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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 82 119 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 52.90% 62.96% 39.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 53.59% 65.75% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68 115 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,600 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
153 181 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.71% 95.77% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 131 172 131
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 168 (85.28%) C#
2 165 (83.76%) .NET
3 154 (78.17%) ASP.NET
4 148 (75.13%) MVC
5 112 (56.85%) SQL Server
6 103 (52.28%) TDD
7 99 (50.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 95 (48.22%) HTML
9 94 (47.72%) JavaScript
10 78 (39.59%) SQL
11 66 (33.50%) CSS
12 59 (29.95%) jQuery
13 53 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 49 (24.87%) WCF
15 44 (22.34%) HTML5
16 40 (20.30%) Web Development
16 40 (20.30%) Microsoft
17 34 (17.26%) .NET Framework
17 34 (17.26%) BDD
18 33 (16.75%) Scrum
19 31 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (14.72%) MS Excel
20 29 (14.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 28 (14.21%) Domain-Driven Design
21 28 (14.21%) Web Application Development
21 28 (14.21%) OO
21 28 (14.21%) T-SQL
22 27 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
22 27 (13.71%) Razor View Engine
23 26 (13.20%) NHibernate

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.55%) Node.js
2 7 (3.55%) IIS
3 5 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.54%) CMS
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) HTTP
2 7 (3.55%) Intranet
3 3 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (56.85%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) MySQL
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) OLAP
9 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.58%) NUnit
2 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.08%) SpecFlow
2 10 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (5.08%) ReSharper
2 10 (5.08%) TeamCity
2 10 (5.08%) Mercurial
2 10 (5.08%) Moq
3 6 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (7.11%) Retail
2 8 (4.06%) Advertising
3 2 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (0.51%) Games
4 1 (0.51%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (83.76%) .NET
2 154 (78.17%) ASP.NET
3 99 (50.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 95 (48.22%) HTML
5 66 (33.50%) CSS
6 59 (29.95%) jQuery
7 53 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 49 (24.87%) WCF
9 44 (22.34%) HTML5
10 34 (17.26%) .NET Framework
11 29 (14.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (13.71%) Razor View Engine
13 26 (13.20%) NHibernate
14 21 (10.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 18 (9.14%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (9.14%) CSS3
16 17 (8.63%) XML
17 12 (6.09%) WinForms
17 12 (6.09%) LINQ
18 11 (5.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.05%) N-Tier
2 6 (3.05%) Streaming Music
3 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.51%) Social Media
4 1 (0.51%) iSeries
4 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.68%) Windows
2 6 (3.05%) Android
3 3 (1.52%) Windows CE
3 3 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (75.13%) MVC
2 103 (52.28%) TDD
3 40 (20.30%) Web Development
4 34 (17.26%) BDD
5 33 (16.75%) Scrum
6 31 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (14.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 28 (14.21%) Web Application Development
7 28 (14.21%) OO
8 21 (10.66%) OOD
8 21 (10.66%) CQRS
9 15 (7.61%) OOP
10 10 (5.08%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.57%) Pair Programming
12 8 (4.06%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.05%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.05%) Refactoring
14 5 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (85.28%) C#
2 94 (47.72%) JavaScript
3 78 (39.59%) SQL
4 28 (14.21%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.12%) VB.NET
6 15 (7.61%) Java
7 5 (2.54%) PHP
7 5 (2.54%) VBScript
8 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.02%) Python
8 2 (1.02%) C
9 1 (0.51%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.51%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) RPG
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) VB6
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.18%) Degree
2 21 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.66%) MCP
2 21 (10.66%) MCAD
2 21 (10.66%) MCSD
2 21 (10.66%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.52%) Twitter
3 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.51%) Tableau
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle
3 1 (0.51%) Sybase
3 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.51%) Google
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