Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 23 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.63% 8.98% 6.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.07% 9.73% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 44
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.05% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £34,850 £28,750 £19,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 306 514 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 88.95% 92.28% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 228 425 604
Suffolk median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Suffolk over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Suffolk

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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 +2 19 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Stowmarket +8 5 £37,500 -13.79%
Haverhill - 4 £50,000 -
Lowestoft - 1 £34,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 26 (65.00%) HTML
4 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (45.00%) SQL
5 18 (45.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (42.50%) CSS
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (35.00%) .NET
8 14 (35.00%) C++
9 12 (30.00%) Python
9 12 (30.00%) MVC
10 11 (27.50%) C
10 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
10 11 (27.50%) DevOps
11 10 (25.00%) .NET Core
11 10 (25.00%) jQuery
11 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (25.00%) JIRA
12 9 (22.50%) Java
12 9 (22.50%) TDD
12 9 (22.50%) User Stories
13 8 (20.00%) Windows
13 8 (20.00%) Web Services
13 8 (20.00%) Games
13 8 (20.00%) HTTP
14 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
14 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.50%) PHP

Software Engineering
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 7 (17.50%) Confluence
2 5 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) SaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) Broadband
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.50%) Redis
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) JIRA
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 5 (12.50%) Log4Net
3 5 (12.50%) NUnit
3 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.50%) git-flow
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) Appium
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) gulp
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.00%) Games
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Software Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Azure Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) HTML
2 18 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
7 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (15.00%) HTML5
8 6 (15.00%) JSON
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (12.50%) Aurelia
9 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 5 (12.50%) Kafka
9 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (12.50%) OpenID
9 5 (12.50%) React
9 5 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (7.50%) iPhone
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 11 (27.50%) DevOps
4 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) User Stories
5 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.00%) OO
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (12.50%) Microservices
6 5 (12.50%) Mobile Optimisation
6 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.50%) Secure Coding
6 5 (12.50%) SOLID
6 5 (12.50%) Sprint Retrospective
6 5 (12.50%) Web Design
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (67.50%) C#
3 18 (45.00%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) C++
5 12 (30.00%) Python
6 11 (27.50%) C
7 9 (22.50%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) PHP
9 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
10 5 (12.50%) TypeScript
11 4 (10.00%) Perl
11 4 (10.00%) R
12 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
12 3 (7.50%) Scala
13 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
13 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
14 1 (2.50%) VB
14 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (12.50%) New Relic
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle