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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 39 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.95% 7.07% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 7.26% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 11
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
432 303 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.30% 97.43% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 379 244 208
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (97.14%) HTML
2 33 (94.29%) Java
2 33 (94.29%) C#
3 21 (60.00%) .NET
4 20 (57.14%) MySQL
4 20 (57.14%) C++
4 20 (57.14%) C
4 20 (57.14%) Objective-C
4 20 (57.14%) PHP
4 20 (57.14%) Web Services
4 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 20 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 20 (57.14%) Android
4 20 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 20 (57.14%) Mobile App
5 19 (54.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 19 (54.29%) Firmware
6 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (40.00%) CSS
7 13 (37.14%) OO
7 13 (37.14%) SQL
7 13 (37.14%) Web Development
8 12 (34.29%) Subversion
9 10 (28.57%) iGaming
10 2 (5.71%) jQuery
10 2 (5.71%) Online Games
10 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.71%) TDD
10 2 (5.71%) Games
10 2 (5.71%) XML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) iGaming
2 2 (5.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) .NET
3 20 (57.14%) Web Services
4 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
6 1 (2.86%) FFmpeg
6 1 (2.86%) HTML5
6 1 (2.86%) Java EE
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) WF
6 1 (2.86%) XHTML
6 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 20 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Online Games
3 1 (2.86%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Android
1 20 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 19 (54.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (37.14%) OO
3 13 (37.14%) Web Development
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C#
1 33 (94.29%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) C
2 20 (57.14%) C++
2 20 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 20 (57.14%) PHP
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Firmware
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