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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 43 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.14% 5.45% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 5.65% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 29
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
428 478 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 93.25% 96.57% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 341 423 510
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 11 £35,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (83.33%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) HTML
4 20 (55.56%) CSS
5 19 (52.78%) .NET
6 16 (44.44%) SQL
7 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 12 (33.33%) Windows
9 11 (30.56%) jQuery
10 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) MVC
10 10 (27.78%) HTML5
11 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) NUnit
12 8 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (22.22%) CSS3
13 6 (16.67%) Java
13 6 (16.67%) OO
13 6 (16.67%) CRM
13 6 (16.67%) TDD
14 5 (13.89%) XML
14 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
14 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
14 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (13.89%) MVVM
15 4 (11.11%) C++
15 4 (11.11%) PHP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) DVB
2 1 (2.78%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (25.00%) NUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) MSTest
4 1 (2.78%) ProC
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) .NET
4 11 (30.56%) jQuery
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
6 8 (22.22%) CSS3
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 3 (8.33%) WCF
9 3 (8.33%) WPF
10 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.56%) SOAP
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (5.56%) REST
11 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (2.78%) FFmpeg
11 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.78%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Social Media
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) MPEG
2 2 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) OO
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (13.89%) MVVM
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) WFM
6 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Signal Processing
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) SOA
8 1 (2.78%) UML
8 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) XAML
7 2 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) Delphi
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) BT
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle