The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Development Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Specialist
Rank 899 926 934
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 12 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.035% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.036% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 19
Median salary £73,750 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £31,675 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £40,000 £43,913
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -8.90%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Development Specialist in the job title.

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 11 £75,000 +87.50% 4
London +53 9 £75,000 -11.76% 1
South East +45 1 £41,500 +84.44% 3
Scotland +23 1 £47,500 -44.11%
Yorkshire +18 1 - -
Leeds +17 1 - -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £41,500 -
Crawley - 1 £41,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 -

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Development Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Development Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
3 12 (40.00%) C++
4 11 (36.67%) PhD
4 11 (36.67%) Software Architecture
5 8 (26.67%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (16.67%) Derivative
8 4 (13.33%) User Experience
8 4 (13.33%) Law
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Business Development
10 2 (6.67%) Banking
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (6.67%) Big Data
10 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
10 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
10 2 (6.67%) High Availability
10 2 (6.67%) Multithreading

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Acrobat
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) CINEMA 4D
1 2 (6.67%) InDesign
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) OLAP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) MDX
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.33%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (3.33%) WPF
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (13.33%) User Experience
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (6.67%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.67%) Reinsurance
6 1 (3.33%) Fintech
6 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Software Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Business Development
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
4 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) Content Development
5 1 (3.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C++
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 11 (36.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) CEH
3 1 (3.33%) GCIA
3 1 (3.33%) GCIH
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Pega
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.33%) Solace
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
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