Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.65% 2.41% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.56% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Bolton median annual salary £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.82% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £19,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £35,500 £34,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 185 273 205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.88% 93.81% 99.51%
Number of salaries quoted 164 224 193
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,625 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bolton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bolton

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ
3 3 (60.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Core
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft