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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 60 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.57% 6.87% 12.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.74% 7.95% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 64
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
616 591 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.00% 86.40% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 482 431
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (42.42%) Java
3 54 (40.91%) Degree
4 49 (37.12%) .NET
5 41 (31.06%) C#
6 39 (29.55%) XML
7 38 (28.79%) RESTful
8 37 (28.03%) SQL
9 36 (27.27%) TDD
10 35 (26.52%) Hibernate
11 31 (23.48%) C++
12 30 (22.73%) Eclipse
13 26 (19.70%) Web Services
13 26 (19.70%) Computer Science
14 24 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (18.18%) OO
14 24 (18.18%) Linux
15 23 (17.42%) OOP
15 23 (17.42%) HTML
15 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
15 23 (17.42%) PHP
15 23 (17.42%) CSS
15 23 (17.42%) SOAP
15 23 (17.42%) ASP.NET
16 21 (15.91%) C
16 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
17 20 (15.15%) JSON
17 20 (15.15%) Retail Banking
17 20 (15.15%) WebSphere
17 20 (15.15%) Java EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (15.15%) WebSphere
1 20 (15.15%) WebLogic
1 20 (15.15%) JBoss
2 2 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Visualfiles
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.58%) GPRS
2 10 (7.58%) GSM
2 10 (7.58%) Wireless
2 10 (7.58%) Ethernet
3 7 (5.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) MySQL
2 19 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.30%) Big Data
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (22.73%) Eclipse
2 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 20 (15.15%) Ant
4 16 (12.12%) Subversion
5 15 (11.36%) Jenkins
6 11 (8.33%) Selenium
7 10 (7.58%) JUnit
7 10 (7.58%) Maven
8 9 (6.82%) Liquibase
9 7 (5.30%) WebDriver
10 5 (3.79%) GDB
11 3 (2.27%) Xcode
11 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.27%) JIRA
11 3 (2.27%) Lombardi
12 2 (1.52%) CppUnit
13 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (15.15%) Retail Banking
1 20 (15.15%) Banking
1 20 (15.15%) Retail
2 12 (9.09%) Electronics
3 8 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (56.82%) Developer
2 44 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 32 (24.24%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Graduate
6 13 (9.85%) Junior
6 13 (9.85%) Junior Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Development Manager
10 6 (4.55%) Tester
10 6 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
10 6 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Graduate Software Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Junior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.12%) .NET
2 39 (29.55%) XML
3 38 (28.79%) RESTful
4 35 (26.52%) Hibernate
5 26 (19.70%) Web Services
6 23 (17.42%) HTML
6 23 (17.42%) CSS
6 23 (17.42%) SOAP
6 23 (17.42%) ASP.NET
7 20 (15.15%) JSON
7 20 (15.15%) Java EE
7 20 (15.15%) Swing
8 19 (14.39%) Ajax
9 15 (11.36%) Spring
9 15 (11.36%) MFC
10 14 (10.61%) Silverlight
11 13 (9.85%) J2EE
12 11 (8.33%) LAMP
13 10 (7.58%) Middleware
13 10 (7.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.85%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (9.09%) Home Automation
4 7 (5.30%) Replication
5 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.27%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.52%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (1.52%) Physics
8 2 (1.52%) iPhone
8 2 (1.52%) iPad
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.76%) W3C
9 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (6.06%) UNIX
2 8 (6.06%) Windows
3 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.03%) Android
5 4 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.03%) SUSE
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.27%) TDD
3 24 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (18.18%) OO
4 23 (17.42%) OOP
5 16 (12.12%) SOA
6 15 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 14 (10.61%) Scrum
7 14 (10.61%) MVC
8 11 (8.33%) DevOps
9 10 (7.58%) Software Architecture
10 9 (6.82%) Asset Management
10 9 (6.82%) Refactoring
10 9 (6.82%) Resource Management
11 8 (6.06%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.30%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.30%) DRM
12 7 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.30%) Test Planning
13 5 (3.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.42%) Java
2 41 (31.06%) C#
3 37 (28.03%) SQL
4 31 (23.48%) C++
5 23 (17.42%) JavaScript
5 23 (17.42%) PHP
6 21 (15.91%) C
7 20 (15.15%) PL/SQL
8 19 (14.39%) Embedded C++
9 15 (11.36%) VB.NET
10 13 (9.85%) VB
11 10 (7.58%) Assembly Language
11 10 (7.58%) Embedded C
11 10 (7.58%) Python
12 6 (4.55%) VB6
13 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 54 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) JTAG
2 9 (6.82%) ISO 9001
3 8 (6.06%) QA
4 2 (1.52%) WAI
5 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Puppet
2 7 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Lauterbach
2 10 (7.58%) EMC
2 10 (7.58%) NEC
3 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.27%) Kofax
4 3 (2.27%) Pega
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle
6 1 (0.76%) Apple
6 1 (0.76%) Sybase
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