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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.03% 5.52% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 5.86% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 33
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £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
914 665 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.81% 94.19% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 756 548 690
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 17 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 17 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 - 4
Doncaster - 7 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 63 (80.77%) Software Engineering
2 49 (62.82%) C++
3 40 (51.28%) Degree
4 31 (39.74%) C
5 27 (34.62%) VB
5 27 (34.62%) Python
6 26 (33.33%) HTML
6 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 24 (30.77%) Java
8 23 (29.49%) .NET
8 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
8 23 (29.49%) Software Architecture
9 22 (28.21%) C#
10 20 (25.64%) SQL
11 19 (24.36%) CSS
11 19 (24.36%) Windows
11 19 (24.36%) Embedded C++
12 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 18 (23.08%) XHTML
12 18 (23.08%) VB6
13 17 (21.79%) System Testing
14 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.51%) Ajax
15 15 (19.23%) XML
15 15 (19.23%) XSLT
16 12 (15.38%) Silverlight
17 11 (14.10%) SOAP
17 11 (14.10%) Embedded C
17 11 (14.10%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (2.56%) Apache
1 2 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) HTML
2 23 (29.49%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
3 19 (24.36%) CSS
4 18 (23.08%) XHTML
5 16 (20.51%) Ajax
6 15 (19.23%) XML
6 15 (19.23%) XSLT
7 12 (15.38%) Silverlight
8 11 (14.10%) SOAP
9 9 (11.54%) Flash
9 9 (11.54%) COM+
10 7 (8.97%) jQuery
11 6 (7.69%) RESTful
11 6 (7.69%) JSON
11 6 (7.69%) Middleware
12 3 (3.85%) LAMP
13 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (2.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) IVR
1 9 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.69%) NHS
3 3 (3.85%) Firmware
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (80.77%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.49%) Software Architecture
3 17 (21.79%) System Testing
4 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.10%) TDD
5 11 (14.10%) Software Testing
5 11 (14.10%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (11.54%) Web Design
6 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 8 (10.26%) OO
8 7 (8.97%) MVC
9 4 (5.13%) OOP
10 3 (3.85%) Scrum
10 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.56%) OO PHP
11 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.56%) CAD
11 2 (2.56%) CAE
11 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.56%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) C++
2 31 (39.74%) C
3 27 (34.62%) VB
3 27 (34.62%) Python
4 26 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 24 (30.77%) Java
6 22 (28.21%) C#
7 20 (25.64%) SQL
8 19 (24.36%) Embedded C++
9 18 (23.08%) VB6
10 11 (14.10%) Embedded C
11 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
11 8 (10.26%) PHP
12 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (51.28%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) WAI
2 6 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Sybase
3 1 (1.28%) Sage
3 1 (1.28%) Infor
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