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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 736 670 745
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 166 209 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 164 108
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -59 149 £40,000 - 15
South East -27 56 £40,000 +6.66% 9
London -49 41 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East of England -11 31 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +26 23 £50,000 +6.95%
Cambridgeshire +12 23 £40,000 -15.78%
Milton Keynes - 22 £51,250 -
Cambridge +4 18 £40,000 +3.22%
South West -37 12 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Berkshire -10 11 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Scotland -6 10 £36,250 -27.50%
Oxfordshire +1 9 £27,250 -31.87%
Reading -10 9 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Edinburgh -6 7 £36,250 -27.50%
Dorset -5 6 £27,500 +11.11% 1
Hampshire -21 6 £35,000 +16.66% 2
City of London -12 5 £50,000 -6.54%
Norfolk - 4 £45,000 -
Bristol - 4 £33,000 - 1
Surrey +3 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Oxford +2 3 - -
Nottingham -2 3 £35,000 -6.04%
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £35,000 -6.04%
East Midlands -4 3 £35,000 -6.04%
West Sussex -10 3 £27,500 -37.50% 4
Norwich - 3 £45,000 -
Essex +6 2 £32,250 -7.85%
Southampton +2 2 £35,000 +84.21%
South Wales +1 2 £33,750 +3.84% 1
Wales -9 2 £33,750 +3.84% 1

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 153 (42.38%) Degree
2 151 (41.83%) C++
3 111 (30.75%) C
4 108 (29.92%) C#
5 107 (29.64%) Linux
6 90 (24.93%) Java
7 81 (22.44%) SQL
7 81 (22.44%) Python
8 65 (18.01%) HTML
8 65 (18.01%) Software Engineering
9 64 (17.73%) JavaScript
10 60 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 55 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (13.85%) OO
14 48 (13.30%) .NET
15 47 (13.02%) UNIX
15 47 (13.02%) Embedded Systems
16 46 (12.74%) QA
17 44 (12.19%) CSS
18 42 (11.63%) Electronics
19 40 (11.08%) Perl
19 40 (11.08%) Web Development
20 39 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
21 38 (10.53%) Windows
22 37 (10.25%) HTML5
23 36 (9.97%) Microsoft
24 35 (9.70%) MySQL
25 33 (9.14%) Ruby
25 33 (9.14%) Selenium

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (4.71%) IIS
2 8 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.22%) Node.js
3 6 (1.66%) Apache
4 4 (1.11%) SAS
4 4 (1.11%) Drupal
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
7 1 (0.28%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (3.32%) Photoshop
1 12 (3.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.39%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) Simulink
3 5 (1.39%) Stateflow
4 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.76%) DVB
2 24 (6.65%) ADSL
3 17 (4.71%) Wireless
4 15 (4.16%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.32%) HTTP
6 8 (2.22%) Network Security
7 4 (1.11%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.11%) FTP
7 4 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.83%) 4G
8 3 (0.83%) IPv6
8 3 (0.83%) SAN
8 3 (0.83%) GSM
8 3 (0.83%) LTE
8 3 (0.83%) BGP
8 3 (0.83%) MPLS
8 3 (0.83%) DNS
8 3 (0.83%) SSL
8 3 (0.83%) 3G
9 2 (0.55%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.70%) MySQL
2 31 (8.59%) Big Data
3 28 (7.76%) SQL Server
4 21 (5.82%) OLTP
5 10 (2.77%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.77%) Apache Hive
5 10 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.11%) SQLite
9 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (9.14%) Selenium
2 21 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.43%) JUnit
5 14 (3.88%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.60%) Subversion
7 10 (2.77%) PyUnit
8 7 (1.94%) MSBuild
8 7 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.39%) JIRA
10 5 (1.39%) LabVIEW
11 4 (1.11%) NUnit
11 4 (1.11%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.11%) Maven
11 4 (1.11%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 42 (11.63%) Electronics
2 30 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.71%) Finance
4 13 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.05%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.39%) Games
7 5 (1.39%) Banking
7 5 (1.39%) Avionics
8 4 (1.11%) Marketing
8 4 (1.11%) Military
8 4 (1.11%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.01%) HTML
2 48 (13.30%) .NET
3 44 (12.19%) CSS
4 37 (10.25%) HTML5
5 31 (8.59%) CSS3
5 31 (8.59%) STL
6 30 (8.31%) XML
7 23 (6.37%) ASP.NET
7 23 (6.37%) Ajax
8 22 (6.09%) jQuery
9 16 (4.43%) JSON
10 12 (3.32%) XSL
10 12 (3.32%) REST
11 11 (3.05%) J2EE
11 11 (3.05%) LAMP
12 10 (2.77%) JDBC
12 10 (2.77%) Web Services
12 10 (2.77%) Qt
12 10 (2.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (2.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 55 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (13.02%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (8.31%) MPEG
5 20 (5.54%) Firmware
6 18 (4.99%) VHDL
7 15 (4.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 14 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.32%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.32%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.77%) iPhone
11 9 (2.49%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.49%) Physics
12 8 (2.22%) IPTV
13 6 (1.66%) Verilog
13 6 (1.66%) CAN bus
14 5 (1.39%) User Experience
15 4 (1.11%) Open Source
15 4 (1.11%) Replication
16 3 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 107 (29.64%) Linux
2 47 (13.02%) UNIX
3 38 (10.53%) Windows
4 14 (3.88%) Android
5 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.55%) Solaris
6 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.01%) Software Engineering
2 60 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.85%) OO
4 40 (11.08%) Web Development
5 39 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (6.93%) Test Scripting
6 25 (6.93%) TDD
7 24 (6.65%) Automated Testing
7 24 (6.65%) Signal Processing
8 23 (6.37%) DRM
9 20 (5.54%) Mentoring
10 18 (4.99%) Test Automation
11 16 (4.43%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.43%) Scrum
11 16 (4.43%) Web Application Development
12 14 (3.88%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.88%) Refactoring
13 13 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (3.60%) Validation
14 11 (3.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (41.83%) C++
2 111 (30.75%) C
3 108 (29.92%) C#
4 90 (24.93%) Java
5 81 (22.44%) SQL
5 81 (22.44%) Python
6 64 (17.73%) JavaScript
7 40 (11.08%) Perl
8 33 (9.14%) Ruby
9 31 (8.59%) PHP
10 17 (4.71%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
14 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.39%) VBScript
16 4 (1.11%) VB
16 4 (1.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 153 (42.38%) Degree
2 13 (3.60%) Postgraduate
3 11 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.22%) ISEB
5 5 (1.39%) PhD
5 5 (1.39%) HND
6 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.11%) RHCE
7 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) HNC
7 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.83%) CCNP
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
9 1 (0.28%) CCIE
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.74%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) DO-160
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (3.60%) XenApp
1 13 (3.60%) XenDesktop
2 10 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) Puppet
1 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.11%) Ansible
2 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.83%) Nagios
3 3 (0.83%) Cacti
3 3 (0.83%) Munin
4 1 (0.28%) OVSD
4 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (9.97%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.93%) Oracle
3 23 (6.37%) Broadcom
4 20 (5.54%) VMware
5 13 (3.60%) Citrix
6 8 (2.22%) BT
7 7 (1.94%) Cisco
8 6 (1.66%) Xilinx
9 4 (1.11%) Borland
10 3 (0.83%) Zend
11 2 (0.55%) Atmel
11 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.55%) Apple
11 2 (0.55%) CA
11 2 (0.55%) Juniper
11 2 (0.55%) SAP
12 1 (0.28%) Siebel
12 1 (0.28%) Sybase
12 1 (0.28%) Sun
12 1 (0.28%) HP
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + bonus, holidays, pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 23 days ago