Period
to 18 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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

Senior Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 50 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 34 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.94% 3.89% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 3.98% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 78
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 712 854 979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.71% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 600 703 795
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,057 £39,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.65% +8.22% -2.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Staffordshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Lichfield -3 14 £44,500 -19.09%
Stoke-on-Trent +22 12 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 £45,000 -
Stafford +3 1 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Tamworth -9 1 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 23 (79.31%) C#
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
8 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) WPF
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) Spring
9 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.24%) Analytics
9 5 (17.24%) Big Data
9 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
10 4 (13.79%) Web Development
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) Windows

Senior 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Redis
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.45%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.45%) Mocha
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.45%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 18 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) WPF
7 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Spring
8 4 (13.79%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) SOAP
10 1 (3.45%) DirectX
10 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
10 1 (3.45%) J2EE
10 1 (3.45%) JSF
10 1 (3.45%) STL
10 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) SOLID
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Architectural Design
7 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Erlang
5 1 (3.45%) Go
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle