The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 41 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 38.32% 48.57% 35.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.05% 50.50% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 41
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 105 101 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 98.13% 96.19% 99.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 87 117
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Bolton

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 64 (67.37%) SQL Server
2 53 (55.79%) .NET
2 53 (55.79%) C#
2 53 (55.79%) SQL
3 52 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (44.21%) JavaScript
5 39 (41.05%) ASP.NET
6 36 (37.89%) MVC
7 32 (33.68%) CSS
8 31 (32.63%) HTML
9 24 (25.26%) TDD
9 24 (25.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (22.11%) SDLC
10 21 (22.11%) OO
11 19 (20.00%) Java
11 19 (20.00%) Degree
12 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (18.95%) OpenEdge
12 18 (18.95%) Relational Database
13 17 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
13 17 (17.89%) MySQL
14 16 (16.84%) jQuery
14 16 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (15.79%) SOLID
15 15 (15.79%) Scrum
15 15 (15.79%) WCF
15 15 (15.79%) Web Development
16 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 18 (18.95%) OpenEdge
2 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Visualfiles
2 3 (3.16%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) HTTP
2 6 (6.32%) Internet
3 5 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (67.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.95%) Relational Database
2 18 (18.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (17.89%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (17.89%) MySQL
4 14 (14.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.42%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (8.42%) RDBMS
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.32%) Power BI
8 5 (5.26%) Redis
9 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) JIRA
2 11 (11.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.37%) Moq
5 6 (6.32%) NUnit
6 5 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 5 (5.26%) MSTest
6 5 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Log4Net
7 1 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.32%) Games
1 6 (6.32%) Legal
2 5 (5.26%) Advertising
2 5 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (4.21%) Law
4 3 (3.16%) Finance
5 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.79%) .NET
2 39 (41.05%) ASP.NET
3 32 (33.68%) CSS
4 31 (32.63%) HTML
5 24 (25.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (16.84%) jQuery
7 15 (15.79%) WCF
8 14 (14.74%) SOAP
9 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
9 12 (12.63%) HTML5
10 11 (11.58%) JSON
11 9 (9.47%) .NET Framework
11 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (9.47%) Web Services
11 9 (9.47%) WinForms
12 8 (8.42%) CSS3
13 7 (7.37%) Entity Framework
13 7 (7.37%) WPF
14 6 (6.32%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.47%) Tandem
3 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.42%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.32%) iPad
5 5 (5.26%) Social Media
6 4 (4.21%) Replication
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) MVC
3 24 (25.26%) TDD
4 21 (22.11%) OO
4 21 (22.11%) SDLC
5 16 (16.84%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (15.79%) Scrum
6 15 (15.79%) SOLID
6 15 (15.79%) Web Development
7 14 (14.74%) Kanban
8 13 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (13.68%) Web Application Development
9 11 (11.58%) BDD
10 9 (9.47%) Case Management
10 9 (9.47%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (9.47%) OOP
11 8 (8.42%) ETL
11 8 (8.42%) OOD
12 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.37%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.79%) C#
1 53 (55.79%) SQL
2 42 (44.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.00%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) Python
4 9 (9.47%) Ruby
4 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.47%) VB
5 7 (7.37%) PHP
6 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.11%) C
7 2 (2.11%) C++
7 2 (2.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Facebook
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.05%) PayPal
4 1 (1.05%) Sage
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