The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 51 12
Rank change year-on-year +19 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 28 14 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.02% 2.53% 16.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 2.59% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 110
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £30,075 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,250 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 393 541 659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.50% 97.83% 98.36%
Number of salaries quoted 365 506 613
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +7 13 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Stowmarket -2 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £40,000 -
Haverhill - 1 £25,500 -
Software Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (79.07%) .NET
2 33 (76.74%) C#
3 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
4 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (58.14%) jQuery
6 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
6 22 (51.16%) HTML
7 20 (46.51%) SQL
7 20 (46.51%) CSS
8 19 (44.19%) Web Services
9 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
10 15 (34.88%) OO
10 15 (34.88%) CSS3
11 14 (32.56%) Ajax
12 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
12 13 (30.23%) SOLID
13 12 (27.91%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (25.58%) MVC
14 11 (25.58%) Scrum
14 11 (25.58%) Subversion
14 11 (25.58%) HTML5
15 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
15 10 (23.26%) JSON
16 9 (20.93%) C++
16 9 (20.93%) TDD
17 8 (18.60%) Degree
17 8 (18.60%) WFM
17 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
17 8 (18.60%) MVVM
17 8 (18.60%) B2B

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 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Subversion
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (79.07%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) jQuery
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
4 20 (46.51%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) Web Services
6 15 (34.88%) CSS3
7 14 (32.56%) Ajax
8 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
9 11 (25.58%) HTML5
10 10 (23.26%) JSON
11 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (16.28%) LESS
12 7 (16.28%) REST
12 7 (16.28%) Sass
12 7 (16.28%) WCF
12 7 (16.28%) XML
13 5 (11.63%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (11.63%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (13.95%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.30%) Fintech
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.88%) OO
4 13 (30.23%) SOLID
5 11 (25.58%) MVC
5 11 (25.58%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 8 (18.60%) B2B
8 8 (18.60%) MVVM
8 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
8 8 (18.60%) WFM
9 7 (16.28%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.63%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Web Development
11 4 (9.30%) Build Automation
12 2 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
12 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) C#
2 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
3 20 (46.51%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) Assembly Language
5 6 (13.95%) C
5 6 (13.95%) Delphi
5 6 (13.95%) Pascal
5 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.30%) Java
7 4 (9.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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