Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 81 102
Rank change year-on-year +21 +21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 20 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.44% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 0.72% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 2
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,450 £38,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,250 £44,750
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% -5.56%

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 797 978 1273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.93% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 684 813 1128
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 20 November 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 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) SDLC
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (75.00%) Scrum
4 15 (75.00%) .NET
4 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (65.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (50.00%) MVC
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 10 (50.00%) WCF
7 10 (50.00%) WPF
7 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) JIRA
9 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
9 5 (25.00%) Broadband
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) OOP
9 5 (25.00%) SOLID
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (25.00%) Kanban
9 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (25.00%) Microservices

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 (15.00%) OpenROAD
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) CA Gen
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (15.00%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (15.00%) PROIV
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
1 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (50.00%) WCF
2 10 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) JPA
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (90.00%) SDLC
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (75.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) Kanban
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (25.00%) Microservices
6 5 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (25.00%) SOLID
7 3 (15.00%) RAD
8 1 (5.00%) API Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) Clipper
5 3 (15.00%) COBOL
5 3 (15.00%) DataFlex
5 3 (15.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (15.00%) LINC
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) RPG
5 3 (15.00%) Tcl
5 3 (15.00%) Uniface
5 3 (15.00%) VB
5 3 (15.00%) xBase
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle