The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 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
Software Developer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 31 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 7.00% 4.93% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 5.10% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 28
Median salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% -10.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,050 £41,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Sheffield

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 44 (81.48%) HTML
2 41 (75.93%) CSS
3 39 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 25 (46.30%) jQuery
5 22 (40.74%) .NET
6 20 (37.04%) PHP
6 20 (37.04%) C#
7 19 (35.19%) Java
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
9 16 (29.63%) Logistics
9 16 (29.63%) Front End Development
10 15 (27.78%) Oracle
10 15 (27.78%) Python
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (24.07%) Scala
12 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.52%) Web Services
13 10 (18.52%) Degree
13 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.67%) Go
14 9 (16.67%) Ruby
15 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
16 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
16 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
17 6 (11.11%) MVC
17 6 (11.11%) Scrum
18 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET

Software Developer 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 2 (3.70%) JBoss
1 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) ActiveReports
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Mockito
General
1 2 (3.70%) Games
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) HTML
2 41 (75.93%) CSS
3 25 (46.30%) jQuery
4 22 (40.74%) .NET
5 10 (18.52%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.26%) RESTful
7 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (9.26%) WPF
8 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.56%) Sass
10 2 (3.70%) Ajax
10 2 (3.70%) LINQ
10 2 (3.70%) REST
10 2 (3.70%) WCF
10 2 (3.70%) XML
11 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Front End Development
1 16 (29.63%) Logistics
2 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) MVC
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.26%) Web Development
6 1 (1.85%) DevOps
6 1 (1.85%) ERP
6 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.85%) Refactoring
6 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) TDD
6 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.04%) C#
2 20 (37.04%) PHP
3 19 (35.19%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) Python
6 13 (24.07%) Scala
7 9 (16.67%) Go
7 9 (16.67%) Ruby
8 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.70%) BeanShell
11 2 (3.70%) C
11 2 (3.70%) COBOL
11 2 (3.70%) Perl
11 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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