Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 47 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 +30 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 67 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.55% 4.82% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 4.94% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 44 68 45
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £31,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £44,900
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1067 1356 1591
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.62% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1121 1408
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +6 39 £42,500 - 9
Barnsley +1 7 £42,500 -5.56%
Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.00%) Java
4 17 (34.00%) Linux
4 17 (34.00%) OO
5 16 (32.00%) Android
6 15 (30.00%) Scrum
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) SDLC
7 14 (28.00%) C++
8 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (24.00%) C
9 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (24.00%) PHP
9 12 (24.00%) TDD
10 11 (22.00%) Web Services
10 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
11 10 (20.00%) Degree
11 10 (20.00%) C#
12 9 (18.00%) SOAP
12 9 (18.00%) LAMP
12 9 (18.00%) MVC
12 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
13 8 (16.00%) Qt
13 8 (16.00%) Embedded C
13 8 (16.00%) Firmware
13 8 (16.00%) .NET
14 7 (14.00%) Embedded C++
14 7 (14.00%) Automotive

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 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Broadband
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) Modbus
3 2 (4.00%) Profibus
3 2 (4.00%) RS-232
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
4 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.00%) Android Studio
5 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (14.00%) Automotive
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) LAMP
2 9 (18.00%) SOAP
3 8 (16.00%) .NET
3 8 (16.00%) Qt
4 7 (14.00%) REST
5 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.00%) HTML
5 6 (12.00%) XML
6 5 (10.00%) Node.js
6 5 (10.00%) React
6 5 (10.00%) WSDL
7 4 (8.00%) Qt Quick
7 4 (8.00%) RESTful
7 4 (8.00%) Spring
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 3 (6.00%) JSON
8 3 (6.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.00%) iPhone
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.00%) CAN bus
4 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Robotics
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Android
3 10 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (10.00%) Windows
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) OO
4 15 (30.00%) Scrum
4 15 (30.00%) SDLC
5 12 (24.00%) TDD
6 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) MVC
8 7 (14.00%) Android Development
8 7 (14.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (12.00%) OOP
9 6 (12.00%) SOLID
9 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Kanban
11 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.00%) Refactoring
11 4 (8.00%) Telematics
11 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) C++
4 12 (24.00%) C
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (24.00%) PHP
5 10 (20.00%) C#
6 8 (16.00%) Embedded C
7 7 (14.00%) Embedded C++
8 6 (12.00%) Python
9 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (4.00%) Scala
11 1 (2.00%) Kotlin
11 1 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Firmware
2 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Graphite
3 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Mesos
3 1 (2.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (4.00%) Lauterbach
1 2 (4.00%) Splunk
1 2 (4.00%) Zend
2 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com