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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 31 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 30 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.93% 5.32% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 5.49% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 29
Average salary £34,250 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.03% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £37,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 546 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.26% 96.81% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 561 479 473
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 30 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 50 (79.37%) Software Engineering
2 37 (58.73%) Degree
3 33 (52.38%) C++
4 21 (33.33%) C
4 21 (33.33%) Java
4 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (31.75%) VB
6 19 (30.16%) Windows
7 18 (28.57%) Python
7 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 18 (28.57%) Software Architecture
8 17 (26.98%) System Testing
9 14 (22.22%) TDD
9 14 (22.22%) HTML
9 14 (22.22%) Embedded C++
10 13 (20.63%) SQL
10 13 (20.63%) .NET
10 13 (20.63%) CSS
11 12 (19.05%) PHP
11 12 (19.05%) C#
12 11 (17.46%) Ajax
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
13 10 (15.87%) XHTML
14 9 (14.29%) Flash
14 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
14 9 (14.29%) Web Design
14 9 (14.29%) IVR
14 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 9 (14.29%) VB6

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Broadband
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Redis
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) JUnit
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 13 (20.63%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) CSS
3 11 (17.46%) Ajax
3 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.87%) XHTML
5 9 (14.29%) Flash
6 8 (12.70%) XML
6 8 (12.70%) XSLT
7 6 (9.52%) COM+
7 6 (9.52%) SOAP
7 6 (9.52%) LAMP
7 6 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 5 (7.94%) Web Services
9 4 (6.35%) jQuery
10 2 (3.17%) Classic ASP
10 2 (3.17%) J2EE
10 2 (3.17%) WPF
10 2 (3.17%) Java EE
10 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) IVR
1 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 17 (26.98%) System Testing
4 14 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (14.29%) Web Design
5 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.70%) OO
7 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.94%) MVC
8 5 (7.94%) Scrum
9 3 (4.76%) Project Management
9 3 (4.76%) OOP
9 3 (4.76%) OOD
10 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.17%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) C++
2 21 (33.33%) C
2 21 (33.33%) Java
3 20 (31.75%) VB
4 18 (28.57%) Python
4 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.22%) Embedded C++
6 13 (20.63%) SQL
7 12 (19.05%) PHP
7 12 (19.05%) C#
8 9 (14.29%) VB6
9 8 (12.70%) Embedded C
10 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
10 4 (6.35%) PHP5
11 2 (3.17%) VBScript
12 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) WAI
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Infor
3 1 (1.59%) Zend
3 1 (1.59%) Sage
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