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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.15% 9.23% 9.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.73% 12.74% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 55
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% +57.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £70,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
317 424 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.02% 72.48% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 271 391 436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -4 10 £34,250 +19.13% 3
Bury St Edmunds -17 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Lowestoft +8 2 £35,000 +3.70%
Woodbridge - 2 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (46.67%) C#
1 28 (46.67%) Degree
1 28 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (35.00%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) .NET
3 17 (28.33%) HTML
4 16 (26.67%) Java
4 16 (26.67%) TDD
5 15 (25.00%) MVC
6 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.00%) Web Services
8 12 (20.00%) CSS
8 12 (20.00%) Oracle
9 11 (18.33%) PHP
9 11 (18.33%) SOAP
9 11 (18.33%) Linux
9 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.67%) Spring
10 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 10 (16.67%) jQuery
11 9 (15.00%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) Hibernate
12 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
12 8 (13.33%) Struts
12 8 (13.33%) Servlets
12 8 (13.33%) EJB
12 8 (13.33%) J2EE
12 8 (13.33%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.00%) Node.js
2 6 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (8.33%) SMS
3 2 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) 802.11
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) IPv6
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) DNS
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) LabVIEW
2 3 (5.00%) Sahi
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Software Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Software Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Graduate
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.00%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
1 17 (28.33%) HTML
2 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (20.00%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) SOAP
5 10 (16.67%) Spring
5 10 (16.67%) jQuery
6 9 (15.00%) XML
7 8 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 8 (13.33%) Struts
7 8 (13.33%) Servlets
7 8 (13.33%) EJB
7 8 (13.33%) J2EE
7 8 (13.33%) JPA
7 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (11.67%) HTML5
8 7 (11.67%) JMS
8 7 (11.67%) JSP
8 7 (11.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.67%) Robotics
3 3 (5.00%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Physics
4 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) OpenWrt
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) TDD
2 15 (25.00%) MVC
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) CRM
5 7 (11.67%) MVVM
5 7 (11.67%) System Testing
5 7 (11.67%) UML
5 7 (11.67%) OO
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
8 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.00%) Network Management
9 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Cyber Security
9 3 (5.00%) Android Development
9 3 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) C#
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (35.00%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) PHP
5 8 (13.33%) C
6 7 (11.67%) C++
7 6 (10.00%) Python
8 5 (8.33%) Lua
8 5 (8.33%) VBA
9 3 (5.00%) VB
9 3 (5.00%) XAML
10 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Progress
3 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.67%) New Relic
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Meadows Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum up to £48k + 10% bonus and other Co bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Storacall Technology
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago