Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 50 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.65% 4.49% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 4.55% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 66
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% +15.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,100 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,000 £45,000
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.50% -

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 571 968 896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.79% 98.88% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 537 849 776
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 £59,175
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Suffolk

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Suffolk

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Suffolk over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Suffolk

Software 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 Software Developer within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 17 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 +12 41 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Stowmarket -3 6 £43,500 +8.75%
Bury St Edmunds +23 2 £30,500 -28.24% 1
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Suffolk region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 41 (82.00%) C#
2 39 (78.00%) HTML
2 39 (78.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 34 (68.00%) SQL
4 34 (68.00%) CSS
5 30 (60.00%) .NET
6 29 (58.00%) HTML5
7 24 (48.00%) CSS3
7 24 (48.00%) jQuery
7 24 (48.00%) AngularJS
8 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (44.00%) Scrum
9 22 (44.00%) OO
9 22 (44.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
11 19 (38.00%) SOLID
11 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
11 19 (38.00%) Degree
11 19 (38.00%) JSON
12 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
13 17 (34.00%) Web Services
13 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (34.00%) WCF
13 17 (34.00%) Subversion
14 16 (32.00%) Collaborative Working
14 16 (32.00%) Sass
14 16 (32.00%) REST
15 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
15 15 (30.00%) LESS

Software 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Broadband
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Subversion
2 15 (30.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Marketing
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) HTML
2 34 (68.00%) CSS
3 30 (60.00%) .NET
4 29 (58.00%) HTML5
5 24 (48.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (48.00%) CSS3
5 24 (48.00%) jQuery
6 22 (44.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (38.00%) JSON
8 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
9 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (34.00%) WCF
9 17 (34.00%) Web Services
10 16 (32.00%) REST
10 16 (32.00%) Sass
11 15 (30.00%) Ajax
11 15 (30.00%) LESS
12 9 (18.00%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (16.00%) React
14 5 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) PlayStation
4 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) OO
2 22 (44.00%) Scrum
3 20 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (38.00%) SOLID
4 19 (38.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (22.00%) MVC
8 7 (14.00%) Web Development
9 5 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (8.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.00%) Kanban
10 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
10 4 (8.00%) SDLC
11 3 (6.00%) Creative Thinking
12 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.00%) Line Management
12 2 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) C#
2 39 (78.00%) JavaScript
3 34 (68.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) BT
4 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter