Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 360 440 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.49% 41.04% 38.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.25% 41.98% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 315 450 491
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,200 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,850 £50,325 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

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 1,051 1,048 1,191
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.77% 97.76% 99.25%
Number of salaries quoted 869 879 1,063
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 118 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Stafford 0 56 £35,000 -4.11% 10
Tamworth -3 50 £38,000 +10.14% 13
Lichfield 0 48 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Burton-upon-Trent -5 9 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cannock -5 4 £33,250 -11.33% 5
Rugeley - 1 £37,500 - 1
Burntwood - 1 £31,000 - 2
Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 177 (49.17%) .NET
2 176 (48.89%) C#
3 151 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 149 (41.39%) SQL
5 145 (40.28%) HTML
6 128 (35.56%) CSS
7 124 (34.44%) SQL Server
8 104 (28.89%) PHP
9 100 (27.78%) MVC
10 86 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (23.33%) ASP.NET
12 76 (21.11%) MySQL
13 75 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 73 (20.28%) jQuery
15 62 (17.22%) T-SQL
16 61 (16.94%) Web Development
17 55 (15.28%) Git (software)
17 55 (15.28%) HTML5
18 52 (14.44%) AngularJS
19 50 (13.89%) E-Commerce
20 47 (13.06%) VB.NET
21 46 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
21 46 (12.78%) .NET Framework
22 45 (12.50%) Magento
23 44 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 44 (12.22%) TDD
24 43 (11.94%) OO
24 43 (11.94%) SDLC
25 42 (11.67%) Laravel
26 41 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 13 (3.61%) WordPress
2 10 (2.78%) CMS
2 10 (2.78%) Confluence
3 9 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.83%) JBoss
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.56%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.56%) IIS
6 2 (0.56%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.56%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 45 (12.50%) Magento
2 6 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.83%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.56%) iTrent
5 2 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.22%) PaaS
5 6 (1.67%) IaaS
5 6 (1.67%) SaaS
6 3 (0.83%) GitHub
6 3 (0.83%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.28%) Office 365
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) FTP
1 5 (1.39%) Internet
2 4 (1.11%) HTTP
2 4 (1.11%) SMS
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 76 (21.11%) MySQL
3 44 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.22%) Big Data
10 8 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.94%) BigQuery
11 7 (1.94%) Bigtable
11 7 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.67%) Power BI
13 5 (1.39%) DB2
13 5 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 55 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.72%) JIRA
4 16 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (3.06%) Bitbucket
6 9 (2.50%) Subversion
7 8 (2.22%) gulp
7 8 (2.22%) MSI
8 6 (1.67%) Grunt
8 6 (1.67%) WiX
9 5 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.83%) Maven
11 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.56%) NUnit
11 2 (0.56%) Selenium
12 1 (0.28%) Moq
12 1 (0.28%) MSTest
12 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.28%) StyleCop
General
1 37 (10.28%) Finance
1 37 (10.28%) Retail
2 18 (5.00%) Electronics
3 17 (4.72%) Automotive
4 14 (3.89%) Advertising
5 12 (3.33%) Marketing
6 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.94%) Games
7 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.11%) Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (49.17%) .NET
2 145 (40.28%) HTML
3 128 (35.56%) CSS
4 84 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 73 (20.28%) jQuery
6 55 (15.28%) HTML5
7 52 (14.44%) AngularJS
8 46 (12.78%) .NET Framework
9 42 (11.67%) Laravel
10 40 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 38 (10.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (8.06%) XML
15 27 (7.50%) CSS3
16 22 (6.11%) Sass
16 22 (6.11%) WPF
17 20 (5.56%) WCF
18 18 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
19 17 (4.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 13 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.06%) User Experience
5 8 (2.22%) Fintech
6 6 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.39%) Replication
7 5 (1.39%) TRADACOMS
8 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.83%) BBC
9 3 (0.83%) NHS
10 2 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.56%) Blog
10 2 (0.56%) iPhone
11 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.28%) EPoS
11 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.39%) Linux
2 14 (3.89%) Windows
3 5 (1.39%) Android
3 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.11%) Unix
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.78%) MVC
2 86 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (16.94%) Web Development
4 50 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 46 (12.78%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (12.22%) TDD
7 43 (11.94%) OO
7 43 (11.94%) SDLC
8 28 (7.78%) Unit Testing
9 26 (7.22%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.94%) Microservices
11 24 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 22 (6.11%) Business Analysis
12 22 (6.11%) Front End Development
13 20 (5.56%) Open Source
14 18 (5.00%) Scrum
15 17 (4.72%) OO PHP
16 16 (4.44%) SOLID
17 15 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 176 (48.89%) C#
2 151 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 149 (41.39%) SQL
4 104 (28.89%) PHP
5 62 (17.22%) T-SQL
6 47 (13.06%) VB.NET
7 39 (10.83%) Java
8 20 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 15 (4.17%) VB
10 13 (3.61%) Go
10 13 (3.61%) Python
11 9 (2.50%) PHP 5
11 9 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.22%) VB6
13 7 (1.94%) ABAP
14 5 (1.39%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (1.39%) C
15 4 (1.11%) C++
16 3 (0.83%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (2.22%) Degree
2 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.22%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.50%) Docker
2 6 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.67%) SCCM
2 6 (1.67%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.22%) Google
3 23 (6.39%) Apple
4 21 (5.83%) Zend
5 15 (4.17%) Twitter
6 14 (3.89%) SAP
7 13 (3.61%) Oracle
8 7 (1.94%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.67%) Telerik
9 6 (1.67%) VMware
10 5 (1.39%) Greenplum
10 5 (1.39%) Netezza
10 5 (1.39%) Teradata
10 5 (1.39%) Vertica
11 1 (0.28%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.28%) ESRI
11 1 (0.28%) IDERA
11 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.28%) Tableau
11 1 (0.28%) TIBCO