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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 47 81 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 43.12% 54.36% 63.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.34% 55.10% 66.87%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
106 147 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.25% 98.66% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 97 128 161
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 72 (77.42%) .NET
2 67 (72.04%) C#
3 66 (70.97%) MVC
4 65 (69.89%) ASP.NET
5 63 (67.74%) SQL Server
5 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (59.14%) TDD
7 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (43.01%) WCF
9 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
10 34 (36.56%) KnockoutJS
10 34 (36.56%) Web Application Development
11 32 (34.41%) HTML
12 29 (31.18%) Domain-Driven Design
12 29 (31.18%) Node.js
13 26 (27.96%) Ninject
13 26 (27.96%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (27.96%) Streaming Music
14 23 (24.73%) CSS
15 22 (23.66%) Web Development
16 19 (20.43%) jQuery
17 17 (18.28%) Scrum
18 16 (17.20%) SQL
19 14 (15.05%) .NET Framework
20 13 (13.98%) HTML5
20 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
21 11 (11.83%) Coaching
22 10 (10.75%) Entity Framework
22 10 (10.75%) SharePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (31.18%) Node.js
2 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) GitHub
2 3 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.23%) Servoy
2 2 (2.15%) Moq
2 2 (2.15%) NetBeans
2 2 (2.15%) NUnit
2 2 (2.15%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (77.42%) .NET
2 65 (69.89%) ASP.NET
3 53 (56.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (43.01%) WCF
5 34 (36.56%) KnockoutJS
6 32 (34.41%) HTML
7 26 (27.96%) Ninject
8 23 (24.73%) CSS
9 19 (20.43%) jQuery
10 14 (15.05%) .NET Framework
11 13 (13.98%) HTML5
11 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
13 10 (10.75%) Entity Framework
14 7 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (6.45%) CSS3
15 6 (6.45%) WinForms
16 4 (4.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Streaming Music
2 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.15%) Social Network
3 2 (2.15%) User Experience
3 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Blog
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.97%) MVC
2 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (59.14%) TDD
4 34 (36.56%) Web Application Development
5 29 (31.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 26 (27.96%) Dependency Injection
7 22 (23.66%) Web Development
8 17 (18.28%) Scrum
9 11 (11.83%) Coaching
10 8 (8.60%) OOP
10 8 (8.60%) OO
11 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.53%) SEO
11 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.53%) BDD
12 6 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (6.45%) Web Design
13 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
14 3 (3.23%) CQRS
14 3 (3.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (72.04%) C#
2 36 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.20%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.68%) Java
6 8 (8.60%) PHP
7 6 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.30%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.15%) C++
10 1 (1.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.08%) PHP5
10 1 (1.08%) R
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) MCP
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) HL7
1 1 (1.08%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.30%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) Facebook
3 3 (3.23%) Twitter
4 2 (2.15%) Zend
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe
5 1 (1.08%) Avaya
5 1 (1.08%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
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