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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 772 734 624
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -110
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 118 172 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 199
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 110 £46,250 +15.62% 25
London -7 52 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South East -10 19 £45,000 +1.69% 8
East of England +2 17 £43,750 +9.37% 4
South West -28 15 £35,000 -12.50% 3
City of London +6 10 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Bristol - 9 £22,500 - 3
Cambridge +14 8 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £37,500 -
Berkshire -20 6 £56,250 +7.14%
Wales -9 4 - -
South Wales -9 4 - -
Torfaen - 4 - -
Cwmbran - 4 - -
Belfast +10 3 - -
County Antrim +10 3 - -
Northern Ireland +10 3 - -
North West +10 3 £33,500 +11.66%
Norwich +7 3 £42,500 - 1
Leeds +2 3 £44,000 -26.66%
Norfolk +1 3 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire -2 3 £44,000 -26.66%
West Yorkshire -7 3 £44,000 -26.66%
Essex - 3 £32,500 -
Bedfordshire +18 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +11 2 £45,000 - 3
Surrey -2 2 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Hampshire -4 2 £37,500 -5.06%
Poole - 2 £35,000 -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.05%) Java
2 75 (32.05%) Degree
3 68 (29.06%) C++
4 61 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 59 (25.21%) C#
6 53 (22.65%) Linux
7 49 (20.94%) .NET
8 48 (20.51%) SQL
8 48 (20.51%) HTML
9 45 (19.23%) C
10 42 (17.95%) Python
11 40 (17.09%) MVC
12 39 (16.67%) CSS
13 37 (15.81%) XML
13 37 (15.81%) Selenium
14 35 (14.96%) OO
15 34 (14.53%) Windows
15 34 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (13.68%) Software Engineering
17 30 (12.82%) Scrum
18 29 (12.39%) UNIX
18 29 (12.39%) SQL Server
18 29 (12.39%) Cucumber
19 27 (11.54%) WebDriver
19 27 (11.54%) Oracle
20 26 (11.11%) Perl
20 26 (11.11%) MySQL
20 26 (11.11%) HTTP
20 26 (11.11%) Maven

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (2.99%) IIS
2 6 (2.56%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.71%) Confluence
3 4 (1.71%) Node.js
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) SAS
5 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Simulink
2 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.28%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.43%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Summit
2 2 (0.85%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.41%) SaaS
3 12 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.99%) PaaS
5 6 (2.56%) HP Helion
5 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.56%) Google App Engine
6 3 (1.28%) IaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.11%) HTTP
2 14 (5.98%) Firewall
3 11 (4.70%) Internet
3 11 (4.70%) WAN
4 10 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.27%) Network Security
5 9 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (3.85%) BGP
5 9 (3.85%) Wireless
6 8 (3.42%) SMTP
7 7 (2.99%) Broadband
7 7 (2.99%) 2G
7 7 (2.99%) 3G
7 7 (2.99%) LTE
8 6 (2.56%) MPLS
8 6 (2.56%) IPsec
9 5 (2.14%) VPLS
9 5 (2.14%) VoIP
9 5 (2.14%) FTP
9 5 (2.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.11%) MySQL
3 13 (5.56%) OLTP
4 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.28%) Big Data
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (15.81%) Selenium
2 29 (12.39%) Cucumber
3 27 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 26 (11.11%) Maven
5 23 (9.83%) Ant
5 23 (9.83%) JUnit
6 17 (7.26%) JBehave
6 17 (7.26%) Jenkins
7 16 (6.84%) JIRA
7 16 (6.84%) TestNG
8 15 (6.41%) Git (software)
9 13 (5.56%) Eclipse
10 10 (4.27%) NUnit
11 9 (3.85%) Subversion
11 9 (3.85%) SpecFlow
12 8 (3.42%) xUnit.net
13 7 (2.99%) Hudson
13 7 (2.99%) Artifactory
14 6 (2.56%) Redmine
14 6 (2.56%) TestLink
General
1 21 (8.97%) Retail
2 12 (5.13%) French Language
3 10 (4.27%) Electronics
4 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.85%) Finance
5 8 (3.42%) Games
6 7 (2.99%) Legal
7 6 (2.56%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.14%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.85%) Military
9 2 (0.85%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Avionics
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.94%) .NET
2 48 (20.51%) HTML
3 39 (16.67%) CSS
4 37 (15.81%) XML
5 24 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 23 (9.83%) Web Services
7 21 (8.97%) jQuery
8 15 (6.41%) HTML5
9 13 (5.56%) STL
10 12 (5.13%) Flash
10 12 (5.13%) JSON
10 12 (5.13%) Backbone.js
10 12 (5.13%) HTML5 Canvas
10 12 (5.13%) Browserify
11 11 (4.70%) Ajax
12 10 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.99%) WPF
13 7 (2.99%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.56%) LAMP
15 5 (2.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.70%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.27%) Statistics
6 9 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.99%) User Experience
7 7 (2.99%) VHDL
8 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.56%) PKI
8 6 (2.56%) Open Source
9 5 (2.14%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.14%) Blog
10 4 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.71%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.28%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.65%) Linux
2 34 (14.53%) Windows
3 29 (12.39%) UNIX
4 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.56%) Solaris
6 4 (1.71%) CentOS
7 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.28%) Android
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (17.09%) MVC
3 35 (14.96%) OO
4 34 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (13.68%) Software Engineering
6 30 (12.82%) Scrum
7 26 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 23 (9.83%) Web Development
8 23 (9.83%) BDD
9 20 (8.55%) Mentoring
10 19 (8.12%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.84%) Test Scripting
12 15 (6.41%) Project Management
13 14 (5.98%) Regression Testing
13 14 (5.98%) TDD
13 14 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (5.13%) Test Strategy
14 12 (5.13%) OOD
15 11 (4.70%) Automated Testing
15 11 (4.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 75 (32.05%) Java
2 68 (29.06%) C++
3 61 (26.07%) JavaScript
4 59 (25.21%) C#
5 48 (20.51%) SQL
6 45 (19.23%) C
7 42 (17.95%) Python
8 26 (11.11%) Perl
9 25 (10.68%) Ruby
10 18 (7.69%) PHP
11 12 (5.13%) ActionScript
11 12 (5.13%) ActionScript 3.0
12 10 (4.27%) Bash Shell
13 9 (3.85%) VB
13 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
14 8 (3.42%) VB6
15 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
16 6 (2.56%) MATLAB
16 6 (2.56%) Clojure
16 6 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (32.05%) Degree
2 6 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.56%) ISEB
3 5 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.28%) HNC
5 3 (1.28%) CCIE
6 2 (0.85%) CCNP
6 2 (0.85%) CISSP
6 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) CCVP
6 2 (0.85%) GCIH
7 1 (0.43%) MCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) JTAG
2 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) DO-160
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.42%) Xen
3 7 (2.99%) KVM
4 6 (2.56%) Docker
4 6 (2.56%) LXC
5 5 (2.14%) Firmware
6 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.85%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.43%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Salt
3 1 (0.43%) Graphite
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) Munin
Vendors
1 27 (11.54%) Oracle
2 23 (9.83%) Cisco
3 21 (8.97%) VMware
4 14 (5.98%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.56%) Juniper
5 13 (5.56%) SolidWorks
6 9 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.42%) HP
8 7 (2.99%) IBM
9 6 (2.56%) Dell
9 6 (2.56%) Google
9 6 (2.56%) IronPort
9 6 (2.56%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.14%) Veeam
10 5 (2.14%) Minitab
10 5 (2.14%) Perforce
10 5 (2.14%) CommVault
11 4 (1.71%) NetApp
11 4 (1.71%) CA
11 4 (1.71%) Metastorm
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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