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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 37 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.77% 5.79% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 5.88% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 15
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £20,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
247 306 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.63% 98.39% 99.29%
Number of salaries quoted 211 290 381
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) XAML
6 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) Social Media
8 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) MySQL
9 1 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.67%) C

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) NUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) jQuery
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) LAMP
7 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (6.67%) WF
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
7 1 (6.67%) FFmpeg
7 1 (6.67%) LESS
7 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) MPEG
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) XAML
4 2 (13.33%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Clojure
5 1 (6.67%) ClojureScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) BT
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