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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.94% 6.95% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 7.19% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 21
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
265 320 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 94.98% 96.68% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 202 294 337
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (78.95%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) jQuery
4 10 (52.63%) HTML5
5 8 (42.11%) CSS3
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) C++
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) Social Media
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) MySQL
9 2 (10.53%) OOP
9 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) DVB
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
1 11 (57.89%) .NET
1 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
2 10 (52.63%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) CSS3
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) FFmpeg
7 1 (5.26%) LESS
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.26%) WF
7 1 (5.26%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Social Media
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) MPEG
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Python
6 2 (10.53%) XAML
6 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) BT