The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 52 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.21% 10.17% 7.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.72% 12.38% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 53
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £62,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 428 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 73.00% 82.15% 71.37%
Number of salaries quoted 266 391 446
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 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 -7 17 £35,000 +2.18% 1
Woodbridge - 4 £35,000 -
Southwold - 2 £27,500 -
Stowmarket - 2 - -
Halesworth - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 41 (48.81%) C#
2 36 (42.86%) Degree
3 35 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.90%) HTML
6 28 (33.33%) Java
6 28 (33.33%) .NET
7 25 (29.76%) SQL
8 24 (28.57%) C++
9 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
10 22 (26.19%) Linux
11 20 (23.81%) Android
12 19 (22.62%) PHP
12 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (21.43%) MySQL
14 17 (20.24%) MVC
14 17 (20.24%) HTML5
15 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
15 16 (19.05%) LAMP
16 15 (17.86%) Asterisk PBX
17 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 13 (15.48%) C
18 13 (15.48%) CSS
19 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
20 11 (13.10%) Web Services
20 11 (13.10%) SMS
20 11 (13.10%) TDD
20 11 (13.10%) FreeSWITCH
20 11 (13.10%) OpenSIPS
20 11 (13.10%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (7.14%) Apache
1 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (5.95%) Node.js
2 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Asterisk PBX
2 11 (13.10%) SMS
3 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.95%) VoIP
5 2 (2.38%) DVB
6 1 (1.19%) Wireless
6 1 (1.19%) VLAN
6 1 (1.19%) DHCP
6 1 (1.19%) DNS
6 1 (1.19%) IPv4
6 1 (1.19%) IPv6
6 1 (1.19%) 802.11
6 1 (1.19%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) MySQL
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.76%) Subversion
3 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) Sahi
4 2 (2.38%) Maven
4 2 (2.38%) Ant
4 2 (2.38%) Selenium
4 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Electronics
2 5 (5.95%) Advertising
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 36 (42.86%) Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Graduate
4 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Junior
6 7 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Junior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Programmer
9 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) CRM Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Tester
10 3 (3.57%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.90%) HTML
2 28 (33.33%) .NET
3 17 (20.24%) HTML5
4 16 (19.05%) LAMP
5 13 (15.48%) CSS
6 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (13.10%) Web Services
7 11 (13.10%) WCF
7 11 (13.10%) FreeSWITCH
7 11 (13.10%) Android SDK
8 10 (11.90%) jQuery
8 10 (11.90%) SOAP
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (10.71%) XML
9 9 (10.71%) Spring
10 7 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.33%) JPA
10 7 (8.33%) Servlets
10 7 (8.33%) Struts
10 7 (8.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.14%) Robotics
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Open Source
4 4 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Xbox
6 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
6 2 (2.38%) MPEG
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Linux
2 20 (23.81%) Android
3 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) UNIX
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.19%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) MVC
3 11 (13.10%) TDD
4 9 (10.71%) Android Development
5 8 (9.52%) CRM
6 7 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.14%) UML
7 6 (7.14%) System Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.95%) MVVM
8 5 (5.95%) SOA
9 4 (4.76%) Project Management
9 4 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Migration
9 4 (4.76%) OO
9 4 (4.76%) Network Management
9 4 (4.76%) Cyber Security
9 4 (4.76%) Signal Processing
9 4 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) C#
2 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.33%) Java
4 25 (29.76%) SQL
5 24 (28.57%) C++
6 19 (22.62%) PHP
7 13 (15.48%) C
8 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.14%) VB
9 6 (7.14%) Python
10 5 (5.95%) Lua
11 4 (4.76%) VB6
11 4 (4.76%) VBA
11 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.57%) Ruby
13 2 (2.38%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.38%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.38%) XAML
14 1 (1.19%) Perl
14 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Nagios
1 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Progress
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.19%) New Relic
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Posted: 3 days ago
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