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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 21 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.72% 3.68% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.10% 3.74% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 13 26
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 £22,500 £38,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
457 401 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.41% 98.28% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 404 355 494
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +17 33 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Bury St Edmunds +13 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 113 (77.93%) JavaScript
2 112 (77.24%) C#
3 109 (75.17%) HTML
4 62 (42.76%) Java
5 59 (40.69%) .NET
6 53 (36.55%) Games
7 51 (35.17%) CSS
8 49 (33.79%) OO
9 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (29.66%) Online Games
11 40 (27.59%) TDD
12 39 (26.90%) SQL
13 38 (26.21%) PHP
14 36 (24.83%) HTML5
15 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
15 31 (21.38%) LAMP
16 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET
16 30 (20.69%) FFmpeg
17 29 (20.00%) jQuery
18 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
19 24 (16.55%) Subversion
19 24 (16.55%) Web Development
20 20 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (13.79%) C++
21 19 (13.10%) Mobile App
22 17 (11.72%) VB.NET
23 16 (11.03%) Computer Science
24 15 (10.34%) Migration
25 14 (9.66%) MPEG
25 14 (9.66%) HTTP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.52%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Subversion
2 8 (5.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (36.55%) Games
2 6 (4.14%) Electronics
3 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (75.17%) HTML
2 59 (40.69%) .NET
3 51 (35.17%) CSS
4 36 (24.83%) HTML5
5 31 (21.38%) LAMP
6 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET
6 30 (20.69%) FFmpeg
7 29 (20.00%) jQuery
8 20 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (8.97%) Web Services
10 12 (8.28%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.45%) WPF
13 4 (2.76%) WCF
13 4 (2.76%) XML
13 4 (2.76%) Ajax
14 3 (2.07%) WinForms
14 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (2.07%) CSS3
15 2 (1.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.66%) Online Games
2 19 (13.10%) Mobile App
3 16 (11.03%) Computer Science
4 14 (9.66%) MPEG
5 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.76%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.76%) User Experience
8 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.14%) Android
3 5 (3.45%) Windows
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) OO
2 45 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.59%) TDD
4 24 (16.55%) Web Development
5 15 (10.34%) Migration
6 13 (8.97%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (8.28%) Scrum
7 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.21%) MVC
8 9 (6.21%) CRM
8 9 (6.21%) SDLC
9 7 (4.83%) SOA
10 6 (4.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (3.45%) BDD
11 5 (3.45%) Data Protection
12 3 (2.07%) MVVM
12 3 (2.07%) UML
13 2 (1.38%) OOP
14 1 (0.69%) Data Modelling
14 1 (0.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 113 (77.93%) JavaScript
2 112 (77.24%) C#
3 62 (42.76%) Java
4 39 (26.90%) SQL
5 38 (26.21%) PHP
6 20 (13.79%) C++
7 17 (11.72%) VB.NET
8 13 (8.97%) VB6
8 13 (8.97%) VB
9 8 (5.52%) Ruby
9 8 (5.52%) Python
10 7 (4.83%) Objective-C
10 7 (4.83%) Go
11 6 (4.14%) C
12 1 (0.69%) Delphi
12 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.14%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle
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