Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 114 97 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 13.18% 11.87% 7.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.06% 13.29% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 124 79 69
Sheffield median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,050 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,558 £60,000 £55,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 811 730 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 93.76% 89.35% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 628 618 708
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,175 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Sheffield

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Sheffield over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 65 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (49.12%) Java
3 45 (39.47%) Microservices
4 44 (38.60%) Spring
4 44 (38.60%) DevOps
5 38 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 32 (28.07%) HTML
6 32 (28.07%) CSS
6 32 (28.07%) Apache
7 30 (26.32%) Finance
8 29 (25.44%) Relational Database
8 29 (25.44%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (24.56%) Bash Shell
10 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 26 (22.81%) C++
12 23 (20.18%) AngularJS
12 23 (20.18%) jQuery
12 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
13 22 (19.30%) Hibernate
13 22 (19.30%) TDD
13 22 (19.30%) Oracle
14 21 (18.42%) C#
14 21 (18.42%) SQL
14 21 (18.42%) JBoss
14 21 (18.42%) Banking
15 20 (17.54%) Korn
15 20 (17.54%) Open Source
15 20 (17.54%) API Design
16 19 (16.67%) Java 8
16 19 (16.67%) Python

Software Engineering
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 32 (28.07%) Apache
2 21 (18.42%) JBoss
3 7 (6.14%) CloudStack
4 6 (5.26%) CMS
5 5 (4.39%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.51%) Confluence
7 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.88%) Liferay
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.14%) IaaS
4 6 (5.26%) SaaS
5 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.63%) GitHub
7 2 (1.75%) Office 365
8 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.91%) RDBMS
3 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.65%) MySQL
5 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (4.39%) Big Data
7 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) DB2
9 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.88%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) JIRA
3 6 (5.26%) Selenium
4 5 (4.39%) GitLab
4 5 (4.39%) Maven
4 5 (4.39%) NUnit
4 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.63%) Subversion
7 2 (1.75%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.75%) Grunt
7 2 (1.75%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.88%) git-flow
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (26.32%) Finance
2 21 (18.42%) Banking
3 14 (12.28%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.51%) Games
5 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (36.84%) Software Engineer
2 41 (35.96%) Developer
3 26 (22.81%) Java Developer
4 18 (15.79%) Java Engineer
4 18 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Performance Tester
5 10 (8.77%) Tester
6 8 (7.02%) Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Consultant
6 8 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Java Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 5 (4.39%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.60%) Spring
2 38 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 32 (28.07%) CSS
3 32 (28.07%) HTML
4 23 (20.18%) AngularJS
4 23 (20.18%) jQuery
5 22 (19.30%) Hibernate
6 19 (16.67%) .NET
7 17 (14.91%) React
8 15 (13.16%) Spring Security
9 12 (10.53%) RESTful
10 11 (9.65%) ASP.NET
11 10 (8.77%) Node.js
12 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (6.14%) LAMP
13 6 (5.26%) Apache Camel
13 6 (5.26%) Kafka
13 6 (5.26%) Middleware
13 6 (5.26%) REST
13 6 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.44%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (12.28%) Fintech
3 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.39%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.63%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.75%) EPoS
8 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.75%) SCORM
8 2 (1.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Android
2 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.88%) CentOS
3 1 (0.88%) DC/OS
3 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.47%) Microservices
3 44 (38.60%) DevOps
4 22 (19.30%) TDD
5 20 (17.54%) API Design
5 20 (17.54%) Open Source
6 16 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 14 (12.28%) API Integration
7 14 (12.28%) Load Testing
8 13 (11.40%) MVC
8 13 (11.40%) Web Development
9 12 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 11 (9.65%) OO
10 11 (9.65%) Scrum
11 10 (8.77%) BDD
11 10 (8.77%) Software Delivery
12 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.02%) SDLC
13 7 (6.14%) Coaching
14 5 (4.39%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.12%) Java
2 28 (24.56%) Bash Shell
3 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.81%) C++
5 21 (18.42%) C#
5 21 (18.42%) SQL
6 20 (17.54%) Korn
7 19 (16.67%) C
7 19 (16.67%) Java 8
7 19 (16.67%) Python
8 15 (13.16%) Java 9
9 13 (11.40%) PHP
10 12 (10.53%) Ruby
11 8 (7.02%) Perl
12 5 (4.39%) ES6
12 5 (4.39%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.51%) Go
14 2 (1.75%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.75%) Scala
15 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.75%) OCP
2 2 (1.75%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Docker
2 7 (6.14%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Puppet
2 9 (7.89%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.39%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.88%) Terraform
5 1 (0.88%) Xymon
5 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Oracle
2 6 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.51%) Zend
5 2 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) OpenText
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) SAP