Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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

Programmer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.02% 0.10% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.11% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Sheffield median annual salary - £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.33% -16.67%
South Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -26.67% -3.23%

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 865 945 1,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.85% 97.72% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 740 784 970
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,600 £62,500 £60,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Sheffield

Programmer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Sheffield

Programmer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
1 8 (88.89%) 3D Programming
1 8 (88.89%) Games
1 8 (88.89%) Game Development
1 8 (88.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 8 (88.89%) CryEngine
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Kotlin
2 1 (11.11%) Case Management
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Finance

Programmer 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 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
General
1 8 (88.89%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CryEngine
1 8 (88.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) 3D Programming
1 8 (88.89%) Game Development
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Kotlin
2 1 (11.11%) SQL