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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.08% 2.78% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 2.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
146 140 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.65% 97.22% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 123 130 108
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) WinForms
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
7 3 (30.00%) Moq
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Python
7 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (30.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) TDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Moq
1 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (30.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) MFC
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) CSS3
7 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Logistics
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Bolton
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Industry leading benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago