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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 744 643 717
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 159 223 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 79 168 118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 -76 144 £40,000 - 23
South East -17 52 £52,500 +50.00% 4
London -47 36 £50,000 -13.04% 5
East of England -1 26 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £25,000 -30.55%
Milton Keynes - 20 - -
Cambridgeshire +2 19 £40,000 -30.43% 2
South West -18 18 £27,500 -15.38% 7
Berkshire -13 17 £50,000 +42.85%
Cambridge +6 14 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Reading +1 14 £50,000 +78.57%
Dorset 0 11 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Scotland -6 11 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Edinburgh -7 8 £38,250 -23.50% 1
Bristol +3 5 £33,000 -26.66% 3
North West -7 5 £40,000 +47.03%
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 5 £45,000 -
Warrington - 5 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Nottingham -6 4 £35,000 -7.89% 1
East Midlands -18 4 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Hampshire -23 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Norwich - 4 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 3 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Wales -7 3 £33,750 +3.84%
South Wales -10 3 £33,750 +3.84%
West Sussex -19 3 £27,500 -34.52% 2
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 1
Redhill - 3 £55,000 -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 160 (42.33%) C++
2 154 (40.74%) Degree
3 123 (32.54%) C
4 116 (30.69%) C#
5 106 (28.04%) Java
6 103 (27.25%) Linux
7 85 (22.49%) SQL
8 84 (22.22%) Python
9 82 (21.69%) Software Engineering
10 70 (18.52%) HTML
11 68 (17.99%) JavaScript
12 65 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (15.61%) Computer Science
14 54 (14.29%) OO
15 51 (13.49%) UNIX
16 50 (13.23%) CSS
16 50 (13.23%) .NET
17 47 (12.43%) QA
18 46 (12.17%) Web Development
18 46 (12.17%) Embedded Systems
19 45 (11.90%) Electronics
20 44 (11.64%) Perl
21 43 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (11.11%) Windows
23 41 (10.85%) XML
24 40 (10.58%) SQL Server
25 39 (10.32%) MySQL
26 38 (10.05%) Microsoft
27 37 (9.79%) HTML5
28 34 (8.99%) PHP

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 15 (3.97%) IIS
3 8 (2.12%) Node.js
4 7 (1.85%) Apache
5 5 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.79%) Drupal
6 3 (0.79%) Moodle
7 2 (0.53%) WinCC
7 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
8 1 (0.26%) DNN
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (3.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.32%) MS Office
4 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) Simulink
5 3 (0.79%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.82%) DVB
2 21 (5.56%) HTTP
3 19 (5.03%) ADSL
4 17 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.97%) Wireless
6 14 (3.70%) Network Security
7 11 (2.91%) LTE
8 9 (2.38%) 3G
8 9 (2.38%) 4G
9 7 (1.85%) SAN
9 7 (1.85%) GSM
10 6 (1.59%) 3GPP
10 6 (1.59%) DNS
10 6 (1.59%) Internet
10 6 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.32%) GPRS
11 5 (1.32%) UMTS
12 4 (1.06%) IPv6
12 4 (1.06%) WCDMA
12 4 (1.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.32%) MySQL
3 32 (8.47%) Big Data
4 21 (5.56%) OLTP
5 12 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.17%) Apache Hive
6 10 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.06%) SQLite
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.79%) MS Access
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.26%) DB2
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (8.73%) Selenium
2 19 (5.03%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.23%) Subversion
3 16 (4.23%) WebDriver
4 15 (3.97%) JUnit
5 13 (3.44%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.17%) PyUnit
7 9 (2.38%) LabVIEW
8 8 (2.12%) JIRA
9 7 (1.85%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.59%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (1.06%) NUnit
11 4 (1.06%) Maven
11 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.79%) JMeter
12 3 (0.79%) Xcode
12 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 45 (11.90%) Electronics
2 29 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.23%) Finance
3 16 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.70%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.59%) Games
5 6 (1.59%) Banking
5 6 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.32%) Automotive
6 5 (1.32%) Avionics
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) Military
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (18.52%) HTML
2 50 (13.23%) .NET
2 50 (13.23%) CSS
3 41 (10.85%) XML
4 37 (9.79%) HTML5
5 31 (8.20%) STL
6 30 (7.94%) CSS3
7 28 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 27 (7.14%) jQuery
9 23 (6.08%) Ajax
10 19 (5.03%) J2EE
11 17 (4.50%) JSON
12 16 (4.23%) Qt
13 15 (3.97%) Spring
14 14 (3.70%) EJB
14 14 (3.70%) Hibernate
15 12 (3.17%) JDBC
15 12 (3.17%) XSL
16 10 (2.65%) .NET Framework
16 10 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.61%) Computer Science
2 46 (12.17%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (6.35%) MPEG
4 20 (5.29%) VHDL
5 18 (4.76%) Firmware
5 18 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (4.23%) iPhone
6 16 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (3.17%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.91%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.38%) Physics
10 8 (2.12%) IPTV
11 7 (1.85%) DTV
12 6 (1.59%) Verilog
12 6 (1.59%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.59%) CAN bus
13 4 (1.06%) Open Source
13 4 (1.06%) NHS
14 3 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 103 (27.25%) Linux
2 51 (13.49%) UNIX
3 42 (11.11%) Windows
4 21 (5.56%) Android
5 8 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.79%) AIX
7 2 (0.53%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.69%) Software Engineering
2 65 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (14.29%) OO
4 46 (12.17%) Web Development
5 43 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (8.20%) TDD
7 27 (7.14%) Signal Processing
8 23 (6.08%) Automated Testing
9 22 (5.82%) Test Scripting
10 21 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 18 (4.76%) Scrum
11 18 (4.76%) DRM
12 17 (4.50%) Refactoring
12 17 (4.50%) Android Development
12 17 (4.50%) iOS Development
13 16 (4.23%) Web Application Development
13 16 (4.23%) Configuration Management
14 15 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (3.97%) Cyber Security
15 14 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (42.33%) C++
2 123 (32.54%) C
3 116 (30.69%) C#
4 106 (28.04%) Java
5 85 (22.49%) SQL
6 84 (22.22%) Python
7 68 (17.99%) JavaScript
8 44 (11.64%) Perl
9 34 (8.99%) PHP
10 32 (8.47%) Ruby
11 18 (4.76%) Objective-C
12 16 (4.23%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.65%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.12%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (2.12%) MATLAB
14 8 (2.12%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.32%) PHP5
15 5 (1.32%) VBScript
15 5 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (40.74%) Degree
2 17 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.44%) Postgraduate
4 8 (2.12%) PhD
4 8 (2.12%) ISEB
5 5 (1.32%) HND
6 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) RHCE
7 3 (0.79%) HNC
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CCIE
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.43%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) DO-160
3 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.79%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
4 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (3.44%) XenApp
1 13 (3.44%) XenDesktop
2 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.06%) Puppet
2 4 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.79%) Ansible
3 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.79%) Nagios
4 2 (0.53%) Cacti
4 2 (0.53%) Munin
5 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.94%) Oracle
3 21 (5.56%) VMware
3 21 (5.56%) Broadcom
4 14 (3.70%) BT
5 13 (3.44%) Citrix
6 9 (2.38%) Cisco
7 6 (1.59%) CA
7 6 (1.59%) Xilinx
8 3 (0.79%) Zend
8 3 (0.79%) Borland
8 3 (0.79%) SolidWorks
9 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.53%) Apple
9 2 (0.53%) Juniper
9 2 (0.53%) Sun
9 2 (0.53%) Sybase
9 2 (0.53%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) Siebel
10 1 (0.26%) SAP
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + share options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32661 - £46465 per annum + 25 days hols + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EXPEDIA
Salary: Competitive Base + Travel Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
EXPEDIA
Salary: Competitive Base + Travel Allowance + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cirencester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
York
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago