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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 58 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 39 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.22% 5.92% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 6.23% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 30
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £41,400 £40,000
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
709 626 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.20% 94.99% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 636 549 489
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 30 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (90.70%) Software Engineering
2 17 (39.53%) .NET
3 16 (37.21%) C#
4 14 (32.56%) C++
5 13 (30.23%) C
6 12 (27.91%) MFC
6 12 (27.91%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 9 (20.93%) MySQL
8 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) jQuery
10 7 (16.28%) CppUnit
10 7 (16.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
10 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
10 7 (16.28%) Java
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) CSS
10 7 (16.28%) STL
10 7 (16.28%) XML
10 7 (16.28%) Windows
10 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
10 7 (16.28%) Electronics
11 6 (13.95%) MVC
11 6 (13.95%) Scrum
11 6 (13.95%) GSM
11 6 (13.95%) Ethernet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) Mule
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) GSM
1 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) GPRS
3 2 (4.65%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.65%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
1 7 (16.28%) CppUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) MFC
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
5 8 (18.60%) jQuery
6 7 (16.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (16.28%) CSS
6 7 (16.28%) STL
6 7 (16.28%) XML
7 6 (13.95%) Web Services
8 5 (11.63%) Silverlight
9 4 (9.30%) Django
9 4 (9.30%) REST
9 4 (9.30%) Spring
10 3 (6.98%) Ajax
10 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.98%) JPA
11 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.98%) Home Automation
3 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) TDD
3 6 (13.95%) MVC
3 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Development
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) OOD
8 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) C
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) VC++
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
7 5 (11.63%) Python
8 3 (6.98%) VB
8 3 (6.98%) Assembly Language
8 3 (6.98%) VB6
8 3 (6.98%) ANSI C
9 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Lauterbach
2 3 (6.98%) NEC
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) EMC
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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