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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 14 46 15
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 69 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.00% 3.80% 13.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.20% 3.95% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 64 11 42
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
454 329 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.70% 96.20% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 397 244 275
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
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 24 April 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (83.33%) HTML
2 69 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 63 (75.00%) C#
4 43 (51.19%) CSS
5 36 (42.86%) OO
6 35 (41.67%) HTML5
7 34 (40.48%) Java
7 34 (40.48%) Games
8 28 (33.33%) .NET
8 28 (33.33%) Online Games
9 23 (27.38%) jQuery
9 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (26.19%) TDD
11 21 (25.00%) PHP
12 18 (21.43%) LAMP
13 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 16 (19.05%) FFmpeg
14 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.86%) SQL
15 13 (15.48%) Web Development
15 13 (15.48%) Subversion
16 12 (14.29%) CSS3
17 10 (11.90%) MPEG
17 10 (11.90%) HTTP
18 9 (10.71%) VB
18 9 (10.71%) VB.NET
18 9 (10.71%) Migration
18 9 (10.71%) VB6
18 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (10.71%) Mobile App

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) MySQL
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Subversion
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (40.48%) Games
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (83.33%) HTML
2 43 (51.19%) CSS
3 35 (41.67%) HTML5
4 28 (33.33%) .NET
5 23 (27.38%) jQuery
6 18 (21.43%) LAMP
7 16 (19.05%) FFmpeg
8 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 12 (14.29%) CSS3
10 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (7.14%) Web Services
11 6 (7.14%) WinForms
11 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.14%) WCF
11 6 (7.14%) WPF
12 3 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
13 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Online Games
2 10 (11.90%) MPEG
3 9 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.76%) Social Media
6 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) OO
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.19%) TDD
4 13 (15.48%) Web Development
5 9 (10.71%) Migration
6 8 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.33%) CRM
8 6 (7.14%) UML
9 5 (5.95%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.57%) Scrum
11 3 (3.57%) SOA
12 1 (1.19%) OOP
12 1 (1.19%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 69 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 63 (75.00%) C#
3 34 (40.48%) Java
4 21 (25.00%) PHP
5 15 (17.86%) SQL
6 9 (10.71%) VB
6 9 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.71%) VB6
7 7 (8.33%) Python
8 4 (4.76%) Ruby
8 4 (4.76%) C++
9 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.57%) Go
10 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.19%) Delphi
10 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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