The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 19 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 55 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.04% 2.23% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.41% 2.61% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 7 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
410 268 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 89.72% 85.35% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 359 214 191
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Ipswich region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 57 (61.96%) PHP
2 56 (60.87%) MySQL
3 54 (58.70%) C++
4 48 (52.17%) Java
5 47 (51.09%) C#
6 46 (50.00%) C
6 46 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 46 (50.00%) Android
6 46 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 38 (41.30%) Mentoring
7 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
8 36 (39.13%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (36.96%) Linux
10 29 (31.52%) .NET
10 29 (31.52%) Computer Science
10 29 (31.52%) jQuery
11 28 (30.43%) HTML
11 28 (30.43%) LAMP
12 25 (27.17%) Telecoms
13 20 (21.74%) Web Services
13 20 (21.74%) Mobile App
13 20 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
14 19 (20.65%) Hadoop
14 19 (20.65%) Firmware
15 18 (19.57%) Firewall
15 18 (19.57%) GIAC
15 18 (19.57%) SSCP
15 18 (19.57%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (19.57%) MCSE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (19.57%) Apache Pig
2 9 (9.78%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) Drupal
3 1 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 36 (39.13%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) Firewall
1 18 (19.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (60.87%) MySQL
2 19 (20.65%) Hadoop
3 18 (19.57%) Apache Hive
3 18 (19.57%) Big Data
4 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 25 (27.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (88.04%) Software Engineer
2 30 (32.61%) Developer
3 29 (31.52%) Graduate
4 28 (30.43%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (21.74%) Graduate Software Developer
5 20 (21.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 20 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 19 (20.65%) Applications Developer
6 19 (20.65%) Applications Engineer
6 19 (20.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 19 (20.65%) Graduate Applications Developer
6 19 (20.65%) Graduate Applications Engineer
6 19 (20.65%) Graduate Mobile Developer
6 19 (20.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Lead Software Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) C++ Programmer
9 7 (7.61%) Programmer
9 7 (7.61%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) .NET
1 29 (31.52%) jQuery
2 28 (30.43%) HTML
2 28 (30.43%) LAMP
3 20 (21.74%) Web Services
4 18 (19.57%) Java EE
4 18 (19.57%) STL
5 9 (9.78%) CSS
6 7 (7.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.09%) Ajax
7 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.09%) JSF
7 1 (1.09%) JSON
7 1 (1.09%) JSP
7 1 (1.09%) Memcached
7 1 (1.09%) OAuth
7 1 (1.09%) REST
7 1 (1.09%) SOAP
7 1 (1.09%) Spring
7 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.52%) Computer Science
2 20 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 18 (19.57%) Cybercrime
4 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.00%) Android
1 46 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 34 (36.96%) Linux
3 10 (10.87%) Windows
4 7 (7.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) Mentoring
2 20 (21.74%) Mobile Application Development
3 18 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (19.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 18 (19.57%) Mobile Development
3 18 (19.57%) Multithreading
3 18 (19.57%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (19.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 13 (14.13%) Coaching
5 8 (8.70%) Auto-Scaling
5 8 (8.70%) DevOps
5 8 (8.70%) High Availability
6 1 (1.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.09%) CRM
6 1 (1.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (1.09%) Software Architecture
6 1 (1.09%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (1.09%) TDD
6 1 (1.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) PHP
2 54 (58.70%) C++
3 48 (52.17%) Java
4 47 (51.09%) C#
5 46 (50.00%) C
5 46 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.78%) Embedded C
7 9 (9.78%) Embedded C++
7 9 (9.78%) SQL
8 7 (7.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) CCNA
1 18 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (19.57%) CISSP
1 18 (19.57%) GIAC
1 18 (19.57%) Linux+ Certification
1 18 (19.57%) MCSE
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (19.57%) SANS
1 18 (19.57%) SSCP
2 11 (11.96%) Degree
3 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.65%) Firmware
2 8 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Ansible
1 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.09%) Cisco
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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