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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 27 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.50% 12.42% 12.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.56% 14.89% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 53
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
187 262 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 76.02% 83.44% 72.39%
Number of salaries quoted 153 245 283
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £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 1 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (42.42%) C#
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) MVC
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) Oracle
7 9 (27.27%) Spring
8 7 (21.21%) JPA
8 7 (21.21%) Android
8 7 (21.21%) J2EE
8 7 (21.21%) EJB
8 7 (21.21%) C
8 7 (21.21%) C++
8 7 (21.21%) Struts
8 7 (21.21%) Servlets
8 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
8 7 (21.21%) Android Development
9 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.18%) JMS
9 6 (18.18%) SOAP
9 6 (18.18%) Web Services
9 6 (18.18%) UML
9 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) JSP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VLAN
1 1 (3.03%) 802.11
1 1 (3.03%) DVB
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) IPv4
1 1 (3.03%) IPv6
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
1 1 (3.03%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) Sahi
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (15.15%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Advertising
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Graduate
5 5 (15.15%) Programmer
6 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
7 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Junior
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) Spring
3 7 (21.21%) JPA
3 7 (21.21%) J2EE
3 7 (21.21%) EJB
3 7 (21.21%) Struts
3 7 (21.21%) Servlets
3 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.18%) JMS
4 6 (18.18%) SOAP
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) JSP
4 6 (18.18%) JSF
5 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.12%) XML
6 4 (12.12%) WPF
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.06%) Xbox
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.06%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.03%) MPEG
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Android
2 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.03%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) MVC
3 7 (21.21%) Android Development
4 6 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 6 (18.18%) UML
4 6 (18.18%) System Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.12%) Network Management
5 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) C
3 7 (21.21%) C++
4 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (9.09%) XAML
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Lua
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) HND
2 4 (12.12%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Progress
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
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Salary: Competitive
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