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 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 Engineer
Rank 43 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.47% 2.12% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 2.15% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +74.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
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 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 1 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (56.67%) PHP
2 34 (56.67%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (55.00%) MySQL
4 26 (43.33%) Linux
5 25 (41.67%) C++
6 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
7 22 (36.67%) LAMP
7 22 (36.67%) jQuery
7 22 (36.67%) Mentoring
8 18 (30.00%) Java
9 17 (28.33%) C
9 17 (28.33%) C#
9 17 (28.33%) Android
9 17 (28.33%) Objective-C
9 17 (28.33%) Apple iOS
10 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
11 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
12 12 (20.00%) Puppet
12 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (20.00%) Ansible
12 12 (20.00%) Docker
12 12 (20.00%) DevOps
12 12 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
13 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
13 11 (18.33%) Mobile Application Development
13 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
13 11 (18.33%) .NET
13 11 (18.33%) Firmware

Software Engineer
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 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 6 (10.00%) Big Data
3 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JMeter
1 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) jQuery
1 22 (36.67%) LAMP
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 11 (18.33%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) Web Services
3 8 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (10.00%) Java EE
4 6 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
1 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (10.00%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) Android
2 17 (28.33%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (36.67%) Mentoring
3 12 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 12 (20.00%) DevOps
4 11 (18.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (13.33%) High Availability
6 6 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 6 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (1.67%) Coaching
7 1 (1.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) PHP
2 25 (41.67%) C++
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.00%) Java
5 17 (28.33%) C
5 17 (28.33%) C#
5 17 (28.33%) Objective-C
6 8 (13.33%) Python
6 8 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) CCNA
1 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.00%) CISSP
1 6 (10.00%) GIAC
1 6 (10.00%) Linux+ Certification
1 6 (10.00%) MCSE
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.00%) SANS
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (10.00%) SSCP
2 5 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Docker
2 11 (18.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Ansible
1 12 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (20.00%) Puppet
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