South Yorkshire average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 30.8k in Doncaster and 33.8k in Barnsley. UK average salary is 37.4k in 2019. Gross average salary is calculated for full-time employees. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
South Yorkshire average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
Doncaster£30.8k
Sheffield£32.1k
Rotherham£32.6k
Barnsley£33.8k
United Kingdom£37.4k
South Yorkshire average salary by year

South Yorkshire average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

South Yorkshire average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
Doncaster£26.3k£33.2k
Sheffield£29.2k£34.1k
Rotherham£25.5k£36.6k
Barnsley£27.9k£37.9k
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k

South Yorkshire median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 26.3k in Rotherham and 28.3k in Sheffield. UK median salary is 30.4k in 2019. Gross median salary in 2019 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, upper half having income above that amount, and lower half having income below that amount.
South Yorkshire median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
Rotherham£26.3k
Doncaster£26.6k
Barnsley£27.9k
Sheffield£28.3k
United Kingdom£30.4k
South Yorkshire median salary by year

South Yorkshire median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

South Yorkshire median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
Rotherham£22.6k£27.5k
Doncaster£23.7k£28.1k
Barnsley£25.5k£29.9k
Sheffield£25.2k£30.4k
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k

South Yorkshire unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 4.3% in Barnsley and 5.6% in Doncaster. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
South Yorkshire unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
United Kingdom3.8%
Barnsley4.3%
Sheffield4.4%
Rotherham5.1%
Doncaster5.6%
South Yorkshire unemployment rate by year

South Yorkshire net household income map

Map shows the net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest average net household income was in Sheffield 022, with £17.2k. The area with the highest average net income was Sheffield 041, with £46.8k. Median income was £26.4k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £26.4k. Median income for England and Wales was 31.9k ( the lowest income was in Leeds 086, £16.8k, the highest in Tower Hamlets 033, £93.8k).

South Yorkshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Sheffield 022 £17.2k
median £26.4k
highest Sheffield 041 £46.8k

South Yorkshire relative housing costs map

The map below shows housing costs share of net household income in 2016. The higher the share of income costs the darker the displayed color. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may result in a few inconsitencies. Although there are some inconsistencies, it does not change significantly the overall picture of area comparison.

South Yorkshire relative housing costs map

South Yorkshire working age population share

2018 population estimates.

39.8

South Yorkshire
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
South Yorkshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15263k18.7%19.1%
16-64889k63.4%62.5%
65+251k17.9%18.3%

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