The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 862 853 860
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 15 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.024% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.026% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 12
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% -18.26%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
Development Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99690 97976 104297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.56% 94.72% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83416 81352 90186
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Development Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Development Specialist across the England region.

Development Specialist Salary Trend in England

Development Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Development Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 7 £55,000 -3.93%
Yorkshire -29 4 £56,250 -
East of England -40 2 £37,750 -
South West -11 1 £57,500 +4.54%
South East -22 1 £36,000 -22.16%
Development Specialist
UK

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Development Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Development Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 10 (31.25%) Business Development
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) UNIX
5 6 (18.75%) CSS
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) ITSM
5 6 (18.75%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) MVC
6 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) MySQL
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.50%) Java EE
7 4 (12.50%) Spring
7 4 (12.50%) Maven
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) TDD

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Development Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Development Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.13%) Agresso
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Maven
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Log4j
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) jQuery
3 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (12.50%) Java EE
4 4 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) WCF
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) XSD
6 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE
7 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Business Development
2 6 (18.75%) ITSM
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) ProxySG
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) WMI
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (9.38%) Symantec
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) EMC
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
3 3 (9.38%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Sophos