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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 42 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.08% 4.80% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 4.97% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 18
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £36,400 £28,600
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
385 543 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.21% 96.62% 99.12%
Number of salaries quoted 336 508 615
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -10 5 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £40,000 -
Stowmarket - 3 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (82.69%) C#
2 34 (65.38%) .NET
3 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 31 (59.62%) MVC
5 30 (57.69%) TDD
6 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
7 21 (40.38%) jQuery
7 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (36.54%) HTML
9 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
10 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
11 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
11 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (25.00%) MVVM
13 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 11 (21.15%) SQL
14 10 (19.23%) PHP
14 10 (19.23%) CSS
14 10 (19.23%) HTML5
15 9 (17.31%) MySQL
16 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
16 7 (13.46%) Rhino Mocks
16 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (13.46%) NHibernate
16 7 (13.46%) WFM
17 6 (11.54%) Node.js
17 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
17 6 (11.54%) CRM
17 6 (11.54%) SharePoint

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 6 (11.54%) Node.js
1 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Datomic
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) NUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) .NET
2 32 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 21 (40.38%) jQuery
3 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (36.54%) HTML
5 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 10 (19.23%) HTML5
6 10 (19.23%) CSS
7 7 (13.46%) NHibernate
8 6 (11.54%) LAMP
8 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.62%) FFmpeg
10 4 (7.69%) XML
10 4 (7.69%) WCF
10 4 (7.69%) WPF
11 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.85%) JSON
13 1 (1.92%) WF
13 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.62%) MPEG
3 2 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) MVC
2 30 (57.69%) TDD
3 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) MVVM
5 7 (13.46%) WFM
6 6 (11.54%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) OOP
7 5 (9.62%) Web Development
7 5 (9.62%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.85%) Scrum
8 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.92%) Signal Processing
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) PHP
5 6 (11.54%) C++
5 6 (11.54%) XAML
6 2 (3.85%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.92%) Clojure
7 1 (1.92%) ClojureScript
7 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) BT
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