The median annual salary for a Developer was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 54 26 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 41.22% 36.11% 47.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.26% 37.14% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 69
Median salary £32,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £41,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 70 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 93.13% 97.22% 99.41%
Number of salaries quoted 109 57 141
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bolton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 62 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.90%) .NET
3 55 (53.92%) C#
4 54 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 41 (40.20%) SQL
5 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
6 40 (39.22%) MVC
7 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (29.41%) TDD
9 29 (28.43%) OO
10 28 (27.45%) CSS
11 26 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (22.55%) HTML
13 22 (21.57%) WCF
13 22 (21.57%) Web Application Development
14 18 (17.65%) BDD
14 18 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
14 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 18 (17.65%) Internet
15 17 (16.67%) Games
15 17 (16.67%) jQuery
15 17 (16.67%) Kanban
15 17 (16.67%) CQRS
16 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
17 14 (13.73%) MySQL
17 14 (13.73%) Web Development
17 14 (13.73%) SDLC
18 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
18 13 (12.75%) Degree

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (3.92%) OpenEdge
2 2 (1.96%) WordPress
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (3.92%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 14 (13.73%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.88%) Big Data
7 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.90%) Redis
8 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.96%) QlikView
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) JIRA
2 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.86%) Moq
4 6 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (5.88%) NUnit
4 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.90%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.90%) MSTest
5 5 (4.90%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.96%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.98%) Grunt
7 1 (0.98%) gulp
7 1 (0.98%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.98%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (16.67%) Games
2 9 (8.82%) Legal
3 5 (4.90%) Law
4 4 (3.92%) Finance
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (54.90%) .NET
2 41 (40.20%) ASP.NET
3 32 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (27.45%) CSS
5 23 (22.55%) HTML
6 22 (21.57%) WCF
7 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 17 (16.67%) jQuery
9 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.78%) WinForms
11 10 (9.80%) HTML5
11 10 (9.80%) Web Services
12 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
12 9 (8.82%) Entity Framework
12 9 (8.82%) WPF
13 8 (7.84%) CSS3
14 7 (6.86%) SOAP
15 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (5.88%) JSON
15 6 (5.88%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Tandem
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) iPad
4 5 (4.90%) Social Media
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (39.22%) MVC
3 30 (29.41%) TDD
4 29 (28.43%) OO
5 22 (21.57%) Web Application Development
6 18 (17.65%) BDD
6 18 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
7 17 (16.67%) CQRS
7 17 (16.67%) Kanban
8 14 (13.73%) SDLC
8 14 (13.73%) Web Development
9 12 (11.76%) Scrum
10 10 (9.80%) Case Management
10 10 (9.80%) OOD
11 9 (8.82%) MVVM
12 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.84%) OOP
12 8 (7.84%) SOLID
13 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.92%) C#
2 41 (40.20%) SQL
3 32 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.75%) Java
5 9 (8.82%) PHP
5 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.92%) C
6 4 (3.92%) C++
6 4 (3.92%) Python
6 4 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Facebook
4 1 (0.98%) IBM
4 1 (0.98%) Kofax
4 1 (0.98%) PayPal
4 1 (0.98%) Pega
4 1 (0.98%) Sage
4 1 (0.98%) Software AG
4 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.98%) Zend
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