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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.76% 6.81% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 7.13% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £38,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
728 435 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.30% 95.60% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 600 372 486
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 47 (78.33%) Software Engineering
2 38 (63.33%) C++
3 37 (61.67%) Degree
4 26 (43.33%) C
5 23 (38.33%) Python
5 23 (38.33%) Software Architecture
6 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 20 (33.33%) VB
8 19 (31.67%) Embedded C++
9 18 (30.00%) Windows
10 17 (28.33%) System Testing
11 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.33%) .NET
12 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
12 14 (23.33%) Java
13 13 (21.67%) C#
14 12 (20.00%) HTML
14 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 11 (18.33%) TDD
15 11 (18.33%) VB6
15 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.33%) CSS
15 11 (18.33%) XHTML
15 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
16 10 (16.67%) SQL
17 9 (15.00%) Flash
17 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
17 9 (15.00%) Web Design
17 9 (15.00%) IVR
17 9 (15.00%) Ajax

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Redis
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
1 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
2 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (18.33%) CSS
3 11 (18.33%) XHTML
4 9 (15.00%) Flash
4 9 (15.00%) Ajax
5 8 (13.33%) XML
5 8 (13.33%) XSLT
6 6 (10.00%) Middleware
6 6 (10.00%) SOAP
6 6 (10.00%) COM+
6 6 (10.00%) RESTful
6 6 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 6 (10.00%) JSON
7 3 (5.00%) LAMP
7 3 (5.00%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) IVR
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Software Engineering
2 23 (38.33%) Software Architecture
3 17 (28.33%) System Testing
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Web Design
6 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.67%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) OOP
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.33%) OO PHP
11 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.33%) Scrum
11 2 (3.33%) CAD
11 2 (3.33%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) C++
2 26 (43.33%) C
3 23 (38.33%) Python
4 20 (33.33%) VB
5 19 (31.67%) Embedded C++
6 14 (23.33%) Java
7 13 (21.67%) C#
8 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.33%) VB6
10 10 (16.67%) SQL
11 8 (13.33%) Embedded C
11 8 (13.33%) PHP
12 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
13 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.00%) WAI
2 3 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Sage
3 1 (1.67%) Sybase
3 1 (1.67%) Infor
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