The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.12% 0.87% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.90% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
173 111 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.19% 96.52% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 162 83 102
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
Manchester

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware