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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 50 89 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 38.76% 60.14% 45.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.37% 63.57% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 52
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
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
127 140 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.45% 94.59% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 116 128 108
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 95 (79.83%) C#
1 95 (79.83%) .NET
2 92 (77.31%) ASP.NET
3 81 (68.07%) MVC
4 66 (55.46%) HTML
5 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (47.06%) TDD
7 55 (46.22%) JavaScript
7 55 (46.22%) SQL Server
8 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (37.82%) CSS
10 36 (30.25%) KnockoutJS
11 30 (25.21%) HTML5
12 29 (24.37%) WCF
13 26 (21.85%) jQuery
13 26 (21.85%) Web Application Development
14 25 (21.01%) Domain-Driven Design
15 23 (19.33%) Degree
16 22 (18.49%) SQL
17 21 (17.65%) .NET Framework
18 20 (16.81%) Streaming Music
18 20 (16.81%) Dependency Injection
18 20 (16.81%) Node.js
18 20 (16.81%) Ninject
19 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 17 (14.29%) OOP
20 17 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
21 16 (13.45%) Web Development
22 14 (11.76%) NHibernate

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 20 (16.81%) Node.js
2 8 (6.72%) CMS
3 6 (5.04%) IIS
4 5 (4.20%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) Drupal
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.84%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (46.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.04%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.52%) SQLite
5 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
7 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.84%) OLAP
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.68%) Subversion
4 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.84%) NUnit
5 1 (0.84%) Xcode
5 1 (0.84%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (3.36%) Retail
2 3 (2.52%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Billing
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (79.83%) .NET
2 92 (77.31%) ASP.NET
3 66 (55.46%) HTML
4 48 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (37.82%) CSS
6 36 (30.25%) KnockoutJS
7 30 (25.21%) HTML5
8 29 (24.37%) WCF
9 26 (21.85%) jQuery
10 21 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 20 (16.81%) Ninject
12 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (11.76%) NHibernate
15 13 (10.92%) XML
15 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
16 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 11 (9.24%) CSS3
18 10 (8.40%) Web Services
19 7 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.81%) Streaming Music
2 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.36%) W3C
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) iPad
6 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Android
1 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (68.07%) MVC
2 57 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (47.06%) TDD
4 26 (21.85%) Web Application Development
5 25 (21.01%) Domain-Driven Design
6 20 (16.81%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (14.29%) OOP
8 16 (13.45%) Web Development
9 9 (7.56%) Scrum
10 6 (5.04%) OO
10 6 (5.04%) Kanban
11 5 (4.20%) CQRS
11 5 (4.20%) BDD
11 5 (4.20%) OOD
11 5 (4.20%) Content Management
11 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.20%) Web Design
12 4 (3.36%) Migration
12 4 (3.36%) SEO
12 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 95 (79.83%) C#
2 55 (46.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.49%) SQL
4 13 (10.92%) PHP
5 11 (9.24%) Java
6 5 (4.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.52%) Python
8 2 (1.68%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.84%) VB6
9 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (19.33%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) MCP
2 5 (4.20%) MCAD
2 5 (4.20%) MCSD
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.20%) MCTS
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Adobe
3 2 (1.68%) Progress
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
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