The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 43 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.03% 3.61% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 3.79% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 22
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
718 475 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.51% 95.38% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 606 400 549
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
South Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (83.93%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.00%) Java
3 23 (41.07%) TDD
4 22 (39.29%) PHP
5 20 (35.71%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
6 17 (30.36%) OO
7 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.00%) LAMP
8 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.43%) MySQL
10 11 (19.64%) C++
11 10 (17.86%) C#
11 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 9 (16.07%) Ajax
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.07%) Web Services
13 8 (14.29%) CSS
13 8 (14.29%) C
13 8 (14.29%) HTML
13 8 (14.29%) MVC
13 8 (14.29%) Internet
13 8 (14.29%) PHP5
14 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 7 (12.50%) OOP
14 7 (12.50%) Broadband
14 7 (12.50%) VB
15 6 (10.71%) Windows
15 6 (10.71%) Oracle

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 7 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.36%) Maven
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
1 2 (3.57%) Automotive
1 2 (3.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) LAMP
2 10 (17.86%) .NET
3 9 (16.07%) Ajax
3 9 (16.07%) Web Services
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) HTML
5 5 (8.93%) WPF
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.14%) Java EE
7 3 (5.36%) JPA
8 2 (3.57%) XHTML
8 2 (3.57%) J2EE
8 2 (3.57%) EJB
8 2 (3.57%) Flash
8 2 (3.57%) JSP
8 2 (3.57%) Servlets
8 2 (3.57%) Dojo
8 2 (3.57%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) IVR
2 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.57%) Physics
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) SCADA
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Software Engineering
2 23 (41.07%) TDD
3 17 (30.36%) OO
4 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.50%) OOP
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 5 (8.93%) Release Management
9 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 4 (7.14%) OOD
10 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.57%) Web Design
11 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.57%) Product Management
11 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Stress Testing
12 1 (1.79%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) PHP
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.64%) C++
6 10 (17.86%) C#
7 8 (14.29%) C
7 8 (14.29%) PHP5
8 7 (12.50%) VB
9 4 (7.14%) VBScript
10 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.79%) VB6
11 1 (1.79%) PHP4
11 1 (1.79%) Python
11 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Sun Certification
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) WAI
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Zend
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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