The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 45 13 47
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 108 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.12% 16.46% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 16.62% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 105 32
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software 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
530 650 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.25% 99.09% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 497 596 412
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Software Developer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -27 10 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Bury St Edmunds -3 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) .NET
3 31 (56.36%) HTML
4 29 (52.73%) Java
5 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 25 (45.45%) Web Services
6 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (34.55%) XML
7 19 (34.55%) SQL
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 16 (29.09%) PHP
9 16 (29.09%) Apple iOS
10 15 (27.27%) Web Development
10 15 (27.27%) C++
10 15 (27.27%) SOAP
11 14 (25.45%) VB.NET
12 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
12 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
12 13 (23.64%) REST
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
12 13 (23.64%) TDD
13 12 (21.82%) Objective-C
13 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
13 12 (21.82%) C
13 12 (21.82%) MySQL
13 12 (21.82%) Android
14 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 9 (16.36%) OO
15 9 (16.36%) WCF
15 9 (16.36%) Mobile App

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.55%) Subversion
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (12.73%) iGaming
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) .NET
2 31 (56.36%) HTML
3 25 (45.45%) Web Services
4 19 (34.55%) XML
5 17 (30.91%) CSS
6 15 (27.27%) SOAP
7 13 (23.64%) REST
8 9 (16.36%) WCF
9 8 (14.55%) HTML5
9 8 (14.55%) JSON
10 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.91%) Java EE
10 6 (10.91%) jQuery
11 5 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (7.27%) WPF
13 2 (3.64%) Ajax
13 2 (3.64%) FFmpeg
13 2 (3.64%) LINQ
13 2 (3.64%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.27%) Oculus Rift
4 4 (7.27%) Social Media
4 4 (7.27%) User Experience
4 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.64%) MPEG
6 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Apple iOS
2 12 (21.82%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Web Development
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.64%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) OO
5 8 (14.55%) MVC
6 7 (12.73%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) 3D Rendering
8 4 (7.27%) 3D Visualisation
8 4 (7.27%) API Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.27%) Game Development
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
9 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
10 1 (1.82%) CRM
10 1 (1.82%) OOP
10 1 (1.82%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) PHP
6 15 (27.27%) C++
7 14 (25.45%) VB.NET
8 12 (21.82%) C
8 12 (21.82%) Objective-C
9 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
10 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
10 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe
2 4 (7.27%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Facebook
Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £30500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago