The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 26 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.45% 1.27% 8.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 1.28% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 15
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £25,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
115 156 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 99.14% 99.36% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 134 152
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 3 (33.33%) SEO
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) WPF
7 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
7 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) MFC
6 2 (22.22%) WinForms
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SEO
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HL7
1 1 (11.11%) DICOM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) InterSystems
1 1 (11.11%) Google
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