The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 45 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.19% 5.04% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 5.19% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 4
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
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
424 501 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 93.60% 97.09% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 339 450 533
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Suffolk region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 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 0 6 £21,500 -40.27% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 50 (98.04%) Software Engineering
2 23 (45.10%) Linux
3 22 (43.14%) C++
4 21 (41.18%) C#
5 20 (39.22%) PHP
6 19 (37.25%) MySQL
6 19 (37.25%) Degree
7 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 18 (35.29%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 16 (31.37%) LAMP
10 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
10 15 (29.41%) Java
10 15 (29.41%) SQL
10 15 (29.41%) HTML5
11 14 (27.45%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (27.45%) .NET
12 13 (25.49%) Android
13 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (21.57%) FreeSWITCH
14 11 (21.57%) OpenSIPS
14 11 (21.57%) Android SDK
14 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 11 (21.57%) C
14 11 (21.57%) SMS
15 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
16 8 (15.69%) Scrum
16 8 (15.69%) WCF
17 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
18 5 (9.80%) Apache

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Asterisk PBX
2 11 (21.57%) SMS
3 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) Multicast
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) IPv4
5 1 (1.96%) IPv6
5 1 (1.96%) 802.11
5 1 (1.96%) DVB
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) LAMP
3 15 (29.41%) HTML5
4 14 (27.45%) .NET
5 11 (21.57%) FreeSWITCH
5 11 (21.57%) Android SDK
6 8 (15.69%) WCF
7 2 (3.92%) CSS3
7 2 (3.92%) CSS
8 1 (1.96%) Flash
8 1 (1.96%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Robotics
3 4 (7.84%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) MPEG
5 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) OpenWrt
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Scrum
4 5 (9.80%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) CRM
6 3 (5.88%) Signal Processing
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.92%) OOP
7 2 (3.92%) Android Development
8 1 (1.96%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) MVC
8 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.96%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C++
2 21 (41.18%) C#
3 20 (39.22%) PHP
4 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (29.41%) SQL
5 15 (29.41%) Java
6 11 (21.57%) C
7 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
8 5 (9.80%) VB
8 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
8 5 (9.80%) Python
8 5 (9.80%) VB6
9 4 (7.84%) Ruby
9 4 (7.84%) Lua
10 3 (5.88%) VBA
11 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.96%) Perl
12 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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