The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank - 243 252
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.016% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +12.58%
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 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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Development Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Development Specialist
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++