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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.85% 3.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 4.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £48,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
128 147 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 87.67% 92.45% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 115 144 78
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (92.59%) C#
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) Scrum
3 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (66.67%) Windows
4 18 (66.67%) Linux
4 18 (66.67%) C++
5 16 (59.26%) Java
5 16 (59.26%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (59.26%) Degree
6 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (18.52%) WCF
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (14.81%) LINQ
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Python
8 4 (14.81%) WinForms
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) SharePoint

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Development Manager
2 11 (40.74%) Software Manager
2 11 (40.74%) Software Development Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) WCF
4 4 (14.81%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.81%) LINQ
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) WinForms
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Scrum
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) C++
4 16 (59.26%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft