Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 84 73
Rank change year-on-year +56 -11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 65 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.83% 2.02% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 2.07% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 26 45
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,250 £39,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 1081 1353 1573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.62% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1123 1389
South Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,575 £22,500 £22,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in South Yorkshire

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 Software Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +38 62 £40,000 +3.90% 11
Doncaster +13 2 £42,500 +28.79% 1
Rotherham - 1 £30,000 -
Barnsley - 1 £35,000 - 2
Software Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 37 (56.92%) .NET
3 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (49.23%) SDLC
5 31 (47.69%) SQL
5 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
6 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 25 (38.46%) MVC
8 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (35.38%) Scrum
10 22 (33.85%) Java
10 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (27.69%) HTML
11 18 (27.69%) .NET Framework
12 17 (26.15%) CSS
12 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.08%) Oracle
14 14 (21.54%) Finance
14 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
15 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
16 11 (16.92%) Web Services
16 11 (16.92%) WCF
16 11 (16.92%) WPF
16 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
17 10 (15.38%) Python
18 9 (13.85%) Degree
19 8 (12.31%) Scala
19 8 (12.31%) Oracle Forms

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 5 (7.69%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Force.com
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Informix
3 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (9.23%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) CA Gen
5 5 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (7.69%) PROIV
6 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) .NET
2 25 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (27.69%) .NET Framework
5 18 (27.69%) HTML
6 17 (26.15%) CSS
7 11 (16.92%) WCF
7 11 (16.92%) Web Services
7 11 (16.92%) WPF
8 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.23%) jQuery
9 4 (6.15%) RESTful
10 2 (3.08%) Spring
11 1 (1.54%) Ajax
11 1 (1.54%) CakePHP
11 1 (1.54%) Django
11 1 (1.54%) J2EE
11 1 (1.54%) JPA
11 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Tandem
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Solaris
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) SDLC
3 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 25 (38.46%) MVC
5 23 (35.38%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.23%) Analytics
7 6 (9.23%) Kanban
7 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.69%) Microservices
8 5 (7.69%) RAD
8 5 (7.69%) SOLID
8 5 (7.69%) TDD
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.15%) Coaching
9 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.15%) Web Development
10 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 31 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 22 (33.85%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.31%) Scala
6 7 (10.77%) C++
6 7 (10.77%) Go
6 7 (10.77%) Ruby
7 6 (9.23%) C
7 6 (9.23%) COBOL
7 6 (9.23%) VB
8 5 (7.69%) DataFlex
8 5 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (7.69%) LINC
8 5 (7.69%) RPG
8 5 (7.69%) Tcl
8 5 (7.69%) Uniface
8 5 (7.69%) xBase
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.54%) Mesos
1 1 (1.54%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.15%) Avid
5 3 (4.62%) Twitter
6 1 (1.54%) Capita
6 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) SAP