The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 5.19% 2.70% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 2.70% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford. 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
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77 37 72
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 73 37 56
Median salary £26,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.63% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Stafford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stafford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Stafford.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Stafford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Stafford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Stafford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Stafford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software Developer 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 Stafford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Google Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Google
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Fintech
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Laravel
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Google Analytics
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Laravel
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Symfony
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) SEO
5 2 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Communications Security
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) MVVM
6 1 (7.69%) OWASP
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) QMS
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Zend