The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 74 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.54% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.69% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.96%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
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
714 435 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.62% 95.39% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 588 373 486
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Programmer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Flash
2 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Web Design
2 9 (69.23%) IVR
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) RESTful
7 1 (7.69%) Scala
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Spring

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Flash
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) WF
3 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) IVR
1 9 (69.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Web Design
1 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) VB
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) PHP5
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle