The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 281 327 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 42.97% 57.07% 38.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.50% 59.45% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 271 257 266
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
646 550 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.78% 95.99% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 592 418 622
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,252 £47,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Developer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Developer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Developer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 215 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Bury St Edmunds -8 16 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Haverhill - 7 £45,000 - 1
Lowestoft - 3 £35,000 - 1
Woodbridge +1 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Newmarket -3 1 £20,000 -41.17% 1
Stowmarket -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Felixstowe - 1 £42,500 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 339 (68.21%) C#
2 305 (61.37%) HTML
3 289 (58.15%) JavaScript
4 250 (50.30%) CSS
5 230 (46.28%) .NET
6 171 (34.41%) jQuery
7 166 (33.40%) SQL
8 147 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
9 144 (28.97%) SQL Server
10 135 (27.16%) ASP.NET
11 124 (24.95%) Java
12 123 (24.75%) OO
13 121 (24.35%) MVC
14 118 (23.74%) HTML5
15 110 (22.13%) Games
16 81 (16.30%) TDD
17 76 (15.29%) Online Games
18 75 (15.09%) PHP
19 71 (14.29%) Web Development
20 69 (13.88%) CSS3
21 68 (13.68%) Subversion
22 67 (13.48%) Microsoft
23 47 (9.46%) Web Services
23 47 (9.46%) Degree
24 43 (8.65%) XML
24 43 (8.65%) MySQL
25 40 (8.05%) .NET Framework
26 39 (7.85%) CMS
27 38 (7.65%) Visual Studio
28 37 (7.44%) Analytical Skills

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (7.85%) CMS
2 30 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (4.83%) IIS
5 18 (3.62%) Kentico
6 17 (3.42%) Drupal
7 15 (3.02%) WordPress
8 12 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.41%) Apache
9 10 (2.01%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.61%) Apache Pig
10 8 (1.61%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.61%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.41%) Joomla!
12 6 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (1.21%) JBoss
13 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.40%) Site Server
15 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.60%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.80%) SaaS
4 2 (0.40%) IaaS
4 2 (0.40%) PaaS
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.42%) HTTP
2 4 (0.80%) VoIP
2 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) RIP
3 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.65%) MySQL
3 18 (3.62%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.42%) Big Data
5 11 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.61%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 68 (13.68%) Subversion
2 38 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 30 (6.04%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.82%) Maven
6 11 (2.21%) NUnit
6 11 (2.21%) Gradle
7 10 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (1.81%) SoapUI
9 8 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.61%) Moq
10 6 (1.21%) Selenium
11 5 (1.01%) ProC
12 3 (0.60%) Ant
13 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
13 2 (0.40%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.40%) JMeter
14 1 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 110 (22.13%) Games
2 33 (6.64%) Marketing
3 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.41%) Finance
5 9 (1.81%) Electronics
6 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.40%) iGaming
7 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (61.37%) HTML
2 250 (50.30%) CSS
3 230 (46.28%) .NET
4 171 (34.41%) jQuery
5 135 (27.16%) ASP.NET
6 118 (23.74%) HTML5
7 69 (13.88%) CSS3
8 47 (9.46%) Web Services
9 43 (8.65%) XML
10 40 (8.05%) .NET Framework
11 33 (6.64%) LAMP
11 33 (6.64%) WCF
12 32 (6.44%) SOAP
13 28 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (4.83%) FFmpeg
15 22 (4.43%) Spring
16 21 (4.23%) REST
17 20 (4.02%) Sass
17 20 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (4.02%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.29%) Online Games
2 37 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.24%) Computer Science
4 33 (6.64%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.63%) N-Tier
6 14 (2.82%) Social Media
6 14 (2.82%) MPEG
7 11 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.01%) W3C
9 9 (1.81%) Open Source
10 8 (1.61%) User Experience
10 8 (1.61%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.61%) Streaming Music
11 6 (1.21%) DataPower
11 6 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.21%) DTV
12 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.60%) BBC
13 3 (0.60%) CUDA
14 2 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.23%) Linux
2 23 (4.63%) Windows
3 12 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.01%) Android
5 9 (1.81%) UNIX
6 5 (1.01%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (24.75%) OO
3 121 (24.35%) MVC
4 81 (16.30%) TDD
5 71 (14.29%) Web Development
6 36 (7.24%) SOA
7 32 (6.44%) Scrum
7 32 (6.44%) CRM
8 29 (5.84%) Mentoring
8 29 (5.84%) Migration
9 25 (5.03%) Unit Testing
9 25 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
9 25 (5.03%) Web Application Development
10 17 (3.42%) E-Commerce
10 17 (3.42%) MVVM
11 15 (3.02%) Software Engineering
12 14 (2.82%) Data Migration
12 14 (2.82%) Project Planning
13 12 (2.41%) BDD
13 12 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 339 (68.21%) C#
2 289 (58.15%) JavaScript
3 166 (33.40%) SQL
4 124 (24.95%) Java
5 75 (15.09%) PHP
6 35 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 32 (6.44%) C++
8 23 (4.63%) Ruby
9 22 (4.43%) VB
10 19 (3.82%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 18 (3.62%) Python
12 16 (3.22%) Delphi
13 15 (3.02%) Bourne shell
14 13 (2.62%) VB6
15 9 (1.81%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.81%) Go
16 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.61%) Groovy
16 8 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (9.46%) Degree
2 18 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.80%) MCITP
4 2 (0.40%) MCPD
4 2 (0.40%) HND
5 1 (0.20%) MCP
5 1 (0.20%) MCSD
5 1 (0.20%) MCTS
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.21%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Puppet
1 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.04%) Oracle
3 17 (3.42%) CheckPoint
4 15 (3.02%) Zend
5 10 (2.01%) IBM
6 6 (1.21%) SAP
7 3 (0.60%) Google
8 2 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.20%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.20%) Percona
Suffolk
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Eye, Suffolk
set2recruit
Salary: € Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
CEFAS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 19 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 22 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago