The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 26 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.96% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.05% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
156 177 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.73% 95.68% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 134 168 131
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bolton region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Bolton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Load Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
Bolton, Lancashire
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