Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 5.41% 4.23% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 4.65% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Bolton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -23.47%
10th Percentile £36,875 £39,375 £20,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 170 258 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 91.89% 90.85% 86.32%
Number of salaries quoted 150 214 174
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,500 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in Bolton.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (30.00%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (10.00%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) General Ledger
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Change Control
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
1 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Procedural Programming
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft