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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 750 733 611
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -122
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 108 134 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 67 87 216
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £27,500 £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 6 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 6 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
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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 -9 104 £45,000 +12.50% 27
London 0 42 £57,500 +15.00% 9
East of England +9 23 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East -19 20 £46,000 -6.59% 7
South West -20 16 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cambridge +7 12 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £42,500 +6.25% 3
City of London +1 11 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Bristol - 9 £22,500 - 2
Essex - 5 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,500 -
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £32,000 - 1
Berkshire -18 4 £60,000 +14.28% 1
South Wales -21 4 - -
Wales -22 4 - - 1
Torfaen - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 £35,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 4 - -
Abingdon - 4 £45,500 -
Leeds +5 3 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Yorkshire 0 3 £42,000 +0.29% 2
Surrey -2 3 £50,000 +53.84% 2
West Yorkshire -3 3 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Hertfordshire -4 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Hampshire -5 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bedfordshire +12 2 £37,500 -3.22%
Basingstoke +8 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £26,500 -
Poole - 2 £35,000 -
West Sussex 0 1 - - 2

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 81 (35.68%) Degree
2 72 (31.72%) Java
3 71 (31.28%) C++
4 65 (28.63%) C#
5 58 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (23.79%) SQL
7 53 (23.35%) JavaScript
8 52 (22.91%) .NET
9 51 (22.47%) Linux
10 49 (21.59%) C
11 43 (18.94%) HTML
12 39 (17.18%) Selenium
13 38 (16.74%) OO
14 35 (15.42%) Windows
15 34 (14.98%) XML
16 33 (14.54%) Python
17 32 (14.10%) CSS
18 31 (13.66%) MVC
19 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
19 30 (13.22%) UNIX
20 29 (12.78%) SQL Server
20 29 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
22 27 (11.89%) Cucumber
22 27 (11.89%) Web Services
22 27 (11.89%) Scrum
23 26 (11.45%) Oracle
23 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET
23 26 (11.45%) Test Automation
23 26 (11.45%) QA

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (3.96%) IIS
2 5 (2.20%) SAS
2 5 (2.20%) Node.js
2 5 (2.20%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.76%) Confluence
3 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.44%) Apache
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.44%) nginx
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Simulink
2 4 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.32%) Stateflow
3 3 (1.32%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Summit
2 2 (0.88%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.73%) SaaS
3 9 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.76%) Google App Engine
4 4 (1.76%) PaaS
4 4 (1.76%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.25%) HTTP
2 12 (5.29%) Firewall
3 11 (4.85%) Internet
3 11 (4.85%) WAN
4 10 (4.41%) Wireless
5 9 (3.96%) Network Security
6 7 (3.08%) LTE
6 7 (3.08%) 2G
6 7 (3.08%) 3G
6 7 (3.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.64%) SMTP
7 6 (2.64%) FTP
7 6 (2.64%) IPsec
7 6 (2.64%) DVB
7 6 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (2.20%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (2.20%) 4G
8 5 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (2.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.25%) MySQL
3 16 (7.05%) OLTP
4 10 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.88%) Redis
8 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (17.18%) Selenium
2 27 (11.89%) Cucumber
3 25 (11.01%) WebDriver
4 24 (10.57%) Maven
5 22 (9.69%) JUnit
6 20 (8.81%) Git (software)
7 18 (7.93%) Ant
8 17 (7.49%) Jenkins
9 14 (6.17%) JIRA
9 14 (6.17%) JBehave
10 13 (5.73%) TestNG
11 10 (4.41%) NUnit
11 10 (4.41%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.96%) Subversion
12 9 (3.96%) SpecFlow
12 9 (3.96%) TestLink
13 8 (3.52%) xUnit.net
14 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (2.64%) Redmine
15 6 (2.64%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (6.17%) Retail
2 12 (5.29%) Electronics
3 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.52%) Finance
4 8 (3.52%) French Language
5 7 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.08%) Games
6 6 (2.64%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.20%) Legal
7 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.32%) Military
8 3 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Avionics
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.91%) .NET
2 43 (18.94%) HTML
3 34 (14.98%) XML
4 32 (14.10%) CSS
5 27 (11.89%) Web Services
6 26 (11.45%) ASP.NET
7 17 (7.49%) jQuery
8 16 (7.05%) STL
9 12 (5.29%) Ajax
9 12 (5.29%) HTML5
10 10 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.96%) JSON
12 8 (3.52%) WPF
12 8 (3.52%) Flash
12 8 (3.52%) Backbone.js
12 8 (3.52%) HTML5 Canvas
13 6 (2.64%) WCF
14 5 (2.20%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.20%) LAMP
14 5 (2.20%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.57%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.29%) Algorithms
4 9 (3.96%) Data Structures
4 9 (3.96%) Statistics
5 7 (3.08%) VHDL
5 7 (3.08%) User Experience
6 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.64%) PKI
7 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.76%) PDA
8 4 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.32%) Physics
9 3 (1.32%) MPEG
9 3 (1.32%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.32%) Open Source
9 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.47%) Linux
2 35 (15.42%) Windows
3 30 (13.22%) UNIX
4 8 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.20%) Solaris
7 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.76%) CentOS
8 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.32%) Android
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.74%) OO
3 31 (13.66%) MVC
4 30 (13.22%) Software Engineering
5 29 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (11.89%) Scrum
7 26 (11.45%) Test Automation
8 19 (8.37%) BDD
8 19 (8.37%) Web Development
9 17 (7.49%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.17%) Test Scripting
10 14 (6.17%) Regression Testing
10 14 (6.17%) E-Commerce
11 13 (5.73%) Project Management
11 13 (5.73%) TDD
11 13 (5.73%) Automated Testing
12 11 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.85%) OOD
12 11 (4.85%) Test Strategy
12 11 (4.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.72%) Java
2 71 (31.28%) C++
3 65 (28.63%) C#
4 54 (23.79%) SQL
5 53 (23.35%) JavaScript
6 49 (21.59%) C
7 33 (14.54%) Python
8 25 (11.01%) Ruby
9 20 (8.81%) Perl
10 14 (6.17%) PHP
11 13 (5.73%) Bash Shell
12 12 (5.29%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.41%) VB
14 8 (3.52%) ActionScript
14 8 (3.52%) ActionScript 3.0
14 8 (3.52%) VB6
15 7 (3.08%) PowerShell
15 7 (3.08%) MATLAB
15 7 (3.08%) Assembly Language
16 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (35.68%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) ISEB
2 6 (2.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.76%) HNC
4 4 (1.76%) VCP4
4 4 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.32%) CCIE
5 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.45%) QA
2 5 (2.20%) JTAG
2 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.88%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.44%) DO-160
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.96%) Firmware
3 5 (2.20%) KVM
3 5 (2.20%) Docker
4 4 (1.76%) LXC
4 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.76%) Xen
4 4 (1.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) Puppet
2 4 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.44%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) Graphite
3 1 (0.44%) OpenView
3 1 (0.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.44%) OVSD
3 1 (0.44%) Munin
Vendors
1 26 (11.45%) Oracle
2 20 (8.81%) Cisco
2 20 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.49%) VMware
4 13 (5.73%) SolidWorks
4 13 (5.73%) Juniper
5 9 (3.96%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.08%) HP
7 6 (2.64%) Dell
7 6 (2.64%) IronPort
8 5 (2.20%) Veeam
8 5 (2.20%) Minitab
8 5 (2.20%) CommVault
9 4 (1.76%) Metastorm
9 4 (1.76%) Perforce
9 4 (1.76%) IBM
9 4 (1.76%) Google
9 4 (1.76%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.32%) NetApp
10 3 (1.32%) CA
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