Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 72 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 10.81% 6.83% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 7.59% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 72
Suffolk median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% -10.71% +15.86%
10th Percentile £27,250 £20,700 £17,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £50,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 609 632 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 91.44% 89.90% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 454 579 930
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,450 £23,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.51%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 +18 36 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Stowmarket +1 10 £40,500 +72.34%
Bury St Edmunds -2 2 £25,000 -39.76% 2
Haverhill -3 2 £57,500 +125.49% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 53 (73.61%) C#
2 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 39 (54.17%) .NET
5 38 (52.78%) DevOps
6 35 (48.61%) HTML
7 28 (38.89%) SQL
7 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
7 28 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
9 25 (34.72%) Python
10 23 (31.94%) Web Services
11 22 (30.56%) MVC
11 22 (30.56%) JIRA
11 22 (30.56%) REST
12 21 (29.17%) CSS
12 21 (29.17%) Linux
12 21 (29.17%) OO
13 20 (27.78%) HTTP
13 20 (27.78%) NoSQL
13 20 (27.78%) User Stories
13 20 (27.78%) .NET Framework
14 19 (26.39%) Java
15 18 (25.00%) Bash Shell
16 17 (23.61%) OAuth
16 17 (23.61%) JSON
16 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (23.61%) MySQL
16 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
16 17 (23.61%) SAML

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 16 (22.22%) Confluence
2 11 (15.28%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.94%) JBoss
3 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) SugarCRM
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (20.83%) Serverless
3 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (15.28%) SaaS
5 5 (6.94%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (6.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.39%) Datadog
6 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) SSL
3 5 (6.94%) Broadband
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 17 (23.61%) MySQL
3 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.56%) Big Data
5 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.56%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) JIRA
2 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 12 (16.67%) Log4Net
3 12 (16.67%) NUnit
4 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (11.11%) Selenium
6 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.56%) Appium
7 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.56%) CodeSonar
7 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.56%) git-flow
7 4 (5.56%) gulp
7 4 (5.56%) JUnit
7 4 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.56%) Maven
7 4 (5.56%) Robot Framework
7 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (15.28%) Games
1 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Billing
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 34 (47.22%) Software Engineer
3 33 (45.83%) Software Developer
4 19 (26.39%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (23.61%) C# Developer
6 15 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
6 15 (20.83%) Senior Developer
7 14 (19.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 14 (19.44%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (18.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
9 9 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
9 9 (12.50%) SQL Developer
9 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Lead Software Engineer
12 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.17%) .NET
2 35 (48.61%) HTML
3 28 (38.89%) AngularJS
4 23 (31.94%) Web Services
5 22 (30.56%) REST
6 21 (29.17%) CSS
7 20 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (23.61%) JSON
8 17 (23.61%) OAuth
8 17 (23.61%) SAML
9 14 (19.44%) jQuery
10 13 (18.06%) HTML5
11 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (16.67%) Aurelia
12 11 (15.28%) .NET Core
12 11 (15.28%) Kafka
12 11 (15.28%) OpenID
13 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.94%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.94%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Animation
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Linux
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Unix
4 5 (6.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.56%) Android
5 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) DevOps
3 22 (30.56%) MVC
4 21 (29.17%) OO
5 20 (27.78%) User Stories
6 16 (22.22%) TDD
7 13 (18.06%) SOLID
8 12 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (16.67%) Microservices
9 11 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (15.28%) Mobile Optimisation
9 11 (15.28%) OWASP
9 11 (15.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (15.28%) Secure Coding
9 11 (15.28%) Web Design
10 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.89%) Scrum
11 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 53 (73.61%) C#
2 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 28 (38.89%) SQL
4 25 (34.72%) Python
5 19 (26.39%) Java
6 18 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 14 (19.44%) PHP
7 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
8 13 (18.06%) C++
9 12 (16.67%) TypeScript
10 8 (11.11%) C
10 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 6 (8.33%) Ruby
12 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
13 4 (5.56%) VB
14 2 (2.78%) R
15 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) CISSP
3 4 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.56%) GIAC
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.56%) Linux+ Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (5.56%) SANS
3 4 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) GCP
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
2 5 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.94%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (5.56%) HP ALM
3 4 (5.56%) Salt
4 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) New Relic
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.94%) BT
4 5 (6.94%) CA
5 4 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) IFS
6 1 (1.39%) VMware