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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 11 36 13
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 73 6 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.59% 2.61% 14.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.39% 2.64% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 73 4 47
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £32,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
397 227 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.66% 98.70% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 360 198 289
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 122 (82.43%) JavaScript
2 121 (81.76%) HTML
3 114 (77.03%) C#
4 69 (46.62%) Java
5 60 (40.54%) CSS
5 60 (40.54%) Games
6 56 (37.84%) OO
7 54 (36.49%) .NET
8 50 (33.78%) Online Games
9 41 (27.70%) HTML5
9 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (27.70%) TDD
10 40 (27.03%) PHP
11 35 (23.65%) SQL
12 34 (22.97%) LAMP
13 32 (21.62%) FFmpeg
13 32 (21.62%) jQuery
14 28 (18.92%) SQL Server
15 27 (18.24%) Subversion
15 27 (18.24%) Web Development
16 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
17 20 (13.51%) C++
17 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
17 20 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (13.51%) Mobile App
18 17 (11.49%) VB.NET
19 16 (10.81%) MPEG
19 16 (10.81%) HTTP
19 16 (10.81%) Computer Science
20 14 (9.46%) Kalman Filter

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.35%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) MySQL
3 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Subversion
2 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (40.54%) Games
2 6 (4.05%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (81.76%) HTML
2 60 (40.54%) CSS
3 54 (36.49%) .NET
4 41 (27.70%) HTML5
5 34 (22.97%) LAMP
6 32 (21.62%) FFmpeg
6 32 (21.62%) jQuery
7 26 (17.57%) ASP.NET
8 20 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (8.78%) Web Services
10 12 (8.11%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.38%) CSS3
13 4 (2.70%) XML
13 4 (2.70%) Ajax
14 3 (2.03%) WinForms
14 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (2.03%) WCF
14 3 (2.03%) WPF
15 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (33.78%) Online Games
2 20 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.81%) MPEG
3 16 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.38%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.73%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.05%) Android
3 3 (2.03%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.84%) OO
2 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) TDD
3 27 (18.24%) Web Development
4 14 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (8.78%) Migration
6 11 (7.43%) Scrum
7 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.73%) SOA
9 6 (4.05%) MVC
9 6 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (4.05%) SDLC
10 5 (3.38%) Data Protection
11 4 (2.70%) BDD
12 3 (2.03%) CRM
12 3 (2.03%) UML
13 2 (1.35%) OOP
14 1 (0.68%) Continuous Delivery
14 1 (0.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 122 (82.43%) JavaScript
2 114 (77.03%) C#
3 69 (46.62%) Java
4 40 (27.03%) PHP
5 35 (23.65%) SQL
6 20 (13.51%) C++
7 17 (11.49%) VB.NET
8 13 (8.78%) VB6
8 13 (8.78%) VB
9 8 (5.41%) Ruby
9 8 (5.41%) Python
10 7 (4.73%) Objective-C
10 7 (4.73%) Go
11 6 (4.05%) C
12 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.05%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft
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