The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 28 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.31% 2.78% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 2.88% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 22
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,800 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
456 521 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.06% 96.48% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 394 432 600
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.00%) OO
3 28 (46.67%) Java
4 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
5 25 (41.67%) SQL
5 25 (41.67%) Algorithms
6 24 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (36.67%) Degree
8 21 (35.00%) C++
9 20 (33.33%) Subversion
9 20 (33.33%) Validation
9 20 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 20 (33.33%) Mercurial
9 20 (33.33%) NoSQL
9 20 (33.33%) Data Structures
10 13 (21.67%) C#
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) Home Automation
12 11 (18.33%) ZigBee
12 11 (18.33%) C
12 11 (18.33%) Bluetooth
12 11 (18.33%) Ethernet
12 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
12 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
12 11 (18.33%) Embedded C++
12 11 (18.33%) Firmware
12 11 (18.33%) Wireless
12 11 (18.33%) Electronics
12 11 (18.33%) ANSI C
12 11 (18.33%) RS-232

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Bluetooth
1 11 (18.33%) Ethernet
1 11 (18.33%) RS-232
1 11 (18.33%) RS-422
1 11 (18.33%) RS-485
1 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (18.33%) Wireless
1 11 (18.33%) ZigBee
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 20 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.33%) Electronics
2 9 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) WPF
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) jQuery
4 4 (6.67%) Lucene
5 3 (5.00%) J2EE
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) CSS3
6 2 (3.33%) Express
6 2 (3.33%) HTML5
6 2 (3.33%) LESS
6 2 (3.33%) Node.js
6 2 (3.33%) React
6 2 (3.33%) Redux
6 2 (3.33%) REST
6 2 (3.33%) Sass
6 2 (3.33%) YUI
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 20 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (18.33%) Home Automation
5 5 (8.33%) Biology
5 5 (8.33%) Biotechnology
5 5 (8.33%) Informatics
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.00%) OO
3 24 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 20 (33.33%) Validation
5 10 (16.67%) SDLC
6 9 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (15.00%) MVVM
6 9 (15.00%) TDD
7 8 (13.33%) MVC
8 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.00%) OOP
10 5 (8.33%) API Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Bioinformatics
10 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) C++
4 13 (21.67%) C#
5 11 (18.33%) ANSI C
5 11 (18.33%) C
5 11 (18.33%) Embedded C
5 11 (18.33%) Embedded C++
6 9 (15.00%) XAML
7 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.00%) PHP
9 5 (8.33%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.33%) ES6
11 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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