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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 47 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.69% 3.85% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 4.95% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 15
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £52,600 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
288 222 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.13% 77.62% 80.35%
Number of salaries quoted 224 165 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) C++
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Degree
5 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) Marketing
7 6 (28.57%) Advertising
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 6 (28.57%) WPF
7 6 (28.57%) Android
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 6 (28.57%) Android Development
7 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
8 5 (23.81%) CSS3
8 5 (23.81%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) jQuery
10 3 (14.29%) Qt

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Mathematica
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Multicast
1 1 (4.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
1 6 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (23.81%) CSS3
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) Qt
6 3 (14.29%) QML
6 3 (14.29%) OpenCL
6 3 (14.29%) OpenGL
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) SOAP
8 1 (4.76%) ATL
8 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) Statistics
2 3 (14.29%) CUDA
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Xbox
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) MPEG
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Android
1 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) Android Development
3 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) C
6 3 (14.29%) R
6 3 (14.29%) GLSL
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 3 (14.29%) Ruby
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
8 1 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft