The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 32 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.42% 8.07% 11.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 10.88% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 41
Average salary £34,250 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.13% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 239 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 75.66% 74.22% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 148 212 256
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Suffolk

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 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (65.52%) Computer Science
2 18 (62.07%) Degree
3 16 (55.17%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) Spring
6 8 (27.59%) Servlets
6 8 (27.59%) Struts
6 8 (27.59%) J2EE
6 8 (27.59%) EJB
6 8 (27.59%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
6 8 (27.59%) JPA
7 7 (24.14%) System Testing
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) JSF
7 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 7 (24.14%) SOAP
7 7 (24.14%) JSP
7 7 (24.14%) UML
7 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
7 7 (24.14%) JMS
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) C++
9 5 (17.24%) C
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 4 (13.79%) CSS
10 4 (13.79%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
1 1 (3.45%) VLAN
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) IPv4
1 1 (3.45%) IPv6
1 1 (3.45%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Sahi
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
1 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Graduate
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Tester
4 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) QA Leader
5 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Junior
5 3 (10.34%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Junior Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Spring
2 8 (27.59%) Servlets
2 8 (27.59%) Struts
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 8 (27.59%) EJB
2 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
2 8 (27.59%) JPA
3 7 (24.14%) JSF
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 7 (24.14%) SOAP
3 7 (24.14%) JSP
3 7 (24.14%) JMS
4 6 (20.69%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Physics
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) OpenWrt
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) System Testing
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (24.14%) UML
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) OO
4 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
4 3 (10.34%) Android Development
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
4 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
4 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) C
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) XAML
6 1 (3.45%) Lua
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Progress
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago