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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 758 759 672
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -87
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 144 180 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 96 96 152
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -11 122 £50,000 +11.11% 35
London +40 70 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East of England +1 18 £43,750 +9.37% 7
Northern Ireland - 18 - -
County Antrim - 18 - -
Belfast - 18 - -
South East -10 17 £38,000 -24.00% 12
City of London +42 10 £52,500 -22.22%
Cambridgeshire -7 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -19 8 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cambridge +12 7 £47,500 +11.11% 1
Bristol -18 6 - -
South West -18 6 - - 5
Hounslow - 5 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 4 £30,000 - 4
Norfolk +3 4 £42,500 -2.85%
Norwich +3 4 £42,500 -2.85%
West Midlands -11 4 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -15 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Reading -16 4 £50,000 - 1
Abingdon - 4 £30,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +6 3 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -7 3 £50,000 +53.84% 1
North West -12 3 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Merseyside - 3 £32,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £72,500 -
Stowmarket - 3 £45,000 - 2
Walsall - 3 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 - 4

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 118 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (43.02%) Java
3 84 (31.70%) JavaScript
4 67 (25.28%) Linux
5 65 (24.53%) Python
6 63 (23.77%) HTML
7 60 (22.64%) C++
7 60 (22.64%) Degree
8 57 (21.51%) SQL
9 56 (21.13%) CSS
10 55 (20.75%) MVC
11 54 (20.38%) Maven
11 54 (20.38%) Selenium
12 52 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (19.62%) XML
12 52 (19.62%) SDLC
13 51 (19.25%) Ant
13 51 (19.25%) C
14 50 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
15 49 (18.49%) WebDriver
16 47 (17.74%) Software Engineering
17 45 (16.98%) Scrum
18 44 (16.60%) C#
19 43 (16.23%) JUnit
19 43 (16.23%) Cucumber
20 42 (15.85%) BDD
20 42 (15.85%) Windows
20 42 (15.85%) HTTP
21 40 (15.09%) JIRA
22 38 (14.34%) Eclipse

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (5.66%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.89%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.89%) JBoss
3 4 (1.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.51%) Confluence
3 4 (1.51%) Node.js
4 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) MS Office
1 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (1.13%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.38%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.04%) SaaS
4 13 (4.91%) PaaS
5 12 (4.53%) Google App Engine
5 12 (4.53%) HP Helion
5 12 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.13%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.85%) HTTP
2 24 (9.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.77%) Internet
4 8 (3.02%) BGP
4 8 (3.02%) Broadband
4 8 (3.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (2.64%) Firewall
5 7 (2.64%) Wireless
5 7 (2.64%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.26%) Network Security
6 6 (2.26%) VoIP
6 6 (2.26%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.89%) SMTP
7 5 (1.89%) VPLS
7 5 (1.89%) MPLS
8 4 (1.51%) DVB
8 4 (1.51%) RTP
8 4 (1.51%) DNS
8 4 (1.51%) LTE
8 4 (1.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.19%) MySQL
3 14 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.26%) OLTP
4 6 (2.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.51%) Big Data
5 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
8 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 54 (20.38%) Selenium
1 54 (20.38%) Maven
2 51 (19.25%) Ant
3 49 (18.49%) WebDriver
4 43 (16.23%) Cucumber
4 43 (16.23%) JUnit
5 40 (15.09%) JIRA
6 38 (14.34%) Eclipse
7 33 (12.45%) Jenkins
8 32 (12.08%) TestNG
9 28 (10.57%) JBehave
10 19 (7.17%) Git (software)
11 17 (6.42%) Artifactory
12 14 (5.28%) Subversion
13 13 (4.91%) Hudson
14 12 (4.53%) Gradle
15 7 (2.64%) NUnit
16 6 (2.26%) FitNesse
16 6 (2.26%) SpecFlow
17 5 (1.89%) Calabash
General
1 32 (12.08%) Retail
2 22 (8.30%) Electronics
3 14 (5.28%) French Language
4 12 (4.53%) Games
5 10 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.02%) Legal
7 7 (2.64%) Finance
8 4 (1.51%) Publishing
8 4 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.51%) Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.75%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.77%) HTML
2 56 (21.13%) CSS
3 52 (19.62%) XML
4 36 (13.58%) .NET
5 29 (10.94%) Web Services
6 21 (7.92%) jQuery
7 18 (6.79%) JSON
8 17 (6.42%) HTML5
9 15 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 14 (5.28%) Flash
10 14 (5.28%) Backbone.js
10 14 (5.28%) HTML5 Canvas
10 14 (5.28%) Browserify
11 10 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (3.77%) STL
12 6 (2.26%) LAMP
12 6 (2.26%) Gherkin
12 6 (2.26%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.89%) DOM
13 5 (1.89%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.30%) Computer Science
1 22 (8.30%) Blog
2 18 (6.79%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.79%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 13 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.40%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.40%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.64%) User Experience
7 7 (2.64%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.26%) Statistics
8 6 (2.26%) iSeries
9 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.89%) Wiki
10 4 (1.51%) Photography
10 4 (1.51%) VHDL
10 4 (1.51%) Verilog
11 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 67 (25.28%) Linux
2 42 (15.85%) Windows
3 35 (13.21%) UNIX
4 5 (1.89%) Android
4 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.51%) CentOS
5 4 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.75%) Solaris
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.75%) MVC
3 52 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (19.62%) SDLC
4 47 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 45 (16.98%) Scrum
6 42 (15.85%) BDD
7 35 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 33 (12.45%) Test Scripting
9 31 (11.70%) Test Automation
10 27 (10.19%) Open Source
10 27 (10.19%) Mentoring
11 25 (9.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 24 (9.06%) User Stories
13 23 (8.68%) DevOps
14 22 (8.30%) Regression Testing
15 21 (7.92%) OO
15 21 (7.92%) Risk Management
15 21 (7.92%) Black-Box Testing
16 20 (7.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (43.02%) Java
2 84 (31.70%) JavaScript
3 65 (24.53%) Python
4 60 (22.64%) C++
5 57 (21.51%) SQL
6 51 (19.25%) C
7 44 (16.60%) C#
8 28 (10.57%) Perl
9 22 (8.30%) Ruby
10 14 (5.28%) ActionScript 3.0
10 14 (5.28%) ActionScript
11 12 (4.53%) Scala
11 12 (4.53%) Clojure
12 10 (3.77%) PHP
13 9 (3.40%) PowerShell
14 8 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 8 (3.02%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.64%) Embedded C
16 6 (2.26%) Korn
17 4 (1.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (22.64%) Degree
2 7 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.13%) ISEB
6 3 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.75%) CISSP
7 2 (0.75%) CCIE
7 2 (0.75%) CCNP
7 2 (0.75%) CCVP
7 2 (0.75%) GCIH
8 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCAD
8 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.96%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.13%) JTAG
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.42%) Xen
3 12 (4.53%) KVM
3 12 (4.53%) Docker
3 12 (4.53%) LXC
4 11 (4.15%) Firmware
5 3 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.13%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.75%) Kamailio
6 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.15%) Puppet
2 6 (2.26%) Nmap
3 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Salt
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (11.70%) Oracle
2 22 (8.30%) VMware
3 20 (7.55%) Rapid7
4 16 (6.04%) Google
5 12 (4.53%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.53%) HP
5 12 (4.53%) Rackspace
6 11 (4.15%) Cisco
7 9 (3.40%) IBM
8 6 (2.26%) Perforce
8 6 (2.26%) New Relic
9 4 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.13%) CA
10 3 (1.13%) Websense
10 3 (1.13%) NetApp
10 3 (1.13%) Tableau
11 2 (0.75%) Lumension
11 2 (0.75%) Veeam
11 2 (0.75%) Mitel
11 2 (0.75%) Acme Packet
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