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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 51 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.60% 1.13% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.18% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £25,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.92% -33.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £39,750
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
430 340 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.17% 96.32% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 373 247 271
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
5 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (25.00%) Games
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematica
5 3 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) Qt
5 3 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) QML
5 3 (25.00%) OpenCL
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) R

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (25.00%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Qt
4 3 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 3 (25.00%) QML
4 3 (25.00%) OpenCL
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) ATL
6 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (25.00%) CUDA
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) XML Parsing
5 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (25.00%) R
3 3 (25.00%) GLSL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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