The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 57 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.20% 9.97% 11.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 11.88% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 55
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 480 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 66.93% 83.92% 74.66%
Number of salaries quoted 358 420 361
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
South Yorkshire

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 22 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 31 (39.24%) Degree
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 27 (34.18%) C++
4 26 (32.91%) HTML
4 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
5 21 (26.58%) PHP
5 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
6 20 (25.32%) MySQL
6 20 (25.32%) Windows
6 20 (25.32%) TDD
7 19 (24.05%) CSS
7 19 (24.05%) OO
8 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
9 17 (21.52%) Web Services
9 17 (21.52%) Python
9 17 (21.52%) System Testing
9 17 (21.52%) Software Architecture
10 16 (20.25%) MVC
11 15 (18.99%) C
12 14 (17.72%) .NET
12 14 (17.72%) XML
12 14 (17.72%) LAMP
13 13 (16.46%) C#
13 13 (16.46%) SOAP
13 13 (16.46%) Embedded C++
14 12 (15.19%) VB
14 12 (15.19%) Scrum
15 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
15 11 (13.92%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Broadband
1 10 (12.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) MySQL
2 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Redis
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Mocha
5 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.27%) Phing
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Xdebug
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Software Engineer
2 31 (39.24%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) PHP Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Programmer
6 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (5.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.80%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Software Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) HTML
2 19 (24.05%) CSS
3 17 (21.52%) Web Services
4 14 (17.72%) XML
4 14 (17.72%) .NET
4 14 (17.72%) LAMP
5 13 (16.46%) SOAP
6 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
6 11 (13.92%) jQuery
7 10 (12.66%) XHTML
8 8 (10.13%) XSLT
8 8 (10.13%) Ajax
8 8 (10.13%) Java EE
8 8 (10.13%) J2EE
9 6 (7.59%) COM+
9 6 (7.59%) JMS
9 6 (7.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (7.59%) Silverlight
9 6 (7.59%) RESTful
10 5 (6.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.06%) RIA
2 3 (3.80%) NHS
3 2 (2.53%) W3C
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) UNIX
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.27%) Debian
5 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) TDD
2 19 (24.05%) OO
3 17 (21.52%) System Testing
3 17 (21.52%) Software Architecture
4 16 (20.25%) MVC
5 12 (15.19%) Scrum
6 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.13%) OO PHP
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) OOP
10 4 (5.06%) Project Management
10 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.80%) OOD
12 2 (2.53%) Web Analytics
12 2 (2.53%) Web Development
12 2 (2.53%) Release Management
12 2 (2.53%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) C++
3 26 (32.91%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.58%) PHP
4 21 (26.58%) SQL
5 17 (21.52%) Python
6 15 (18.99%) C
7 13 (16.46%) C#
7 13 (16.46%) Embedded C++
8 12 (15.19%) VB
9 9 (11.39%) VB6
10 8 (10.13%) Embedded C
11 6 (7.59%) PHP5
11 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
12 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.80%) VBScript
14 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) WAI
2 4 (5.06%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Zend
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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