The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 3.70% 7.62% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 7.92% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% +14.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91%  

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 106 101 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 98.15% 96.19% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 86 87 115
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 £47,750 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Bolton.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Bolton

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Case Management
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Visualfiles
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) OpenEdge
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle

Software 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 2 (18.18%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visualfiles
2 2 (18.18%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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