The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 11 17 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 13.64% 10.53% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.85% 10.53% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 65 57 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 98.48% 100.00% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 53 56
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) RESTful
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) Google
5 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
5 6 (46.15%) Analytics
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) SEO
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (15.38%) Fintech
7 2 (15.38%) QMS
7 2 (15.38%) MVVM
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) WPF
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) RESTful
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) WPF
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%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) QMS
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft