The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 33 26 56
Rank change year-on-year -7 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 29 51 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.76% 7.82% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 7.93% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 16
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -16.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,750 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 413 643 558
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.27% 98.62% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 334 584 493
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Staffordshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Staffordshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Staffordshire

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 Software Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -8 10 £35,750 -4.66%
Stafford +4 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Lichfield +1 5 £40,000 +11.11%
Tamworth - 3 £31,500 - 1
Cannock - 1 £39,000 -
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

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

1 59 (84.29%) .NET
2 55 (78.57%) C#
3 47 (67.14%) SQL Server
4 45 (64.29%) MVC
5 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
6 31 (44.29%) HTML
7 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 29 (41.43%) CSS
9 28 (40.00%) SQL
10 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (28.57%) HTML5
12 20 (28.57%) VB.NET
13 17 (24.29%) Web Services
13 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
14 15 (21.43%) jQuery
15 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
16 13 (18.57%) WCF
16 13 (18.57%) WPF
16 13 (18.57%) Web Development
16 13 (18.57%) CRM
17 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
17 12 (17.14%) Front End Development
18 11 (15.71%) XML
19 10 (14.29%) OO
19 10 (14.29%) Google
19 10 (14.29%) Analytics
19 10 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 9 (12.86%) WinForms
21 8 (11.43%) Finance

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (5.71%) Google Compute Engine
2 4 (5.71%) Heroku
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (67.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) Redis
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) SQL CLR
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (84.29%) .NET
2 34 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 31 (44.29%) HTML
4 29 (41.43%) CSS
5 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (28.57%) HTML5
7 17 (24.29%) .NET Framework
7 17 (24.29%) Web Services
8 15 (21.43%) jQuery
9 14 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 13 (18.57%) WCF
10 13 (18.57%) WPF
11 11 (15.71%) XML
12 10 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (12.86%) WinForms
14 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (10.00%) LINQ
15 7 (10.00%) RESTful
16 6 (8.57%) CSS3
16 6 (8.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.86%) Fintech
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) MVC
2 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) CRM
3 13 (18.57%) Web Development
4 12 (17.14%) Front End Development
5 10 (14.29%) Analytics
5 10 (14.29%) OO
6 8 (11.43%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) BDD
7 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.57%) OOP
8 6 (8.57%) SEO
9 5 (7.14%) Data Management
9 5 (7.14%) SOA
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) Coaching
10 4 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.71%) Web Design
11 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 28 (40.00%) SQL
4 20 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.00%) PHP
6 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Ruby
8 4 (5.71%) C++
8 4 (5.71%) Java
8 4 (5.71%) VB
8 4 (5.71%) VB6
9 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.43%) Erlang
9 1 (1.43%) F#
9 1 (1.43%) Haskell
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Telerik
4 1 (1.43%) Twitter
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
Tamworth, Staffordshire
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