The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 620 677 586
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -91
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 16 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.004% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.004% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 18
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% -40.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,700 £45,895
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,300 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £50,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +51.87%
Development Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40926 47115 41254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.48% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34602 39460 34719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Development Specialist Salary Trend in London

Development Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Development Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
City of London - 7 £52,500 -
Development Specialist
England

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) E-Learning
3 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Business Development
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Derivative
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) SCCM
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
6 2 (8.70%) VBA
6 2 (8.70%) TDD

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) JConsole
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) E-Learning
2 3 (13.04%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Psychology
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Business Development
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Charles River
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter