Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 35 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 58 76 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.37% 5.61% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.77% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54 77 43
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,950 £31,250 £32,600
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,750 £46,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +5.00%

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 1,049 1,318 1,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.13% 97.34% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,100 1,238
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 6 months to 21 January 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 55 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Barnsley -2 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (60.34%) Java
3 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.76%) Docker
4 19 (32.76%) React
5 17 (29.31%) Scrum
5 17 (29.31%) PHP
6 16 (27.59%) Kafka
7 14 (24.14%) Web Services
7 14 (24.14%) TDD
7 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
7 14 (24.14%) Node.js
8 13 (22.41%) RESTful
8 13 (22.41%) Spring
8 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
8 13 (22.41%) MySQL
8 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (20.69%) High Availability
10 11 (18.97%) SQL
10 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
10 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (17.24%) OO
11 10 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
11 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 10 (17.24%) SDLC
11 10 (17.24%) Kotlin
11 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
12 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
12 9 (15.52%) Git (software)

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 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Broadband
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 13 (22.41%) MySQL
3 11 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.62%) Redis
6 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
2 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.62%) Electronics
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.76%) React
2 16 (27.59%) Kafka
3 14 (24.14%) Node.js
3 14 (24.14%) Web Services
4 13 (22.41%) RESTful
4 13 (22.41%) Spring
5 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 10 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (15.52%) .NET
7 7 (12.07%) Gherkin
7 7 (12.07%) J2EE
7 7 (12.07%) JSON
8 6 (10.34%) JPA
8 6 (10.34%) LAMP
8 6 (10.34%) Servlets
8 6 (10.34%) SOAP
9 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.90%) REST
10 3 (5.17%) Apache Camel
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.72%) Fintech
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Robotics
3 1 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
2 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) Scrum
4 14 (24.14%) TDD
5 12 (20.69%) High Availability
6 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
7 10 (17.24%) Front End Development
7 10 (17.24%) OO
7 10 (17.24%) SDLC
8 8 (13.79%) BDD
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
9 7 (12.07%) SOLID
10 6 (10.34%) Information Retrieval
10 6 (10.34%) Kanban
10 6 (10.34%) Open Source
11 5 (8.62%) Microservices
11 5 (8.62%) MVC
11 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) PHP
3 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) Kotlin
6 8 (13.79%) C#
7 7 (12.07%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) Python
8 5 (8.62%) C
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++
9 4 (6.90%) Ruby
10 3 (5.17%) Java 9
11 2 (3.45%) Scala
11 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.72%) Fortran
12 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 19 (32.76%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.17%) Graphite
3 1 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.72%) Mesos
3 1 (1.72%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
1 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (5.17%) Splunk
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.45%) Twitter
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft