Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.87% 7.55% 7.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 7.56% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 50
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £45,400 £55,000
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +28.57%

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 369 542 665
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 99.82% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 349 464 584
Ipswich median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £59,600
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Ipswich

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Ipswich over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (86.36%) .NET
4 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 18 (81.82%) CSS
4 18 (81.82%) HTML5
5 17 (77.27%) WCF
5 17 (77.27%) jQuery
5 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
5 17 (77.27%) AngularJS
5 17 (77.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
5 17 (77.27%) Scrum
5 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (77.27%) Degree
5 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (77.27%) SOLID
6 16 (72.73%) SQL
7 15 (68.18%) Waterfall
7 15 (68.18%) Sass
7 15 (68.18%) LESS
7 15 (68.18%) Web Services
7 15 (68.18%) OO
7 15 (68.18%) Subversion
7 15 (68.18%) JSON
7 15 (68.18%) JIRA
7 15 (68.18%) Ajax
7 15 (68.18%) REST

Software Engineer 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 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JIRA
1 15 (68.18%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 18 (81.82%) CSS
3 18 (81.82%) HTML5
4 17 (77.27%) AngularJS
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (77.27%) jQuery
4 17 (77.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (77.27%) WCF
5 15 (68.18%) Ajax
5 15 (68.18%) CSS3
5 15 (68.18%) JSON
5 15 (68.18%) LESS
5 15 (68.18%) REST
5 15 (68.18%) Sass
5 15 (68.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Scrum
2 17 (77.27%) SOLID
2 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Collaborative Working
3 15 (68.18%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 15 (68.18%) OO
3 15 (68.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Xamarin