Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 61 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 10.00% 11.13% 8.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.18% 12.66% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 59
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £72,500 £55,000
Suffolk median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +28.57%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 340 482 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 89.47% 87.96% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 322 403 508
Ipswich median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Ipswich

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Ipswich over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 33 (86.84%) HTML
1 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
2 31 (81.58%) CSS
3 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (73.68%) C#
5 27 (71.05%) Waterfall
6 23 (60.53%) .NET
7 22 (57.89%) Degree
8 21 (55.26%) WCF
8 21 (55.26%) Unit Testing
8 21 (55.26%) jQuery
8 21 (55.26%) HTML5
8 21 (55.26%) AngularJS
8 21 (55.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
8 21 (55.26%) OO
8 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (50.00%) JSON
9 19 (50.00%) REST
9 19 (50.00%) CSS3
9 19 (50.00%) Subversion
9 19 (50.00%) Ajax
9 19 (50.00%) Web Services
10 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
10 18 (47.37%) Scrum
10 18 (47.37%) SOLID
11 17 (44.74%) SQL
12 16 (42.11%) JIRA
12 16 (42.11%) Sass
12 16 (42.11%) LESS

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Subversion
2 16 (42.11%) JIRA
3 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.89%) Moq
6 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
6 3 (7.89%) NUnit
6 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.89%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) Software Engineer
3 20 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET Developer
3 20 (52.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (52.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 20 (52.63%) C# Developer
4 17 (44.74%) .NET Software Developer
4 17 (44.74%) .NET Software Engineer
4 17 (44.74%) C# Software Developer
4 17 (44.74%) C# Software Engineer
4 17 (44.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 16 (42.11%) Software Developer
6 9 (23.68%) Graduate
6 9 (23.68%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (21.05%) iOS Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Graduate Mobile Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) HTML
2 31 (81.58%) CSS
3 23 (60.53%) .NET
4 21 (55.26%) AngularJS
4 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
4 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (55.26%) HTML5
4 21 (55.26%) jQuery
4 21 (55.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 21 (55.26%) WCF
5 19 (50.00%) Ajax
5 19 (50.00%) CSS3
5 19 (50.00%) JSON
5 19 (50.00%) REST
5 19 (50.00%) Web Services
6 16 (42.11%) LESS
6 16 (42.11%) Sass
7 10 (26.32%) Node.js
8 5 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Apple iOS
2 8 (21.05%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (71.05%) Waterfall
3 21 (55.26%) OO
3 21 (55.26%) Unit Testing
4 18 (47.37%) Scrum
4 18 (47.37%) SOLID
5 16 (42.11%) Collaborative Working
5 16 (42.11%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 9 (23.68%) Mobile Development
7 8 (21.05%) iOS Development
8 6 (15.79%) Planning and Forecasting
9 5 (13.16%) MVC
10 4 (10.53%) Release Management
11 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.89%) SDLC
11 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
11 3 (7.89%) TDD
12 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (5.26%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
2 28 (73.68%) C#
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 10 (26.32%) PHP
5 8 (21.05%) C
5 8 (21.05%) C++
5 8 (21.05%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) Objective-C
6 7 (18.42%) Apple Swift
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded C
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Sony
3 1 (2.63%) Xamarin