The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 54 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.90% 2.16% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.26% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 25
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,750 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
702 619 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.83% 95.52% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 621 537 455
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 £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 43 (79.63%) C#
1 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
3 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (44.44%) HTML
6 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 21 (38.89%) MVC
7 20 (37.04%) jQuery
7 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (35.19%) CSS
9 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (27.78%) SQL
11 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
11 14 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (24.07%) Scrum
12 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
13 12 (22.22%) Degree
13 12 (22.22%) Windows
13 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
14 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.37%) WPF
15 10 (18.52%) SaaS
15 10 (18.52%) NHibernate
15 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
15 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (16.67%) Oracle
17 8 (14.81%) WCF
18 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) Mule ESB
2 3 (5.56%) Mule
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.52%) SaaS
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.85%) CppUnit
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 24 (44.44%) HTML
4 20 (37.04%) jQuery
5 19 (35.19%) CSS
6 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
7 14 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
9 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
10 11 (20.37%) WPF
11 10 (18.52%) NHibernate
11 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (14.81%) WCF
13 7 (12.96%) Silverlight
13 7 (12.96%) WinForms
14 6 (11.11%) Web Services
15 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (7.41%) XML
17 3 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
3 2 (3.70%) iPhone
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Home Automation
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Android
2 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
7 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) ERP
8 4 (7.41%) OO
8 4 (7.41%) Kanban
9 3 (5.56%) Android Development
9 3 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) OOD
10 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.70%) Parallel Programming
10 2 (3.70%) SDLC
11 1 (1.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 6 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (11.11%) C++
5 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.41%) Python
8 3 (5.56%) VB
9 2 (3.70%) Uniface
9 2 (3.70%) VB6
10 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.85%) VBA
10 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.85%) Siebel
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
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