Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 103 119 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 54.21% 41.61% 42.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 55.08% 44.24% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 102 112 88
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,600 £26,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bolton
Permanent vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 187 269 211
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.42% 94.06% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 162 221 198
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £20,625
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bolton

Developer
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Bolton.

Salary trend for Developer in Bolton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bolton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bolton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 73 (70.87%) SQL Server
2 68 (66.02%) .NET
3 62 (60.19%) C#
4 60 (58.25%) MVC
5 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (47.57%) ASP.NET
7 48 (46.60%) TDD
8 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (37.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (35.92%) SQL
11 35 (33.98%) Scrum
12 34 (33.01%) RESTful
13 33 (32.04%) Marketing
14 32 (31.07%) Dependency Injection
14 32 (31.07%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (31.07%) Advertising
14 32 (31.07%) BDD
14 32 (31.07%) Web Application Development
14 32 (31.07%) SQL Server 2016
15 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 31 (30.10%) Facebook
16 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
17 23 (22.33%) HTML
18 20 (19.42%) CSS
19 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
20 17 (16.50%) OOP
21 16 (15.53%) Finance
21 16 (15.53%) Web Development
21 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 16 (15.53%) Entity Framework

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (8.74%) OpenEdge
2 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) SMS
3 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (70.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (31.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (15.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.74%) MySQL
5 9 (8.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.83%) MS Access
6 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.85%) Power BI
7 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (3.88%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.94%) SSDT
10 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.97%) Big Data
10 1 (0.97%) Impala
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (4.85%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) JUnit
3 4 (3.88%) Maven
4 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (32.04%) Marketing
2 32 (31.07%) Advertising
3 16 (15.53%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.02%) .NET
2 49 (47.57%) ASP.NET
3 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (37.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (33.01%) RESTful
6 31 (30.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 23 (22.33%) HTML
8 20 (19.42%) CSS
9 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
10 16 (15.53%) Entity Framework
11 13 (12.62%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (8.74%) WinForms
13 8 (7.77%) jQuery
13 8 (7.77%) SOAP
13 8 (7.77%) WCF
14 6 (5.83%) Laravel
14 6 (5.83%) NHibernate
14 6 (5.83%) Symfony
15 5 (4.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
1 4 (3.88%) Renewable Energy
2 3 (2.91%) Fintech
2 3 (2.91%) Replication
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Apple TV
4 1 (0.97%) iPhone
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Android
2 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.25%) MVC
2 55 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (46.60%) TDD
4 35 (33.98%) Scrum
5 32 (31.07%) BDD
5 32 (31.07%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (31.07%) Dependency Injection
5 32 (31.07%) Web Application Development
6 17 (16.50%) OOP
7 16 (15.53%) Web Development
8 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (11.65%) SOLID
10 11 (10.68%) OO
11 7 (6.80%) Analytics
11 7 (6.80%) SDLC
12 6 (5.83%) Logistics
12 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.83%) Refactoring
13 5 (4.85%) ETL
13 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (60.19%) C#
2 37 (35.92%) SQL
3 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.56%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.71%) PHP
7 7 (6.80%) VB
8 6 (5.83%) Java
8 6 (5.83%) Python
9 5 (4.85%) Ruby
9 5 (4.85%) VBA
10 4 (3.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.97%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Oozie
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Facebook
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Zend
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle
5 4 (3.88%) Progress
5 4 (3.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.97%) Apple
6 1 (0.97%) Xamarin