Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 48 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 21 49 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.28% 4.42% 6.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 4.52% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 73
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,450 £33,550 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 629 1,084 1,102
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.28% 97.83% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 563 878 940
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £35,535 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.16% -8.88% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,378 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,000 £58,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 8 £39,500 -21.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -13 6 £48,750 +30.00% 3
Tamworth +2 4 £43,750 +9.38% 3
Stafford +16 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 14 (66.67%) MVC
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) Web Development
6 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (28.57%) SDLC
7 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (28.57%) Laravel
7 6 (28.57%) PHP
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (23.81%) Vue.js
9 4 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) React
9 4 (19.05%) Zend
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) RESTful
9 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Node.js
9 4 (19.05%) MySQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) Laravel
7 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 5 (23.81%) Vue.js
8 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Middleware
8 4 (19.05%) NHibernate
8 4 (19.05%) Node.js
8 4 (19.05%) React
8 4 (19.05%) RESTful
8 4 (19.05%) SOAP
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) LESS
9 3 (14.29%) Sass
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Web Development
3 7 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.76%) API Design
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) VB
5 4 (19.05%) VB6
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) ES6
7 1 (4.76%) ES7
7 1 (4.76%) ES8
7 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) HND
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Zend
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Alteryx
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau