Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stafford 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 Developer
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 32 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 3.11% 2.63% 7.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.70% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 9
Stafford median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -28.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £30,400
90th Percentile £47,500 £31,750 £37,500
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford. 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
Stafford
Permanent vacancies in Stafford with a recognized job title 158 148 128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.14% 97.37% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 152 116 103
Stafford median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,400
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £48,750
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stafford.

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Fintech
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Communications Security
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft