Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 337 378 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.35% 40.00% 43.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.44% 41.49% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 305 372 588
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,850 £22,675 £23,200
90th Percentile £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 900 911 1,320
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.40% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 741 742 1,180
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Staffordshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Developer in Staffordshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Staffordshire

Developer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 155 £40,000 - 30
Lichfield 0 38 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Tamworth -1 34 £45,000 +23.29% 6
Stafford -2 28 £37,500 - 6
Cannock +2 20 £36,250 -7.05% 7
Burton-upon-Trent -7 13 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Rugeley - 2 £35,000 -
Burntwood - 1 £37,500 -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 195 (57.86%) .NET
2 188 (55.79%) C#
3 183 (54.30%) JavaScript
4 146 (43.32%) HTML
5 145 (43.03%) CSS
6 144 (42.73%) SQL Server
7 128 (37.98%) MVC
8 125 (37.09%) SQL
9 104 (30.86%) ASP.NET
10 75 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (20.47%) PHP
12 65 (19.29%) .NET Framework
13 62 (18.40%) T-SQL
14 61 (18.10%) Web Development
14 61 (18.10%) Git (software)
15 58 (17.21%) Entity Framework
16 57 (16.91%) jQuery
17 56 (16.62%) Microsoft
18 54 (16.02%) Finance
19 53 (15.73%) VB.NET
20 51 (15.13%) TDD
21 50 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC
22 49 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
23 48 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
24 46 (13.65%) AngularJS
25 43 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
26 42 (12.46%) Java
27 39 (11.57%) Web Services
28 36 (10.68%) WCF
29 35 (10.39%) MySQL

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 16 (4.75%) CMS
1 16 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.37%) Confluence
2 8 (2.37%) IIS
3 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.89%) WordPress
5 2 (0.59%) nginx
5 2 (0.59%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.59%) Blender
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (4.15%) IaaS
3 14 (4.15%) PaaS
4 5 (1.48%) SaaS
5 4 (1.19%) Fastly
5 4 (1.19%) Stackdriver
6 3 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.89%) Serverless
7 2 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) Internet
2 4 (1.19%) SMS
3 2 (0.59%) Extranet
3 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) DAB
4 1 (0.30%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (42.73%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.39%) MySQL
3 24 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.04%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.45%) Redis
7 14 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.56%) Relational Database
9 11 (3.26%) BigQuery
9 11 (3.26%) Bigtable
9 11 (3.26%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.48%) DB2
12 5 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 27 (8.01%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (5.04%) JIRA
5 13 (3.86%) MSI
5 13 (3.86%) WiX
6 11 (3.26%) NUnit
7 10 (2.97%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.78%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.78%) Subversion
11 5 (1.48%) ReSharper
12 4 (1.19%) NSubstitute
12 4 (1.19%) Selenium
13 3 (0.89%) Grunt
13 3 (0.89%) gulp
13 3 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.59%) Mocha
14 2 (0.59%) Moq
General
1 54 (16.02%) Finance
2 31 (9.20%) Retail
3 15 (4.45%) Games
4 12 (3.56%) Automotive
5 10 (2.97%) Advertising
6 6 (1.78%) Marketing
7 5 (1.48%) Electronics
7 5 (1.48%) Legal
7 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.89%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (57.86%) .NET
2 146 (43.32%) HTML
3 145 (43.03%) CSS
4 104 (30.86%) ASP.NET
5 65 (19.29%) .NET Framework
6 58 (17.21%) Entity Framework
7 57 (16.91%) jQuery
8 50 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (13.65%) AngularJS
11 39 (11.57%) Web Services
12 36 (10.68%) WCF
13 34 (10.09%) Laravel
14 32 (9.50%) HTML5
14 32 (9.50%) XML
15 24 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (6.82%) RESTful
17 22 (6.53%) CSS3
18 21 (6.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.24%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.45%) User Experience
6 10 (2.97%) Replication
7 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.48%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.19%) Clustering
10 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.59%) BBC
11 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.59%) NHS
11 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.59%) Oculus Rift
11 2 (0.59%) Xbox
12 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.30%) Social Media
12 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.79%) Windows
2 30 (8.90%) Linux
3 9 (2.67%) Android
4 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.48%) Unix
5 4 (1.19%) CentOS
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (37.98%) MVC
2 75 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (18.10%) Web Development
4 51 (15.13%) TDD
5 35 (10.39%) Unit Testing
6 34 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (9.20%) E-Commerce
9 29 (8.61%) Test Automation
10 28 (8.31%) Front End Development
11 26 (7.72%) BDD
12 25 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.42%) Open Source
13 23 (6.82%) Microservices
14 21 (6.23%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.93%) Scrum
16 19 (5.64%) Kanban
16 19 (5.64%) OO
17 18 (5.34%) CRM
18 17 (5.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 188 (55.79%) C#
2 183 (54.30%) JavaScript
3 125 (37.09%) SQL
4 69 (20.47%) PHP
5 62 (18.40%) T-SQL
6 53 (15.73%) VB.NET
7 42 (12.46%) Java
8 23 (6.82%) Go
9 21 (6.23%) Python
10 17 (5.04%) VB
11 16 (4.75%) TypeScript
12 14 (4.15%) Java 8
12 14 (4.15%) PHP 5
13 7 (2.08%) C++
14 6 (1.78%) VB6
14 6 (1.78%) XPath
15 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.48%) Ruby
16 4 (1.19%) Erlang
16 4 (1.19%) F#
Qualifications
1 29 (8.61%) Degree
2 14 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.48%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 20 (5.93%) Docker
2 13 (3.86%) Hyper-V
2 13 (3.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.86%) SCCM
2 13 (3.86%) vCenter Server
3 5 (1.48%) Terraform
4 4 (1.19%) Galera Cluster
5 3 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.01%) Google
3 18 (5.34%) Zend
4 15 (4.45%) Oracle
5 13 (3.86%) VMware
6 11 (3.26%) Apple
7 10 (2.97%) Twitter
8 7 (2.08%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.78%) Cognos
10 5 (1.48%) Greenplum
10 5 (1.48%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.48%) Informatica
10 5 (1.48%) Netezza
10 5 (1.48%) Teradata
10 5 (1.48%) Vertica
11 4 (1.19%) IDERA
11 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.89%) Tableau
13 2 (0.59%) Alteryx
14 1 (0.30%) DevExpress