Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 265 406 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 41.41% 34.88% 45.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.93% 35.61% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 249 373 538
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,489 £22,100 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -

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 632 1,140 1,159
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.75% 97.94% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 570 923 1,010
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,125 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 0 146 £42,500 +13.33% 48
Lichfield 0 36 £31,500 -16.00% 13
Tamworth +1 20 £37,500 -1.32% 22
Cannock +8 14 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Stafford -2 14 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Burton-upon-Trent -2 5 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Burntwood 0 3 £37,500 +20.97%
Uttoxeter - 3 £37,500 -
Rugeley - 3 £25,500 -
Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 144 (54.34%) SQL
2 132 (49.81%) .NET
3 121 (45.66%) SQL Server
4 118 (44.53%) C#
5 102 (38.49%) JavaScript
6 101 (38.11%) ASP.NET
7 93 (35.09%) T-SQL
8 88 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (32.45%) HTML
10 81 (30.57%) MVC
11 65 (24.53%) CSS
12 47 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 45 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (16.23%) Microsoft
15 41 (15.47%) XML
16 39 (14.72%) ETL
16 39 (14.72%) .NET Framework
17 37 (13.96%) Web Development
17 37 (13.96%) Scrum
17 37 (13.96%) Finance
18 36 (13.58%) Visual Studio
19 35 (13.21%) VB.NET
19 35 (13.21%) WinForms
19 35 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
20 34 (12.83%) Entity Framework
21 32 (12.08%) HTML5
22 31 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
22 31 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
23 30 (11.32%) Test Automation

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 5 (1.89%) CMS
2 3 (1.13%) IIS
3 2 (0.75%) WordPress
4 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.38%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.77%) Magento
2 7 (2.64%) PRMS
3 5 (1.89%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.77%) SaaS
3 4 (1.51%) GitHub
4 3 (1.13%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.13%) Silverpop
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.75%) Azure Functions
5 2 (0.75%) Serverless
6 1 (0.38%) AdWords
6 1 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) RTP
3 1 (0.38%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (45.66%) SQL Server
2 47 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.77%) MySQL
7 7 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.89%) Power BI
8 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.13%) OLTP
9 3 (1.13%) QlikView
9 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.75%) Redis
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (13.58%) Visual Studio
2 28 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.15%) Subversion
5 10 (3.77%) NUnit
6 8 (3.02%) NSubstitute
6 8 (3.02%) ReSharper
7 6 (2.26%) Selenium
8 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.75%) JIRA
9 2 (0.75%) Moq
10 1 (0.38%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.38%) git-flow
10 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.38%) PHPUnit
General
1 37 (13.96%) Finance
2 13 (4.91%) Retail
3 8 (3.02%) Marketing
4 7 (2.64%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.26%) Advertising
5 6 (2.26%) Automotive
6 4 (1.51%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (49.81%) .NET
2 101 (38.11%) ASP.NET
3 86 (32.45%) HTML
4 65 (24.53%) CSS
5 41 (15.47%) XML
6 39 (14.72%) .NET Framework
7 35 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (13.21%) WinForms
8 34 (12.83%) Entity Framework
9 32 (12.08%) HTML5
10 31 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (11.32%) jQuery
12 21 (7.92%) LINQ
13 19 (7.17%) Spring
13 19 (7.17%) WCF
14 15 (5.66%) CSS3
15 14 (5.28%) AngularJS
15 14 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (5.28%) REST
15 14 (5.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.02%) User Experience
7 7 (2.64%) AS400
8 5 (1.89%) Replication
9 3 (1.13%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) Life Science
11 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.38%) Social Media
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.42%) Windows
2 12 (4.53%) Android
2 12 (4.53%) Linux
3 10 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (30.57%) MVC
3 39 (14.72%) ETL
4 37 (13.96%) Scrum
4 37 (13.96%) Web Development
5 31 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 26 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (9.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (9.81%) Data Development
8 25 (9.43%) E-Commerce
9 24 (9.06%) SDLC
10 22 (8.30%) Data Security
10 22 (8.30%) TDD
11 21 (7.92%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.79%) Customer Requirements
12 18 (6.79%) OOP
13 17 (6.42%) Code Optimisation
14 14 (5.28%) Capacity Management
14 14 (5.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 144 (54.34%) SQL
2 118 (44.53%) C#
3 102 (38.49%) JavaScript
4 93 (35.09%) T-SQL
5 35 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 25 (9.43%) Java
7 24 (9.06%) PHP
8 16 (6.04%) VB
9 11 (4.15%) VB6
10 7 (2.64%) RPG
10 7 (2.64%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.51%) C++
12 3 (1.13%) ES6
12 3 (1.13%) Go
12 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.75%) ES7
13 2 (0.75%) ES8
13 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (7.55%) Degree
2 11 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.51%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.13%) GDPR
2 3 (1.13%) WAI
3 1 (0.38%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.81%) Tableau
3 24 (9.06%) Cognos
4 21 (7.92%) Alteryx
5 8 (3.02%) Oracle
6 6 (2.26%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.26%) Zend
7 5 (1.89%) Google
7 5 (1.89%) Infor
7 5 (1.89%) Sage
7 5 (1.89%) SAP
8 3 (1.13%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.75%) IDERA
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.38%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.38%) Netezza
10 1 (0.38%) Teradata
10 1 (0.38%) Vertica