The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 41 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.54% 5.43% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 5.54% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 17
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
378 505 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 99.74% 97.87% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 330 438 354
Median salary £38,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +12 16 £34,750 +69.51%
Haverhill - 2 £27,500 -
Bury St Edmunds -20 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
1 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) C#
3 24 (63.16%) HTML
4 22 (57.89%) CSS
5 19 (50.00%) C++
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (42.11%) Web Development
6 16 (42.11%) jQuery
7 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
8 12 (31.58%) MVC
8 12 (31.58%) HTML5
9 11 (28.95%) CSS3
9 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
10 10 (26.32%) SQL
10 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 10 (26.32%) Android
10 10 (26.32%) MVVM
10 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 10 (26.32%) SDLC
11 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
11 9 (23.68%) Finance
11 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
12 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
12 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
12 8 (21.05%) XML
12 8 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) NServiceBus
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 22 (57.89%) CSS
4 16 (42.11%) jQuery
5 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
6 12 (31.58%) HTML5
7 11 (28.95%) CSS3
8 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (21.05%) React
9 8 (21.05%) WPF
9 8 (21.05%) XML
10 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.53%) Java EE
11 3 (7.89%) WCF
11 3 (7.89%) Web Services
12 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
12 2 (5.26%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Android
2 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Web Development
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
4 10 (26.32%) MVVM
4 10 (26.32%) SDLC
4 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.89%) B2B
8 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.26%) BDD
9 2 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.26%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Workflow
10 1 (2.63%) Open Source
10 1 (2.63%) OWASP
10 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 25 (65.79%) C#
3 19 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Embedded C++
6 7 (18.42%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) PHP
7 6 (15.79%) Python
8 5 (13.16%) Ruby
9 3 (7.89%) C
10 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
10 2 (5.26%) Delphi
10 2 (5.26%) Pascal
11 1 (2.63%) F#
11 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Cloudera