8.57%) Front End Development
12 4 (5.71%) API Design
12 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.71%) OO PHP
12 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) C#
2 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (27.14%) PHP
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) VB
6 2 (2.86%) VBA
6 2 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Atlassian
1 4 (5.71%) IBM
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.71%) MuleSoft
1 4 (5.71%) Twitter
1 4 (5.71%) webMethods
2 3 (4.29%) Google
2 3 (4.29%) Software AG
2 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.43%) Facebook
3 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
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Salary: £31000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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