The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 225 105 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.49% 18.68% 34.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.82% 19.41% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 197 100 187
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
Developer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
707 541 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.80% 96.26% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 594 470 483
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Sheffield region.

Developer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 194 (47.78%) HTML
2 188 (46.31%) .NET
3 182 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 158 (38.92%) SQL Server
5 152 (37.44%) C#
6 140 (34.48%) CSS
7 127 (31.28%) SQL
8 121 (29.80%) ASP.NET
9 120 (29.56%) MVC
10 103 (25.37%) PHP
10 103 (25.37%) Java
10 103 (25.37%) Web Services
11 98 (24.14%) MySQL
12 90 (22.17%) jQuery
13 81 (19.95%) XML
14 62 (15.27%) Microsoft
15 60 (14.78%) Degree
16 59 (14.53%) SOAP
17 58 (14.29%) TDD
18 57 (14.04%) Hibernate
19 53 (13.05%) OO
20 52 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
21 50 (12.32%) Linux
22 45 (11.08%) Web Development
23 43 (10.59%) Scrum
24 41 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
25 40 (9.85%) Unit Testing
26 38 (9.36%) Visual Studio
27 37 (9.11%) Subversion
28 36 (8.87%) J2EE

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 24 (5.91%) CMS
3 16 (3.94%) Apache
4 14 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.96%) WordPress
6 11 (2.71%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.72%) Jetty
8 7 (1.72%) Node.js
9 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.99%) IIS
9 4 (0.99%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.25%) Drupal
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.93%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (5.17%) Magento
2 15 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.23%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) ElastiCache
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.20%) Internet
2 9 (2.22%) HTTP
3 3 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (38.92%) SQL Server
2 98 (24.14%) MySQL
3 30 (7.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (3.94%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.48%) QlikView
12 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 38 (9.36%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.11%) Subversion
3 31 (7.64%) Eclipse
3 31 (7.64%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (4.43%) JIRA
6 13 (3.20%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (2.71%) NUnit
9 10 (2.46%) RSpec
10 9 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (1.48%) Ant
11 6 (1.48%) Selenium
12 5 (1.23%) Xcode
13 4 (0.99%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.99%) Phing
13 4 (0.99%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.99%) Mocha
13 4 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.99%) Xdebug
General
1 23 (5.67%) Finance
2 21 (5.17%) Banking
3 10 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.97%) Retail
5 7 (1.72%) Advertising
5 7 (1.72%) Games
6 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (47.78%) HTML
2 188 (46.31%) .NET
3 140 (34.48%) CSS
4 121 (29.80%) ASP.NET
5 103 (25.37%) Web Services
6 90 (22.17%) jQuery
7 81 (19.95%) XML
8 59 (14.53%) SOAP
9 57 (14.04%) Hibernate
10 41 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (8.87%) J2EE
12 33 (8.13%) Spring
13 31 (7.64%) WCF
14 28 (6.90%) REST
15 23 (5.67%) Ajax
16 21 (5.17%) RESTful
17 20 (4.93%) HTML5
18 19 (4.68%) LAMP
19 17 (4.19%) .NET Framework
20 16 (3.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.64%) Computer Science
2 22 (5.42%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.69%) Open Source
4 10 (2.46%) IVR
5 8 (1.97%) Tandem
6 7 (1.72%) Telematics
7 6 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.48%) RIA
8 5 (1.23%) NHS
9 4 (0.99%) DTV
9 4 (0.99%) Social Media
10 3 (0.74%) W3C
11 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.25%) iPhone
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.25%) Animation
12 1 (0.25%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.32%) Linux
2 35 (8.62%) UNIX
3 21 (5.17%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.43%) Android
5 9 (2.22%) Windows
6 6 (1.48%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.23%) Solaris
8 4 (0.99%) Debian
9 2 (0.49%) AIX
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.56%) MVC
2 58 (14.29%) TDD
3 53 (13.05%) OO
4 52 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (11.08%) Web Development
6 43 (10.59%) Scrum
7 40 (9.85%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.64%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.91%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.91%) Web Design
10 21 (5.17%) Test Scripting
11 19 (4.68%) iOS Development
12 18 (4.43%) CRM
13 17 (4.19%) OO PHP
14 16 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.69%) Android Development
16 14 (3.45%) SOA
17 13 (3.20%) Build Automation
17 13 (3.20%) Web Application Development
17 13 (3.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 152 (37.44%) C#
3 127 (31.28%) SQL
4 103 (25.37%) PHP
4 103 (25.37%) Java
5 23 (5.67%) VB.NET
6 21 (5.17%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.93%) VB
8 16 (3.94%) Ruby
9 14 (3.45%) C++
10 13 (3.20%) C
11 8 (1.97%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (1.97%) PHP5
11 8 (1.97%) RubyMotion
12 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.74%) Lua
13 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (14.78%) Degree
2 6 (1.48%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.97%) Puppet
3 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 62 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.62%) Zend
3 32 (7.88%) Oracle
4 30 (7.39%) JBoss
5 13 (3.20%) Twitter
6 10 (2.46%) Adobe
7 8 (1.97%) Facebook
7 8 (1.97%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.49%) Sage
9 2 (0.49%) Google
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.25%) Apple
10 1 (0.25%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.25%) SAP
10 1 (0.25%) Siebel
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