The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 35 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.48% 2.46% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 2.55% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 23
Median salary £37,500 £37,450 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,600 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
541 471 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.90% 96.52% 99.24%
Number of salaries quoted 495 417 341
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 28 £37,500 +0.13%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 27 (57.45%) PHP
4 26 (55.32%) MySQL
5 23 (48.94%) LAMP
5 23 (48.94%) jQuery
6 19 (40.43%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.17%) TDD
8 16 (34.04%) HTML
9 15 (31.91%) HTML5
10 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (21.28%) Java
11 9 (19.15%) Linux
11 9 (19.15%) DevOps
12 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
13 7 (14.89%) Auto-Scaling
13 7 (14.89%) Ansible
13 7 (14.89%) Docker
13 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (14.89%) Amazon S3
13 7 (14.89%) Puppet
14 6 (12.77%) Degree
15 5 (10.64%) C#
15 5 (10.64%) C++
15 5 (10.64%) .NET
16 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
16 4 (8.51%) FFmpeg
16 4 (8.51%) Big Data
16 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineer 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 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JMeter
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) jQuery
1 23 (48.94%) LAMP
2 16 (34.04%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) HTML5
4 5 (10.64%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) FFmpeg
6 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.38%) Java EE
7 2 (4.26%) Node.js
7 2 (4.26%) WPF
7 2 (4.26%) XML
8 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (8.51%) MPEG
2 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) TDD
4 9 (19.15%) DevOps
5 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.89%) Auto-Scaling
7 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) Kanban
9 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.13%) Asynchronous Programming
10 1 (2.13%) High Availability
10 1 (2.13%) Mobile Development
10 1 (2.13%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (57.45%) PHP
3 10 (21.28%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) C++
5 4 (8.51%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) GIAC
2 1 (2.13%) Linux+ Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SANS
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Ansible
1 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Cloudera