Period
to 17 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 108 106
Rank change year-on-year +35 -2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 26 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.28% 0.076% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 0.078% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 8
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.63% -20.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,150 £33,000 £43,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1,112 1,276 1,520
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 97.26% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1,084 1,290
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +26 25 £45,000 +40.63% 2
Senior Software Developer
Yorkshire

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, Senior Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) C#
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
1 23 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Scrum
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (65.38%) MVC
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (61.54%) SDLC
6 14 (53.85%) SQL
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
9 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
9 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
10 9 (34.62%) Web Services
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) HTML
11 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (26.92%) WCF
11 7 (26.92%) WPF
12 6 (23.08%) JIRA
12 6 (23.08%) Google
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
12 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 6 (23.08%) .NET Core

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) git-flow
4 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) CSS
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) WPF
7 6 (23.08%) .NET Core
7 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery
10 2 (7.69%) Angular 2
10 2 (7.69%) Handlebars
10 2 (7.69%) Laravel
10 2 (7.69%) Modernizr
10 2 (7.69%) Node.js
11 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Software Engineering
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Scrum
4 17 (65.38%) MVC
5 16 (61.54%) SDLC
6 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
7 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 5 (19.23%) Kanban
8 5 (19.23%) Microservices
8 5 (19.23%) OOP
8 5 (19.23%) SOLID
9 4 (15.38%) Web Development
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
11 2 (7.69%) BDD
11 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
11 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Validation
12 1 (3.85%) API Testing
12 1 (3.85%) High Availability
12 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.69%) Rancher
1 2 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Google
3 5 (19.23%) Atlassian