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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.32% 0.56% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.79% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £27,250 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
124 127 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 81.58% 71.35% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 107 122 90
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Junior
5 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft