The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bolton region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 24 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.88% 8.00% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.11% 8.11% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 9
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,750 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
131 74 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 96.32% 98.67% 99.42%
Number of salaries quoted 117 70 140
Median salary £35,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.69% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) Visualfiles
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) WPF
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) MVVM
4 4 (36.36%) Case Management
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visualfiles
2 3 (27.27%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Gerrit
3 1 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) WinForms
2 4 (36.36%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Case Management
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
3 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Kofax
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Software AG