Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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

Developer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 197 283 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 24.66% 33.85% 26.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.55% 34.77% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 176 244 240
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £36,125 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.73% -3.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £53,875
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,625 £36,500
% change year-on-year +9.22% +0.34% +4.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 771 814 981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.37% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 567 718 819
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,525 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,650 £60,000 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Sheffield

Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Developer in Sheffield

Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Sheffield

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 95 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.16%) HTML
3 84 (42.64%) JavaScript
4 81 (41.12%) CSS
5 64 (32.49%) Java
6 53 (26.90%) C#
6 53 (26.90%) .NET
7 52 (26.40%) AngularJS
8 42 (21.32%) SQL
9 39 (19.80%) PHP
9 39 (19.80%) TDD
9 39 (19.80%) Software Engineering
10 38 (19.29%) Microservices
11 37 (18.78%) Spring
11 37 (18.78%) jQuery
12 35 (17.77%) Web Development
12 35 (17.77%) MySQL
13 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET
13 34 (17.26%) Finance
14 32 (16.24%) MVC
15 31 (15.74%) Node.js
16 27 (13.71%) Apache
16 27 (13.71%) Oracle
17 26 (13.20%) Front End Development
18 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
18 25 (12.69%) Hibernate
19 24 (12.18%) Scrum
19 24 (12.18%) OO
19 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
20 23 (11.68%) Degree

Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (13.71%) Apache
2 20 (10.15%) JBoss
3 16 (8.12%) CMS
4 7 (3.55%) Drupal
4 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.55%) WordPress
5 4 (2.03%) OpenEdge
5 4 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.52%) nginx
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.02%) Confluence
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.02%) Kentico
7 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.51%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.61%) SaaS
3 12 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.03%) npm
5 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.02%) Office 365
6 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) Network Security
2 2 (1.02%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) SSL
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.77%) MySQL
2 24 (12.18%) SQL Server
3 21 (10.66%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.09%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.05%) Redis
8 4 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.02%) Power BI
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.51%) Big Data
11 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.51%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.51%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 18 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.61%) webpack
3 11 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.58%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.08%) gulp
5 6 (3.05%) Maven
6 5 (2.54%) git-flow
6 5 (2.54%) Subversion
7 4 (2.03%) Babel
7 4 (2.03%) Gradle
7 4 (2.03%) JIRA
7 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.52%) Selenium
9 2 (1.02%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.02%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.02%) JUnit
9 2 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
General
1 34 (17.26%) Finance
2 16 (8.12%) Banking
3 9 (4.57%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.55%) Games
5 6 (3.05%) Retail
6 4 (2.03%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) Automotive
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 3 (1.52%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (44.16%) HTML
2 81 (41.12%) CSS
3 53 (26.90%) .NET
4 52 (26.40%) AngularJS
5 37 (18.78%) jQuery
5 37 (18.78%) Spring
6 34 (17.26%) ASP.NET
7 31 (15.74%) Node.js
8 25 (12.69%) Hibernate
9 21 (10.66%) React
9 21 (10.66%) RESTful
9 21 (10.66%) Sass
10 19 (9.64%) Spring Boot
11 13 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (5.08%) Vue.js
12 10 (5.08%) Web Services
13 9 (4.57%) REST
14 8 (4.06%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.66%) User Experience
2 10 (5.08%) Fintech
3 9 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.54%) e-Learning
5 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.03%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.03%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.51%) BBC
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.12%) Linux
2 8 (4.06%) Unix
3 7 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.05%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.80%) Software Engineering
2 39 (19.80%) TDD
3 38 (19.29%) Microservices
4 35 (17.77%) Web Development
5 32 (16.24%) MVC
6 26 (13.20%) Front End Development
7 24 (12.18%) OO
7 24 (12.18%) Scrum
8 21 (10.66%) SDLC
9 19 (9.64%) Analytics
10 17 (8.63%) Coaching
10 17 (8.63%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.60%) API Design
11 13 (6.60%) DevOps
12 12 (6.09%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.58%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (5.08%) Progressive Enhancement
14 10 (5.08%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 84 (42.64%) JavaScript
2 64 (32.49%) Java
3 53 (26.90%) C#
4 42 (21.32%) SQL
5 39 (19.80%) PHP
6 22 (11.17%) C++
7 15 (7.61%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.11%) C
9 13 (6.60%) Korn
10 12 (6.09%) Python
11 9 (4.57%) Java 8
12 8 (4.06%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.54%) Ruby
13 5 (2.54%) Scala
13 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.03%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.52%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.52%) Perl
15 3 (1.52%) VB
15 3 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (11.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) CISA
3 1 (0.51%) CISM
3 1 (0.51%) CISSP
3 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.52%) QA
1 3 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.03%) Rancher
2 4 (2.03%) Terraform
3 1 (0.51%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) QRadar
3 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (13.71%) Oracle
2 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.55%) Google
5 5 (2.54%) Adobe
5 5 (2.54%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.02%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.51%) McAfee
8 1 (0.51%) OpenText
8 1 (0.51%) Progress
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.51%) Zend