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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 54 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.09% 4.62% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 4.72% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
690 657 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.77% 97.91% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 592 547 477
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (86.27%) Software Engineering
2 27 (52.94%) C++
3 23 (45.10%) C
4 22 (43.14%) C#
4 22 (43.14%) .NET
5 19 (37.25%) Embedded C++
6 18 (35.29%) Degree
7 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) TDD
7 14 (27.45%) MFC
7 14 (27.45%) PHP
8 13 (25.49%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (23.53%) Home Automation
9 12 (23.53%) Electronics
10 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.57%) Java
10 11 (21.57%) Mobile App
10 11 (21.57%) JSON
11 10 (19.61%) NEC
11 10 (19.61%) Lauterbach
11 10 (19.61%) JTAG
11 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
11 10 (19.61%) HTML
11 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
11 10 (19.61%) CSS
11 10 (19.61%) Python
11 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
11 10 (19.61%) GPRS
11 10 (19.61%) GSM
11 10 (19.61%) EMC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (9.80%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.61%) Ethernet
2 10 (19.61%) GPRS
2 10 (19.61%) GSM
2 10 (19.61%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.80%) GDB
3 3 (5.88%) Xcode
4 2 (3.92%) CppUnit
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (23.53%) Electronics
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 14 (27.45%) MFC
3 11 (21.57%) JSON
4 10 (19.61%) HTML
4 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 10 (19.61%) Middleware
5 9 (17.65%) RESTful
6 7 (13.73%) XML
7 5 (9.80%) jQuery
7 5 (9.80%) JSP
7 5 (9.80%) Flash
7 5 (9.80%) LAMP
8 3 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (5.88%) XHTML
8 3 (5.88%) Cocoa
9 2 (3.92%) WinForms
9 2 (3.92%) STL
9 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (23.53%) Home Automation
3 11 (21.57%) Mobile App
4 5 (9.80%) IVR
5 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
5 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.92%) iPhone
6 2 (3.92%) iPad
6 2 (3.92%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (3.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.84%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Software Engineering
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) Software Architecture
4 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
5 7 (13.73%) OOP
5 7 (13.73%) OO
6 6 (11.76%) MVC
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.80%) Refactoring
8 4 (7.84%) CAD
8 4 (7.84%) CAE
8 4 (7.84%) Android Development
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) C++
2 23 (45.10%) C
3 22 (43.14%) C#
4 19 (37.25%) Embedded C++
5 14 (27.45%) PHP
6 11 (21.57%) Java
7 10 (19.61%) Python
7 10 (19.61%) Assembly Language
7 10 (19.61%) Embedded C
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.76%) SQL
10 4 (7.84%) VB
10 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
11 3 (5.88%) VB6
11 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.96%) Lua
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) JTAG
2 9 (17.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) NEC
1 10 (19.61%) Lauterbach
1 10 (19.61%) EMC
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
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