The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.94% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +7.60%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 466 488 729
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.69% 96.44% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 391 425 652
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Sheffield

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Software Developer 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 Sheffield region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (35.71%) WCF
7 5 (35.71%) WPF
7 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
9 3 (21.43%) C
9 3 (21.43%) VB
9 3 (21.43%) RPG
9 3 (21.43%) C++
9 3 (21.43%) COBOL
9 3 (21.43%) Tcl

Senior Software 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 3 (21.43%) OpenROAD
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) CA Gen
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (21.43%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (21.43%) PROIV
3 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) WCF
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) JPA
6 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Tandem
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) RAD
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Clipper
5 3 (21.43%) COBOL
5 3 (21.43%) DataFlex
5 3 (21.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (21.43%) LINC
5 3 (21.43%) RPG
5 3 (21.43%) Tcl
5 3 (21.43%) Uniface
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) xBase
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
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