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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 30 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 45 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.05% 11.04% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.01% 13.32% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
562 413 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.54% 82.93% 74.56%
Number of salaries quoted 475 346 418
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (43.37%) Java
2 33 (39.76%) PHP
3 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.53%) MySQL
3 27 (32.53%) TDD
4 26 (31.33%) OO
5 23 (27.71%) LAMP
6 21 (25.30%) MVC
6 21 (25.30%) SQL
7 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (22.89%) Internet
9 18 (21.69%) HTML
9 18 (21.69%) Linux
9 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (20.48%) Web Services
10 17 (20.48%) Degree
11 16 (19.28%) CSS
11 16 (19.28%) Broadband
12 14 (16.87%) jQuery
13 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
14 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.25%) Scrum
16 10 (12.05%) .NET
16 10 (12.05%) C#
16 10 (12.05%) PHP5
17 9 (10.84%) C++
17 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
17 9 (10.84%) Spring
18 8 (9.64%) Java EE
19 7 (8.43%) Dependency Injection

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.82%) SugarCRM
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.82%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) Internet
2 16 (19.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.53%) MySQL
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) Redis
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) PHPUnit
3 4 (4.82%) Mocha
3 4 (4.82%) Xdebug
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.82%) Phing
3 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) Maven
5 2 (2.41%) JUnit
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) Selenium
General
1 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Automotive
3 2 (2.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (56.63%) Software Engineer
2 41 (49.40%) Developer
3 15 (18.07%) PHP Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.64%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Programmer
7 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Junior
9 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) LAMP
2 18 (21.69%) HTML
3 17 (20.48%) Web Services
4 16 (19.28%) CSS
5 14 (16.87%) jQuery
6 10 (12.05%) .NET
7 9 (10.84%) Spring
8 8 (9.64%) Java EE
9 7 (8.43%) Symfony
9 7 (8.43%) JPA
9 7 (8.43%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.23%) J2EE
10 6 (7.23%) Zend Framework
10 6 (7.23%) HTML5
11 5 (6.02%) YUI
11 5 (6.02%) Spring MVC
11 5 (6.02%) WPF
11 5 (6.02%) SOAP
11 5 (6.02%) XML
12 4 (4.82%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) RIA
3 4 (4.82%) NHS
3 4 (4.82%) W3C
3 4 (4.82%) DTV
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.41%) Physics
5 1 (1.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) UNIX
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.82%) Debian
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) TDD
2 26 (31.33%) OO
3 21 (25.30%) MVC
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.25%) Scrum
7 7 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.43%) OOP
8 6 (7.23%) Project Management
8 6 (7.23%) OO PHP
9 5 (6.02%) Release Management
10 4 (4.82%) OOD
10 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.82%) Web Analytics
10 4 (4.82%) Web Development
10 4 (4.82%) Time Management
10 4 (4.82%) Online Marketing
10 4 (4.82%) Analytics
11 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Java
2 33 (39.76%) PHP
3 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.30%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) C#
5 10 (12.05%) PHP5
6 9 (10.84%) C++
7 6 (7.23%) C
8 5 (6.02%) VB
9 4 (4.82%) VBScript
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.20%) PHP4
11 1 (1.20%) VB6
11 1 (1.20%) Python
11 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) WAI
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) Zend
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe
2 4 (4.82%) Twitter
3 2 (2.41%) JBoss
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