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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.59% 1.34% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 1.64% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £27,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.61% -27.33%
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
89 122 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 81.65% 81.88% 70.69%
Number of salaries quoted 83 103 117
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bolton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) CSS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft