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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 58 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 5.21% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 5.50% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 22
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £40,000 £39,750
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
712 600 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.94% 94.64% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 639 543 508
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 18 (42.86%) .NET
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 16 (38.10%) C++
5 15 (35.71%) C
6 14 (33.33%) MFC
7 12 (28.57%) Degree
8 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 9 (21.43%) MySQL
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 9 (21.43%) Electronics
9 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.05%) TDD
10 8 (19.05%) Firmware
10 8 (19.05%) GSM
10 8 (19.05%) Ethernet
10 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.05%) Embedded C
10 8 (19.05%) Embedded C++
11 7 (16.67%) Java
11 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 7 (16.67%) CSS
11 7 (16.67%) STL
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
11 7 (16.67%) CppUnit
11 7 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (2.38%) JBoss
1 1 (2.38%) Mule
1 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) GSM
1 8 (19.05%) Ethernet
1 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) Wireless
2 5 (11.90%) GPRS
3 2 (4.76%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.76%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 7 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (21.43%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) MFC
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 9 (21.43%) HTML
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) STL
5 7 (16.67%) XML
5 7 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) Django
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) Spring
8 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
8 3 (7.14%) JPA
9 2 (4.76%) HTML5
9 2 (4.76%) REST
9 2 (4.76%) Java EE
10 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (11.90%) Home Automation
3 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) DTV
5 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 4 (9.52%) MVC
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 3 (7.14%) OO
6 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.76%) OOD
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.38%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (2.38%) Android Development
8 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) C++
3 15 (35.71%) C
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) Embedded C
5 8 (19.05%) Embedded C++
6 7 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (14.29%) VC++
8 5 (11.90%) Python
8 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 5 (11.90%) Assembly Language
9 3 (7.14%) VB6
9 3 (7.14%) ANSI C
9 3 (7.14%) VB
10 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Lauterbach
2 5 (11.90%) NEC
2 5 (11.90%) EMC
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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