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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 65 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.32% 7.44% 9.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 9.14% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
698 591 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.37% 81.40% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 591 493 347
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 69 (49.29%) .NET
2 59 (42.14%) C#
3 49 (35.00%) Degree
4 45 (32.14%) Java
5 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 36 (25.71%) HTML
7 34 (24.29%) CSS
8 31 (22.14%) TDD
9 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 29 (20.71%) XML
11 27 (19.29%) C++
11 27 (19.29%) SQL
12 25 (17.86%) Hibernate
13 23 (16.43%) MySQL
13 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
14 22 (15.71%) OO
15 21 (15.00%) Computer Science
15 21 (15.00%) jQuery
16 20 (14.29%) Silverlight
16 20 (14.29%) Ajax
16 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 19 (13.57%) MVC
17 19 (13.57%) Web Services
18 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
18 18 (12.86%) MFC
18 18 (12.86%) C
18 18 (12.86%) PHP
18 18 (12.86%) RESTful
18 18 (12.86%) Retail

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (7.86%) JBoss
2 9 (6.43%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.29%) CMS
4 5 (3.57%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.43%) Confluence
5 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Mule
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.14%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) GSM
1 14 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.57%) Internet
2 12 (8.57%) Wireless
2 12 (8.57%) GPRS
3 6 (4.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.71%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) MySQL
1 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.14%) Eclipse
3 16 (11.43%) Subversion
4 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.43%) Ant
6 8 (5.71%) JUnit
6 8 (5.71%) Maven
7 7 (5.00%) Liquibase
8 6 (4.29%) Selenium
8 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.57%) GDB
10 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.14%) Xcode
11 3 (2.14%) Lombardi
11 3 (2.14%) JIRA
12 2 (1.43%) CppUnit
13 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.86%) Retail
2 16 (11.43%) Electronics
3 9 (6.43%) Retail Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Banking
4 8 (5.71%) Billing
4 8 (5.71%) Finance
5 5 (3.57%) Marketing
6 3 (2.14%) Automotive
6 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (58.57%) Developer
2 48 (34.29%) Software Engineer
3 22 (15.71%) Java Developer
4 17 (12.14%) Software Developer
5 16 (11.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 13 (9.29%) Graduate
6 13 (9.29%) Web Developer
7 10 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Architect
8 8 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Junior
9 7 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.29%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.57%) Programmer
11 5 (3.57%) Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (49.29%) .NET
2 36 (25.71%) HTML
3 34 (24.29%) CSS
4 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 29 (20.71%) XML
6 25 (17.86%) Hibernate
7 21 (15.00%) jQuery
8 20 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 20 (14.29%) Ajax
9 19 (13.57%) Web Services
10 18 (12.86%) MFC
10 18 (12.86%) RESTful
11 16 (11.43%) Spring
12 11 (7.86%) JSON
12 11 (7.86%) J2EE
12 11 (7.86%) COM
13 10 (7.14%) SOAP
13 10 (7.14%) Java EE
14 9 (6.43%) Swing
15 8 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.14%) Home Automation
3 14 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (7.14%) User Experience
5 9 (6.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.57%) Replication
8 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.86%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.14%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.14%) Telematics
10 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.43%) iPhone
10 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.43%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (1.43%) Physics
10 2 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.14%) Linux
2 9 (6.43%) Windows
3 7 (5.00%) Android
4 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.57%) UNIX
6 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.43%) SUSE
7 2 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.14%) TDD
3 22 (15.71%) OO
4 19 (13.57%) MVC
5 16 (11.43%) OOP
5 16 (11.43%) Scrum
5 16 (11.43%) Unit Testing
6 15 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 10 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.71%) SOA
8 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.71%) iOS Development
9 7 (5.00%) Android Development
9 7 (5.00%) Usability Testing
9 7 (5.00%) DRM
10 6 (4.29%) Web Development
10 6 (4.29%) Refactoring
10 6 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (42.14%) C#
2 45 (32.14%) Java
3 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (19.29%) C++
4 27 (19.29%) SQL
5 18 (12.86%) PHP
5 18 (12.86%) C
6 16 (11.43%) Embedded C++
7 14 (10.00%) Embedded C
8 13 (9.29%) VB.NET
9 12 (8.57%) Assembly Language
9 12 (8.57%) VB
10 9 (6.43%) PL/SQL
11 8 (5.71%) Python
12 6 (4.29%) VB6
13 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) JTAG
2 7 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) WAI
3 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Puppet
2 4 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Lauterbach
3 12 (8.57%) NEC
3 12 (8.57%) EMC
4 5 (3.57%) Adobe
4 5 (3.57%) Google
5 3 (2.14%) Pega
5 3 (2.14%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.14%) Kofax
5 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) Apple
7 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
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