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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.55% 5.31% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 5.63% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
883 657 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.56% 94.26% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 728 534 739
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -19 30 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Doncaster - 6 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 66 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 51 (62.96%) C++
3 40 (49.38%) Degree
4 32 (39.51%) C
5 30 (37.04%) Python
6 28 (34.57%) VB
7 27 (33.33%) HTML
8 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
8 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
8 26 (32.10%) Software Architecture
9 25 (30.86%) .NET
9 25 (30.86%) ASP.NET
10 24 (29.63%) C#
11 23 (28.40%) Java
12 21 (25.93%) Embedded C++
13 20 (24.69%) SQL
13 20 (24.69%) CSS
14 19 (23.46%) Windows
14 19 (23.46%) XHTML
14 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
14 19 (23.46%) VB6
15 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (20.99%) System Testing
16 16 (19.75%) XML
16 16 (19.75%) XSLT
16 16 (19.75%) Ajax
17 13 (16.05%) Silverlight
18 11 (13.58%) TDD
18 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
18 11 (13.58%) WAI

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (2.47%) Apache
1 2 (2.47%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) HTML
2 25 (30.86%) .NET
2 25 (30.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.69%) CSS
4 19 (23.46%) XHTML
5 16 (19.75%) XML
5 16 (19.75%) XSLT
5 16 (19.75%) Ajax
6 13 (16.05%) Silverlight
7 11 (13.58%) SOAP
8 10 (12.35%) Flash
9 9 (11.11%) jQuery
9 9 (11.11%) Middleware
9 9 (11.11%) COM+
10 8 (9.88%) RESTful
10 8 (9.88%) JSON
11 4 (4.94%) LAMP
12 3 (3.70%) Classic ASP
13 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (1.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) IVR
1 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.41%) NHS
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (81.48%) Software Engineering
2 26 (32.10%) Software Architecture
3 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) System Testing
4 11 (13.58%) TDD
4 11 (13.58%) Software Testing
4 11 (13.58%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.11%) Web Design
7 7 (8.64%) OO
8 6 (7.41%) MVC
9 5 (6.17%) OOP
10 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.70%) Refactoring
10 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.47%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.47%) CAD
11 2 (2.47%) CAE
11 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (62.96%) C++
2 32 (39.51%) C
3 30 (37.04%) Python
4 28 (34.57%) VB
5 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
6 24 (29.63%) C#
7 23 (28.40%) Java
8 21 (25.93%) Embedded C++
9 20 (24.69%) SQL
10 19 (23.46%) VB6
11 11 (13.58%) Embedded C
12 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
12 9 (11.11%) PHP
13 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.23%) Lua
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) WAI
2 8 (9.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.23%) Sage
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) Sybase
2 1 (1.23%) Infor
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