The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 46 67 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.72% 0.79% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 0.82% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 1
Median salary £60,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +3.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 444 608 740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.16% 96.66% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 362 515 627
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Sheffield

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Sheffield

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Sheffield over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Sheffield

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (91.67%) Java
3 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (66.67%) SQL
6 15 (62.50%) OO
6 15 (62.50%) Automated Testing
6 15 (62.50%) Subversion
6 15 (62.50%) Degree
6 15 (62.50%) Mercurial
6 15 (62.50%) NoSQL
6 15 (62.50%) Data Structures
6 15 (62.50%) Algorithms
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
8 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.67%) Spring
8 4 (16.67%) RESTful
9 3 (12.50%) JIRA
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
9 3 (12.50%) Confluence

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (62.50%) Mercurial
2 15 (62.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (16.67%) Ember.js
1 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
1 4 (16.67%) RESTful
1 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) cXML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) LINQ
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Algorithms
1 15 (62.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 15 (62.50%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
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