The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 25 14 35
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.72% 6.85% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 7.04% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -13.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £35,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 119 71 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 93.70% 97.26% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 106 57 143
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 £23,800 £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%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Bolton over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Bolton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) MVVM
4 4 (40.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Visualfiles
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (20.00%) CSS

Software 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visualfiles
2 2 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WinForms
2 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSD
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (40.00%) OOD
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) Process Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
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