Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 39 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 53 58 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.45% 5.11% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 5.26% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 58
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £59,875 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% +3.75%

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 1,148 1,102 1,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.09% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 903 893 1,102
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £23,800 £22,525
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +1 44 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Barnsley -13 8 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

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

1 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (47.17%) Java
4 20 (37.74%) Spring
5 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
5 17 (32.08%) DevOps
6 15 (28.30%) Open Source
6 15 (28.30%) C#
7 14 (26.42%) .NET
7 14 (26.42%) Spring Security
7 14 (26.42%) Microservices
7 14 (26.42%) Spring Boot
7 14 (26.42%) Java 9
7 14 (26.42%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (26.42%) Java 8
8 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) C++
9 9 (16.98%) CSS
9 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
10 8 (15.09%) Web Development
10 8 (15.09%) Automotive
10 8 (15.09%) SDLC
10 8 (15.09%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.21%) MVC
11 7 (13.21%) Linux
11 7 (13.21%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) Degree
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure

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 (11.32%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.55%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Redis
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.32%) Maven
4 4 (7.55%) Selenium
5 3 (5.66%) Gerrit
5 3 (5.66%) GitLab
5 3 (5.66%) NUnit
5 3 (5.66%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.77%) JIRA
6 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 8 (15.09%) Automotive
2 6 (11.32%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Spring
2 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) Spring Boot
2 14 (26.42%) Spring Security
3 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
3 9 (16.98%) CSS
4 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
4 7 (13.21%) HTML
5 6 (11.32%) Apache Camel
5 6 (11.32%) RESTful
6 5 (9.43%) React
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.66%) QML
8 3 (5.66%) Qt
8 3 (5.66%) Qt Quick
9 2 (3.77%) Java SE
9 2 (3.77%) LAMP
9 2 (3.77%) Symfony
9 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Device Driver
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) SCORM
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) DevOps
4 15 (28.30%) Open Source
5 14 (26.42%) Microservices
6 8 (15.09%) Coaching
6 8 (15.09%) SDLC
6 8 (15.09%) Web Development
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) SOLID
9 5 (9.43%) OO
9 5 (9.43%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.55%) Physics
11 3 (5.66%) Line Management
11 3 (5.66%) SFIA
11 3 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 14 (26.42%) Java 8
4 14 (26.42%) Java 9
5 10 (18.87%) SQL
6 9 (16.98%) C++
7 6 (11.32%) C
7 6 (11.32%) PHP
8 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded C++
8 3 (5.66%) ES6
8 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.77%) Go
9 2 (3.77%) Python
9 2 (3.77%) Ruby
9 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) OCP
2 2 (3.77%) OCPJP
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin