The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 38 14 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 53 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.55% 15.87% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 16.46% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 52 6
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% +34.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £42,500 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 322 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.72% 96.41% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 202 295 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,050 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Developer
Suffolk

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 11 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (68.42%) jQuery
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 11 (57.89%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 7 (36.84%) MySQL
5 7 (36.84%) PHP
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) OOP
7 5 (26.32%) OO
7 5 (26.32%) LAMP
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 4 (21.05%) FFmpeg
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (21.05%) MPEG
8 4 (21.05%) C++
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) HTTP
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) MVC
9 3 (15.79%) BT
9 3 (15.79%) XAML
10 2 (10.53%) CRM
10 2 (10.53%) CSS
10 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) jQuery
2 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) LAMP
5 4 (21.05%) FFmpeg
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 2 (10.53%) WCF
7 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.26%) LINQ
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) MPEG
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) OOP
2 5 (26.32%) OO
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) MVVM
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) XAML
6 1 (5.26%) Clojure
6 1 (5.26%) ClojureScript
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) BT
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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