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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 61 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 20 8 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.68% 1.81% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 1.87% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 50
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £36,200 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
717 427 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.24% 96.61% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 607 367 573
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £47,500 £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 22 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
4 19 (46.34%) CSS
4 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
5 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
6 17 (41.46%) HTML
7 16 (39.02%) Degree
8 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
8 11 (26.83%) IVR
8 11 (26.83%) Flash
8 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
8 11 (26.83%) Mobile App
9 10 (24.39%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) C++
9 10 (24.39%) PHP
9 10 (24.39%) VB
9 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.51%) MySQL
10 8 (19.51%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Silverlight
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (17.07%) XML
11 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.07%) Web Design
12 6 (14.63%) Scrum
12 6 (14.63%) WinForms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
3 19 (46.34%) CSS
4 17 (41.46%) HTML
5 11 (26.83%) Flash
6 7 (17.07%) Silverlight
6 7 (17.07%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) WinForms
7 6 (14.63%) WCF
7 6 (14.63%) jQuery
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.20%) WPF
8 5 (12.20%) Ajax
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.76%) JSP
9 4 (9.76%) SOAP
10 2 (4.88%) COM
11 1 (2.44%) Spring
11 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) IVR
1 11 (26.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Web Design
4 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) MVC
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) System Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Web Development
7 1 (2.44%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) OOP
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) C++
3 10 (24.39%) PHP
3 10 (24.39%) VB
4 8 (19.51%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.76%) C
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Zend
4 1 (2.44%) Pega
4 1 (2.44%) Kofax
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