The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.10% 6.34% 9.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.14% 6.61% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 43
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 292 575 559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.32% 95.99% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 263 511 460
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +20 5 £40,000 +15.94%
Haverhill - 5 £25,500 - 1
Newmarket - 1 £42,500 -
Stowmarket - 1 £42,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 23 (57.50%) C#
3 23 (57.50%) C++
4 22 (55.00%) HTML
5 20 (50.00%) CSS
6 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
6 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) jQuery
8 14 (35.00%) HTML5
8 14 (35.00%) MVC
9 13 (32.50%) Web Development
9 13 (32.50%) CSS3
10 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
11 11 (27.50%) MVVM
11 11 (27.50%) Android
12 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 9 (22.50%) SQL
13 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
13 9 (22.50%) Embedded C++
13 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (22.50%) React
13 9 (22.50%) NServiceBus
13 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
13 9 (22.50%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (22.50%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (22.50%) WPF
14 8 (20.00%) SDLC

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 9 (22.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
3 20 (50.00%) CSS
4 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
5 16 (40.00%) jQuery
6 14 (35.00%) HTML5
7 13 (32.50%) CSS3
8 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (22.50%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (22.50%) React
9 9 (22.50%) WPF
10 4 (10.00%) XML
11 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.50%) Java EE
11 3 (7.50%) Web Services
12 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
12 2 (5.00%) REST
12 2 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Android
2 9 (22.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) MVC
3 13 (32.50%) Web Development
4 12 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (27.50%) MVVM
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) B2B
9 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) TDD
10 2 (5.00%) Issue Tracking
10 2 (5.00%) OO
10 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.50%) CRUD
11 1 (2.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 1 (2.50%) Open Source Development
11 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 23 (57.50%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) C++
3 9 (22.50%) Embedded C++
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) C
5 6 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (15.00%) Delphi
5 6 (15.00%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) Pascal
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Sudbury, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago