The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 160 152 157
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.033% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.035% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £50,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +0.71%
Development Engineer
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Development Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Development Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -4 7 £37,500 -25.00%
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £34,000 -
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
Development Engineer
UK

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Perl
2 18 (64.29%) Python
2 18 (64.29%) Degree
3 17 (60.71%) Java
4 16 (57.14%) C++
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (46.43%) Business Analysis
6 13 (46.43%) Ruby
6 13 (46.43%) Refactoring
6 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (46.43%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
6 13 (46.43%) HTML5
6 13 (46.43%) Web Development
6 13 (46.43%) CSS3
6 13 (46.43%) Objective-C
6 13 (46.43%) HTML
6 13 (46.43%) C#
6 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
6 13 (46.43%) OO
6 13 (46.43%) Postgraduate
6 13 (46.43%) CSS
6 13 (46.43%) UNIX
7 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 8 (28.57%) Node.js
8 8 (28.57%) Sass
8 8 (28.57%) LESS
8 8 (28.57%) NoSQL

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (28.57%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) Big Data
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
1 13 (46.43%) HTML5
1 13 (46.43%) CSS3
2 8 (28.57%) Sass
2 8 (28.57%) LESS
3 4 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 13 (46.43%) OO
2 13 (46.43%) Web Development
2 13 (46.43%) Refactoring
2 13 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Perl
1 18 (64.29%) Python
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) C++
4 13 (46.43%) Objective-C
4 13 (46.43%) Ruby
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) C
8 1 (3.57%) Fortran
8 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) Postgraduate
3 4 (14.29%) RHCE
4 1 (3.57%) HND
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) Cacti
2 3 (10.71%) Munin
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) EMC
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat