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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 49 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.01% 4.57% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 4.67% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 51
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
745 557 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.25% 97.89% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 650 454 620
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 56 (86.15%) Software Engineering
2 37 (56.92%) C++
3 28 (43.08%) Degree
4 26 (40.00%) .NET
5 25 (38.46%) C#
6 22 (33.85%) C
7 21 (32.31%) Embedded C++
8 19 (29.23%) CSS
8 19 (29.23%) HTML
9 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
10 17 (26.15%) Python
10 17 (26.15%) Java
10 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.15%) Software Architecture
11 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
12 15 (23.08%) VB
12 15 (23.08%) TDD
12 15 (23.08%) XML
13 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.54%) PHP
14 13 (20.00%) Windows
14 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
15 12 (18.46%) JSON
15 12 (18.46%) XHTML
15 12 (18.46%) VB6
16 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
16 11 (16.92%) Middleware
17 10 (15.38%) RESTful
17 10 (15.38%) MFC
17 10 (15.38%) ISO 9001

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.23%) GPRS
2 6 (9.23%) GSM
2 6 (9.23%) Ethernet
2 6 (9.23%) Wireless
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.69%) GDB
3 3 (4.62%) Xcode
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.85%) Electronics
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) CSS
2 19 (29.23%) HTML
3 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (23.08%) XML
5 12 (18.46%) XHTML
5 12 (18.46%) JSON
6 11 (16.92%) Middleware
7 10 (15.38%) MFC
7 10 (15.38%) RESTful
8 9 (13.85%) XSLT
8 9 (13.85%) Ajax
9 7 (10.77%) Flash
9 7 (10.77%) COM+
9 7 (10.77%) SOAP
9 7 (10.77%) Silverlight
9 7 (10.77%) jQuery
10 5 (7.69%) JSP
10 5 (7.69%) LAMP
11 3 (4.62%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.85%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (12.31%) Home Automation
4 7 (10.77%) IVR
5 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.15%) Algorithms
6 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.08%) iPhone
7 2 (3.08%) iPad
7 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.08%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (3.08%) Physics
7 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.15%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (86.15%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Software Architecture
3 15 (23.08%) TDD
4 8 (12.31%) iOS Development
5 7 (10.77%) Test Scripting
5 7 (10.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (10.77%) OOP
5 7 (10.77%) OO
6 6 (9.23%) MVC
6 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.23%) System Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.15%) CAD
8 4 (6.15%) CAE
8 4 (6.15%) Android Development
9 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) C++
2 25 (38.46%) C#
3 22 (33.85%) C
4 21 (32.31%) Embedded C++
5 17 (26.15%) Python
5 17 (26.15%) Java
6 16 (24.62%) JavaScript
7 15 (23.08%) VB
8 14 (21.54%) PHP
9 12 (18.46%) VB6
10 9 (13.85%) SQL
11 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
11 6 (9.23%) Assembly Language
12 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
14 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
15 1 (1.54%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 7 (10.77%) WAI
3 6 (9.23%) JTAG
4 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) EMC
2 6 (9.23%) NEC
2 6 (9.23%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.54%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Sybase
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