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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 34 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.03% 5.76% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 6.08% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,710 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
946 707 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.17% 94.77% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 789 605 678
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,733 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -15 36 £35,000 +5.26% 2
Doncaster +9 8 £45,000 +100.00%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 59 (80.82%) Software Engineering
2 45 (61.64%) C++
3 38 (52.05%) Degree
4 27 (36.99%) C
4 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 27 (36.99%) VB
5 26 (35.62%) HTML
5 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.88%) Java
6 24 (32.88%) Python
7 22 (30.14%) .NET
7 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
8 21 (28.77%) C#
9 20 (27.40%) Windows
9 20 (27.40%) Software Architecture
10 19 (26.03%) CSS
10 19 (26.03%) SQL
11 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
12 17 (23.29%) XHTML
12 17 (23.29%) System Testing
12 17 (23.29%) VB6
13 16 (21.92%) Ajax
13 16 (21.92%) Embedded C++
14 15 (20.55%) XML
14 15 (20.55%) XSLT
15 12 (16.44%) Silverlight
16 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (15.07%) WAI
16 11 (15.07%) Embedded C
16 11 (15.07%) SOAP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.74%) Apache
1 2 (2.74%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.62%) HTML
2 22 (30.14%) .NET
2 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.03%) CSS
4 17 (23.29%) XHTML
5 16 (21.92%) Ajax
6 15 (20.55%) XML
6 15 (20.55%) XSLT
7 12 (16.44%) Silverlight
8 11 (15.07%) SOAP
9 9 (12.33%) Flash
9 9 (12.33%) COM+
10 7 (9.59%) jQuery
11 3 (4.11%) RESTful
11 3 (4.11%) JSON
11 3 (4.11%) Middleware
12 2 (2.74%) LAMP
12 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.74%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) IVR
1 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.22%) NHS
3 3 (4.11%) Firmware
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.40%) Software Architecture
3 17 (23.29%) System Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (13.70%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.33%) Web Design
6 9 (12.33%) TDD
6 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.59%) OO
7 7 (9.59%) MVC
8 4 (5.48%) Scrum
9 3 (4.11%) OOP
10 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.74%) OOD
10 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.74%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.37%) Android Development
11 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.37%) CAD
11 1 (1.37%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) C++
2 27 (36.99%) C
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.99%) VB
3 24 (32.88%) Python
3 24 (32.88%) Java
4 21 (28.77%) C#
5 19 (26.03%) SQL
6 17 (23.29%) VB6
7 16 (21.92%) Embedded C++
8 11 (15.07%) Embedded C
9 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (8.22%) PHP
11 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) WAI
2 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Sage
2 1 (1.37%) Infor
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
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