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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 66 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.94% 8.15% 11.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 9.61% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £64,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
660 583 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.43% 84.86% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 559 486 367
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,850 £60,000 £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 3 March 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 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 65 (43.33%) .NET
2 59 (39.33%) Java
2 59 (39.33%) Degree
3 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (36.00%) C#
5 39 (26.00%) TDD
6 37 (24.67%) XML
7 35 (23.33%) SQL
8 33 (22.00%) Hibernate
9 32 (21.33%) RESTful
10 31 (20.67%) C++
10 31 (20.67%) ASP.NET
11 30 (20.00%) HTML
12 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
13 28 (18.67%) CSS
13 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
14 27 (18.00%) OO
15 26 (17.33%) Eclipse
15 26 (17.33%) Git (software)
16 25 (16.67%) Web Services
17 24 (16.00%) Linux
18 23 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (14.67%) PHP
19 22 (14.67%) MySQL
20 21 (14.00%) C
20 21 (14.00%) OOP
20 21 (14.00%) Silverlight
20 21 (14.00%) Ajax
21 20 (13.33%) Retail
21 20 (13.33%) Subversion

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 17 (11.33%) JBoss
2 16 (10.67%) WebLogic
2 16 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.33%) CMS
4 4 (2.67%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.33%) Confluence
5 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.00%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.00%) Wireless
2 12 (8.00%) GPRS
2 12 (8.00%) GSM
2 12 (8.00%) Ethernet
3 10 (6.67%) Internet
4 5 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) MySQL
2 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.67%) Big Data
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Eclipse
1 26 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.33%) Subversion
3 16 (10.67%) Ant
4 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.33%) Selenium
6 10 (6.67%) JUnit
6 10 (6.67%) Maven
7 9 (6.00%) Liquibase
8 7 (4.67%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.33%) GDB
10 3 (2.00%) Lombardi
10 3 (2.00%) JIRA
10 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.00%) Xcode
11 2 (1.33%) CppUnit
12 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (13.33%) Retail
2 16 (10.67%) Retail Banking
2 16 (10.67%) Banking
3 14 (9.33%) Electronics
4 8 (5.33%) Finance
5 4 (2.67%) Marketing
5 4 (2.67%) Billing
6 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (56.67%) Developer
2 50 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 29 (19.33%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (11.33%) Graduate
6 16 (10.67%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Junior
7 12 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Junior Developer
8 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Software Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Development Manager
10 6 (4.00%) Tester
10 6 (4.00%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
10 6 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Graduate Software Developer
12 4 (2.67%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (43.33%) .NET
2 37 (24.67%) XML
3 33 (22.00%) Hibernate
4 32 (21.33%) RESTful
5 31 (20.67%) ASP.NET
6 30 (20.00%) HTML
7 28 (18.67%) CSS
8 25 (16.67%) Web Services
9 21 (14.00%) Ajax
9 21 (14.00%) Silverlight
10 18 (12.00%) JSON
11 17 (11.33%) Spring
11 17 (11.33%) Java EE
11 17 (11.33%) SOAP
11 17 (11.33%) MFC
12 16 (10.67%) Swing
13 14 (9.33%) jQuery
14 13 (8.67%) J2EE
15 12 (8.00%) COM
16 10 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.00%) Home Automation
2 15 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.33%) Replication
3 8 (5.33%) User Experience
4 7 (4.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (1.33%) Physics
8 2 (1.33%) iPhone
8 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.33%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.33%) iPad
8 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.00%) Linux
2 8 (5.33%) UNIX
2 8 (5.33%) Windows
3 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.33%) Android
4 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.67%) SUSE
5 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) TDD
3 27 (18.00%) OO
4 23 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (14.00%) OOP
6 18 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 17 (11.33%) MVC
8 15 (10.00%) Scrum
9 12 (8.00%) SOA
10 11 (7.33%) Asset Management
10 11 (7.33%) Resource Management
10 11 (7.33%) DevOps
11 8 (5.33%) iOS Development
11 8 (5.33%) Software Architecture
11 8 (5.33%) Refactoring
12 7 (4.67%) DRM
12 7 (4.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (4.67%) Test Planning
13 6 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (39.33%) Java
2 54 (36.00%) C#
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 31 (20.67%) C++
5 29 (19.33%) JavaScript
6 22 (14.67%) PHP
7 21 (14.00%) C
8 19 (12.67%) Embedded C++
9 16 (10.67%) PL/SQL
10 15 (10.00%) VB.NET
11 14 (9.33%) VB
12 12 (8.00%) Embedded C
12 12 (8.00%) Assembly Language
13 10 (6.67%) Python
14 7 (4.67%) VB6
15 3 (2.00%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.33%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.67%) Lua
17 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (39.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) VCP4
2 2 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) JTAG
2 8 (5.33%) QA
3 7 (4.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.33%) WAI
5 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.33%) Puppet
2 7 (4.67%) Vagrant
2 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.00%) EMC
2 12 (8.00%) NEC
2 12 (8.00%) Lauterbach
3 4 (2.67%) Google
3 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.67%) Adobe
4 3 (2.00%) Oracle
4 3 (2.00%) Kofax
4 3 (2.00%) Pega
5 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.67%) Sybase
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