The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 23 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 9.04% 3.92% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 4.58% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 1
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 131 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.40% 85.62% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 137 124 78
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bolton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) Scrum
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (65.22%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (65.22%) Degree
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) C++
4 15 (65.22%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) WinForms
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) WCF
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) LINQ
7 3 (13.04%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) Ajax
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Development Manager
2 11 (47.83%) Software Development Manager
2 11 (47.83%) Software Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) WinForms
3 4 (17.39%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) LINQ
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Scrum
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 15 (65.22%) C++
3 15 (65.22%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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