The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 32 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.58% 4.17% 7.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 4.44% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
Development Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
187 45 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 96.39% 93.75% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 129 30 108
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

Development Specialist Salary Trend in Stirling

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT
4 5 (41.67%) JMS
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (33.33%) Front Office
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) WebSockets
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Jetty
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Clojure
6 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Programming
6 3 (25.00%) AOP
6 3 (25.00%) Derivative
6 3 (25.00%) Java SE
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (25.00%) HTML

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 (33.33%) Jetty
2 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (8.33%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (8.33%) FishEye
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
2 5 (41.67%) JMS
3 4 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Java SE
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) Ajax
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) AOP
1 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Clojure
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) Informatica