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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 58 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.77% 3.07% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 3.24% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
709 618 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.20% 94.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 636 544 489
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (69.81%) C#
2 35 (66.04%) .NET
3 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
4 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET
6 24 (45.28%) HTML
7 23 (43.40%) jQuery
8 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
9 20 (37.74%) MVC
10 19 (35.85%) SQL
10 19 (35.85%) CSS
11 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
12 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (26.42%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
14 13 (24.53%) Degree
15 11 (20.75%) TDD
16 10 (18.87%) Scrum
16 10 (18.87%) Oracle
16 10 (18.87%) JIRA
16 10 (18.87%) NHibernate
16 10 (18.87%) SaaS
16 10 (18.87%) Entity Framework
17 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
18 8 (15.09%) Uniface
18 8 (15.09%) Finance
18 8 (15.09%) Java
18 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (5.66%) JBoss
1 3 (5.66%) Mule
1 3 (5.66%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.87%) SaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.89%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (66.04%) .NET
2 25 (47.17%) ASP.NET
3 24 (45.28%) HTML
4 23 (43.40%) jQuery
5 19 (35.85%) CSS
6 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (30.19%) AngularJS
7 14 (26.42%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
9 10 (18.87%) NHibernate
9 10 (18.87%) Entity Framework
10 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (9.43%) WCF
12 4 (7.55%) WPF
13 3 (5.66%) Middleware
13 3 (5.66%) Web Services
13 3 (5.66%) XML
14 2 (3.77%) XSLT
14 2 (3.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Scrum
5 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.09%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.21%) CRM
7 6 (11.32%) OO
8 5 (9.43%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.55%) Kanban
9 4 (7.55%) Android Development
9 4 (7.55%) iOS Development
9 4 (7.55%) ERP
9 4 (7.55%) OOD
10 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.77%) Web Development
11 2 (3.77%) Migration
11 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Java
4 8 (15.09%) Uniface
5 7 (13.21%) PHP
5 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.32%) Python
7 5 (9.43%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.77%) VB6
9 2 (3.77%) VBScript
9 2 (3.77%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) C
10 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.77%) BEA
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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