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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 16 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.90% 5.84% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 5.92% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 3
Average salary £35,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
74 152 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 96.10% 98.70% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 126 139
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Software AG
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) webMethods
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Java SE
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Java SE
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 2 (33.33%) Software AG
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 2 (33.33%) webMethods
Bolton, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago