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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 34 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.00% 3.42% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.51% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
229 285 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.28% 97.60% 99.52%
Number of salaries quoted 206 265 372
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) XAML
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) IPv4
1 1 (10.00%) IPv6
1 1 (10.00%) 802.11
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) CGI
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) XAML
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Lua
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss