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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 68 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 1.62% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.69% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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
743 651 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.87% 96.02% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 641 552 427
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Games
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) JPA
3 3 (27.27%) Game Development
3 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) MFC
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (9.09%) VB6

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) JPA
1 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) MFC
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Game Development
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree