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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 10 41 10
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 103 11 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.68% 3.75% 18.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.01% 3.87% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 100 11 60
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 £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
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
468 284 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.53% 96.93% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 427 221 302
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
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 28 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 106 (80.30%) HTML
2 105 (79.55%) JavaScript
3 101 (76.52%) C#
4 55 (41.67%) CSS
5 54 (40.91%) Java
6 52 (39.39%) .NET
7 49 (37.12%) Games
8 47 (35.61%) OO
9 45 (34.09%) HTML5
10 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (29.55%) Online Games
11 38 (28.79%) jQuery
11 38 (28.79%) TDD
12 35 (26.52%) PHP
13 28 (21.21%) LAMP
14 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
14 26 (19.70%) FFmpeg
15 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET
16 22 (16.67%) SQL
17 21 (15.91%) Mobile App
18 18 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (13.64%) Web Development
18 18 (13.64%) Subversion
19 17 (12.88%) VB.NET
19 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
20 15 (11.36%) MPEG
20 15 (11.36%) HTTP
21 14 (10.61%) C++
22 13 (9.85%) Kalman Filter
22 13 (9.85%) Migration

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.52%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Subversion
2 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (37.12%) Games
2 4 (3.03%) Electronics
3 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (80.30%) HTML
2 55 (41.67%) CSS
3 52 (39.39%) .NET
4 45 (34.09%) HTML5
5 38 (28.79%) jQuery
6 28 (21.21%) LAMP
7 26 (19.70%) FFmpeg
8 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 18 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (8.33%) Web Services
10 11 (8.33%) CSS3
10 11 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (3.79%) WCF
12 5 (3.79%) WPF
12 5 (3.79%) WinForms
13 4 (3.03%) Ajax
14 2 (1.52%) XML
15 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.55%) Online Games
2 21 (15.91%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.36%) MPEG
4 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.03%) Social Media
7 4 (3.03%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Linux
2 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) OO
2 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.79%) TDD
4 18 (13.64%) Web Development
5 13 (9.85%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (9.85%) Migration
6 9 (6.82%) Scrum
7 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.30%) SOA
8 6 (4.55%) CRM
9 5 (3.79%) Data Protection
9 5 (3.79%) UML
10 4 (3.03%) BDD
10 4 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (1.52%) MVC
11 2 (1.52%) OOP
11 2 (1.52%) SDLC
12 1 (0.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 105 (79.55%) JavaScript
2 101 (76.52%) C#
3 54 (40.91%) Java
4 35 (26.52%) PHP
5 22 (16.67%) SQL
6 17 (12.88%) VB.NET
7 14 (10.61%) C++
8 13 (9.85%) VB6
8 13 (9.85%) VB
9 11 (8.33%) Python
10 8 (6.06%) Ruby
11 7 (5.30%) Go
12 5 (3.79%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.03%) C
14 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.52%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle
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