Sheffield average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £31.2k in Barnsley and £36.7k in Rotherham. The UK average salary was £40.0k in 2022. 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 data was published in October 2022. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Sheffield average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2022
Barnsley£31.2k
Bolsover£31.9k
North East Derbyshire£31.9k
Chesterfield£33.7k
Sheffield£34.9k
Rotherham£36.7k
United Kingdom£40.0k
Sheffield average salary by year

Sheffield average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £28.0k in Barnsley and £29.4k in Rotherham. The UK average salary for female was £35.0k in 2022. The average salary for male is ranging between £33.3k in Barnsley and £42.1k in Rotherham. The UK average salary for male was £43.3k in 2022.
Sheffield average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2022Male average salary
Barnsley£28.0k£33.3k
Bolsover£24.4k£35.3k
North East Derbyshire£28.7k£33.3k
Chesterfield£26.4k£38.9k
Sheffield£30.4k£37.8k
Rotherham£29.4k£42.1k
United Kingdom£35.0k£43.3k

Sheffield median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £25.8k in Bolsover and £30.4k in Sheffield. The UK median salary was £33.0k in 2022.
Sheffield median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2022
Bolsover£25.8k
Barnsley£27.8k
Rotherham£28.5k
Chesterfield£28.9k
North East Derbyshire£29.4k
Sheffield£30.4k
United Kingdom£33.0k
Sheffield median salary by year

Sheffield median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £24.5k in Bolsover and £27.3k in Sheffield. The UK median salary for female was £29.7k in 2022. The median salary for male is ranging between £27.4k in Bolsover and £32.4k in Sheffield. The UK median salary for male was £35.3k in 2022.
Sheffield median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary in 2022Male median salary
Bolsover£24.5k£27.4k
Barnsley£25.5k£31.1k
Rotherham£26.3k£32.2k
Chesterfield£24.0k£32.0k
North East Derbyshire£23.6k£30.4k
Sheffield£27.3k£32.4k
United Kingdom£29.7k£35.3k

Sheffield unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.6% in North East Derbyshire and 5.2% in Sheffield. The UK unemployment rate was 3.8% in 2022.
Sheffield unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2022
North East Derbyshire2.6%
Bolsover3.1%
Chesterfield3.5%
United Kingdom3.8%
Barnsley4.3%
Rotherham4.4%
Sheffield5.2%
Sheffield unemployment rate by year

Sheffield house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 5.3 in Barnsley and 7 in North East Derbyshire. Ie. Barnsley resident with middle-income needs 5.3 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in North East Derbyshire needs 7 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 8.16 in 2022.
Sheffield house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2022
Barnsley5.3
Bolsover5.7
Chesterfield5.7
Rotherham5.7
Sheffield6
North East Derbyshire7
England and Wales8.16
Sheffield house price to earnings ratio history

Sheffield 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 £27.0k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £27.0k. 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).

Sheffield net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Sheffield 022 £17.2k
median £27.0k
highest Sheffield 041 £46.8k

Sheffield 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.

Sheffield relative housing costs map

Sheffield working age population share

2020 population estimates.

40.6

Sheffield
average age

40.4

England & Wales
average age
Sheffield working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15263k18.2%19.1%
16-64911k63.0%62.2%
65+273k18.9%18.6%

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