Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +15 -13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Degree 60 53 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 14.42% 8.07% 10.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.59% 36.05% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 44 66
Median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.94% -19.05%
10th Percentile £35,000 £21,400 £18,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £73,125
South Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -5.56%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 147 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.43% 22.37% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 130 128
Median annual salary £49,250 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.68% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,375 £26,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,775 £70,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% -7.78%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Sheffield

Degree
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Degree in Sheffield

Degree
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Degree in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Degree.

1 37 (61.67%) Software Engineering
2 30 (50.00%) Java
3 27 (45.00%) C#
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
4 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
5 25 (41.67%) Subversion
6 24 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
8 21 (35.00%) AWS
9 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
11 18 (30.00%) OO
12 17 (28.33%) Big Data
13 15 (25.00%) Python
14 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
14 13 (21.67%) Data Structures
14 13 (21.67%) Decision-Making
15 12 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 12 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 12 (20.00%) Mercurial
15 12 (20.00%) Node.js
15 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 11 (18.33%) Azure
17 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (15.00%) Wireless
19 8 (13.33%) Finance
19 8 (13.33%) Scrum
19 8 (13.33%) Jenkins

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.67%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) AWS
2 11 (18.33%) Azure
3 5 (8.33%) GCP
4 2 (3.33%) IaaS
4 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Wireless
2 6 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.33%) 5G
4 2 (3.33%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.33%) Broadband
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) MQTT
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) IPv4
5 1 (1.67%) IPv6
5 1 (1.67%) LTE
5 1 (1.67%) MIMO
5 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (28.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Subversion
2 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (10.00%) Travis CI
6 5 (8.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Buildbot
7 2 (3.33%) Clang
7 2 (3.33%) CMake
7 2 (3.33%) CruiseControl
7 2 (3.33%) GCC
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.33%) Xcode
8 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Information Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.33%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) RF Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Node.js
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.00%) REST
4 5 (8.33%) Redux
5 4 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
7 1 (1.67%) CryEngine
7 1 (1.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) RESTful
7 1 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Structures
2 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.67%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.67%) State Machine
8 1 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (61.67%) Software Engineering
2 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
3 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (31.67%) Computer Science
5 18 (30.00%) OO
6 13 (21.67%) Decision-Making
7 12 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 12 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.00%) Information Security
10 6 (10.00%) OOD
11 5 (8.33%) Front End Development
11 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
11 5 (8.33%) Project Management
12 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (6.67%) ISMS
12 4 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 26 (43.33%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) Python
5 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) C
7 6 (10.00%) C++
8 5 (8.33%) Groovy
8 5 (8.33%) Kotlin
8 5 (8.33%) Scala
9 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.33%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.33%) Lua
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (11.67%) PhD
3 4 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.67%) CISM
3 4 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (3.33%) CCSP
4 2 (3.33%) HNC
4 2 (3.33%) HND
4 2 (3.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 2 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.33%) NIST
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Autodesk
2 6 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.67%) Cadence
3 1 (1.67%) Facebook
3 1 (1.67%) IFS