The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 32 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.32% 5.33% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 5.47% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 24
Average salary £33,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
600 548 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.79% 97.34% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 530 483 465
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
South Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 54 (79.41%) Software Engineering
2 39 (57.35%) Degree
3 33 (48.53%) C++
4 24 (35.29%) Java
5 21 (30.88%) C
5 21 (30.88%) VB
5 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 20 (29.41%) Windows
7 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
8 17 (25.00%) Python
8 17 (25.00%) TDD
8 17 (25.00%) System Testing
8 17 (25.00%) Software Architecture
9 16 (23.53%) SQL
10 14 (20.59%) PHP
10 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) .NET
11 13 (19.12%) Embedded C++
11 13 (19.12%) C#
11 13 (19.12%) CSS
12 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.65%) Ajax
13 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
14 10 (14.71%) XHTML
15 9 (13.24%) OO
15 9 (13.24%) Flash
15 9 (13.24%) MySQL
15 9 (13.24%) Web Design
15 9 (13.24%) IVR
15 9 (13.24%) Telecoms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Broadband
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 13 (19.12%) CSS
3 12 (17.65%) Ajax
4 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.71%) XHTML
6 9 (13.24%) Flash
7 8 (11.76%) XML
7 8 (11.76%) XSLT
8 7 (10.29%) LAMP
9 6 (8.82%) COM+
9 6 (8.82%) SOAP
9 6 (8.82%) Web Services
9 6 (8.82%) Silverlight
10 4 (5.88%) jQuery
11 3 (4.41%) WPF
12 2 (2.94%) Java EE
12 2 (2.94%) J2EE
12 2 (2.94%) Classic ASP
12 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) IVR
1 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.00%) TDD
2 17 (25.00%) System Testing
2 17 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 9 (13.24%) Test Scripting
3 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
3 9 (13.24%) OO
3 9 (13.24%) Web Design
4 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.35%) MVC
6 5 (7.35%) Scrum
7 4 (5.88%) OOP
7 4 (5.88%) Project Management
8 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.41%) OOD
8 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) C++
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 21 (30.88%) C
3 21 (30.88%) VB
4 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
5 17 (25.00%) Python
6 16 (23.53%) SQL
7 14 (20.59%) PHP
8 13 (19.12%) C#
8 13 (19.12%) Embedded C++
9 9 (13.24%) VB6
10 8 (11.76%) Embedded C
11 5 (7.35%) PHP5
12 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
13 3 (4.41%) VBScript
14 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) WAI
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Sage
3 1 (1.47%) Zend
3 1 (1.47%) Infor
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago