The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 15 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 79 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.74% 4.85% 8.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.31% 4.93% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 20 50
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
552 426 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.00% 98.38% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 499 360 560
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 £25,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +29 75 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Bury St Edmunds +10 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 124 (78.98%) JavaScript
2 121 (77.07%) C#
2 121 (77.07%) HTML
3 69 (43.95%) Java
4 61 (38.85%) .NET
5 60 (38.22%) CSS
5 60 (38.22%) Games
6 56 (35.67%) OO
7 50 (31.85%) Online Games
8 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (26.75%) TDD
9 42 (26.75%) SQL
10 41 (26.11%) HTML5
11 40 (25.48%) PHP
12 34 (21.66%) LAMP
13 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
13 32 (20.38%) FFmpeg
13 32 (20.38%) jQuery
14 30 (19.11%) ASP.NET
15 27 (17.20%) Subversion
15 27 (17.20%) Web Development
16 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
17 20 (12.74%) C++
17 20 (12.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (12.74%) Mobile App
18 17 (10.83%) VB.NET
19 16 (10.19%) MPEG
19 16 (10.19%) HTTP
19 16 (10.19%) Migration
19 16 (10.19%) Computer Science

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.10%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) MySQL
3 7 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (17.20%) Subversion
2 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) ProC
General
1 60 (38.22%) Games
2 6 (3.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (77.07%) HTML
2 61 (38.85%) .NET
3 60 (38.22%) CSS
4 41 (26.11%) HTML5
5 34 (21.66%) LAMP
6 32 (20.38%) jQuery
6 32 (20.38%) FFmpeg
7 30 (19.11%) ASP.NET
8 20 (12.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (8.28%) Web Services
10 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.18%) WPF
12 5 (3.18%) CSS3
13 4 (2.55%) WCF
13 4 (2.55%) XML
13 4 (2.55%) Ajax
14 3 (1.91%) WinForms
14 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 2 (1.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 50 (31.85%) Online Games
2 20 (12.74%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.19%) MPEG
3 16 (10.19%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.55%) User Experience
7 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.82%) Android
3 4 (2.55%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Linux
4 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.67%) OO
2 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.75%) TDD
4 27 (17.20%) Web Development
5 16 (10.19%) Migration
6 14 (8.92%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (7.64%) Scrum
7 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.73%) CRM
8 9 (5.73%) MVC
8 9 (5.73%) SDLC
9 7 (4.46%) SOA
10 6 (3.82%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (3.18%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.18%) BDD
12 3 (1.91%) MVVM
12 3 (1.91%) UML
13 2 (1.27%) OOP
14 1 (0.64%) Data Modelling
14 1 (0.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 124 (78.98%) JavaScript
2 121 (77.07%) C#
3 69 (43.95%) Java
4 42 (26.75%) SQL
5 40 (25.48%) PHP
6 20 (12.74%) C++
7 17 (10.83%) VB.NET
8 13 (8.28%) VB
8 13 (8.28%) VB6
9 8 (5.10%) Ruby
9 8 (5.10%) Python
10 7 (4.46%) Objective-C
10 7 (4.46%) Go
10 7 (4.46%) C
11 2 (1.27%) Delphi
11 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.64%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.82%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle
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