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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 46 37 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.98% 4.93% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 5.09% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 18
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +54.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,400 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
420 530 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.36% 96.72% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 372 497 601
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 -11 6 £36,250 +11.53% 3
Bury St Edmunds +1 4 £47,500 +58.33%
Stowmarket - 3 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 40 (85.11%) C#
2 31 (65.96%) .NET
3 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
4 27 (57.45%) MVC
5 24 (51.06%) TDD
6 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
7 20 (42.55%) jQuery
8 18 (38.30%) HTML
9 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
10 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
12 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (29.79%) MVVM
13 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
14 11 (23.40%) CSS
14 11 (23.40%) SQL
15 9 (19.15%) HTML5
16 8 (17.02%) PHP
16 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
17 7 (14.89%) CRM
17 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
17 7 (14.89%) MySQL
17 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
17 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
18 6 (12.77%) Node.js
18 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
18 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
18 6 (12.77%) XAML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (12.77%) Node.js
2 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Datomic
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
3 20 (42.55%) jQuery
4 18 (38.30%) HTML
5 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (23.40%) CSS
7 9 (19.15%) HTML5
8 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (10.64%) NHibernate
11 4 (8.51%) XML
11 4 (8.51%) LAMP
11 4 (8.51%) WCF
11 4 (8.51%) WPF
11 4 (8.51%) FFmpeg
12 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
13 2 (4.26%) CSS3
13 2 (4.26%) JSON
14 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
14 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) MPEG
2 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
1 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) MVC
2 24 (51.06%) TDD
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) MVVM
4 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) CRM
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) OOP
7 5 (10.64%) WFM
8 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.26%) Web Development
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.13%) ERP
10 1 (2.13%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.13%) Signal Processing
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) PHP
5 6 (12.77%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) XAML
6 3 (6.38%) Java
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) Clojure
7 1 (2.13%) ClojureScript
7 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) BT
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