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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 18 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 81 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.80% 5.98% 8.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.96% 6.28% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 76 34 54
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,350 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
625 573 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.74% 95.18% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 550 440 588
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +33 76 £35,000 - 2
Bury St Edmunds +8 1 £55,000 +144.44%
Stowmarket -1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Haverhill - 1 £21,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 81 (75.70%) C#
2 79 (73.83%) HTML
3 78 (72.90%) JavaScript
4 48 (44.86%) CSS
5 38 (35.51%) OO
5 38 (35.51%) Java
5 38 (35.51%) Games
6 37 (34.58%) .NET
6 37 (34.58%) HTML5
7 31 (28.97%) Online Games
8 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (28.04%) SQL
9 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.30%) jQuery
10 25 (23.36%) TDD
11 23 (21.50%) PHP
12 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET
13 20 (18.69%) LAMP
14 18 (16.82%) FFmpeg
15 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.08%) Web Development
16 14 (13.08%) Subversion
17 12 (11.21%) Migration
17 12 (11.21%) VB.NET
18 11 (10.28%) VB
18 11 (10.28%) CRM
18 11 (10.28%) MPEG
18 11 (10.28%) HTTP
18 11 (10.28%) VB6
18 11 (10.28%) CSS3

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Subversion
2 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.80%) NUnit
5 2 (1.87%) ProC
General
1 38 (35.51%) Games
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (73.83%) HTML
2 48 (44.86%) CSS
3 37 (34.58%) .NET
3 37 (34.58%) HTML5
4 26 (24.30%) jQuery
5 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET
6 20 (18.69%) LAMP
7 18 (16.82%) FFmpeg
8 11 (10.28%) CSS3
8 11 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.61%) Web Services
10 6 (5.61%) WinForms
10 6 (5.61%) WCF
10 6 (5.61%) WPF
10 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.93%) Ajax
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Online Games
2 11 (10.28%) MPEG
2 11 (10.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.74%) Social Media
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
1 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) OO
2 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) TDD
4 14 (13.08%) Web Development
5 12 (11.21%) Migration
6 11 (10.28%) CRM
7 9 (8.41%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.61%) UML
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.74%) Scrum
9 4 (3.74%) MVC
9 4 (3.74%) SOA
9 4 (3.74%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.74%) MVVM
10 2 (1.87%) WFM
11 1 (0.93%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (0.93%) BDD
11 1 (0.93%) Data Migration
11 1 (0.93%) Data Validation
11 1 (0.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.70%) C#
2 78 (72.90%) JavaScript
3 38 (35.51%) Java
4 30 (28.04%) SQL
5 23 (21.50%) PHP
6 12 (11.21%) VB.NET
7 11 (10.28%) VB
7 11 (10.28%) VB6
8 9 (8.41%) Python
9 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.61%) Delphi
10 5 (4.67%) Ruby
10 5 (4.67%) C++
11 4 (3.74%) Go
12 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.87%) C
14 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.93%) Perl
14 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
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