Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 30 79
Rank change year-on-year -5 +49 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 70 97 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.87% 7.73% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 7.92% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 90 29
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £90,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 1164 1225 1190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.61% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1083 1028
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +1 24 £40,000 - 1
Lichfield -4 20 £50,000 +3.09%
Tamworth +4 13 £40,000 +6.67%
Stafford -4 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Cannock 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Senior Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 62 (88.57%) C#
2 61 (87.14%) .NET
3 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 35 (50.00%) TDD
7 34 (48.57%) HTML
7 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
8 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
9 28 (40.00%) CSS
10 27 (38.57%) SQL
11 24 (34.29%) MySQL
12 23 (32.86%) WPF
13 22 (31.43%) Microservices
14 21 (30.00%) Mentoring
14 21 (30.00%) SOLID
14 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (30.00%) HTML5
14 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
15 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
15 19 (27.14%) MVC
15 19 (27.14%) Line Management
16 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (25.71%) Electronics
16 18 (25.71%) VB.NET
17 16 (22.86%) XML
17 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
18 15 (21.43%) CRM
18 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio

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 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.29%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.29%) MySQL
3 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (18.57%) Big Data
5 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) Power BI
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
3 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) webpack
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) MSI
5 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 18 (25.71%) Electronics
2 15 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (87.14%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
2 34 (48.57%) HTML
3 28 (40.00%) CSS
4 23 (32.86%) WPF
5 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (30.00%) HTML5
6 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (22.86%) XML
8 15 (21.43%) CSS3
8 15 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
8 15 (21.43%) LINQ
9 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.71%) Angular 2
10 4 (5.71%) REST
11 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.29%) jQuery
11 3 (4.29%) Laravel
11 3 (4.29%) SOAP
11 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) NHS
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
3 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) TDD
3 22 (31.43%) Microservices
4 21 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 21 (30.00%) SOLID
5 19 (27.14%) E-Commerce
5 19 (27.14%) Line Management
5 19 (27.14%) MVC
6 15 (21.43%) CRM
6 15 (21.43%) Workflow
7 8 (11.43%) SDLC
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.86%) Analytics
10 2 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.86%) Front End Development
10 2 (2.86%) Project Management
10 2 (2.86%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) C#
2 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 27 (38.57%) SQL
4 18 (25.71%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
5 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.86%) Java
6 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Zend