Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Developer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 216 347 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 37.76% 35.37% 27.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.23% 35.74% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 211 296 232
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 565 971 892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.78% 98.98% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 531 851 772
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Suffolk

Developer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich 0 155 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Stowmarket 0 20 £37,500 +7.14%
Bury St Edmunds -2 12 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Lowestoft 0 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Newmarket +4 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Woodbridge 0 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Suffolk region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 128 (59.26%) C#
2 127 (58.80%) JavaScript
3 118 (54.63%) HTML
4 105 (48.61%) CSS
5 104 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (47.22%) SQL Server
7 101 (46.76%) SQL
8 96 (44.44%) .NET
9 62 (28.70%) ASP.NET
10 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
10 59 (27.31%) AngularJS
11 58 (26.85%) MVC
12 57 (26.39%) HTML5
13 55 (25.46%) jQuery
14 48 (22.22%) OO
14 48 (22.22%) CSS3
15 43 (19.91%) Scrum
16 38 (17.59%) MySQL
17 36 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 35 (16.20%) Software Engineering
18 35 (16.20%) Java
19 33 (15.28%) PHP
19 33 (15.28%) Web Services
19 33 (15.28%) Finance
20 32 (14.81%) Degree
20 32 (14.81%) WCF
21 31 (14.35%) KnockoutJS
21 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
22 30 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 30 (13.89%) T-SQL

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (2.78%) CMS
1 6 (2.78%) WordPress
2 5 (2.31%) IIS
3 2 (0.93%) Apache
3 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.93%) JBoss
3 2 (0.93%) Kentico
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.46%) Jetty
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Linode
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) Broadband
1 3 (1.39%) Internet
2 2 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.59%) MySQL
3 30 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.48%) Big Data
7 11 (5.09%) Looker
8 10 (4.63%) QlikView
8 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (2.78%) BigQuery
12 5 (2.31%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.39%) Power BI
13 3 (1.39%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 24 (11.11%) Subversion
2 23 (10.65%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.41%) JIRA
4 13 (6.02%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.39%) Moq
7 3 (1.39%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.39%) NUnit
8 2 (0.93%) Ant
8 2 (0.93%) gulp
9 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.46%) Gradle
9 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.46%) Maven
9 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.46%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (15.28%) Finance
2 19 (8.80%) Games
3 13 (6.02%) Advertising
4 10 (4.63%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Retail
6 3 (1.39%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (54.63%) HTML
2 105 (48.61%) CSS
3 96 (44.44%) .NET
4 62 (28.70%) ASP.NET
5 59 (27.31%) AngularJS
6 57 (26.39%) HTML5
7 55 (25.46%) jQuery
8 48 (22.22%) CSS3
9 33 (15.28%) Web Services
10 32 (14.81%) WCF
11 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (14.35%) KnockoutJS
12 29 (13.43%) JSON
12 29 (13.43%) Node.js
13 27 (12.50%) React
13 27 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (11.57%) Sass
16 22 (10.19%) REST
17 18 (8.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.56%) Xbox
3 8 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.24%) User Experience
5 6 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.39%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Equities
8 1 (0.46%) Fintech
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.72%) Apple iOS
2 17 (7.87%) Android
3 9 (4.17%) Linux
4 8 (3.70%) Windows
5 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.46%) Unix
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.85%) MVC
3 48 (22.22%) OO
4 43 (19.91%) Scrum
5 36 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 35 (16.20%) Software Engineering
7 29 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (13.43%) Collaborative Working
8 28 (12.96%) TDD
9 27 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 23 (10.65%) SOLID
11 21 (9.72%) Web Development
12 19 (8.80%) ETL
13 17 (7.87%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 16 (7.41%) Mobile Development
15 15 (6.94%) ETL Development
15 15 (6.94%) OOP
16 13 (6.02%) Analytics
17 12 (5.56%) Kanban
17 12 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 128 (59.26%) C#
2 127 (58.80%) JavaScript
3 101 (46.76%) SQL
4 35 (16.20%) Java
5 33 (15.28%) PHP
6 30 (13.89%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.02%) C
8 12 (5.56%) C++
9 10 (4.63%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.17%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.70%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.70%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.24%) Apple Swift
12 7 (3.24%) X++
13 5 (2.31%) Python
14 4 (1.85%) Ruby
15 3 (1.39%) ES6
15 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.39%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (14.81%) Degree
2 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Oozie
1 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (4.63%) Tableau
4 3 (1.39%) BT
4 3 (1.39%) Sony
5 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.46%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.46%) Zend