The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 58 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.67% 3.82% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 4.99% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 37
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,050 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 481 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.97% 76.47% 74.88%
Number of salaries quoted 360 443 458
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Stowmarket - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 21 (42.86%) Degree
2 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (38.78%) C++
4 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 17 (34.69%) Java
5 15 (30.61%) C#
6 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 13 (26.53%) C
8 12 (24.49%) HTML
9 10 (20.41%) .NET
9 10 (20.41%) Windows
10 9 (18.37%) CSS
11 8 (16.33%) MVC
11 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.29%) Web Services
12 7 (14.29%) OO
12 7 (14.29%) PHP
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle
12 7 (14.29%) TDD
12 7 (14.29%) Web Development
12 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
13 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.24%) Android
13 6 (12.24%) Android Development
13 6 (12.24%) iOS Development
13 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
14 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.20%) MySQL
14 5 (10.20%) Telecoms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) Broadband
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) Sahi
2 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Software Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Graduate
4 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Junior
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Programmer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) .NET
3 9 (18.37%) CSS
4 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (14.29%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.16%) JPA
7 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.16%) JSON
7 4 (8.16%) XML
7 4 (8.16%) JMS
7 4 (8.16%) Spring
7 4 (8.16%) JSF
7 4 (8.16%) EJB
7 4 (8.16%) J2EE
7 4 (8.16%) JSP
7 4 (8.16%) Servlets
7 4 (8.16%) SOAP
7 4 (8.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) VHDL
4 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Open Source
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.24%) Android
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) MVC
2 7 (14.29%) Web Development
2 7 (14.29%) TDD
2 7 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Android Development
3 6 (12.24%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
4 4 (8.16%) System Testing
4 4 (8.16%) MVVM
4 4 (8.16%) UML
4 4 (8.16%) OOP
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) C++
2 17 (34.69%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) C#
4 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.53%) C
6 7 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.12%) VB
9 2 (4.08%) XAML
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) HND
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.04%) Borland
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk Stowmarket Bury St Edmunds
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago