The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank - 231 242
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 0 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £33,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Development Engineer
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6391 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5500 5902
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Development Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Development Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Development Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) IIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HND
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft