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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 60 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.68% 4.32% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 4.52% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 47
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
913 664 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.11% 95.68% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 763 526 801
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 -17 29 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 71 (83.53%) Software Engineering
2 51 (60.00%) C++
3 39 (45.88%) Degree
4 32 (37.65%) Python
5 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 30 (35.29%) HTML
5 30 (35.29%) C
5 30 (35.29%) .NET
6 29 (34.12%) C#
6 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
7 28 (32.94%) Software Architecture
8 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
9 26 (30.59%) VB
10 25 (29.41%) Java
10 25 (29.41%) CSS
11 23 (27.06%) Embedded C++
12 21 (24.71%) Windows
13 20 (23.53%) XHTML
13 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 20 (23.53%) VB6
14 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (21.18%) SQL
15 18 (21.18%) XML
16 17 (20.00%) XSLT
16 17 (20.00%) Ajax
16 17 (20.00%) System Testing
17 14 (16.47%) Silverlight
18 13 (15.29%) jQuery
18 13 (15.29%) PHP
19 12 (14.12%) SOAP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Redis
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
2 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) CppUnit
General
1 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) HTML
1 30 (35.29%) .NET
1 30 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 25 (29.41%) CSS
3 20 (23.53%) XHTML
4 18 (21.18%) XML
5 17 (20.00%) XSLT
5 17 (20.00%) Ajax
6 14 (16.47%) Silverlight
7 13 (15.29%) jQuery
8 12 (14.12%) SOAP
9 11 (12.94%) Flash
9 11 (12.94%) Middleware
10 10 (11.76%) JSON
10 10 (11.76%) COM+
10 10 (11.76%) RESTful
11 5 (5.88%) JSP
12 4 (4.71%) LAMP
13 3 (3.53%) Classic ASP
14 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) IVR
1 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.06%) NHS
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.18%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Physics
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (83.53%) Software Engineering
2 28 (32.94%) Software Architecture
3 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.00%) System Testing
5 12 (14.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (12.94%) Test Scripting
6 11 (12.94%) TDD
7 8 (9.41%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.24%) OO
9 6 (7.06%) MVC
9 6 (7.06%) Web Design
10 5 (5.88%) OOP
11 3 (3.53%) CAD
11 3 (3.53%) CAE
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.53%) Refactoring
11 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (1.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) C++
2 32 (37.65%) Python
3 30 (35.29%) C
4 29 (34.12%) C#
4 29 (34.12%) JavaScript
5 26 (30.59%) VB
6 25 (29.41%) Java
7 23 (27.06%) Embedded C++
8 20 (23.53%) VB6
9 18 (21.18%) SQL
10 13 (15.29%) PHP
11 11 (12.94%) Embedded C
12 9 (10.59%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.18%) Lua
14 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) WAI
2 10 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Sage
2 1 (1.18%) Infor
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle
2 1 (1.18%) Sybase
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Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Plusnet
Salary: Competitive 37.5hrs a week
Posted: 22 days ago