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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 12.43% 8.62% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.79% 8.93% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -38.88%
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
172 112 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.18% 96.55% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 163 84 102
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (95.83%) C#
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
6 18 (75.00%) MVC
7 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (54.17%) HTML
9 12 (50.00%) Windows
10 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
10 11 (45.83%) WCF
10 11 (45.83%) jQuery
11 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (41.67%) NUnit
11 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
12 9 (37.50%) OO
12 9 (37.50%) Moq
13 8 (33.33%) Mercurial
13 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
13 8 (33.33%) TDD
13 8 (33.33%) ReSharper
13 8 (33.33%) OOD
13 8 (33.33%) SpecFlow
14 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (29.17%) COM+
14 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
14 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
14 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
14 7 (29.17%) Dojo

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) NUnit
2 9 (37.50%) Moq
3 8 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 8 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 8 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) WCF
5 11 (45.83%) jQuery
6 7 (29.17%) COM+
6 7 (29.17%) Dojo
7 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
10 3 (12.50%) RESTful
10 3 (12.50%) WinForms
10 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
11 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows CE
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) OOD
4 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (29.17%) Pair Programming
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.50%) Logistics
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
9 1 (4.17%) Android Development
9 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.17%) Google
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago