Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 30 50
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 71 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.66% 7.11% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 7.32% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 80 67
Staffordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,031 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £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 879 970 1,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.45% 97.10% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 729 790 1,150
Staffordshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,050 £56,250 £53,300
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Tamworth +2 10 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Lichfield -2 8 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -17 7 £36,742 -8.15% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 - - 1
Stafford +9 4 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 (54.76%) MVC
2 21 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
5 17 (40.48%) CSS
6 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (30.95%) Java
8 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
8 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
9 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (28.57%) Web Development
10 11 (26.19%) PHP
11 10 (23.81%) HTML
11 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Google
13 8 (19.05%) jQuery
13 8 (19.05%) WCF
13 8 (19.05%) Finance
13 8 (19.05%) Analytics
13 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (16.67%) Docker
14 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 7 (16.67%) Go
14 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes

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 6 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.76%) Fastly
3 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (14.29%) BigQuery
3 6 (14.29%) Bigtable
3 6 (14.29%) Redis
4 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.38%) Power BI
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) MSTest
3 2 (4.76%) NUnit
3 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Games
3 5 (11.90%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) CSS
3 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (23.81%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) WCF
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (14.29%) CSS3
7 6 (14.29%) Memcached
7 6 (14.29%) TensorFlow
8 5 (11.90%) RESTful
8 5 (11.90%) XML
8 5 (11.90%) XSLT
9 4 (9.52%) JSON
9 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.14%) HTML5
10 3 (7.14%) LINQ
10 3 (7.14%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) MVC
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Web Development
4 10 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Analytics
7 7 (16.67%) Kanban
7 7 (16.67%) Open Source
8 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Microservices
8 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 17 (40.48%) VB.NET
5 13 (30.95%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) PHP
7 7 (16.67%) Go
7 7 (16.67%) Python
7 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Java 8
8 6 (14.29%) PHP 5
9 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
11 2 (4.76%) XPath
12 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
12 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) MCSE
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.76%) Terraform
3 1 (2.38%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Google
2 5 (11.90%) Hyperion
2 5 (11.90%) Informatica
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin