The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 55 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.11% 0.66% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.68% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £25,750 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.54% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,750 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,750 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 295 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.11% 98.01% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 252 271 301
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,775 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
Suffolk

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 16 April 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Sahi
6 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) XAML
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) Statistics
8 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Sahi
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
2 6 (42.86%) C
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Borland