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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 57 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.54% 4.73% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 4.95% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 45
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 £26,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
920 666 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.83% 95.42% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 761 535 806
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 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 21 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 -23 28 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 53 (62.35%) C++
3 40 (47.06%) Degree
4 32 (37.65%) C
4 32 (37.65%) Python
5 29 (34.12%) HTML
6 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
6 28 (32.94%) .NET
6 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET
6 28 (32.94%) Software Architecture
7 27 (31.76%) VB
7 27 (31.76%) C#
7 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
8 24 (28.24%) Java
9 23 (27.06%) CSS
9 23 (27.06%) Embedded C++
10 21 (24.71%) Windows
11 20 (23.53%) XHTML
11 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 20 (23.53%) VB6
12 19 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (22.35%) SQL
13 18 (21.18%) XML
14 17 (20.00%) XSLT
14 17 (20.00%) Ajax
14 17 (20.00%) System Testing
15 14 (16.47%) Silverlight
16 12 (14.12%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (14.12%) WAI
16 12 (14.12%) SOAP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 4 (4.71%) 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 8 (9.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Redis
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.18%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) HTML
2 28 (32.94%) .NET
2 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET
3 23 (27.06%) CSS
4 20 (23.53%) XHTML
5 18 (21.18%) XML
6 17 (20.00%) XSLT
6 17 (20.00%) Ajax
7 14 (16.47%) Silverlight
8 12 (14.12%) SOAP
9 11 (12.94%) Middleware
9 11 (12.94%) jQuery
10 10 (11.76%) RESTful
10 10 (11.76%) JSON
10 10 (11.76%) Flash
10 10 (11.76%) COM+
11 4 (4.71%) LAMP
12 3 (3.53%) Classic ASP
12 3 (3.53%) JSP
13 2 (2.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) IVR
1 10 (11.76%) 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%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.18%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) Physics
6 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) 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%) TDD
7 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.59%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.24%) OO
9 7 (8.24%) Web Design
10 6 (7.06%) MVC
11 5 (5.88%) OOP
12 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.53%) Refactoring
12 3 (3.53%) CAD
12 3 (3.53%) CAE
13 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
14 1 (1.18%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) C++
2 32 (37.65%) C
2 32 (37.65%) Python
3 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
4 27 (31.76%) VB
4 27 (31.76%) C#
5 24 (28.24%) Java
6 23 (27.06%) Embedded C++
7 20 (23.53%) VB6
8 19 (22.35%) SQL
9 11 (12.94%) PHP
9 11 (12.94%) Embedded C
10 9 (10.59%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.18%) Lua
12 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (47.06%) 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%) Infor
2 1 (1.18%) Sage
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle
2 1 (1.18%) Sybase
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