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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.59% 4.03% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 5.04% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 3
Average salary £49,000 £34,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.02% -5.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
119 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.97% 79.87% 76.42%
Number of salaries quoted 109 106 87
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) IIS
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Development Manager
1 7 (53.85%) Software Development Manager
1 7 (53.85%) Software Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) LINQ
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft