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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 159 157 149
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.095% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.10% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 -8 6 £37,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Development Engineer
UK

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Degree
3 13 (52.00%) Perl
3 13 (52.00%) Algorithms
4 12 (48.00%) C++
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Ruby
6 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (36.00%) Objective-C
6 9 (36.00%) Refactoring
6 9 (36.00%) Web Development
6 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (36.00%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) UNIX
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) OO
6 9 (36.00%) Postgraduate
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
6 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (36.00%) Data Structures
6 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) HTML5
1 9 (36.00%) CSS3
2 6 (24.00%) Sass
2 6 (24.00%) LESS
3 4 (16.00%) LAMP
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (36.00%) OO
2 9 (36.00%) Web Development
2 9 (36.00%) Refactoring
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
1 14 (56.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
3 12 (48.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) Ruby
5 9 (36.00%) Objective-C
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (12.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Fortran
8 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Postgraduate
3 4 (16.00%) RHCE
4 1 (4.00%) HND
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
1 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (16.00%) Ansible
2 4 (16.00%) Munin
2 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (16.00%) Nagios
3 3 (12.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat