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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.62% 6.11% 11.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 7.89% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 47
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,860 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
678 570 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.51% 77.34% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 572 482 365
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 69 (53.91%) .NET
2 57 (44.53%) C#
3 41 (32.03%) Degree
4 39 (30.47%) Java
5 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 38 (29.69%) HTML
6 36 (28.13%) CSS
7 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (22.66%) ASP.NET
9 25 (19.53%) SQL
9 25 (19.53%) TDD
9 25 (19.53%) jQuery
10 24 (18.75%) XML
11 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
11 22 (17.19%) MySQL
11 22 (17.19%) Hibernate
12 21 (16.41%) MVC
12 21 (16.41%) C++
13 19 (14.84%) Web Services
14 18 (14.06%) OO
14 18 (14.06%) Silverlight
15 17 (13.28%) Ajax
15 17 (13.28%) Home Automation
15 17 (13.28%) Electronics
15 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
16 16 (12.50%) C
16 16 (12.50%) PHP
16 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 16 (12.50%) Retail
16 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (7.03%) JBoss
2 8 (6.25%) CMS
3 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.47%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.47%) Sitefinity
4 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.56%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) GSM
1 15 (11.72%) Ethernet
1 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.38%) Internet
2 12 (9.38%) Wireless
2 12 (9.38%) GPRS
3 8 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (1.56%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) MySQL
1 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.16%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.16%) Subversion
3 7 (5.47%) Ant
4 6 (4.69%) Maven
4 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.91%) Liquibase
5 5 (3.91%) GDB
5 5 (3.91%) JUnit
6 3 (2.34%) Xcode
6 3 (2.34%) JIRA
7 2 (1.56%) Selenium
7 2 (1.56%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.78%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (13.28%) Electronics
2 16 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (6.25%) Billing
3 8 (6.25%) Finance
4 7 (5.47%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Marketing
4 7 (5.47%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Automotive
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (60.94%) Developer
2 45 (35.16%) Software Engineer
3 20 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 14 (10.94%) Web Developer
6 10 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Graduate
7 8 (6.25%) Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Architect
9 6 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Front-End Web Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Junior Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Programmer
9 6 (4.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (53.91%) .NET
2 38 (29.69%) HTML
3 36 (28.13%) CSS
4 29 (22.66%) ASP.NET
5 25 (19.53%) jQuery
6 24 (18.75%) XML
7 22 (17.19%) Hibernate
8 19 (14.84%) Web Services
9 18 (14.06%) Silverlight
10 17 (13.28%) Ajax
11 15 (11.72%) Spring
11 15 (11.72%) MFC
12 12 (9.38%) RESTful
13 10 (7.81%) J2EE
14 9 (7.03%) COM
15 8 (6.25%) Java EE
15 8 (6.25%) HTML5
16 7 (5.47%) Sass
16 7 (5.47%) LESS
16 7 (5.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Home Automation
2 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (10.16%) User Experience
5 9 (7.03%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.13%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.34%) Telematics
9 2 (1.56%) iPhone
9 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.56%) Replication
9 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.56%) iPad
9 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.78%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.78%) Physics
10 1 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.81%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Android
3 6 (4.69%) Windows
3 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) SUSE
4 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.53%) TDD
3 21 (16.41%) MVC
4 18 (14.06%) OO
5 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 14 (10.94%) Scrum
7 11 (8.59%) OOP
8 9 (7.03%) Asset Management
8 9 (7.03%) Resource Management
8 9 (7.03%) Usability Testing
8 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 8 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (6.25%) Web Development
10 7 (5.47%) Web Design
10 7 (5.47%) Web Analytics
10 7 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (5.47%) SEO
10 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.53%) C#
2 39 (30.47%) Java
3 38 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.53%) SQL
5 21 (16.41%) C++
6 16 (12.50%) PHP
6 16 (12.50%) C
7 15 (11.72%) Embedded C
7 15 (11.72%) Embedded C++
8 12 (9.38%) Assembly Language
8 12 (9.38%) VB.NET
9 10 (7.81%) VB
10 7 (5.47%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.69%) Python
12 5 (3.91%) VB6
13 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (32.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) JTAG
2 4 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.78%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (11.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) Lauterbach
3 12 (9.38%) NEC
3 12 (9.38%) EMC
4 7 (5.47%) Adobe
4 7 (5.47%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.56%) Pega
6 2 (1.56%) Kofax
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
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