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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 66 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.57% 5.19% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 5.41% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 34
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,850 £37,500
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
682 702 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.57% 95.90% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 615 584 448
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) C
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) MFC
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (24.14%) MySQL
5 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) STL
5 7 (24.14%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
5 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) CppUnit
5 7 (24.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) VC++
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Electronics
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Mule
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) GSM
1 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.90%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.45%) Broadband
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
1 7 (24.14%) CppUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) MFC
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) STL
2 7 (24.14%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
2 7 (24.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (13.79%) Django
5 4 (13.79%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) JPA
7 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.45%) WPF
8 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
4 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) C
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) VC++
5 5 (17.24%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.34%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.34%) ANSI C
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Sybase
1 1 (3.45%) SAP
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
1 1 (3.45%) Lauterbach
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