The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Barnsley during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
South Yorkshire / Barnsley
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Barnsley 38.46% 12.50% 34.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.54% 12.50% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 13
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Barnsley. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Barnsley
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 37 32 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Barnsley 94.87% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 31
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Barnsley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Barnsley that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Barnsley

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Barnsley.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Barnsley

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Barnsley region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) C
1 21 (100.00%) C++
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 21 (100.00%) Automotive
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 21 (100.00%) Qt
2 17 (80.95%) Firmware
3 15 (71.43%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Embedded C++
5 13 (61.90%) Telematics
5 13 (61.90%) Qt Quick
5 13 (61.90%) Device Driver
5 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
5 13 (61.90%) Degree
6 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (38.10%) JTAG
7 8 (38.10%) .NET
7 8 (38.10%) C#
8 7 (33.33%) Wireless
8 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
8 7 (33.33%) RS-232
9 6 (28.57%) Lauterbach
9 6 (28.57%) Modbus
9 6 (28.57%) Profibus
9 6 (28.57%) CAN bus
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) wxWidgets
10 5 (23.81%) Electronics

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Barnsley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 7 (33.33%) RS-232
1 7 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (28.57%) Modbus
2 6 (28.57%) Profibus
3 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 21 (100.00%) Automotive
2 5 (23.81%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Qt
2 13 (61.90%) Qt Quick
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Device Driver
2 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (28.57%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Telematics
3 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C
1 21 (100.00%) C++
1 21 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
4 8 (38.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Lauterbach
2 1 (4.76%) Freescale