Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 31 53
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 43 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 12.87% 6.45% 4.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.23% 6.45% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 33
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £34,750 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.50% +69.51% -41.43%
10th Percentile £32,850 £27,875 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £43,900
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +58.42% -32.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies in Ipswich with a recognized job title 325 434 712
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 100.00% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 284 358 620
Ipswich median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,875
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 37 (86.05%) HTML
2 35 (81.40%) JavaScript
3 31 (72.09%) CSS
4 29 (67.44%) C#
5 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
5 26 (60.47%) SQL
6 24 (55.81%) HTML5
7 23 (53.49%) .NET
8 22 (51.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (46.51%) Sass
9 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
9 20 (46.51%) CSS3
9 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (44.19%) OO
11 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
11 18 (41.86%) Scrum
11 18 (41.86%) jQuery
12 17 (39.53%) LESS
13 16 (37.21%) JSON
14 15 (34.88%) Web Development
14 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
14 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
14 15 (34.88%) SOLID
15 14 (32.56%) Degree
15 14 (32.56%) Subversion
16 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
16 13 (30.23%) Collaborative Working
16 13 (30.23%) REST
17 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (27.91%) Waterfall

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 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Subversion
2 12 (27.91%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.98%) gulp
5 3 (6.98%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.33%) Advertising
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) HTML
2 31 (72.09%) CSS
3 24 (55.81%) HTML5
4 23 (53.49%) .NET
5 22 (51.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
6 20 (46.51%) CSS3
6 20 (46.51%) Sass
7 18 (41.86%) jQuery
8 17 (39.53%) LESS
9 16 (37.21%) JSON
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
10 13 (30.23%) REST
11 12 (27.91%) Ajax
11 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (27.91%) WCF
11 12 (27.91%) Web Services
12 8 (18.60%) React
13 7 (16.28%) Node.js
14 5 (11.63%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
1 5 (11.63%) W3C
2 3 (6.98%) PlayStation
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) OO
3 18 (41.86%) Scrum
4 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
4 15 (34.88%) SOLID
4 15 (34.88%) Unit Testing
4 15 (34.88%) Web Development
5 13 (30.23%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (27.91%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.93%) Front End Development
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
8 5 (11.63%) Web Design
9 4 (9.30%) MVC
10 3 (6.98%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
10 3 (6.98%) Kanban
11 2 (4.65%) Line Management
11 2 (4.65%) Open Source
11 2 (4.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) JavaScript
2 29 (67.44%) C#
3 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) BT
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle