The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 28 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.87% 1.61% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 1.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 2
Average salary £25,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
458 245 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.45% 98.39% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 426 209 287
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Ipswich region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (86.36%) C#
2 37 (84.09%) HTML
3 33 (75.00%) .NET
4 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
5 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (61.36%) jQuery
7 26 (59.09%) Software Engineering
8 24 (54.55%) TDD
9 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
10 16 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (36.36%) Web Services
10 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 15 (34.09%) C++
12 13 (29.55%) Java
13 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (25.00%) SOAP
15 10 (22.73%) REST
16 9 (20.45%) Rhino Mocks
16 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
16 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
16 9 (20.45%) VB
16 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
16 9 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
16 9 (20.45%) VB6
16 9 (20.45%) Change Management
16 9 (20.45%) MVC
16 9 (20.45%) Migration
17 8 (18.18%) NUnit
17 8 (18.18%) HTTP
17 8 (18.18%) C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (18.18%) NUnit
2 8 (18.18%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) HTML
2 33 (75.00%) .NET
3 27 (61.36%) jQuery
4 16 (36.36%) Web Services
4 16 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (25.00%) SOAP
6 10 (22.73%) REST
7 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
8 8 (18.18%) LINQ
9 6 (13.64%) CSS
10 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 5 (11.36%) CSS3
11 3 (6.82%) XML
12 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
12 2 (4.55%) QML
12 2 (4.55%) OpenCL
12 2 (4.55%) Qt
13 1 (2.27%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.55%) Statistics
5 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.55%) CUDA
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (59.09%) Software Engineering
3 24 (54.55%) TDD
4 9 (20.45%) Change Management
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
4 9 (20.45%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (15.91%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
10 2 (4.55%) Analytics
10 2 (4.55%) SDLC
11 1 (2.27%) XML Parsing
11 1 (2.27%) Concurrent Programming
11 1 (2.27%) Use Case
11 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) C++
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) VB
5 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
5 9 (20.45%) VB6
6 8 (18.18%) C
7 7 (15.91%) PHP
8 6 (13.64%) Objective-C
9 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.55%) R
11 2 (4.55%) GLSL
11 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
12 1 (2.27%) Ruby
12 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft