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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 49 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.19% 2.42% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 2.53% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 13
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
673 712 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.54% 95.83% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 608 595 468
Average salary £39,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) C#
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) .NET
5 16 (37.21%) Degree
6 15 (34.88%) Finance
6 15 (34.88%) Uniface
6 15 (34.88%) SDLC
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
8 13 (30.23%) Oracle
9 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
10 11 (25.58%) JIRA
11 10 (23.26%) MVC
11 10 (23.26%) jQuery
11 10 (23.26%) HTML
11 10 (23.26%) Java
11 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.93%) TDD
13 8 (18.60%) Python
13 8 (18.60%) CRM
13 8 (18.60%) Scrum
14 7 (16.28%) CSS
14 7 (16.28%) C++
14 7 (16.28%) PHP
14 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
15 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
15 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (13.95%) Android
15 6 (13.95%) OO

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.98%) JBoss
1 3 (6.98%) Mule
1 3 (6.98%) Mule ESB
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.33%) PROIV
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) jQuery
4 7 (16.28%) CSS
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (6.98%) Middleware
9 2 (4.65%) WCF
9 2 (4.65%) WPF
9 2 (4.65%) XML
9 2 (4.65%) J2EE
9 2 (4.65%) Sass
9 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.65%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.65%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Android
1 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) SDLC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Mobile Development
7 6 (13.95%) OO
8 5 (11.63%) Android Development
8 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) ERP
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Web Development
11 2 (4.65%) Migration
11 2 (4.65%) UML
11 2 (4.65%) OOD
11 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 15 (34.88%) Uniface
4 10 (23.26%) Java
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) Python
6 7 (16.28%) C++
6 7 (16.28%) PHP
7 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.98%) C
9 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 2 (4.65%) Fortran
9 2 (4.65%) Pascal
9 2 (4.65%) VBScript
9 2 (4.65%) Perl
10 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.33%) xBase
10 1 (2.33%) Clipper
10 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.65%) Northgate
4 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.65%) BEA
5 1 (2.33%) Siebel
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + generous holiday allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire (S10)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 17 days ago