The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 39 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.88% 3.27% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.15% 3.38% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56 16 19
Median salary £60,000 £31,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.97% -2.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

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 469 473 723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.71% 96.73% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 394 412 646
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 £26,000 £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%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 66 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 64 (72.73%) HTML
3 62 (70.45%) CSS
4 60 (68.18%) Java
5 51 (57.95%) Oracle
6 49 (55.68%) Python
7 46 (52.27%) Scala
8 35 (39.77%) Ruby
9 32 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 32 (36.36%) Go
10 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (35.23%) SQL
11 28 (31.82%) C#
12 25 (28.41%) .NET
12 25 (28.41%) Web Services
13 24 (27.27%) Scrum
14 22 (25.00%) Degree
14 22 (25.00%) Computer Science
15 21 (23.86%) Computer Science Degree
16 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
17 19 (21.59%) PL/SQL
18 18 (20.45%) Oracle Forms
18 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
18 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
18 18 (20.45%) RESTful
19 16 (18.18%) PHP
20 15 (17.05%) Oracle Reports
20 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
20 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
20 15 (17.05%) jQuery

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 (3.41%) JBoss
1 3 (3.41%) OpenROAD
1 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.41%) Informix
3 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) ActiveReports
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.55%) Maven
5 3 (3.41%) Ant
5 3 (3.41%) CA Gen
5 3 (3.41%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (3.41%) PROIV
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) JUnit
6 1 (1.14%) Mockito
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (72.73%) HTML
2 62 (70.45%) CSS
3 25 (28.41%) .NET
3 25 (28.41%) Web Services
4 18 (20.45%) RESTful
5 15 (17.05%) jQuery
6 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.95%) WPF
8 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.82%) WCF
9 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (5.68%) Spring
10 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.41%) Java EE
11 3 (3.41%) SOAP
11 3 (3.41%) XML
12 2 (2.27%) Ajax
12 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.41%) Tandem
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Android
1 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.41%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Solaris
2 3 (3.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.27%) Scrum
4 18 (20.45%) Data Modelling
4 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.91%) Web Development
6 13 (14.77%) MVC
7 8 (9.09%) SDLC
8 7 (7.95%) Front End Development
8 7 (7.95%) Logistics
9 6 (6.82%) TDD
10 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (3.41%) Coaching
12 3 (3.41%) DevOps
12 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.41%) RAD
13 2 (2.27%) OO
14 1 (1.14%) ERP
14 1 (1.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 60 (68.18%) Java
3 49 (55.68%) Python
4 46 (52.27%) Scala
5 35 (39.77%) Ruby
6 32 (36.36%) Go
7 31 (35.23%) SQL
8 28 (31.82%) C#
9 19 (21.59%) PL/SQL
10 16 (18.18%) PHP
11 4 (4.55%) C++
12 3 (3.41%) C
12 3 (3.41%) COBOL
12 3 (3.41%) DataFlex
12 3 (3.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (3.41%) LINC
12 3 (3.41%) RPG
12 3 (3.41%) Tcl
12 3 (3.41%) Uniface
12 3 (3.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Degree
2 21 (23.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 51 (57.95%) Oracle
2 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.14%) Telerik
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
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