Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 56 71 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.96% 7.24% 6.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 8.20% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 70 60
Suffolk median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,500 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 494 866 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 87.90% 88.28% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 464 751 660
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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 -2 38 £45,000 +20.00%
Stowmarket - 14 £23,500 -
Bury St Edmunds +22 1 £26,000 -56.67% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £34,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 38 (67.86%) HTML
1 38 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 34 (60.71%) CSS
3 33 (58.93%) Degree
4 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (55.36%) C#
6 28 (50.00%) SQL
7 27 (48.21%) Waterfall
8 25 (44.64%) jQuery
9 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
9 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
10 22 (39.29%) .NET
10 22 (39.29%) OO
11 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
12 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
12 20 (35.71%) WCF
12 20 (35.71%) Unit Testing
12 20 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (35.71%) HTML5
12 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (32.14%) Web Services
13 18 (32.14%) Ajax
13 18 (32.14%) JSON
13 18 (32.14%) Subversion
13 18 (32.14%) REST
13 18 (32.14%) CSS3
14 17 (30.36%) SOLID
14 17 (30.36%) Scrum
15 16 (28.57%) Sass
16 15 (26.79%) LESS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Subversion
2 15 (26.79%) JIRA
3 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.36%) Moq
6 3 (5.36%) MSBuild
6 3 (5.36%) NUnit
6 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.79%) gulp
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.36%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) Software Engineer
3 23 (41.07%) C# Developer
4 21 (37.50%) Software Developer
5 20 (35.71%) C# Software Developer
5 20 (35.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 20 (35.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (35.71%) Graduate
6 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
6 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (33.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (33.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (17.86%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (14.29%) Analyst
9 8 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (14.29%) iOS Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Graduate Support Engineer
10 5 (8.93%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (67.86%) HTML
2 34 (60.71%) CSS
3 25 (44.64%) jQuery
4 24 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 22 (39.29%) .NET
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (35.71%) HTML5
6 20 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (35.71%) WCF
7 18 (32.14%) Ajax
7 18 (32.14%) CSS3
7 18 (32.14%) JSON
7 18 (32.14%) REST
7 18 (32.14%) Web Services
8 16 (28.57%) Sass
9 15 (26.79%) LESS
10 11 (19.64%) Node.js
11 9 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (10.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) Android
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) Waterfall
3 22 (39.29%) OO
4 20 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 17 (30.36%) SOLID
6 15 (26.79%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (26.79%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 11 (19.64%) MVC
8 9 (16.07%) Mobile Development
9 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) Planning and Forecasting
10 6 (10.71%) Release Management
11 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.93%) TDD
11 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.14%) SDLC
13 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 31 (55.36%) C#
3 28 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) PHP
5 10 (17.86%) C
5 10 (17.86%) Java
6 8 (14.29%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) Objective-C
7 7 (12.50%) Apple Swift
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C
8 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Sony
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin