The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 165 161 143
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 8 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.091% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.096% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,250 £33,550
% change year-on-year
+24.18% +14.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Development Specialist
UK

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Development Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Development Specialist
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 Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Stirling -8 7 - -
Development Specialist
UK

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Jetty
3 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) AOP
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Sybase
5 2 (25.00%) Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (50.00%) Jetty
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
4 3 (37.50%) Spring Integration
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Java SE
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) AOP
1 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Clojure
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos