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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 71 104 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 48.97% 60.47% 36.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 49.31% 62.28% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 101 42
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
144 167 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.31% 97.09% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 130 163 122
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 146 (83.43%) C#
2 143 (81.71%) .NET
3 132 (75.43%) ASP.NET
4 130 (74.29%) MVC
5 92 (52.57%) SQL Server
6 90 (51.43%) TDD
7 86 (49.14%) HTML
8 83 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (47.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 79 (45.14%) JavaScript
10 64 (36.57%) CSS
11 60 (34.29%) SQL
12 43 (24.57%) jQuery
12 43 (24.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 42 (24.00%) HTML5
14 38 (21.71%) Web Development
15 37 (21.14%) WCF
16 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
17 29 (16.57%) Web Application Development
18 28 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
18 28 (16.00%) .NET Framework
18 28 (16.00%) Scrum
19 25 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 25 (14.29%) BDD
20 23 (13.14%) Razor View Engine
20 23 (13.14%) SQL Server 2012
20 23 (13.14%) KnockoutJS
21 22 (12.57%) Degree
21 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
22 21 (12.00%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (5.71%) Node.js
2 7 (4.00%) IIS
3 6 (3.43%) CMS
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) Intranet
1 8 (4.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Extranet
2 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (52.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 1 (0.57%) OLAP
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.71%) NUnit
4 2 (1.14%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.14%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.14%) Moq
4 2 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (5.71%) Retail
2 8 (4.57%) Advertising
3 3 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.14%) Finance
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (81.71%) .NET
2 132 (75.43%) ASP.NET
3 86 (49.14%) HTML
4 83 (47.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (36.57%) CSS
6 43 (24.57%) jQuery
6 43 (24.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 42 (24.00%) HTML5
8 37 (21.14%) WCF
9 28 (16.00%) .NET Framework
10 25 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (13.14%) Razor View Engine
11 23 (13.14%) KnockoutJS
12 19 (10.86%) NHibernate
13 18 (10.29%) CSS3
14 16 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (6.86%) XML
16 11 (6.29%) AngularJS
17 10 (5.71%) Ninject
17 10 (5.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Streaming Music
2 7 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.14%) User Experience
3 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.57%) Tandem
4 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (0.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.57%) FreeBSD
3 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (74.29%) MVC
2 90 (51.43%) TDD
3 83 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (21.71%) Web Development
5 29 (16.57%) Web Application Development
6 28 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 28 (16.00%) Scrum
7 25 (14.29%) BDD
8 19 (10.86%) OO
9 18 (10.29%) CQRS
10 15 (8.57%) OOP
11 12 (6.86%) OOD
12 10 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.57%) Coaching
15 5 (2.86%) Software Engineering
15 5 (2.86%) Refactoring
15 5 (2.86%) Mentoring
16 4 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
16 4 (2.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (83.43%) C#
2 79 (45.14%) JavaScript
3 60 (34.29%) SQL
4 21 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.43%) Java
5 13 (7.43%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.57%) PHP
7 4 (2.29%) VBScript
8 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.14%) Python
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (12.57%) Degree
2 18 (10.29%) MCTS
2 18 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (10.29%) MCP
2 18 (10.29%) MCAD
2 18 (10.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) SLA
1 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.57%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle
2 1 (0.57%) Sybase
2 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.57%) Tableau
2 1 (0.57%) Twitter
2 1 (0.57%) DevExpress
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