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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 12 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 103 22 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.80% 4.70% 8.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.17% 4.78% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 102 21 54
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 £33,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
637 460 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.70% 98.29% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 589 378 604
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 +29 100 £30,000 -10.44% 1
Bury St Edmunds +9 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Haverhill - 1 £21,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 128 (77.58%) C#
2 126 (76.36%) JavaScript
3 125 (75.76%) HTML
4 68 (41.21%) Java
5 66 (40.00%) .NET
6 64 (38.79%) CSS
7 59 (35.76%) Games
8 56 (33.94%) OO
9 49 (29.70%) Online Games
10 48 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (28.48%) HTML5
12 42 (25.45%) TDD
13 41 (24.85%) SQL
13 41 (24.85%) PHP
14 38 (23.03%) SQL Server
14 38 (23.03%) jQuery
15 34 (20.61%) LAMP
16 32 (19.39%) ASP.NET
16 32 (19.39%) FFmpeg
17 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
18 24 (14.55%) Web Development
18 24 (14.55%) Subversion
19 22 (13.33%) Mobile App
20 20 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 19 (11.52%) C++
22 17 (10.30%) VB.NET
23 16 (9.70%) MPEG
23 16 (9.70%) HTTP
24 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
24 15 (9.09%) Migration

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 11 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.21%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) MySQL
3 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (14.55%) Subversion
2 8 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) ProC
General
1 59 (35.76%) Games
2 6 (3.64%) Electronics
3 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (75.76%) HTML
2 66 (40.00%) .NET
3 64 (38.79%) CSS
4 47 (28.48%) HTML5
5 38 (23.03%) jQuery
6 34 (20.61%) LAMP
7 32 (19.39%) ASP.NET
7 32 (19.39%) FFmpeg
8 20 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (9.09%) Web Services
10 13 (7.88%) .NET Framework
11 9 (5.45%) CSS3
12 7 (4.24%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (3.64%) WPF
14 5 (3.03%) WCF
14 5 (3.03%) WinForms
14 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (2.42%) Ajax
15 4 (2.42%) XML
16 1 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 49 (29.70%) Online Games
2 22 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.70%) MPEG
4 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.03%) User Experience
6 5 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.82%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.24%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.64%) Android
3 5 (3.03%) Windows
3 5 (3.03%) Linux
3 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.94%) OO
2 48 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.45%) TDD
4 24 (14.55%) Web Development
5 15 (9.09%) Migration
6 14 (8.48%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (7.88%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.67%) Scrum
8 11 (6.67%) CRM
9 10 (6.06%) MVC
9 10 (6.06%) SDLC
10 7 (4.24%) SOA
11 6 (3.64%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (3.03%) MVVM
12 5 (3.03%) UML
12 5 (3.03%) Data Protection
13 4 (2.42%) BDD
14 2 (1.21%) OOP
15 1 (0.61%) Validation
15 1 (0.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 128 (77.58%) C#
2 126 (76.36%) JavaScript
3 68 (41.21%) Java
4 41 (24.85%) PHP
4 41 (24.85%) SQL
5 19 (11.52%) C++
6 17 (10.30%) VB.NET
7 13 (7.88%) VB
7 13 (7.88%) VB6
8 10 (6.06%) Python
9 8 (4.85%) Ruby
10 7 (4.24%) C
10 7 (4.24%) Objective-C
10 7 (4.24%) Go
11 5 (3.03%) Delphi
11 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Perl
12 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
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