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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 857 845 870
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 23 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.033% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 20
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £23,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.48% -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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 18 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 24 December 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 -14 14 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Scotland +16 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2
London -1 9 £65,000 -3.70% 1
City of London +15 4 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Edinburgh +2 3 - - 2
Stirling -12 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +2 2 £56,250 +100.89%
Yorkshire -17 2 £56,250 +100.89%
East of England -19 2 £37,750 -
Leeds - 2 £56,250 -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £34,000 -
South West -10 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Wiltshire - 1 £57,500 -
Essex - 1 £41,500 -
Swindon - 1 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £34,000 -
Harlow - 1 £41,500 -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (34.69%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle
4 13 (26.53%) Banking
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 10 (20.41%) UNIX
6 10 (20.41%) Business Development
7 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.33%) Web Services
8 8 (16.33%) Retail
8 8 (16.33%) Spring
8 8 (16.33%) Maven
8 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) XML
9 7 (14.29%) Degree
10 6 (12.24%) HTML
10 6 (12.24%) .NET
10 6 (12.24%) J2EE
10 6 (12.24%) ITSM
10 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Windows
11 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
11 5 (10.20%) DataStage
11 5 (10.20%) Internet

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (4.08%) Jetty
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.04%) Agresso
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Network Security
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) DataStage
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.12%) Big Data
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.04%) MS Access
7 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) Toad
3 2 (4.08%) JUnit
3 2 (4.08%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (4.08%) FishEye
3 2 (4.08%) Log4j
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.04%) PowerDesigner
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 8 (16.33%) Retail
4 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.12%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.08%) Front Office
7 1 (2.04%) Back Office
7 1 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
1 8 (16.33%) Spring
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 4 (8.16%) XSLT
4 4 (8.16%) Java EE
4 4 (8.16%) REST
5 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.12%) HTML5
5 3 (6.12%) JSON
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) SOAP
6 2 (4.08%) XSD
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) JMS
6 2 (4.08%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Derivative
3 3 (6.12%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Development
2 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (12.24%) ITSM
3 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.16%) Analytics
5 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) OO
6 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 2 (4.08%) ETL
6 2 (4.08%) B2B
6 2 (4.08%) TDD
6 2 (4.08%) MVC
6 2 (4.08%) Web Development
6 2 (4.08%) ERP
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Business Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Android Development
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Clojure
5 2 (4.08%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) R
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.04%) WMI
2 1 (2.04%) WSUS
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.16%) Symantec
4 4 (8.16%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.16%) F5
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) EMC
4 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) Misys
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) Sophos
6 1 (2.04%) Charles River
Birmingham
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Uncapped OTE plus car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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