Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 +32 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 112 122 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.54% 12.58% 4.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.68% 13.56% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 83 117 52
Sheffield median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +31.03% +3.57%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £62,500 £47,450
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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 819 900 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 91.71% 92.78% 84.24%
Number of salaries quoted 694 732 838
Sheffield median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £25,913 £26,250 £22,675
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
South Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 70 (62.50%) Java
2 69 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 40 (35.71%) Spring
5 33 (29.46%) C#
6 32 (28.57%) Scrum
7 28 (25.00%) PHP
8 25 (22.32%) Cucumber
9 24 (21.43%) HTML
9 24 (21.43%) TDD
10 23 (20.54%) CSS
10 23 (20.54%) MVC
10 23 (20.54%) React
11 22 (19.64%) C
11 22 (19.64%) C++
12 21 (18.75%) SQL
12 21 (18.75%) .NET
12 21 (18.75%) Spring Boot
12 21 (18.75%) Open Source
13 20 (17.86%) Java 8
14 19 (16.96%) Web Services
14 19 (16.96%) Finance
15 18 (16.07%) Python
15 18 (16.07%) MySQL
15 18 (16.07%) Test Automation
15 18 (16.07%) RESTful
15 18 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (16.07%) Kanban
15 18 (16.07%) Microservices
15 18 (16.07%) Docker

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 11 (9.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.89%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) MySQL
2 16 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.82%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Cucumber
2 15 (13.39%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (8.93%) Buildbot
4 10 (8.93%) Ranorex
4 10 (8.93%) Selenium
5 7 (6.25%) Mercurial
5 7 (6.25%) Subversion
6 6 (5.36%) Appium
6 6 (5.36%) Gatling
6 6 (5.36%) JMeter
6 6 (5.36%) NeoLoad
6 6 (5.36%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.36%) WATIR
6 6 (5.36%) WebLOAD
7 4 (3.57%) JUnit
7 4 (3.57%) Maven
7 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (16.96%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Retail
3 10 (8.93%) Legal
4 5 (4.46%) Electronics
5 3 (2.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (60.71%) Software Engineer
2 41 (36.61%) Developer
3 29 (25.89%) Java Engineer
3 29 (25.89%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 18 (16.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 16 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 15 (13.39%) Senior Developer
7 15 (13.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 15 (13.39%) Software Developer
8 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (11.61%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (11.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (11.61%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (11.61%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 13 (11.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.71%) Spring
2 24 (21.43%) HTML
3 23 (20.54%) CSS
3 23 (20.54%) React
4 21 (18.75%) .NET
4 21 (18.75%) Spring Boot
5 19 (16.96%) Web Services
6 18 (16.07%) RESTful
7 16 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 15 (13.39%) Spring Security
9 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (12.50%) J2EE
10 12 (10.71%) JPA
10 12 (10.71%) Kafka
10 12 (10.71%) Node.js
11 11 (9.82%) Gherkin
11 11 (9.82%) Servlets
12 9 (8.04%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.79%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) Scrum
3 24 (21.43%) TDD
4 23 (20.54%) MVC
5 21 (18.75%) Open Source
6 18 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.07%) Kanban
6 18 (16.07%) Microservices
6 18 (16.07%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.29%) DevOps
7 16 (14.29%) DSDM
7 16 (14.29%) Web Development
8 15 (13.39%) BDD
9 12 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 11 (9.82%) Front End Development
10 11 (9.82%) High Availability
10 11 (9.82%) Information Retrieval
11 10 (8.93%) OO
11 10 (8.93%) Software Testing
12 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (62.50%) Java
2 44 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.46%) C#
4 28 (25.00%) PHP
5 22 (19.64%) C
5 22 (19.64%) C++
6 21 (18.75%) SQL
7 20 (17.86%) Java 8
8 18 (16.07%) Python
9 15 (13.39%) Java 9
10 13 (11.61%) Ruby
11 10 (8.93%) Scala
12 9 (8.04%) Kotlin
13 7 (6.25%) Embedded C++
14 6 (5.36%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.79%) Fortran
15 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 12 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) CISM
5 1 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) MISRA
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.89%) COBIT
3 1 (0.89%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.68%) Google
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle
2 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com