The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.29% 11.23% 8.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 13.67% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 39
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Software Engineering
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
590 395 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.98% 82.12% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 476 339 406
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Sheffield region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 32 (41.56%) C++
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) Degree
3 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 24 (31.17%) SOAP
6 23 (29.87%) XML
6 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
7 22 (28.57%) Python
7 22 (28.57%) HTML
7 22 (28.57%) Software Architecture
8 20 (25.97%) RESTful
8 20 (25.97%) C
9 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
9 19 (24.68%) Windows
9 19 (24.68%) Web Services
10 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
10 18 (23.38%) Embedded C++
11 17 (22.08%) System Testing
12 16 (20.78%) .NET
13 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
13 15 (19.48%) CSS
13 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
13 15 (19.48%) WebSphere
13 15 (19.48%) Java EE
14 14 (18.18%) PHP
14 14 (18.18%) C#
15 13 (16.88%) OO
15 13 (16.88%) TDD
16 11 (14.29%) Hibernate

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.48%) WebSphere
2 9 (11.69%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.19%) Redis
4 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Ant
1 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 2 (2.60%) Subversion
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (11.69%) Banking
1 9 (11.69%) Retail
1 9 (11.69%) Retail Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Software Engineer
2 32 (41.56%) Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Junior
4 7 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.19%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Graduate
7 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Tester
7 3 (3.90%) Junior Java Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Graduate Java Developer
8 2 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Junior Tester
8 2 (2.60%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (2.60%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) SOAP
2 23 (29.87%) XML
3 22 (28.57%) HTML
4 20 (25.97%) RESTful
5 19 (24.68%) Web Services
6 16 (20.78%) .NET
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
7 15 (19.48%) CSS
7 15 (19.48%) Java EE
8 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 10 (12.99%) XHTML
10 9 (11.69%) Swing
11 8 (10.39%) XSLT
11 8 (10.39%) LAMP
11 8 (10.39%) Ajax
12 6 (7.79%) Silverlight
12 6 (7.79%) JMS
12 6 (7.79%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (7.79%) COM+
12 6 (7.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) RIA
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 17 (22.08%) System Testing
4 13 (16.88%) TDD
4 13 (16.88%) OO
5 11 (14.29%) MVC
6 8 (10.39%) Scrum
6 8 (10.39%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.79%) SOA
7 6 (7.79%) OO PHP
8 5 (6.49%) OOP
9 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.60%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.60%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.30%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.30%) Time Management
12 1 (1.30%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) C++
1 32 (41.56%) Java
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 22 (28.57%) Python
4 20 (25.97%) C
5 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.38%) Embedded C++
6 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
7 14 (18.18%) PHP
7 14 (18.18%) C#
8 11 (14.29%) VB
9 10 (12.99%) VB6
10 8 (10.39%) Embedded C
11 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) WAI
2 5 (6.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) JBoss
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Zend
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