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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 33 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.74% 2.36% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 2.40% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 11
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
629 459 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.52% 98.29% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 582 380 604
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 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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 +17 37 £25,000 -42.85% 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 41 (78.85%) C#
2 37 (71.15%) HTML
3 33 (63.46%) .NET
4 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
5 29 (55.77%) Software Engineering
6 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (51.92%) jQuery
8 24 (46.15%) TDD
9 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
10 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
11 17 (32.69%) C++
12 16 (30.77%) Web Services
12 16 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (28.85%) Java
14 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (21.15%) SOAP
16 10 (19.23%) C
16 10 (19.23%) SQL
16 10 (19.23%) REST
17 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
17 9 (17.31%) Rhino Mocks
17 9 (17.31%) VB6
17 9 (17.31%) VB
17 9 (17.31%) VB.NET
17 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
17 9 (17.31%) OO
17 9 (17.31%) Firmware
17 9 (17.31%) Change Management
17 9 (17.31%) MVC
17 9 (17.31%) Migration

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (15.38%) NUnit
2 8 (15.38%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) HTML
2 33 (63.46%) .NET
3 27 (51.92%) jQuery
4 16 (30.77%) Web Services
4 16 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (21.15%) SOAP
6 10 (19.23%) REST
7 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.38%) LINQ
9 6 (11.54%) CSS
10 5 (9.62%) HTML5
10 5 (9.62%) CSS3
11 3 (5.77%) XML
12 2 (3.85%) OpenGL
12 2 (3.85%) QML
12 2 (3.85%) OpenCL
12 2 (3.85%) Qt
13 1 (1.92%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.85%) CUDA
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Android
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Software Engineering
2 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
4 9 (17.31%) Migration
4 9 (17.31%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (7.69%) OOP
8 3 (5.77%) UML
8 3 (5.77%) Use Case
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Stress Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.85%) 3D Modelling
9 2 (3.85%) Analytics
9 2 (3.85%) SDLC
10 1 (1.92%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) C++
4 15 (28.85%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) C
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
6 9 (17.31%) VB
6 9 (17.31%) VB.NET
6 9 (17.31%) VB6
7 7 (13.46%) PHP
8 6 (11.54%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.85%) Delphi
10 2 (3.85%) R
10 2 (3.85%) GLSL
11 1 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £37800 per annum
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