The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 36 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.98% 6.94% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 7.15% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 27
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 504 685 613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.55% 97.03% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 412 607 537
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Tamworth +7 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +2 7 £35,000 - 1
Stafford -7 4 £46,250 +23.33%
Cannock - 2 £41,250 -
Lichfield - 2 £47,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent +1 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Software Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 38 (69.09%) .NET
2 37 (67.27%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 24 (43.64%) MVC
5 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
6 22 (40.00%) SQL
7 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
7 21 (38.18%) HTML
7 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
8 17 (30.91%) VB.NET
9 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (23.64%) HTML5
11 12 (21.82%) WCF
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) WinForms
12 11 (20.00%) WPF
12 11 (20.00%) jQuery
13 10 (18.18%) Web Development
14 9 (16.36%) MySQL
14 9 (16.36%) Java
15 8 (14.55%) PHP
15 8 (14.55%) Windows
15 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (14.55%) Degree
15 8 (14.55%) TDD
15 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
16 7 (12.73%) SOLID
16 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (12.73%) Google

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 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (7.27%) SaaS
2 3 (5.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.45%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (5.45%) Heroku
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.45%) Redis
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) SQL CLR
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.45%) Publishing
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) .NET
2 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.18%) HTML
4 17 (30.91%) CSS
5 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (23.64%) HTML5
7 12 (21.82%) WCF
8 11 (20.00%) jQuery
8 11 (20.00%) WinForms
8 11 (20.00%) WPF
9 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (12.73%) Web Services
9 7 (12.73%) XML
10 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 5 (9.09%) CSS3
11 5 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 4 (7.27%) JSON
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Fintech
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.64%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) MVC
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) Web Development
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) SOLID
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) OOP
7 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Data Management
8 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.45%) SEO
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
9 2 (3.64%) Coaching
9 2 (3.64%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 17 (30.91%) VB.NET
5 9 (16.36%) Java
6 8 (14.55%) PHP
7 4 (7.27%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) VB
9 2 (3.64%) VB6
10 1 (1.82%) Go
10 1 (1.82%) PHP 4
10 1 (1.82%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Google
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
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