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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 23 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 9.85% 5.79% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.03% 6.08% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 36
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,800 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
578 543 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.13% 95.26% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 480 400 499
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 +23 50 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Bury St Edmunds +14 4 £55,000 +144.44%
Stowmarket 0 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 59 (76.62%) C#
2 58 (75.32%) HTML
2 58 (75.32%) JavaScript
3 44 (57.14%) CSS
4 30 (38.96%) OO
5 29 (37.66%) HTML5
6 28 (36.36%) SQL
7 26 (33.77%) Java
8 23 (29.87%) .NET
8 23 (29.87%) Games
9 21 (27.27%) Online Games
10 18 (23.38%) jQuery
11 17 (22.08%) PHP
11 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
12 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.88%) CSS3
14 12 (15.58%) LAMP
14 12 (15.58%) TDD
15 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
15 11 (14.29%) Windows
16 10 (12.99%) CRM
16 10 (12.99%) Subversion
16 10 (12.99%) Web Development
16 10 (12.99%) FFmpeg
17 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
17 9 (11.69%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (11.69%) Dynamics CRM
18 8 (10.39%) MPEG
19 7 (9.09%) Crystal Reports

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) DVB
3 1 (1.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (7.79%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Subversion
2 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.09%) NUnit
3 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) ProC
General
1 23 (29.87%) Games
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (75.32%) HTML
2 44 (57.14%) CSS
3 29 (37.66%) HTML5
4 23 (29.87%) .NET
5 18 (23.38%) jQuery
6 13 (16.88%) CSS3
7 12 (15.58%) LAMP
8 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.99%) FFmpeg
10 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (6.49%) Web Services
10 5 (6.49%) WinForms
10 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.49%) WCF
10 5 (6.49%) WPF
11 2 (2.60%) SOAP
11 2 (2.60%) XML
11 2 (2.60%) REST
11 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Online Games
2 8 (10.39%) MPEG
3 5 (6.49%) Social Media
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) OO
2 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) TDD
4 10 (12.99%) Web Development
4 10 (12.99%) CRM
5 5 (6.49%) UML
5 5 (6.49%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.19%) MVVM
6 4 (5.19%) MVC
6 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.90%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.90%) Migration
8 2 (2.60%) OOP
8 2 (2.60%) WFM
9 1 (1.30%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.30%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.30%) Data Validation
9 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.30%) Scrum
9 1 (1.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) C#
2 58 (75.32%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.36%) SQL
4 26 (33.77%) Java
5 17 (22.08%) PHP
6 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.49%) Delphi
6 5 (6.49%) Python
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.60%) VB6
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
10 1 (1.30%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.30%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
Stowmarket, Suffolk
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