The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 52 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.49% 4.58% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 4.74% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 16
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £33,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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
752 696 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.28% 96.67% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 644 581 375
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Sheffield region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 50 (89.29%) Software Engineering
2 30 (53.57%) C#
2 30 (53.57%) .NET
3 23 (41.07%) C++
4 21 (37.50%) Degree
5 19 (33.93%) C
6 17 (30.36%) MFC
6 17 (30.36%) Embedded C++
7 16 (28.57%) Electronics
8 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
8 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
8 15 (26.79%) HTML
8 15 (26.79%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (25.00%) Home Automation
9 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (25.00%) Firmware
9 14 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 14 (25.00%) GSM
9 14 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 14 (25.00%) TDD
10 13 (23.21%) JTAG
10 13 (23.21%) CSS
10 13 (23.21%) Lauterbach
11 12 (21.43%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) GPRS
11 12 (21.43%) EMC
11 12 (21.43%) Assembly Language
11 12 (21.43%) Wireless
11 12 (21.43%) NEC
12 11 (19.64%) MySQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
2 14 (25.00%) GSM
2 14 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 12 (21.43%) GPRS
3 12 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.93%) GDB
3 3 (5.36%) Xcode
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (28.57%) Electronics
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) MFC
3 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.79%) HTML
4 13 (23.21%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) jQuery
6 7 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 7 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (8.93%) Flash
7 5 (8.93%) JSP
7 5 (8.93%) Middleware
7 5 (8.93%) JSON
8 3 (5.36%) Django
8 3 (5.36%) RESTful
8 3 (5.36%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (5.36%) Cocoa
9 2 (3.57%) WinForms
9 2 (3.57%) Spring
9 2 (3.57%) STL
9 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (25.00%) Home Automation
3 11 (19.64%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.93%) IVR
5 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.14%) User Experience
6 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.57%) iPhone
7 2 (3.57%) iPad
7 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.57%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (3.57%) Physics
8 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.00%) TDD
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.93%) MVC
6 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Android Development
8 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.36%) OOP
8 3 (5.36%) OO
8 3 (5.36%) OOD
9 2 (3.57%) CAD
9 2 (3.57%) CAE
9 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) C#
2 23 (41.07%) C++
3 19 (33.93%) C
4 17 (30.36%) Embedded C++
5 14 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (21.43%) Java
6 12 (21.43%) Assembly Language
7 8 (14.29%) PHP
8 7 (12.50%) Python
9 6 (10.71%) SQL
10 4 (7.14%) VB
11 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
11 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
11 3 (5.36%) VB6
12 1 (1.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) JTAG
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) WAI
3 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Lauterbach
2 12 (21.43%) NEC
2 12 (21.43%) EMC
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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