The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 60 59
Rank change year-on-year +29 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 57 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.83% 1.86% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.02% 1.91% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 12 31
Median salary £42,500 £30,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.34% -15.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £29,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 627 942
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.66% 97.36% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 591 543 814
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

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 Software Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 23 £45,000 - 4
Barnsley +3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Doncaster - 8 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (57.02%) C++
3 65 (53.72%) C
4 64 (52.89%) Java
5 56 (46.28%) OO
6 50 (41.32%) Linux
6 50 (41.32%) Git (software)
7 49 (40.50%) Ethernet
8 48 (39.67%) SQL
9 46 (38.02%) Subversion
10 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (33.06%) Embedded C
12 38 (31.40%) Embedded Linux
12 38 (31.40%) Degree
13 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
14 36 (29.75%) Firmware
15 33 (27.27%) Embedded C++
15 33 (27.27%) HTML
16 31 (25.62%) Python
17 26 (21.49%) Wireless
17 26 (21.49%) RS-232
18 25 (20.66%) Visual Studio
19 24 (19.83%) Windows
19 24 (19.83%) Electronics
19 24 (19.83%) Test Automation
19 24 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (19.83%) SDLC
19 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
20 23 (19.01%) Waterfall
20 23 (19.01%) Android Studio

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 6 (4.96%) Apache
2 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Force.com
4 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.50%) Ethernet
2 26 (21.49%) RS-232
2 26 (21.49%) Wireless
3 20 (16.53%) Bluetooth
4 19 (15.70%) RS-422
4 19 (15.70%) RS-485
4 19 (15.70%) TCP/IP
4 19 (15.70%) ZigBee
5 6 (4.96%) Modbus
5 6 (4.96%) Profibus
6 2 (1.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.83%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.26%) MySQL
3 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (41.32%) Git (software)
2 46 (38.02%) Subversion
3 25 (20.66%) Visual Studio
4 23 (19.01%) Android Studio
4 23 (19.01%) Eclipse
4 23 (19.01%) JIRA
5 22 (18.18%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (19.83%) Electronics
2 21 (17.36%) Automotive
3 19 (15.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Finance
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) HTML
2 22 (18.18%) Qt
3 14 (11.57%) REST
4 13 (10.74%) Qt Quick
5 12 (9.92%) .NET
6 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 11 (9.09%) LAMP
6 11 (9.09%) Web Services
7 10 (8.26%) CSS
7 10 (8.26%) Node.js
8 9 (7.44%) XML
9 8 (6.61%) jQuery
9 8 (6.61%) SOAP
10 6 (4.96%) JSON
10 6 (4.96%) RESTful
10 6 (4.96%) wxWidgets
11 5 (4.13%) J2EE
11 5 (4.13%) Spring
12 4 (3.31%) Ember.js
12 4 (3.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 22 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Home Automation
3 13 (10.74%) Device Driver
4 12 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.96%) CAN bus
5 6 (4.96%) Fintech
6 3 (2.48%) User Experience
7 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.32%) Linux
2 38 (31.40%) Embedded Linux
3 24 (19.83%) Windows
4 23 (19.01%) Android
4 23 (19.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (46.28%) OO
3 45 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (19.83%) SDLC
4 24 (19.83%) Test Automation
5 23 (19.01%) Waterfall
6 20 (16.53%) TDD
7 19 (15.70%) Validation
8 15 (12.40%) MVC
9 13 (10.74%) Telematics
10 9 (7.44%) Microservices
10 9 (7.44%) Scrum
11 8 (6.61%) OOP
11 8 (6.61%) Web Development
12 7 (5.79%) BDD
12 7 (5.79%) Mobile Development
12 7 (5.79%) Re-Platforming
13 6 (4.96%) DevOps
14 5 (4.13%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.02%) C++
2 65 (53.72%) C
3 64 (52.89%) Java
4 48 (39.67%) SQL
5 40 (33.06%) Embedded C
6 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
7 33 (27.27%) Embedded C++
8 31 (25.62%) Python
9 19 (15.70%) ANSI C
10 16 (13.22%) C#
10 16 (13.22%) PHP
11 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
12 7 (5.79%) Scala
13 5 (4.13%) F#
14 2 (1.65%) Clojure
14 2 (1.65%) Ruby
14 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
15 1 (0.83%) ES6
15 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (31.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) JTAG
System Software
1 36 (29.75%) Firmware
2 7 (5.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 2 (1.65%) Graphite
2 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (4.96%) Lauterbach
2 3 (2.48%) Zend
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.65%) Splunk
4 1 (0.83%) Freescale
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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