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

Software Engineering
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 65 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 12.52% 9.89% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.74% 11.02% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 73
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 473 508 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 91.14% 89.75% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 339 474 760
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £59,100
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 November 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 November 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 +5 25 £45,000 - 4
Stowmarket +1 9 £37,500 +59.57%
Haverhill - 6 £50,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 £25,000 -1.96% 4
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (70.77%) C#
2 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
3 40 (61.54%) HTML
4 34 (52.31%) .NET
5 31 (47.69%) AngularJS
6 29 (44.62%) User Stories
7 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
8 27 (41.54%) JIRA
9 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 26 (40.00%) PHP
9 26 (40.00%) SQL
10 24 (36.92%) DevOps
11 23 (35.38%) MVC
12 22 (33.85%) HTTP
12 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
13 21 (32.31%) Web Services
13 21 (32.31%) JSON
13 21 (32.31%) NoSQL
13 21 (32.31%) REST
14 20 (30.77%) Confluence
14 20 (30.77%) TDD
14 20 (30.77%) OO
15 18 (27.69%) Java
15 18 (27.69%) C++
15 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (26.15%) CSS
16 17 (26.15%) Windows
17 16 (24.62%) Python
17 16 (24.62%) C

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 20 (30.77%) Confluence
2 13 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 9 (13.85%) WordPress
4 6 (9.23%) Apache Pig
5 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (24.62%) SaaS
3 13 (20.00%) Serverless
4 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.85%) HTTP
2 9 (13.85%) SSL
3 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.23%) Broadband
4 6 (9.23%) Firewall
5 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) NoSQL
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.00%) MySQL
4 10 (15.38%) Big Data
5 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) JIRA
2 14 (21.54%) Jasmine
2 14 (21.54%) Log4Net
2 14 (21.54%) NUnit
3 12 (18.46%) Selenium
4 11 (16.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.23%) Appium
6 6 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (9.23%) Bitbucket
6 6 (9.23%) CodeSonar
6 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.23%) git-flow
6 6 (9.23%) JUnit
6 6 (9.23%) LoadRunner
6 6 (9.23%) Maven
6 6 (9.23%) Robot Framework
6 6 (9.23%) SoapUI
6 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (24.62%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 38 (58.46%) Software Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Senior Software Developer
3 20 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) .NET Developer
4 14 (21.54%) .NET Software Developer
5 13 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (18.46%) C# Developer
6 12 (18.46%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (13.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (13.85%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 9 (13.85%) Test Engineer
9 8 (12.31%) JavaScript Engineer
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
9 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (10.77%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (61.54%) HTML
2 34 (52.31%) .NET
3 31 (47.69%) AngularJS
4 26 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
6 21 (32.31%) JSON
6 21 (32.31%) REST
6 21 (32.31%) Web Services
7 17 (26.15%) CSS
8 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (23.08%) HTML5
8 15 (23.08%) jQuery
9 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (21.54%) Aurelia
9 14 (21.54%) OAuth
9 14 (21.54%) SAML
10 13 (20.00%) .NET Core
10 13 (20.00%) Kafka
10 13 (20.00%) Laravel
10 13 (20.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.31%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) iPhone
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 9 (13.85%) Android
4 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 6 (9.23%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) User Stories
3 24 (36.92%) DevOps
4 23 (35.38%) MVC
5 20 (30.77%) OO
5 20 (30.77%) TDD
6 15 (23.08%) SOLID
6 15 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
6 15 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Microservices
8 13 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (20.00%) Mobile Optimisation
8 13 (20.00%) OWASP
8 13 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (20.00%) Secure Coding
8 13 (20.00%) Web Design
9 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (15.38%) Scrum
11 9 (13.85%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) C#
1 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.00%) PHP
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) C++
3 18 (27.69%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) C
4 16 (24.62%) Python
5 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
5 14 (21.54%) TypeScript
6 12 (18.46%) Bash Shell
6 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
7 9 (13.85%) Objective-C
8 6 (9.23%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) Java 8
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
1 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) CCNA
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) CISSP
2 6 (9.23%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (9.23%) GIAC
2 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.23%) Linux+ Certification
2 6 (9.23%) MCSE
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (9.23%) SANS
2 6 (9.23%) SSCP
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Docker
1 6 (9.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) HP ALM
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
1 6 (9.23%) Salt
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) New Relic
3 10 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 6 (9.23%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) BT
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) IFS