The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 19 62 56
Rank change year-on-year +43 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 64 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.77% 2.81% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.00% 2.89% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 21 25
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,000 £40,900
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 640 761 963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.71% 97.19% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 544 636 811
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 +29 39 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Barnsley -1 7 £40,000 - 1
Doncaster - 5 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 97 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (51.55%) Java
3 49 (50.52%) C++
4 41 (42.27%) C
5 39 (40.21%) OO
6 36 (37.11%) Ethernet
7 34 (35.05%) SQL
7 34 (35.05%) Git (software)
8 32 (32.99%) Subversion
9 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (28.87%) Embedded C
11 25 (25.77%) Wireless
11 25 (25.77%) Firmware
11 25 (25.77%) Validation
11 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
11 25 (25.77%) RS-232
12 24 (24.74%) Electronics
12 24 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (23.71%) Degree
13 23 (23.71%) Embedded C++
14 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (21.65%) Linux
14 21 (21.65%) Bluetooth
15 20 (20.62%) C#
15 20 (20.62%) HTML
15 20 (20.62%) TCP/IP
15 20 (20.62%) ZigBee
15 20 (20.62%) RS-485
15 20 (20.62%) RS-422
15 20 (20.62%) ANSI C

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.06%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Ethernet
2 25 (25.77%) RS-232
2 25 (25.77%) Wireless
3 21 (21.65%) Bluetooth
4 20 (20.62%) RS-422
4 20 (20.62%) RS-485
4 20 (20.62%) TCP/IP
4 20 (20.62%) ZigBee
5 4 (4.12%) Modbus
5 4 (4.12%) Profibus
6 1 (1.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (35.05%) Git (software)
2 32 (32.99%) Subversion
3 19 (19.59%) Mercurial
4 18 (18.56%) Visual Studio
5 14 (14.43%) Eclipse
5 14 (14.43%) JIRA
6 11 (11.34%) Android Studio
7 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (24.74%) Electronics
2 17 (17.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.25%) Automotive
4 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Finance
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) HTML
2 11 (11.34%) .NET
3 9 (9.28%) REST
4 8 (8.25%) CSS
4 8 (8.25%) Qt
4 8 (8.25%) Web Services
5 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.22%) J2EE
5 7 (7.22%) jQuery
5 7 (7.22%) Node.js
6 6 (6.19%) LAMP
6 6 (6.19%) WPF
7 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.15%) SOAP
7 5 (5.15%) Spring
8 4 (4.12%) Ajax
8 4 (4.12%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.12%) JSON
8 4 (4.12%) RESTful
8 4 (4.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.62%) Algorithms
2 20 (20.62%) Home Automation
3 19 (19.59%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.12%) CAN bus
5 3 (3.09%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.06%) Fintech
6 2 (2.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.03%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (11.34%) Android
3 11 (11.34%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (40.21%) OO
3 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.77%) Validation
5 24 (24.74%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.59%) Automated Testing
6 19 (19.59%) SDLC
7 13 (13.40%) MVC
7 13 (13.40%) TDD
8 11 (11.34%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.22%) OOP
9 7 (7.22%) Scrum
9 7 (7.22%) Web Development
10 5 (5.15%) BDD
10 5 (5.15%) Microservices
10 5 (5.15%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.15%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.15%) MVVM
10 5 (5.15%) Re-Platforming
11 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) Java
2 49 (50.52%) C++
3 41 (42.27%) C
4 34 (35.05%) SQL
5 28 (28.87%) Embedded C
6 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
7 23 (23.71%) Embedded C++
8 20 (20.62%) ANSI C
8 20 (20.62%) C#
9 17 (17.53%) Python
10 13 (13.40%) PHP
11 5 (5.15%) XAML
12 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.09%) F#
12 3 (3.09%) Scala
13 2 (2.06%) ES6
13 2 (2.06%) Ruby
14 1 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) JTAG
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Firmware
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.12%) Lauterbach
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.06%) Zend
3 1 (1.03%) Freescale
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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