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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 35 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.62% 6.32% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 6.55% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 27
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
480 412 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.39% 96.49% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 388 326 486
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 30 January 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 January 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 -6 18 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Stowmarket +1 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £55,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (86.05%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 27 (62.79%) HTML
3 27 (62.79%) CSS
4 20 (46.51%) .NET
5 19 (44.19%) SQL
6 16 (37.21%) HTML5
7 15 (34.88%) jQuery
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.91%) CSS3
10 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 11 (25.58%) Windows
11 10 (23.26%) OO
11 10 (23.26%) Java
12 8 (18.60%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
12 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.60%) NUnit
13 7 (16.28%) CRM
14 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
14 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
14 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
14 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
14 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (13.95%) Social Media
15 5 (11.63%) Python
15 5 (11.63%) MySQL
15 5 (11.63%) PHP
15 5 (11.63%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) Multicast
2 1 (2.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
1 8 (18.60%) NUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) ProC
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) HTML
1 27 (62.79%) CSS
2 20 (46.51%) .NET
3 16 (37.21%) HTML5
4 15 (34.88%) jQuery
5 12 (27.91%) CSS3
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.98%) WCF
7 3 (6.98%) WPF
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) XML
7 3 (6.98%) WinForms
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) REST
9 1 (2.33%) JSON
9 1 (2.33%) LESS
9 1 (2.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
1 6 (13.95%) Social Media
2 3 (6.98%) Online Games
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) OO
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) CRM
4 5 (11.63%) MVC
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) MVVM
5 3 (6.98%) UML
5 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 2 (4.65%) OOP
6 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) WFM
7 1 (2.33%) Web Development
7 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.33%) Scrum
7 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Delphi
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
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