The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 769 758 675
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -83
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 133 167 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 107 90 165
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +9.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK.

Development Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Engineer over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
England +3 131 £52,500 +31.25% 28
London +42 75 £55,000 +10.00% 4
City of London +40 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England -5 18 £40,000 - 4
South East -55 16 £42,500 -15.00% 13
South West -22 9 £29,000 +5.45% 4
Hertfordshire - 8 £40,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 8 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -10 7 £32,000 -3.03% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cambridge +9 6 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Berkshire 0 6 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -5 6 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire +16 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +13 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +11 5 £45,000 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +6 4 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Reading -5 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Nottingham -7 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Nottinghamshire -14 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Cowes - 3 £42,500 - 2
Isle of Wight - 3 £42,500 - 2
Stowmarket - 3 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
Bracknell +21 2 £43,750 -39.65%
Surrey +4 2 £38,750 -29.54% 2
Cheshire -6 2 £39,250 -1.87%
Dorset -7 2 £27,500 - 1
North West -7 2 £39,250 -1.87%
Derbyshire - 2 £42,500 - 2

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Development Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 115 (41.37%) Java
2 113 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (28.42%) Linux
4 75 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 72 (25.90%) Python
6 63 (22.66%) HTML
7 57 (20.50%) SQL
7 57 (20.50%) CSS
7 57 (20.50%) Maven
8 56 (20.14%) Degree
9 54 (19.42%) SDLC
10 53 (19.06%) Selenium
10 53 (19.06%) Ant
11 51 (18.35%) MVC
12 49 (17.63%) XML
12 49 (17.63%) WebDriver
13 47 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (16.91%) C++
13 47 (16.91%) Software Engineering
14 46 (16.55%) Scrum
15 45 (16.19%) JUnit
16 42 (15.11%) UNIX
16 42 (15.11%) Windows
16 42 (15.11%) Eclipse
16 42 (15.11%) JIRA
16 42 (15.11%) QA
16 42 (15.11%) BDD
17 41 (14.75%) C
18 40 (14.39%) Cucumber
19 39 (14.03%) E-Commerce

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Development Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.32%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.16%) IIS
4 5 (1.80%) JBoss
4 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.08%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.08%) Apache
5 3 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Node.js
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) WordPress
7 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) PTC Creo
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.36%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.31%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.40%) SaaS
4 10 (3.60%) PaaS
5 9 (3.24%) HP Helion
5 9 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (3.24%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.03%) HTTP
2 25 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.76%) VoIP
4 13 (4.68%) Broadband
5 12 (4.32%) BGP
6 11 (3.96%) Ethernet
7 10 (3.60%) MPLS
8 9 (3.24%) Wireless
9 8 (2.88%) Firewall
9 8 (2.88%) IPv4
9 8 (2.88%) IPv6
10 7 (2.52%) Internet
11 6 (2.16%) Wireshark
11 6 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (2.16%) IOS XR
12 5 (1.80%) DNS
13 4 (1.44%) RTP
13 4 (1.44%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.08%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.63%) MySQL
3 14 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.80%) Big Data
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.72%) OLTP
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 57 (20.50%) Maven
2 53 (19.06%) Ant
2 53 (19.06%) Selenium
3 49 (17.63%) WebDriver
4 45 (16.19%) JUnit
5 42 (15.11%) Eclipse
5 42 (15.11%) JIRA
6 40 (14.39%) Cucumber
7 35 (12.59%) TestNG
8 30 (10.79%) JBehave
9 29 (10.43%) Jenkins
10 19 (6.83%) Git (software)
11 18 (6.47%) Subversion
12 16 (5.76%) Artifactory
13 10 (3.60%) Hudson
14 9 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (3.24%) Gradle
15 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio
15 6 (2.16%) LabVIEW
16 5 (1.80%) NUnit
General
1 26 (9.35%) Electronics
2 20 (7.19%) Retail
3 19 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.68%) Finance
6 12 (4.32%) Games
7 8 (2.88%) Banking
7 8 (2.88%) French Language
8 7 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.16%) Legal
10 5 (1.80%) Publishing
11 3 (1.08%) Front Office
12 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.36%) Marketing
13 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (22.66%) HTML
2 57 (20.50%) CSS
3 49 (17.63%) XML
4 30 (10.79%) .NET
5 22 (7.91%) Web Services
6 15 (5.40%) HTML5
7 14 (5.04%) jQuery
8 13 (4.68%) JSON
9 11 (3.96%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.24%) STL
11 8 (2.88%) Flash
11 8 (2.88%) Backbone.js
11 8 (2.88%) HTML5 Canvas
11 8 (2.88%) Browserify
12 7 (2.52%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.80%) Gherkin
14 5 (1.80%) REST
14 5 (1.80%) J2SE
14 5 (1.80%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.71%) Blog
2 14 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.68%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.24%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.24%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (2.88%) Wiki
6 7 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.16%) Verilog
7 6 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.16%) iSeries
8 4 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.44%) Photography
8 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.44%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) Physics
9 3 (1.08%) GIS
10 2 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.42%) Linux
2 42 (15.11%) UNIX
2 42 (15.11%) Windows
3 7 (2.52%) Android
4 4 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.08%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) Solaris
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.42%) SDLC
3 51 (18.35%) MVC
4 47 (16.91%) Software Engineering
4 47 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (16.55%) Scrum
6 42 (15.11%) BDD
7 39 (14.03%) E-Commerce
8 35 (12.59%) Test Automation
9 34 (12.23%) Test Scripting
10 28 (10.07%) Open Source
11 27 (9.71%) User Stories
11 27 (9.71%) Black-Box Testing
12 23 (8.27%) DevOps
13 22 (7.91%) Risk Management
14 21 (7.55%) OO
15 20 (7.19%) Configuration Management
15 20 (7.19%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (6.47%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.37%) Java
2 75 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 72 (25.90%) Python
4 57 (20.50%) SQL
5 47 (16.91%) C++
6 41 (14.75%) C
7 37 (13.31%) C#
8 35 (12.59%) Perl
9 18 (6.47%) PHP
10 17 (6.12%) Ruby
11 12 (4.32%) PowerShell
11 12 (4.32%) Tcl
12 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.60%) Clojure
14 9 (3.24%) Scala
15 8 (2.88%) ActionScript 3.0
15 8 (2.88%) ActionScript
16 6 (2.16%) R
17 5 (1.80%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (20.14%) Degree
2 12 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.96%) CCNP
3 11 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.16%) CCIP
6 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.08%) CCNA
7 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.72%) CCVP
8 2 (0.72%) GCIH
8 2 (0.72%) CISSP
8 2 (0.72%) HNC
8 2 (0.72%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.36%) MCAD
9 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.11%) QA
2 6 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.04%) Xen
3 11 (3.96%) Docker
4 9 (3.24%) LXC
4 9 (3.24%) Firmware
4 9 (3.24%) KVM
5 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.08%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.72%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.32%) Puppet
2 6 (2.16%) Nmap
2 6 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.08%) Ansible
4 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (9.71%) Oracle
2 21 (7.55%) VMware
3 20 (7.19%) Rapid7
4 19 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.04%) Google
6 13 (4.68%) Cisco
7 9 (3.24%) HP
7 9 (3.24%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.52%) IBM
9 6 (2.16%) New Relic
10 3 (1.08%) Perforce
10 3 (1.08%) Tableau
10 3 (1.08%) Lumension
10 3 (1.08%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.08%) Sophos
10 3 (1.08%) Websense
10 3 (1.08%) ESRI
11 2 (0.72%) Mitel
11 2 (0.72%) Acme Packet
11 2 (0.72%) F5
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per annum, Benefits: Pension, 25 days
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-000 - 50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-58,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £33,000 to £37,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Y Rhyl
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Weybridge
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago