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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 19 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.28% 6.80% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.58% 7.07% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +24.18%
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
104 99 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 97.20% 96.12% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 49 15
Average salary £35,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
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 29 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Web Services
2 20 (95.24%) OO
3 17 (80.95%) Java
3 17 (80.95%) Finance
3 17 (80.95%) Hibernate
3 17 (80.95%) Spring
4 16 (76.19%) Analytics
4 16 (76.19%) Banking
4 16 (76.19%) Investment Banking
4 16 (76.19%) Workflow
4 16 (76.19%) Oracle
4 16 (76.19%) OLAP
4 16 (76.19%) Relational Database
4 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (61.90%) Spring Integration
5 13 (61.90%) JMS
5 13 (61.90%) JPA
6 12 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
6 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
6 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 12 (57.14%) Coaching
7 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
7 8 (38.10%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) NUnit
8 4 (19.05%) Subversion
8 4 (19.05%) MDX
8 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Multithreading

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) OLAP
1 16 (76.19%) Relational Database
2 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) TeamCity
2 4 (19.05%) Moq
2 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 16 (76.19%) Banking
2 16 (76.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (80.95%) Hibernate
2 17 (80.95%) Spring
3 13 (61.90%) JMS
3 13 (61.90%) JPA
3 13 (61.90%) Spring Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (19.05%) MDX
4 4 (19.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) OO
2 16 (76.19%) Workflow
2 16 (76.19%) Analytics
3 12 (57.14%) Coaching
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) MVVM
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) DevExpress