The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 26 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.84% 2.47% 8.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 2.51% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 25
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software 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
337 239 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.01% 98.35% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 295 213 266
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Ipswich

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 108 (81.20%) JavaScript
2 107 (80.45%) HTML
3 102 (76.69%) C#
4 60 (45.11%) Java
5 51 (38.35%) .NET
5 51 (38.35%) Games
6 49 (36.84%) CSS
7 46 (34.59%) OO
8 41 (30.83%) Online Games
9 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (29.32%) TDD
10 37 (27.82%) PHP
11 36 (27.07%) HTML5
12 31 (23.31%) LAMP
12 31 (23.31%) SQL
13 30 (22.56%) FFmpeg
14 29 (21.80%) jQuery
15 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
16 25 (18.80%) ASP.NET
17 23 (17.29%) Web Development
17 23 (17.29%) Subversion
18 20 (15.04%) C++
18 20 (15.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (14.29%) Mobile App
19 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 17 (12.78%) VB.NET
21 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
22 14 (10.53%) MPEG
22 14 (10.53%) HTTP
23 13 (9.77%) Migration

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (17.29%) Subversion
2 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (38.35%) Games
2 6 (4.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (80.45%) HTML
2 51 (38.35%) .NET
3 49 (36.84%) CSS
4 36 (27.07%) HTML5
5 31 (23.31%) LAMP
6 30 (22.56%) FFmpeg
7 29 (21.80%) jQuery
8 25 (18.80%) ASP.NET
9 20 (15.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (9.02%) Web Services
11 11 (8.27%) .NET Framework
12 7 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (3.01%) XML
13 4 (3.01%) Ajax
14 3 (2.26%) CSS3
15 2 (1.50%) WinForms
15 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (1.50%) WCF
15 2 (1.50%) WPF
15 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.83%) Online Games
2 19 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.53%) MPEG
5 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.51%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.59%) OO
2 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.32%) TDD
3 23 (17.29%) Web Development
4 13 (9.77%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (9.77%) Migration
5 11 (8.27%) Scrum
6 10 (7.52%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.26%) SOA
8 6 (4.51%) MVC
8 6 (4.51%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (4.51%) SDLC
9 5 (3.76%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.01%) BDD
11 2 (1.50%) CRM
11 2 (1.50%) UML
11 2 (1.50%) OOP
12 1 (0.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (0.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 108 (81.20%) JavaScript
2 102 (76.69%) C#
3 60 (45.11%) Java
4 37 (27.82%) PHP
5 31 (23.31%) SQL
6 20 (15.04%) C++
7 17 (12.78%) VB.NET
8 13 (9.77%) VB6
8 13 (9.77%) VB
9 8 (6.02%) Ruby
9 8 (6.02%) Python
10 7 (5.26%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.26%) Go
11 6 (4.51%) C
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.51%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
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