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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 38 13 46
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 75 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.80% 15.92% 4.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 16.09% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 18 71 12
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
365 466 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.33% 98.94% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 338 406 253
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 33 (82.50%) HTML
2 32 (80.00%) Java
2 32 (80.00%) C#
3 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (50.00%) .NET
4 19 (47.50%) CSS
4 19 (47.50%) Web Services
5 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 15 (37.50%) Objective-C
6 15 (37.50%) C++
6 15 (37.50%) C
6 15 (37.50%) MySQL
6 15 (37.50%) PHP
6 15 (37.50%) Android
6 15 (37.50%) Apple iOS
7 14 (35.00%) Web Development
8 13 (32.50%) Mobile App
8 13 (32.50%) OO
8 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 12 (30.00%) Subversion
10 11 (27.50%) Firmware
10 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (27.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (25.00%) iGaming
12 9 (22.50%) XML
12 9 (22.50%) SOAP
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
13 7 (17.50%) REST
14 6 (15.00%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) NUnit
2 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) iGaming
2 2 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) HTML
2 20 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 19 (47.50%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) SOAP
4 9 (22.50%) XML
5 7 (17.50%) REST
6 6 (15.00%) Java EE
6 6 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (7.50%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.00%) FFmpeg
8 2 (5.00%) JSON
8 2 (5.00%) LINQ
8 2 (5.00%) WF
8 2 (5.00%) XHTML
8 2 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (32.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) MPEG
4 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Android
1 15 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.00%) Web Development
3 13 (32.50%) OO
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (22.50%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.00%) OOD
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.50%) High Availability
8 1 (2.50%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C#
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) C
3 15 (37.50%) C++
3 15 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 15 (37.50%) PHP
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago