The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 35 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.31% 8.98% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 9.32% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 10
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
152 161 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.35% 96.41% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 130 151 152
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Manchester

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Bolton region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Bolton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) MVC
4 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (54.55%) HTML
6 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (40.91%) OO
7 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) NUnit
8 8 (36.36%) TDD
8 8 (36.36%) ReSharper
8 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
8 8 (36.36%) WCF
8 8 (36.36%) Mercurial
8 8 (36.36%) Moq
8 8 (36.36%) OOD
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
8 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
8 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
8 8 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (31.82%) COM+
9 7 (31.82%) Dojo

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) NUnit
2 8 (36.36%) ReSharper
2 8 (36.36%) TeamCity
2 8 (36.36%) Mercurial
2 8 (36.36%) Moq
2 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 8 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
1 21 (95.45%) ASP.NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 8 (36.36%) WCF
6 7 (31.82%) Dojo
6 7 (31.82%) COM+
7 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
8 5 (22.73%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) WinForms
10 3 (13.64%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) RESTful
11 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
12 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows CE
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) OOD
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Pair Programming
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Logistics
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) OOP
9 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Google
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