The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 48 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.98% 4.36% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 4.45% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
730 854 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.82% 98.05% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 606 721 745
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the South Yorkshire region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +4 21 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Barnsley -2 9 £40,000 +19.40%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (53.85%) C++
3 21 (40.38%) C
4 20 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 20 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 20 (38.46%) Embedded C++
4 20 (38.46%) Firmware
4 20 (38.46%) Renesas
4 20 (38.46%) ANSI C
4 20 (38.46%) RS-232
4 20 (38.46%) RS-485
5 17 (32.69%) Java
6 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.92%) MVC
7 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.23%) Web Development
8 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
8 9 (17.31%) C#
8 9 (17.31%) HTML
9 8 (15.38%) Scrum
9 8 (15.38%) SDLC
10 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
10 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
10 7 (13.46%) SQL
10 7 (13.46%) Oracle
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.46%) J2EE
10 7 (13.46%) Linux
10 7 (13.46%) JBoss

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) Apache Solr
1 7 (13.46%) JBoss
1 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) Ethernet
1 20 (38.46%) RS-232
1 20 (38.46%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Informix
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
1 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
2 7 (13.46%) iBATIS
2 7 (13.46%) J2EE
2 7 (13.46%) REST
2 7 (13.46%) Spring
2 7 (13.46%) Spring MVC
3 6 (11.54%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) jQuery
3 6 (11.54%) Middleware
4 5 (9.62%) SOAP
4 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 5 (9.62%) WPF
5 4 (7.69%) XSD
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) Ajax
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Algorithms
1 5 (9.62%) Biotechnology
1 5 (9.62%) Informatics
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) AIX
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) Web Development
4 8 (15.38%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) SDLC
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
6 6 (11.54%) CRM
6 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.54%) ERP
6 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.54%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.62%) MVVM
7 5 (9.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) C++
2 21 (40.38%) C
3 20 (38.46%) ANSI C
3 20 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 20 (38.46%) Embedded C++
4 17 (32.69%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) C#
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) MATLAB
8 5 (9.62%) XAML
9 3 (5.77%) Ruby
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Renesas
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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