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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 25 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.59% 1.34% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 1.36% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £25,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
106 147 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.25% 98.66% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 97 128 161
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 £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 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 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) MFC
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
1 1 (16.67%) DICOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) InterSystems
1 1 (16.67%) Google
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