The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Software Developer
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 3.92% 13.26% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 13.41% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 3
Median salary £29,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 151 179 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 98.69% 98.90% 98.93%
Number of salaries quoted 127 161 174
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 17 (58.62%) MVC
5 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
6 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
7 10 (34.48%) WPF
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
10 7 (24.14%) WinForms
11 6 (20.69%) OO
11 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
12 5 (17.24%) HTML5
12 5 (17.24%) Web Development
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (13.79%) TDD
13 4 (13.79%) Data Management
13 4 (13.79%) LINQ
13 4 (13.79%) jQuery
13 4 (13.79%) WCF
13 4 (13.79%) BDD
13 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (13.79%) Finance
13 4 (13.79%) CMS
13 4 (13.79%) Windows

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (13.79%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.79%) SQL CLR
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) .NET Framework
4 10 (34.48%) WPF
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) Entity Framework
7 7 (24.14%) WinForms
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (13.79%) jQuery
9 4 (13.79%) LINQ
9 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (13.79%) WCF
9 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 1 (3.45%) Android SDK
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.34%) Online Gambling
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.69%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Web Development
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
4 4 (13.79%) Coaching
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Data Management
4 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
4 4 (13.79%) OOP
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) MVVM
5 2 (6.90%) QMS
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Logistics
6 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) C++
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) VB
5 3 (10.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Telerik