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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 851 871 842
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 33 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.017% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £43,450 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,134 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-19.71% +8.82%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Yorkshire - 16 £34,268 -
East of England +4 6 £57,500 -17.85%
London +10 4 £110,000 +109.52%
South East +14 3 £22,500 -50.00%
South West - 3 £31,750 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Development Specialist
UK

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
4 12 (20.34%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Finance
5 11 (18.64%) CSS
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) jQuery
6 10 (16.95%) Degree
7 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
7 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (11.86%) XML
8 7 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (11.86%) CRM
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
8 7 (11.86%) MS Office
8 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
8 7 (11.86%) HTML
8 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
8 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
8 7 (11.86%) Service Management
8 7 (11.86%) SCCM
9 6 (10.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
9 6 (10.17%) ITSM
9 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (10.17%) Cognos

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) InfoPath
3 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.17%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQLite
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.69%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) Maven
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JConsole
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) NCover
3 1 (1.69%) FxCop
3 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Military
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) German Language
6 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) CSS
2 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 10 (16.95%) jQuery
3 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) HTML5
4 5 (8.47%) REST
5 4 (6.78%) Web Services
5 4 (6.78%) XSLT
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
7 2 (3.39%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.39%) VXML
7 2 (3.39%) Flash
7 2 (3.39%) MSMQ
7 2 (3.39%) SOAP
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
7 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Blog
5 1 (1.69%) Kindle
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.86%) CRM
3 7 (11.86%) Service Management
4 6 (10.17%) ITSM
4 6 (10.17%) ERP
5 5 (8.47%) Web Development
5 5 (8.47%) Business Development
5 5 (8.47%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) MVC
7 3 (5.08%) Document Management
7 3 (5.08%) Web Design
7 3 (5.08%) Time Management
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Change Control
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) PowerShell
3 12 (20.34%) C#
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.47%) VBA
5 5 (8.47%) VBScript
5 5 (8.47%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) VB
6 3 (5.08%) VB6
7 2 (3.39%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) Tcl
7 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.69%) CISM
3 1 (1.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Control-M
3 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Cognos
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Avaya
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) VMware