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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 48 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 36 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.70% 4.69% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 4.78% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 32
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
737 565 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.21% 98.09% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 639 466 596
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (80.85%) C#
2 37 (78.72%) .NET
3 25 (53.19%) HTML
4 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
4 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
5 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
5 21 (44.68%) CSS
6 19 (40.43%) Degree
7 17 (36.17%) PHP
8 15 (31.91%) Windows
8 15 (31.91%) Scrum
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 13 (27.66%) Java
11 12 (25.53%) VB.NET
11 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
12 11 (23.40%) MySQL
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (21.28%) C++
13 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (21.28%) WCF
13 10 (21.28%) WPF
13 10 (21.28%) Silverlight
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (19.15%) SQL
14 9 (19.15%) Oracle
14 9 (19.15%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Broadband
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.38%) CppUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) HTML
3 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 21 (44.68%) CSS
5 10 (21.28%) WCF
5 10 (21.28%) WPF
5 10 (21.28%) Silverlight
6 9 (19.15%) jQuery
6 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (19.15%) WinForms
7 7 (14.89%) XML
8 6 (12.77%) Flash
8 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.64%) Spring
9 5 (10.64%) Ajax
9 5 (10.64%) JSP
9 5 (10.64%) MFC
10 4 (8.51%) STL
11 3 (6.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) IVR
3 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 2 (4.26%) Home Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Scrum
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.89%) OO
4 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.64%) OOP
7 3 (6.38%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) SOA
8 2 (4.26%) Parallel Programming
8 2 (4.26%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.17%) PHP
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) VB.NET
6 10 (21.28%) C++
7 9 (19.15%) SQL
8 4 (8.51%) VB
9 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Kofax
4 1 (2.13%) Zend
4 1 (2.13%) Pega
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