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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 51 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.87% 5.56% 7.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 5.74% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 42
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
721 418 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.26% 96.76% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 610 358 580
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 55 (79.71%) Software Engineering
2 42 (60.87%) C++
3 36 (52.17%) Degree
4 28 (40.58%) Software Architecture
4 28 (40.58%) Python
5 27 (39.13%) C
6 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 23 (33.33%) Embedded C++
7 20 (28.99%) .NET
7 20 (28.99%) Windows
7 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
8 19 (27.54%) C#
8 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.09%) HTML
9 18 (26.09%) VB
10 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
10 17 (24.64%) CSS
10 17 (24.64%) System Testing
11 16 (23.19%) Java
12 13 (18.84%) PHP
13 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.39%) XHTML
13 12 (17.39%) VB6
14 11 (15.94%) TDD
14 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
14 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
14 11 (15.94%) IVR
14 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
14 11 (15.94%) Middleware
14 11 (15.94%) Flash

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 6 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Redis
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) .NET
1 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
2 18 (26.09%) HTML
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
4 12 (17.39%) XHTML
5 11 (15.94%) Middleware
5 11 (15.94%) Flash
6 10 (14.49%) XML
6 10 (14.49%) JSON
6 10 (14.49%) RESTful
7 9 (13.04%) Ajax
7 9 (13.04%) XSLT
8 8 (11.59%) jQuery
9 7 (10.14%) Silverlight
9 7 (10.14%) SOAP
9 7 (10.14%) COM+
10 5 (7.25%) JSP
11 4 (5.80%) LAMP
12 2 (2.90%) MFC
12 2 (2.90%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) IVR
1 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) Software Engineering
2 28 (40.58%) Software Architecture
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.64%) System Testing
5 11 (15.94%) TDD
5 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
6 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) OO
8 6 (8.70%) Web Design
9 5 (7.25%) OOP
10 4 (5.80%) MVC
11 3 (4.35%) CAD
11 3 (4.35%) CAE
11 3 (4.35%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) C++
2 28 (40.58%) Python
3 27 (39.13%) C
4 23 (33.33%) Embedded C++
5 19 (27.54%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) VB
7 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
8 16 (23.19%) Java
9 13 (18.84%) PHP
10 12 (17.39%) VB6
11 9 (13.04%) SQL
12 8 (11.59%) Embedded C
13 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
14 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.45%) Lua
15 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) ISO 9001
2 7 (10.14%) WAI
3 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) Sage
2 1 (1.45%) Infor
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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