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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 48 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.65% 3.64% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 3.77% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
743 689 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.87% 96.50% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 636 583 424
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
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 24 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (93.88%) Software Engineering
2 27 (55.10%) .NET
3 25 (51.02%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) Degree
5 18 (36.73%) C++
6 17 (34.69%) Electronics
6 17 (34.69%) C
7 16 (32.65%) MFC
8 15 (30.61%) GSM
8 15 (30.61%) Ethernet
8 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
8 15 (30.61%) Embedded C
8 15 (30.61%) Embedded C++
8 15 (30.61%) Firmware
9 14 (28.57%) TDD
9 14 (28.57%) Home Automation
9 14 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (26.53%) JTAG
10 13 (26.53%) Lauterbach
11 12 (24.49%) NEC
11 12 (24.49%) GPRS
11 12 (24.49%) EMC
11 12 (24.49%) Assembly Language
11 12 (24.49%) Wireless
12 11 (22.45%) HTML
13 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
14 9 (18.37%) CSS
15 8 (16.33%) MySQL
15 8 (16.33%) Java

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) GSM
1 15 (30.61%) Ethernet
1 15 (30.61%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.49%) GPRS
2 12 (24.49%) Wireless
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) ZigBee
4 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) GDB
2 3 (6.12%) Xcode
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) CppUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (34.69%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) MFC
3 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.37%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) Silverlight
7 5 (10.20%) jQuery
7 5 (10.20%) XML
8 3 (6.12%) Web Services
8 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.12%) Cocoa
8 3 (6.12%) Spring
8 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.12%) JPA
8 3 (6.12%) Django
8 3 (6.12%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (4.08%) HTML5
9 2 (4.08%) LAMP
9 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 2 (4.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Home Automation
1 14 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) User Experience
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.08%) iPhone
6 2 (4.08%) iPad
6 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.04%) IVR
7 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.16%) Android
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Software Engineering
2 14 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
4 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.16%) Android Development
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) OOP
6 3 (6.12%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) OOD
7 2 (4.08%) Refactoring
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) Coaching
8 1 (2.04%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.04%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) C#
2 18 (36.73%) C++
3 17 (34.69%) C
4 15 (30.61%) Embedded C
4 15 (30.61%) Embedded C++
5 12 (24.49%) Assembly Language
6 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.33%) Java
8 6 (12.24%) SQL
9 4 (8.16%) VB
9 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
9 4 (8.16%) PHP
10 3 (6.12%) Python
10 3 (6.12%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.12%) VB6
10 3 (6.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) JTAG
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Lauterbach
2 12 (24.49%) NEC
2 12 (24.49%) EMC
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
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