The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 117 118 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 41.05% 36.65% 37.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.55% 37.58% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 113 145
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Developer
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 314 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.49% 97.52% 99.24%
Number of salaries quoted 215 300 354
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Developer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Ipswich region.

Developer Salary Trend in Ipswich

Developer
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 116 (54.46%) C#
1 116 (54.46%) JavaScript
2 108 (50.70%) HTML
3 104 (48.83%) .NET
4 95 (44.60%) CSS
5 73 (34.27%) jQuery
6 72 (33.80%) MVC
7 66 (30.99%) ASP.NET
8 62 (29.11%) SQL Server
9 58 (27.23%) HTML5
10 53 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (23.47%) SQL
12 49 (23.00%) TDD
13 45 (21.13%) Java
14 41 (19.25%) CSS3
15 36 (16.90%) PHP
16 35 (16.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (15.96%) OO
18 31 (14.55%) WCF
19 30 (14.08%) MySQL
20 28 (13.15%) XML
20 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
21 27 (12.68%) Web Services
22 26 (12.21%) Visual Studio
22 26 (12.21%) Finance
23 25 (11.74%) WPF
24 24 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
25 23 (10.80%) Degree
26 22 (10.33%) Drupal
26 22 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (10.33%) Drupal
2 19 (8.92%) CMS
3 14 (6.57%) Apache
4 13 (6.10%) WordPress
5 12 (5.63%) Joomla!
5 12 (5.63%) IIS
6 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.69%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.82%) Apache Pig
10 4 (1.88%) JBoss
10 4 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.88%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.94%) Node.js
13 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.41%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.88%) Force.com
2 4 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.88%) VPN
2 4 (1.88%) DNS
2 4 (1.88%) SAN
3 3 (1.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.94%) VoIP
5 1 (0.47%) LDAP
5 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) Multicast
5 1 (0.47%) DVB
5 1 (0.47%) X.509
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.08%) MySQL
3 22 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (9.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.16%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.16%) NoSQL
8 9 (4.23%) OLAP
9 8 (3.76%) Big Data
9 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.82%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (12.21%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.63%) Subversion
4 10 (4.69%) NUnit
5 8 (3.76%) NuGet
6 7 (3.29%) Maven
7 6 (2.82%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.35%) MSTest
8 5 (2.35%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.35%) Ant
9 4 (1.88%) Gradle
9 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.41%) Selenium
11 2 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.94%) JMeter
11 2 (0.94%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.47%) WatiN
General
1 26 (12.21%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Games
3 11 (5.16%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.23%) Advertising
5 8 (3.76%) Marketing
6 6 (2.82%) Banking
6 6 (2.82%) Front Office
7 3 (1.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (50.70%) HTML
2 104 (48.83%) .NET
3 95 (44.60%) CSS
4 73 (34.27%) jQuery
5 66 (30.99%) ASP.NET
6 58 (27.23%) HTML5
7 41 (19.25%) CSS3
8 35 (16.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (14.55%) WCF
10 28 (13.15%) XML
11 27 (12.68%) Web Services
12 25 (11.74%) WPF
13 20 (9.39%) SOAP
14 18 (8.45%) REST
15 14 (6.57%) Spring
15 14 (6.57%) NHibernate
16 13 (6.10%) .NET Framework
16 13 (6.10%) WF
17 12 (5.63%) Ajax
18 9 (4.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.98%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.51%) N-Tier
4 14 (6.57%) Open Source
5 10 (4.69%) Social Media
6 8 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.29%) DataPower
8 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.88%) Replication
10 3 (1.41%) MPEG
10 3 (1.41%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.41%) Xbox
11 2 (0.94%) User Experience
11 2 (0.94%) Online Games
11 2 (0.94%) Physics
11 2 (0.94%) VHDL
11 2 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.47%) PKI
12 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.39%) Linux
2 16 (7.51%) Android
3 13 (6.10%) Apple iOS
4 11 (5.16%) Windows
5 8 (3.76%) UNIX
6 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.80%) MVC
2 53 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (23.00%) TDD
4 34 (15.96%) OO
5 19 (8.92%) Scrum
6 18 (8.45%) Software Engineering
7 16 (7.51%) OOP
7 16 (7.51%) Mentoring
8 13 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 11 (5.16%) SOA
9 11 (5.16%) Web Development
10 10 (4.69%) Cyber Security
10 10 (4.69%) Android Development
10 10 (4.69%) iOS Development
11 9 (4.23%) System Testing
11 9 (4.23%) CRM
11 9 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.76%) Analytics
12 8 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (3.76%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 116 (54.46%) C#
1 116 (54.46%) JavaScript
2 50 (23.47%) SQL
3 45 (21.13%) Java
4 36 (16.90%) PHP
5 19 (8.92%) C++
6 13 (6.10%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.23%) Groovy
8 7 (3.29%) C
9 6 (2.82%) Python
10 5 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.35%) PHP5
11 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.41%) XAML
12 3 (1.41%) VB
12 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.94%) VB6
13 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.94%) Scala
13 2 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (10.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) MCTS
3 1 (0.47%) MCP
3 1 (0.47%) MCSD
3 1 (0.47%) HND
3 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) Puppet
1 6 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.10%) Oracle
3 9 (4.23%) Zend
4 6 (2.82%) IBM
5 4 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.94%) Google
6 2 (0.94%) Progress
6 2 (0.94%) HP
7 1 (0.47%) Sony
7 1 (0.47%) BT
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