The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 39 16
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 18 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.11% 4.81% 15.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 4.95% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 68
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 172 364 465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.73% 97.33% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 158 337 405
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Ipswich

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Ipswich

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Ipswich over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Ipswich

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 19 (82.61%) HTML
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 16 (69.57%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) HTML5
7 11 (47.83%) CSS3
8 9 (39.13%) Web Development
8 9 (39.13%) C++
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
9 7 (30.43%) SDLC
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) MVC
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
11 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
11 5 (21.74%) Degree
11 5 (21.74%) JSON
11 5 (21.74%) Ajax
11 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
11 5 (21.74%) XML
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) OO

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) NServiceBus
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 17 (73.91%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 12 (52.17%) HTML5
5 11 (47.83%) CSS3
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (17.39%) React
9 4 (17.39%) REST
9 4 (17.39%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) WPF
10 3 (13.04%) LESS
10 3 (13.04%) Sass
11 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) OO
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 4 (17.39%) MVVM
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (13.04%) SOLID
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) B2B
8 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (4.35%) OWASP
9 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) Python
6 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
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