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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 51 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.80% 4.83% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 4.93% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 19
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £36,600 £37,500
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
688 649 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.90% 97.89% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 594 538 499
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £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 27 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (86.00%) C#
2 42 (84.00%) .NET
3 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
4 23 (46.00%) HTML
4 23 (46.00%) Degree
5 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (38.00%) CSS
7 18 (36.00%) Windows
7 18 (36.00%) Scrum
8 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (32.00%) PHP
9 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (30.00%) WPF
10 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (26.00%) Java
11 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
11 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (24.00%) Silverlight
12 12 (24.00%) WCF
12 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
12 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (24.00%) Oracle
12 12 (24.00%) WinForms
12 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (28.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (20.00%) MySQL
6 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.00%) CppUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (46.00%) HTML
4 19 (38.00%) CSS
5 15 (30.00%) WPF
6 12 (24.00%) Silverlight
6 12 (24.00%) WCF
6 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (24.00%) WinForms
7 9 (18.00%) jQuery
8 7 (14.00%) XML
9 6 (12.00%) Ajax
10 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.00%) Flash
10 5 (10.00%) Spring
10 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.00%) JSP
10 5 (10.00%) MFC
11 4 (8.00%) STL
11 4 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) IVR
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) Home Automation
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Scrum
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.00%) MVC
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 5 (10.00%) OOP
6 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.00%) Parallel Programming
8 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Android Development
9 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.00%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) C#
2 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) PHP
4 13 (26.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (22.00%) SQL
6 10 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Degree
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Kofax
4 1 (2.00%) Pega
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits (Pension, Life Assurance, PHI)
Posted: 6 days ago