Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 107
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 22 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.72% 2.00% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.03% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 11
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +39.53% +1.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £47,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 1,250 1,328 1,441
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 98.22% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,143 1,227
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

Senior Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 April 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 -3 22 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Senior Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) React
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) AngularJS
5 12 (54.55%) Spring
5 12 (54.55%) RESTful
5 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
5 12 (54.55%) Web Services
6 11 (50.00%) J2EE
6 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (50.00%) Gherkin
6 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 10 (45.45%) Information Retrieval
7 10 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (45.45%) Degree
7 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 10 (45.45%) JPA
7 10 (45.45%) Servlets
8 7 (31.82%) PHP
9 6 (27.27%) MySQL
9 6 (27.27%) Node.js
9 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
10 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (18.18%) High Availability
10 4 (18.18%) Kafka
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce

Senior Software Engineer 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 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) git-flow
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) React
2 14 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 12 (54.55%) RESTful
3 12 (54.55%) Spring
3 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 11 (50.00%) J2EE
5 10 (45.45%) JPA
5 10 (45.45%) Servlets
6 6 (27.27%) Node.js
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) Kafka
7 4 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Core
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) Laravel
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.09%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Information Retrieval
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) SOLID
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Microservices
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) API Development
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Kotlin
5 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat