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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 41 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.33% 3.89% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 3.97% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 27
Average salary £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £41,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
579 706 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.34% 98.06% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 485 603 557
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,105 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (45.28%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) .NET
3 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
4 19 (35.85%) C#
5 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 18 (33.96%) Uniface
5 18 (33.96%) SDLC
6 15 (28.30%) Degree
7 13 (24.53%) Oracle
7 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
8 12 (22.64%) PHP
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
9 11 (20.75%) Python
9 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
9 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.98%) Banking
10 9 (16.98%) jQuery
10 9 (16.98%) MVC
11 8 (15.09%) Java
11 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
11 8 (15.09%) TDD
12 7 (13.21%) xBase
12 7 (13.21%) Clipper
12 7 (13.21%) LINC
12 7 (13.21%) Ruby
12 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
12 7 (13.21%) PROIV
12 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
12 7 (13.21%) C++
12 7 (13.21%) PowerBuilder

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (13.21%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (13.21%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (13.21%) PROIV
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Mockito
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.98%) jQuery
4 6 (11.32%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.55%) Spring
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) WPF
7 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.77%) JDBC
8 1 (1.89%) LINQ
8 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.96%) SDLC
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) MVC
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 6 (11.32%) Mobile Development
8 5 (9.43%) Android Development
8 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.77%) OO
9 2 (3.77%) Refactoring
10 1 (1.89%) B2B
10 1 (1.89%) B2C
10 1 (1.89%) CRM
10 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 18 (33.96%) Uniface
4 12 (22.64%) PHP
5 11 (20.75%) Python
6 8 (15.09%) Java
6 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.21%) C++
7 7 (13.21%) Clipper
7 7 (13.21%) LINC
7 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
7 7 (13.21%) Ruby
7 7 (13.21%) xBase
8 6 (11.32%) COBOL
8 6 (11.32%) DataFlex
9 4 (7.55%) C
10 3 (5.66%) Fortran
10 3 (5.66%) Pascal
10 3 (5.66%) Perl
11 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Northgate
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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