Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.58% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1173 1210 1173
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.58% 98.57%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1068 1016
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,675 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Staffordshire

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 +24 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Lichfield - 1 £45,000 -
Stafford - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET

Senior Software 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 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) MSI
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 2 (28.57%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft