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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.85% 6.28% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 6.54% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 31
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £37,500 £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
711 520 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.82% 96.12% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 589 452 485
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 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 44 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 35 (62.50%) Degree
3 34 (60.71%) C++
4 22 (39.29%) C
4 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (35.71%) VB
5 20 (35.71%) Python
5 20 (35.71%) Software Architecture
6 19 (33.93%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) System Testing
8 16 (28.57%) Embedded C++
9 15 (26.79%) Java
10 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 13 (23.21%) .NET
11 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
12 12 (21.43%) C#
12 12 (21.43%) CSS
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
14 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
14 10 (17.86%) VB6
14 10 (17.86%) XHTML
15 9 (16.07%) Flash
15 9 (16.07%) SQL
15 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
15 9 (16.07%) Web Design
15 9 (16.07%) IVR
15 9 (16.07%) TDD
15 9 (16.07%) Ajax
15 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) HTML
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
1 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
2 12 (21.43%) CSS
3 10 (17.86%) XHTML
4 9 (16.07%) Ajax
4 9 (16.07%) Flash
5 8 (14.29%) XML
5 8 (14.29%) XSLT
6 6 (10.71%) SOAP
6 6 (10.71%) COM+
6 6 (10.71%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 3 (5.36%) RESTful
7 3 (5.36%) JSON
7 3 (5.36%) Middleware
8 2 (3.57%) LAMP
8 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (3.57%) Classic ASP
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) IVR
1 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 20 (35.71%) Software Architecture
3 17 (30.36%) System Testing
4 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Web Design
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
10 3 (5.36%) OOP
11 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.57%) OOD
11 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.57%) OO PHP
12 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.79%) CAD
12 1 (1.79%) CAE
12 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) C++
2 22 (39.29%) C
3 20 (35.71%) VB
3 20 (35.71%) Python
4 16 (28.57%) Embedded C++
5 15 (26.79%) Java
6 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.43%) C#
8 10 (17.86%) VB6
9 9 (16.07%) SQL
10 8 (14.29%) Embedded C
11 6 (10.71%) PHP
12 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
13 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) WAI
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Sage
2 1 (1.79%) Infor
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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