Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 28 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 82 59 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 14.16% 8.89% 7.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.56% 9.87% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 60 59 75
Suffolk median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,500 £18,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 527 598 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 91.02% 90.06% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 397 561 841
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +17 37 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Stowmarket +2 10 £37,500 +59.57%
Haverhill -7 4 £52,500 +105.88%
Bury St Edmunds +3 2 £25,000 -34.64% 3
Woodbridge - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (71.95%) C#
2 58 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (62.20%) JavaScript
4 44 (53.66%) .NET
4 44 (53.66%) HTML
5 36 (43.90%) DevOps
6 34 (41.46%) AngularJS
7 33 (40.24%) SQL
7 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
8 31 (37.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (36.59%) JIRA
9 30 (36.59%) User Stories
10 28 (34.15%) .NET Framework
10 28 (34.15%) MVC
11 27 (32.93%) OO
12 26 (31.71%) PHP
12 26 (31.71%) NoSQL
13 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
14 24 (29.27%) HTTP
14 24 (29.27%) REST
15 23 (28.05%) JSON
15 23 (28.05%) Web Services
16 22 (26.83%) CSS
16 22 (26.83%) TDD
16 22 (26.83%) Confluence
17 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (24.39%) Python
19 19 (23.17%) T-SQL
19 19 (23.17%) SaaS
19 19 (23.17%) HTML5

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 22 (26.83%) Confluence
2 16 (19.51%) Apache Spark
3 9 (10.98%) WordPress
4 6 (7.32%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) SugarCRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (23.17%) SaaS
2 19 (23.17%) Serverless
3 12 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.22%) Datadog
5 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) HTTP
2 8 (9.76%) SSL
3 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.32%) Broadband
4 6 (7.32%) Firewall
5 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (18.29%) MySQL
4 8 (9.76%) Big Data
5 6 (7.32%) Apache Hive
5 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.88%) SQLPlus
8 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (36.59%) JIRA
2 17 (20.73%) Jasmine
2 17 (20.73%) Log4Net
2 17 (20.73%) NUnit
3 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.41%) Selenium
5 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
6 6 (7.32%) CodeSonar
6 6 (7.32%) git-flow
6 6 (7.32%) Robot Framework
6 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (6.10%) Appium
7 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
7 5 (6.10%) gulp
7 5 (6.10%) JUnit
7 5 (6.10%) LoadRunner
7 5 (6.10%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (21.95%) Games
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Billing
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (65.85%) Developer
2 48 (58.54%) Software Developer
3 29 (35.37%) Software Engineer
4 26 (31.71%) Senior Developer
5 25 (30.49%) Senior Software Developer
6 20 (24.39%) C# Software Engineer
7 17 (20.73%) C# Developer
8 15 (18.29%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (18.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (17.07%) .NET Developer
9 14 (17.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (15.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (13.41%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (13.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 9 (10.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (10.98%) JavaScript Engineer
12 9 (10.98%) SQL Developer
12 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (8.54%) Java Engineer
13 7 (8.54%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (53.66%) .NET
1 44 (53.66%) HTML
2 34 (41.46%) AngularJS
3 28 (34.15%) .NET Framework
4 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET
5 24 (29.27%) REST
6 23 (28.05%) JSON
6 23 (28.05%) Web Services
7 22 (26.83%) CSS
8 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (23.17%) HTML5
10 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (20.73%) Aurelia
10 17 (20.73%) OAuth
10 17 (20.73%) SAML
11 16 (19.51%) .NET Core
11 16 (19.51%) Kafka
11 16 (19.51%) OpenID
12 15 (18.29%) jQuery
13 14 (17.07%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.44%) iPhone
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Animation
6 1 (1.22%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) Android
4 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.32%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.44%) Unix
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) DevOps
3 30 (36.59%) User Stories
4 28 (34.15%) MVC
5 27 (32.93%) OO
6 22 (26.83%) TDD
7 18 (21.95%) SOLID
8 17 (20.73%) Deployment Automation
8 17 (20.73%) Microservices
9 16 (19.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (19.51%) Mobile Optimisation
9 16 (19.51%) OWASP
9 16 (19.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (19.51%) Secure Coding
9 16 (19.51%) Web Design
10 13 (15.85%) Scrum
10 13 (15.85%) Test Automation
11 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
12 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.95%) C#
2 51 (62.20%) JavaScript
3 33 (40.24%) SQL
4 26 (31.71%) PHP
5 20 (24.39%) Python
6 19 (23.17%) T-SQL
7 18 (21.95%) C++
7 18 (21.95%) Java
8 17 (20.73%) TypeScript
9 14 (17.07%) Bash Shell
10 13 (15.85%) C
11 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
12 9 (10.98%) Objective-C
13 5 (6.10%) VB
14 4 (4.88%) Ruby
15 1 (1.22%) Apple Swift
15 1 (1.22%) Java 8
15 1 (1.22%) R
15 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
1 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) CCNA
2 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.32%) CISSP
2 6 (7.32%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) GIAC
2 6 (7.32%) Linux+ Certification
2 6 (7.32%) MCSE
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (7.32%) SANS
2 6 (7.32%) SSCP
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Docker
2 6 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) Salt
3 5 (6.10%) HP ALM
4 3 (3.66%) Ansible
4 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) New Relic
3 7 (8.54%) Atlassian
4 5 (6.10%) BT
4 5 (6.10%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) IFS