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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 26 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 3.61% 3.23% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 3.23% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
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
160 31 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 96.39% 100.00% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 105 13 91
Average salary £46,750 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.62% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (50.00%) Jetty
4 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
4 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) XSLT
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (37.50%) AOP
5 3 (37.50%) Front Office
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) Clojure
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Java SE
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (50.00%) Jetty
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) WebSockets
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) Java SE
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) AOP
1 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Clojure
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos