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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 36 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.78% 3.07% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 3.13% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 9
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £33,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £34,000
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
341 224 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.79% 98.25% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 305 201 264
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (83.33%) C#
2 36 (75.00%) HTML
2 36 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (70.83%) .NET
4 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 28 (58.33%) jQuery
5 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (52.08%) TDD
7 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 16 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 15 (31.25%) Java
9 15 (31.25%) Web Services
10 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (29.17%) C++
11 11 (22.92%) PHP
12 10 (20.83%) SOAP
12 10 (20.83%) MySQL
12 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
12 10 (20.83%) REST
13 9 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (18.75%) VB6
13 9 (18.75%) VB
13 9 (18.75%) VB.NET
13 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
13 9 (18.75%) C
13 9 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (18.75%) Change Management
13 9 (18.75%) MVC
13 9 (18.75%) Migration

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (16.67%) NUnit
2 8 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 6 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) HTML
2 34 (70.83%) .NET
3 28 (58.33%) jQuery
4 16 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (31.25%) Web Services
6 10 (20.83%) SOAP
6 10 (20.83%) REST
7 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.67%) LINQ
9 4 (8.33%) HTML5
9 4 (8.33%) CSS
10 3 (6.25%) LAMP
10 3 (6.25%) CSS3
11 2 (4.17%) Java EE
11 2 (4.17%) STL
11 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.17%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
1 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) TDD
4 9 (18.75%) Change Management
4 9 (18.75%) MVC
4 9 (18.75%) Migration
4 9 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Development
8 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C#
2 36 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) C++
5 11 (22.92%) PHP
6 9 (18.75%) C
6 9 (18.75%) VB
6 9 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 9 (18.75%) VB6
7 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
8 5 (10.42%) SQL
9 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) SSCP
3 2 (4.17%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (4.17%) GIAC
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) CISSP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago