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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Specialist
Rank 911 933 969
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 33 40 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.038% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 19
Median salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £57,500 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,750 £38,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+44.80% -23.76%

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 17 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 3 May 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 +24 32 £53,500 +20.22% 2
London +6 16 £52,500 - 2
East of England +18 7 £58,000 +31.81%
Somerset - 5 £53,500 -
South West - 5 £53,500 -
South East +23 4 £92,500 +124.24%
Suffolk - 4 £58,000 -
Bath - 4 £53,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £58,000 -
Brentwood +14 3 - -
Essex +5 3 - -
Berkshire +17 2 £45,000 +100.00%
M4 Corridor - 2 £92,500 -
Reading - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +52 1 - - 1
Scotland 0 1 - -
Stirling -10 1 - -

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 15 (28.85%) Mathematics
4 13 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) PhD
5 8 (15.38%) Open Source
5 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.46%) Big Data
6 7 (13.46%) Analytics
6 7 (13.46%) Java EE
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.46%) HTML
6 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.46%) Law
7 6 (11.54%) DevOps
7 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.54%) User Experience
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) Backbone.js
8 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 5 (9.62%) .NET
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle
8 5 (9.62%) WebLogic

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 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.77%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Big Data
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.62%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) FishEye
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Law
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
1 7 (13.46%) Java EE
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) Backbone.js
2 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 5 (9.62%) HTML5
2 5 (9.62%) jQuery
2 5 (9.62%) RESTful
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.92%) Spring
4 1 (1.92%) WCF
4 1 (1.92%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mathematics
2 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) User Experience
4 5 (9.62%) Derivative
5 4 (7.69%) Reinsurance
6 3 (5.77%) e-Learning
7 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
1 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) Open Source
2 8 (15.38%) Software Architecture
3 7 (13.46%) Analytics
4 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (11.54%) DevOps
4 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.69%) Content Development
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.69%) Time Management
6 4 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.77%) Business Development
7 3 (5.77%) Coaching
8 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.85%) High Availability
8 2 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) C++
2 8 (15.38%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) KiXtart
5 4 (7.69%) VB
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) ABAP
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) Clojure
7 1 (1.92%) Korn
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.92%) CCA
3 1 (1.92%) CEH
3 1 (1.92%) GCIA
3 1 (1.92%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Control-M
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 3 (5.77%) Avaya
5 2 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
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