Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 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.

Software Developer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 62 61
Rank change year-on-year +36 -1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 61 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 7.46% 2.58% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 2.66% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 57 25 43
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +18.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,250 £39,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92% -7.14%

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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Sheffield

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Sheffield

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 40 (65.57%) C#
2 33 (54.10%) .NET
3 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (49.18%) SDLC
5 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
5 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
5 29 (47.54%) SQL
6 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
6 24 (39.34%) MVC
7 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (36.07%) Scrum
8 22 (36.07%) Java
9 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (27.87%) HTML
10 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
11 16 (26.23%) CSS
12 15 (24.59%) Oracle
13 14 (22.95%) Finance
13 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
15 11 (18.03%) Web Services
16 10 (16.39%) Python
16 10 (16.39%) WCF
16 10 (16.39%) WPF
16 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
17 9 (14.75%) Degree
18 8 (13.11%) Scala
18 8 (13.11%) Oracle Forms

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 5 (8.20%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) Informix
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Redis
5 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) CA Gen
5 5 (8.20%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (8.20%) PROIV
6 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) .NET
2 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
5 17 (27.87%) HTML
6 16 (26.23%) CSS
7 11 (18.03%) Web Services
8 10 (16.39%) WCF
8 10 (16.39%) WPF
9 6 (9.84%) Entity Framework
10 5 (8.20%) jQuery
11 4 (6.56%) RESTful
12 2 (3.28%) Spring
13 1 (1.64%) Ajax
13 1 (1.64%) CakePHP
13 1 (1.64%) Django
13 1 (1.64%) J2EE
13 1 (1.64%) JPA
13 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Tandem
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Solaris
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) SDLC
3 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
4 24 (39.34%) MVC
5 22 (36.07%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.84%) Analytics
7 6 (9.84%) Kanban
7 6 (9.84%) OOP
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.20%) Microservices
8 5 (8.20%) RAD
8 5 (8.20%) SOLID
8 5 (8.20%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) Coaching
9 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.56%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) C#
2 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 10 (16.39%) Python
5 8 (13.11%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Scala
6 7 (11.48%) C++
6 7 (11.48%) Go
6 7 (11.48%) Ruby
7 6 (9.84%) C
7 6 (9.84%) COBOL
8 5 (8.20%) DataFlex
8 5 (8.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (8.20%) LINC
8 5 (8.20%) RPG
8 5 (8.20%) Tcl
8 5 (8.20%) Uniface
8 5 (8.20%) VB
8 5 (8.20%) xBase
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.64%) Mesos
1 1 (1.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.56%) Avid
5 3 (4.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Capita
6 1 (1.64%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) SAP