The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 880 848 873
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 24 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.022% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 24
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £30,000 £32,815
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +14.09%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Development Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Development Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Development Specialist over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 -16 17 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Scotland -16 7 - -
London -3 6 £52,500 +27.27%
Stirling -10 6 - -
South East -25 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Brighton - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire -10 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £70,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £70,000 -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Development Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 14 (28.00%) Java
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
2 12 (24.00%) Spring
3 11 (22.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 9 (18.00%) Web Services
5 9 (18.00%) XML
5 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.00%) Maven
6 8 (16.00%) Banking
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (14.00%) Business Development
8 6 (12.00%) Data Management
8 6 (12.00%) ITSM
8 6 (12.00%) JMS
8 6 (12.00%) IBM
8 6 (12.00%) C
8 6 (12.00%) CSS
8 6 (12.00%) UNIX
8 6 (12.00%) HTML5
9 5 (10.00%) REST
9 5 (10.00%) Classic ASP
9 5 (10.00%) C++
9 5 (10.00%) J2EE
9 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Development Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Jetty
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (2.00%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Network Security
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQLPlus
6 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Maven
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Log4j
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
2 12 (24.00%) Spring
3 9 (18.00%) Web Services
3 9 (18.00%) XML
4 6 (12.00%) JMS
4 6 (12.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) HTML5
5 5 (10.00%) REST
5 5 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 5 (10.00%) J2EE
5 5 (10.00%) Java EE
5 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 4 (8.00%) XSLT
6 4 (8.00%) WebSockets
6 4 (8.00%) Spring Integration
6 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.00%) SOAP
7 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.00%) Wiki
3 1 (2.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Business Development
2 6 (12.00%) Data Management
2 6 (12.00%) ITSM
3 5 (10.00%) Change Management
3 5 (10.00%) MVC
4 4 (8.00%) ERP
5 3 (6.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (6.00%) BDD
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.00%) AOP
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.00%) Web Development
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) B2B
6 2 (4.00%) Functional Programming
6 2 (4.00%) Android Development
7 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) C
5 5 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) Clojure
8 1 (2.00%) R
8 1 (2.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) Informatica
7 2 (4.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Cognos
8 1 (2.00%) ILOG
8 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
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