The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Stirling region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 17 11 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 7.37% 3.23% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 3.23% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £33,550
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +26.67%
Job Titles Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 31 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 95.79% 100.00% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 102
Average salary £47,000 £38,375 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.47% -7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Development Specialist
Scotland

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 1 August 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) Jetty
4 4 (57.14%) WebSockets
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (42.86%) AOP
5 3 (42.86%) Front Office
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Sybase
6 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (28.57%) Finance

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (57.14%) Jetty
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) WebSockets
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Java SE
5 2 (28.57%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (42.86%) AOP
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Clojure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos