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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.65% 13.09% 13.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.29% 15.92% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 56
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
192 245 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 77.42% 82.21% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 163 227 294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) Degree
1 18 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Spring
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) JPA
5 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 8 (26.67%) J2EE
5 8 (26.67%) EJB
5 8 (26.67%) Servlets
5 8 (26.67%) Struts
6 7 (23.33%) UML
6 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 7 (23.33%) SOAP
6 7 (23.33%) JSP
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (23.33%) JMS
6 7 (23.33%) System Testing
6 7 (23.33%) JSF
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) C
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) Android

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) 802.11
1 1 (3.33%) IPv4
1 1 (3.33%) IPv6
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.00%) Sahi
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Ant
General
1 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Graduate
4 5 (16.67%) Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Spring
2 8 (26.67%) JPA
2 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 8 (26.67%) J2EE
2 8 (26.67%) EJB
2 8 (26.67%) Servlets
2 8 (26.67%) Struts
3 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) SOAP
3 7 (23.33%) JSP
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) JMS
3 7 (23.33%) JSF
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.33%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) UML
2 7 (23.33%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) System Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Android Development
4 4 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (13.33%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) C
5 5 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) XAML
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Progress
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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