The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 158 144 142
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 9 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 15
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -7.05%
Development Specialist
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
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 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 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 -22 6 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Development Specialist
UK

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) XSLT
6 5 (31.25%) JMS
6 5 (31.25%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) Maven
7 4 (25.00%) Front Office
7 4 (25.00%) Jetty
7 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) WebSockets
7 4 (25.00%) Spring Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (18.75%) Java SE
8 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (25.00%) Jetty
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.25%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Toad
3 1 (6.25%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (6.25%) FishEye
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) WebSockets
3 4 (25.00%) Spring Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Java SE
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) AOP
1 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (18.75%) Functional Programming
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Clojure
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica