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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.11% 4.37% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 4.48% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 16
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
405 536 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.66% 97.63% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 355 499 628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -1 6 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Woodbridge - 4 £35,000 - 1
Stowmarket - 2 - -
Southwold - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (97.78%) Software Engineering
2 20 (44.44%) C#
2 20 (44.44%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) PHP
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.00%) MySQL
5 17 (37.78%) HTML
6 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
6 16 (35.56%) LAMP
7 15 (33.33%) Degree
7 15 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
8 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
8 14 (31.11%) HTML5
8 14 (31.11%) C++
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
10 11 (24.44%) Java
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) SMS
10 11 (24.44%) FreeSWITCH
10 11 (24.44%) OpenSIPS
11 9 (20.00%) Android
11 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) C
12 7 (15.56%) Android SDK
13 6 (13.33%) Robotics
13 6 (13.33%) WCF
13 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
13 6 (13.33%) Python
13 6 (13.33%) Scrum

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (11.11%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 11 (24.44%) SMS
3 5 (11.11%) VoIP
3 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) IPv4
4 1 (2.22%) IPv6
4 1 (2.22%) 802.11
4 1 (2.22%) DVB
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) VLAN
4 1 (2.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) LabVIEW
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (35.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 16 (35.56%) LAMP
3 14 (31.11%) HTML5
4 11 (24.44%) .NET
4 11 (24.44%) FreeSWITCH
5 7 (15.56%) Android SDK
6 6 (13.33%) WCF
7 3 (6.67%) jQuery
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
9 1 (2.22%) CGI
9 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.22%) Servlets
9 1 (2.22%) Struts
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.22%) EJB
9 1 (2.22%) Flash
9 1 (2.22%) J2EE
9 1 (2.22%) Java EE
9 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Robotics
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) MPEG
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.22%) OpenWrt
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) Signal Processing
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Android Development
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.44%) OO
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) WFM
8 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) PHP
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) C++
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 11 (24.44%) Java
6 7 (15.56%) C
7 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (13.33%) Python
8 5 (11.11%) Lua
9 4 (8.89%) VBA
10 3 (6.67%) VB6
10 3 (6.67%) VB
10 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (6.67%) Ruby
11 2 (4.44%) XAML
11 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
11 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
12 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
12 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
Suffolk
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago