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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 56 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.65% 3.16% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 3.32% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 14
Average salary £34,000 £31,710 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
696 603 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.21% 95.41% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 615 530 466
Average salary £37,250 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 3 June 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 45 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 22 (46.81%) .NET
3 20 (42.55%) C#
4 18 (38.30%) C++
5 16 (34.04%) MFC
5 16 (34.04%) C
6 15 (31.91%) Degree
7 13 (27.66%) Electronics
8 11 (23.40%) GSM
8 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
8 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
8 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
8 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++
8 11 (23.40%) Firmware
8 11 (23.40%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) TDD
9 10 (21.28%) Home Automation
9 10 (21.28%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.28%) XML
10 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
10 9 (19.15%) CSS
10 9 (19.15%) MySQL
10 9 (19.15%) JTAG
10 9 (19.15%) Lauterbach
11 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.02%) NEC
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) EMC
11 8 (17.02%) Assembly Language

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Mule
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) GSM
1 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.02%) Wireless
2 8 (17.02%) GPRS
3 4 (8.51%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) CppUnit
2 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Xcode
4 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) GDB
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (27.66%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) MFC
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) XML
5 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.15%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) STL
6 6 (12.77%) Silverlight
6 6 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (10.64%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) Django
9 3 (6.38%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (6.38%) JPA
9 3 (6.38%) Spring
9 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
9 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.38%) Cocoa
9 3 (6.38%) Web Services
10 2 (4.26%) JSON
10 2 (4.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Home Automation
1 10 (21.28%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.64%) User Experience
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.26%) iPhone
6 2 (4.26%) iPad
7 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 11 (23.40%) TDD
3 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.64%) iOS Development
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
6 3 (6.38%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
7 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) OOP
8 1 (2.13%) ERP
8 1 (2.13%) CRM
8 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) C++
3 16 (34.04%) C
4 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
4 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++
5 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.02%) Assembly Language
7 7 (14.89%) SQL
7 7 (14.89%) Java
8 4 (8.51%) VB
8 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
8 4 (8.51%) VC++
8 4 (8.51%) Python
9 3 (6.38%) VB6
9 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
9 3 (6.38%) Apple Swift
10 2 (4.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Lauterbach
2 8 (17.02%) NEC
2 8 (17.02%) EMC
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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