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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 870 906 849
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 38 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.019% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.020% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 25
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,300 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-35.64% +12.22%

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
105077 114312 105347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.60% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85966 92614 87650
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 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 20 April 2015 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 21 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 20 April 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 +31 27 £42,750 -14.50% 3
London +32 13 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Scotland - 11 £45,000 -
Stirling - 10 - -
City of London +26 8 £52,500 -
North West +8 6 £32,500 -18.23%
Chester - 6 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 6 £32,500 -
South East +18 4 £41,250 -18.31%
Leeds +9 2 £40,000 -20.39%
West Yorkshire +8 2 £40,000 -20.39%
Yorkshire 0 2 £40,000 -20.39% 1
Essex - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £41,250 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £41,250 -
East of England - 2 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £22,500 -55.44%
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 22 (41.51%) Java
3 19 (35.85%) Finance
4 15 (28.30%) SQL
5 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (24.53%) Banking
6 13 (24.53%) Analytics
6 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
7 11 (20.75%) Spring
7 11 (20.75%) Web Services
8 10 (18.87%) MS Office
8 10 (18.87%) OO
8 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
8 10 (18.87%) Workflow
9 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
9 9 (16.98%) JMS
9 9 (16.98%) RDBMS
9 9 (16.98%) Coaching
10 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (15.09%) Spring Integration
10 8 (15.09%) Time Management
10 8 (15.09%) JPA
10 8 (15.09%) OLAP
10 8 (15.09%) Investment Banking
11 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (13.21%) MS Excel

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (11.32%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.89%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) RMDS
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.98%) RDBMS
3 8 (15.09%) OLAP
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (11.32%) DataStage
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) Big Data
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) Maven
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) NUnit
2 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.89%) Ant
2 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) NCover
2 1 (1.89%) FxCop
2 1 (1.89%) Hudson
2 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.89%) FishEye
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JConsole
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Investment Banking
4 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
5 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 6 (11.32%) Retail
5 6 (11.32%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.89%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Electronics
7 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.89%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Web Services
1 11 (20.75%) Spring
2 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
3 9 (16.98%) JMS
4 8 (15.09%) JPA
4 8 (15.09%) Spring Integration
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) J2EE
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.66%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) VXML
7 2 (3.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.77%) MSMQ
7 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) E-Learning
4 3 (5.66%) Derivative
5 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Life Science
5 2 (3.77%) Kindle
6 1 (1.89%) Blog
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.89%) Psychology
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) DTV
6 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Analytics
2 10 (18.87%) OO
2 10 (18.87%) Workflow
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Coaching
4 8 (15.09%) Time Management
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) MVC
7 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.66%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) Online Marketing
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.77%) Web Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
8 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.55%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) VBScript
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) VBA
7 2 (3.77%) VB
7 2 (3.77%) Tcl
7 2 (3.77%) VB6
7 2 (3.77%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) XPath
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) WMI
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Adobe
4 6 (11.32%) Avaya
5 5 (9.43%) Misys
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
7 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.89%) F5
8 1 (1.89%) 29West
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) Charles River
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) EMC
8 1 (1.89%) Citrix
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago