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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 19 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 83 34 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.84% 5.90% 13.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.37% 6.95% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 26 81
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,925 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
671 489 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.60% 84.90% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 578 403 496
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (45.93%) Java
2 58 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (42.22%) Degree
4 46 (34.07%) .NET
5 43 (31.85%) XML
6 40 (29.63%) C++
7 39 (28.89%) RESTful
8 38 (28.15%) SQL
9 37 (27.41%) C#
10 34 (25.19%) Hibernate
10 34 (25.19%) TDD
11 30 (22.22%) Eclipse
12 29 (21.48%) SOAP
13 28 (20.74%) HTML
13 28 (20.74%) CSS
14 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
14 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
14 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET
14 26 (19.26%) Computer Science
15 25 (18.52%) Linux
16 23 (17.04%) Web Services
16 23 (17.04%) Ajax
16 23 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (16.30%) PHP
18 21 (15.56%) OOP
18 21 (15.56%) OO
18 21 (15.56%) Embedded C++
18 21 (15.56%) JSON
18 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
19 20 (14.81%) PL/SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 20 (14.81%) JBoss
1 20 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Visualfiles
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.44%) GPRS
2 6 (4.44%) GSM
2 6 (4.44%) Ethernet
2 6 (4.44%) Wireless
3 5 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) MySQL
3 10 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.19%) Big Data
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 21 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 20 (14.81%) Ant
4 18 (13.33%) Subversion
5 15 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 14 (10.37%) Selenium
7 10 (7.41%) Maven
7 10 (7.41%) JUnit
8 9 (6.67%) Liquibase
9 8 (5.93%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.70%) GDB
11 4 (2.96%) JIRA
12 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.22%) Xcode
12 3 (2.22%) Lombardi
13 2 (1.48%) CppUnit
14 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (14.81%) Banking
1 20 (14.81%) Retail
1 20 (14.81%) Retail Banking
2 9 (6.67%) Electronics
3 8 (5.93%) Finance
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (51.11%) Developer
2 55 (40.74%) Software Engineer
3 30 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (11.85%) Graduate
6 14 (10.37%) Junior
6 14 (10.37%) Junior Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Tester
8 8 (5.93%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Junior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Performance Tester
11 4 (2.96%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.96%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) .NET
2 43 (31.85%) XML
3 39 (28.89%) RESTful
4 34 (25.19%) Hibernate
5 29 (21.48%) SOAP
6 28 (20.74%) HTML
6 28 (20.74%) CSS
7 26 (19.26%) ASP.NET
8 23 (17.04%) Web Services
8 23 (17.04%) Ajax
9 21 (15.56%) JSON
10 20 (14.81%) Java EE
10 20 (14.81%) Swing
11 15 (11.11%) Silverlight
12 14 (10.37%) Spring
13 13 (9.63%) XHTML
14 11 (8.15%) Middleware
14 11 (8.15%) J2EE
14 11 (8.15%) MFC
15 10 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.93%) Home Automation
4 7 (5.19%) Replication
4 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.22%) User Experience
7 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.48%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.48%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (1.48%) Physics
8 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.48%) iPad
8 2 (1.48%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Linux
2 13 (9.63%) Windows
3 8 (5.93%) UNIX
4 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.96%) SUSE
6 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.96%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.19%) TDD
3 23 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (15.56%) OOP
4 21 (15.56%) OO
5 16 (11.85%) SOA
5 16 (11.85%) Software Architecture
6 14 (10.37%) Scrum
7 11 (8.15%) MVC
7 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.15%) DevOps
8 9 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (5.93%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.19%) Test Planning
10 7 (5.19%) Refactoring
10 7 (5.19%) Resource Management
10 7 (5.19%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.44%) DRM
11 6 (4.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.93%) Java
2 40 (29.63%) C++
3 38 (28.15%) SQL
4 37 (27.41%) C#
5 26 (19.26%) JavaScript
6 22 (16.30%) PHP
7 21 (15.56%) Embedded C++
8 20 (14.81%) VB
8 20 (14.81%) PL/SQL
9 19 (14.07%) C
10 16 (11.85%) VB.NET
10 16 (11.85%) Python
11 13 (9.63%) VB6
12 6 (4.44%) Assembly Language
12 6 (4.44%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.74%) Lua
15 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (42.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.93%) WAI
2 8 (5.93%) QA
3 6 (4.44%) JTAG
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Puppet
2 7 (5.19%) Vagrant
2 7 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.44%) EMC
2 6 (4.44%) NEC
2 6 (4.44%) Lauterbach
3 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.22%) Kofax
4 3 (2.22%) Pega
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Sybase
5 1 (0.74%) Apple
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