Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 309 407 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.68% 40.02% 46.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.48% 41.07% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 294 378 573
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £50,650
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 803 991 1,202
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.93% 97.44% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 666 803 1,067
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 162 £40,000 +6.67% 51
Lichfield 0 41 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Stafford 0 24 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Tamworth -2 23 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Cannock +6 21 £40,000 - 4
Burton-upon-Trent -9 13 £33,750 -20.59% 7
Burntwood - 3 £37,500 - 1
Rugeley - 2 £26,000 - 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 167 (54.05%) .NET
2 155 (50.16%) C#
3 143 (46.28%) JavaScript
4 142 (45.95%) SQL Server
5 140 (45.31%) SQL
6 123 (39.81%) HTML
7 109 (35.28%) ASP.NET
8 105 (33.98%) MVC
9 104 (33.66%) CSS
10 90 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (25.89%) T-SQL
12 58 (18.77%) .NET Framework
13 52 (16.83%) Finance
14 49 (15.86%) Web Development
15 48 (15.53%) VB.NET
15 48 (15.53%) Entity Framework
16 46 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
16 46 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (14.56%) TDD
18 43 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (13.92%) Microsoft
19 42 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 42 (13.59%) Git (software)
20 41 (13.27%) HTML5
21 40 (12.94%) PHP
22 39 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
22 39 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
23 38 (12.30%) Greenfield Project
24 36 (11.65%) jQuery
24 36 (11.65%) XML

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 15 (4.85%) CMS
2 9 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.91%) IIS
3 3 (0.97%) Confluence
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.32%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.65%) Blender
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) NetSuite
1 5 (1.62%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.65%) Magento
2 2 (0.65%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.24%) SaaS
4 9 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.94%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.29%) Azure Functions
6 4 (1.29%) Fastly
6 4 (1.29%) IaaS
6 4 (1.29%) PaaS
6 4 (1.29%) Serverless
6 4 (1.29%) Stackdriver
7 2 (0.65%) Office 365
7 2 (0.65%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.91%) Internet
2 4 (1.29%) SMS
3 2 (0.65%) Extranet
3 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) DAB
4 1 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.32%) Intranet
4 1 (0.32%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.53%) MySQL
6 13 (4.21%) Redis
6 13 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.24%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.62%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.62%) OLTP
12 5 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.06%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.21%) NUnit
5 11 (3.56%) JIRA
6 10 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.59%) ReSharper
8 7 (2.27%) NSubstitute
8 7 (2.27%) Selenium
9 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.97%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.97%) Moq
10 3 (0.97%) MSI
10 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.97%) WiX
11 2 (0.65%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.65%) Maven
11 2 (0.65%) Mocha
General
1 52 (16.83%) Finance
2 18 (5.83%) Retail
3 9 (2.91%) Advertising
4 8 (2.59%) Games
5 7 (2.27%) Automotive
6 5 (1.62%) Legal
7 4 (1.29%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (54.05%) .NET
2 123 (39.81%) HTML
3 109 (35.28%) ASP.NET
4 104 (33.66%) CSS
5 58 (18.77%) .NET Framework
6 48 (15.53%) Entity Framework
7 46 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (13.27%) HTML5
9 39 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (11.65%) jQuery
10 36 (11.65%) XML
11 31 (10.03%) WinForms
12 29 (9.39%) LINQ
13 27 (8.74%) AngularJS
13 27 (8.74%) Web Services
14 24 (7.77%) WCF
15 23 (7.44%) CSS3
16 22 (7.12%) RESTful
17 20 (6.47%) WPF
18 19 (6.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.30%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.88%) Replication
5 11 (3.56%) User Experience
6 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.97%) Clustering
9 2 (0.65%) AS400
9 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.65%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (0.65%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.32%) EPoS
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.44%) Windows
2 18 (5.83%) Linux
3 12 (3.88%) Android
4 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.62%) Unix
6 3 (0.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.98%) MVC
2 90 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (15.86%) Web Development
4 45 (14.56%) TDD
5 39 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (10.03%) ETL
8 29 (9.39%) Scrum
8 29 (9.39%) Test Automation
9 26 (8.41%) Front End Development
10 25 (8.09%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.12%) BDD
12 21 (6.80%) CRM
13 19 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 17 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.50%) Data Development
15 16 (5.18%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (4.53%) Data Security
16 14 (4.53%) Microservices
16 14 (4.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 155 (50.16%) C#
2 143 (46.28%) JavaScript
3 140 (45.31%) SQL
4 80 (25.89%) T-SQL
5 48 (15.53%) VB.NET
6 40 (12.94%) PHP
7 35 (11.33%) Java
8 13 (4.21%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.88%) VB
10 11 (3.56%) Go
11 10 (3.24%) Python
12 7 (2.27%) Java 8
12 7 (2.27%) PHP 5
13 6 (1.94%) VB6
14 5 (1.62%) Ruby
14 5 (1.62%) XPath
15 3 (0.97%) C++
15 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (8.09%) Degree
2 13 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.29%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) WAI
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.62%) Terraform
3 3 (0.97%) Galera Cluster
3 3 (0.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.97%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.15%) Cognos
3 18 (5.83%) Google
4 16 (5.18%) Tableau
5 14 (4.53%) Alteryx
6 12 (3.88%) Oracle
7 6 (1.94%) IDERA
7 6 (1.94%) SAP
7 6 (1.94%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.62%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.62%) Infor
8 5 (1.62%) Informatica
8 5 (1.62%) Sage
8 5 (1.62%) Zend
9 3 (0.97%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.97%) VMware
10 2 (0.65%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.65%) Netezza
10 2 (0.65%) Vertica