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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 34 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.76% 10.95% 10.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 13.26% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
544 445 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 72.82% 82.56% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 436 381 394
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £24,120 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (42.25%) C++
2 29 (40.85%) Degree
3 28 (39.44%) Java
4 24 (33.80%) HTML
5 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
6 22 (30.99%) SQL
7 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
8 20 (28.17%) Python
8 20 (28.17%) Software Architecture
9 19 (26.76%) Windows
9 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
9 19 (26.76%) SOAP
10 18 (25.35%) XML
10 18 (25.35%) C
11 17 (23.94%) CSS
11 17 (23.94%) System Testing
12 16 (22.54%) Web Services
12 16 (22.54%) .NET
12 16 (22.54%) Embedded C++
13 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
13 15 (21.13%) OO
14 14 (19.72%) C#
15 13 (18.31%) RESTful
15 13 (18.31%) PHP
15 13 (18.31%) MySQL
15 13 (18.31%) MVC
16 12 (16.90%) TDD
17 11 (15.49%) VB
18 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
18 10 (14.08%) XHTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) Redis
4 4 (5.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Ant
1 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.63%) Banking
1 4 (5.63%) Retail
1 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Software Engineer
2 29 (40.85%) Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (7.04%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Junior
7 3 (4.23%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Programmer
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Programmer
8 2 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) HTML
2 19 (26.76%) SOAP
3 18 (25.35%) XML
4 17 (23.94%) CSS
5 16 (22.54%) Web Services
5 16 (22.54%) .NET
6 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
7 13 (18.31%) RESTful
8 10 (14.08%) Java EE
8 10 (14.08%) XHTML
9 8 (11.27%) XSLT
9 8 (11.27%) LAMP
9 8 (11.27%) Ajax
10 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.45%) JMS
11 6 (8.45%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (8.45%) COM+
11 6 (8.45%) J2EE
11 6 (8.45%) Silverlight
11 6 (8.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.23%) RIA
2 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Software Architecture
2 17 (23.94%) System Testing
3 15 (21.13%) OO
4 13 (18.31%) MVC
5 12 (16.90%) TDD
6 10 (14.08%) Scrum
7 8 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (9.86%) OO PHP
9 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.63%) OOP
10 4 (5.63%) SOA
11 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.23%) Automation Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.82%) OOD
13 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
13 1 (1.41%) Refactoring
13 1 (1.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) C++
2 28 (39.44%) Java
3 22 (30.99%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.17%) Python
6 18 (25.35%) C
7 16 (22.54%) Embedded C++
8 14 (19.72%) C#
9 13 (18.31%) PHP
10 11 (15.49%) VB
11 10 (14.08%) VB6
11 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
12 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
13 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
14 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) WAI
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) JBoss
4 3 (4.23%) Zend
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