Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Software Engineer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 56 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.74% 3.92% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 4.04% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 24
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £43,750
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%

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 686 1113 1184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.85% 97.04% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1026 1052
Suffolk median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £21,275
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Suffolk

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Suffolk

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Suffolk over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Suffolk

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 28 July 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 -9 11 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 7 £45,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 18 (94.74%) CSS
3 17 (89.47%) CSS3
4 16 (84.21%) C#
4 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 16 (84.21%) .NET
5 15 (78.95%) Web Services
5 15 (78.95%) Subversion
5 15 (78.95%) Ajax
5 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (73.68%) OO
7 12 (63.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (63.16%) SQL
8 11 (57.89%) Sass
9 10 (52.63%) HTML5
9 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
9 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
9 10 (52.63%) WCF
10 9 (47.37%) Degree
10 9 (47.37%) JSON
10 9 (47.37%) JIRA
10 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
10 9 (47.37%) Scrum
10 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
10 9 (47.37%) LESS
10 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
10 9 (47.37%) REST
10 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API

Software Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) CloverETL
4 1 (5.26%) EDRMS
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Subversion
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
1 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 17 (89.47%) CSS3
3 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 16 (84.21%) HTML
4 15 (78.95%) Ajax
4 15 (78.95%) Web Services
5 12 (63.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (57.89%) Sass
7 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
7 10 (52.63%) HTML5
7 10 (52.63%) WCF
8 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
8 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (47.37%) JSON
8 9 (47.37%) LESS
8 9 (47.37%) REST
9 6 (31.58%) LAMP
9 6 (31.58%) RESTful
9 6 (31.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Fintech
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) OO
4 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) SOLID
5 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) ETL
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) CRUD
9 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
9 1 (5.26%) MVC
9 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (5.26%) OOD
9 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 16 (84.21%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Twitter
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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