Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 28 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 +51 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 77 113 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.02% 8.35% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 8.50% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 66 111 39
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,375 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £47,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%

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 1,250 1,329 1,442
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 98.23% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 1,144 1,223
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 April 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 April 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 +5 72 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Barnsley -11 3 £35,000 -15.15%
Rotherham -1 1 £38,500 +22.22%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 77 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (62.34%) Java
3 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.47%) Spring
6 24 (31.17%) React
7 23 (29.87%) Docker
8 18 (23.38%) MySQL
9 17 (22.08%) Kafka
10 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
10 16 (20.78%) PHP
10 16 (20.78%) RESTful
10 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
11 15 (19.48%) Open Source
11 15 (19.48%) SQL
11 15 (19.48%) C++
11 15 (19.48%) DevOps
12 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (18.18%) Microservices
12 14 (18.18%) Web Services
12 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (18.18%) Scrum
13 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
13 13 (16.88%) Node.js
13 13 (16.88%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (15.58%) Java 9
14 12 (15.58%) Java 8
14 12 (15.58%) Spring Boot
14 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.58%) Degree

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 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) MySQL
2 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
3 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Redis
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Cucumber
2 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 7 (9.09%) Subversion
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) git-flow
5 2 (2.60%) JUnit
5 2 (2.60%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) Grunt
6 1 (1.30%) gulp
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (3.90%) Automotive
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) Spring
2 24 (31.17%) React
3 17 (22.08%) Kafka
4 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
4 16 (20.78%) RESTful
5 14 (18.18%) Web Services
6 13 (16.88%) Node.js
7 12 (15.58%) Spring Boot
7 12 (15.58%) Spring Security
8 11 (14.29%) .NET
8 11 (14.29%) Gherkin
8 11 (14.29%) J2EE
8 11 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (12.99%) JPA
9 10 (12.99%) Servlets
10 8 (10.39%) HTML
11 7 (9.09%) CSS
12 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.49%) jQuery
13 5 (6.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.60%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) DevOps
3 15 (19.48%) Open Source
4 14 (18.18%) Microservices
4 14 (18.18%) Scrum
5 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
6 11 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 11 (14.29%) High Availability
7 10 (12.99%) Information Retrieval
8 9 (11.69%) OO
9 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 7 (9.09%) BDD
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.09%) Validation
11 6 (7.79%) DSDM
11 6 (7.79%) Kanban
11 6 (7.79%) RUP
11 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) PHP
4 15 (19.48%) C++
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) C
5 12 (15.58%) Java 8
5 12 (15.58%) Java 9
6 11 (14.29%) C#
6 11 (14.29%) Kotlin
7 9 (11.69%) Embedded C++
7 9 (11.69%) Python
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
10 2 (2.60%) Fortran
10 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) MISRA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 26262
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.90%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (3.90%) Splunk
2 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.60%) Twitter
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle