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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 852 907 858
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 40 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 19
Average salary £47,500 £51,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £45,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 23 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 31 July 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 +34 29 £43,750 -14.63% 4
Scotland +17 11 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +14 11 £56,500 - 2
Stirling 0 11 £50,000 -
London +34 7 £57,500 -
Leeds - 4 £56,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £56,500 - 1
York - 4 - -
East of England +7 3 £57,500 -17.85%
South East -1 3 £22,500 -51.35% 2
South West - 3 £31,750 -
Essex - 3 £57,500 -
Bristol - 2 £31,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £22,500 -
South Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Sheffield -5 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £18,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £18,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (34.62%) Oracle
2 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) Web Services
2 25 (32.05%) Finance
3 24 (30.77%) Java
4 23 (29.49%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (26.92%) OO
6 20 (25.64%) Banking
7 19 (24.36%) Analytics
8 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (23.08%) Spring
9 17 (21.79%) Hibernate
9 17 (21.79%) Workflow
9 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
9 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
10 16 (20.51%) C#
10 16 (20.51%) PL/SQL
10 16 (20.51%) OLAP
10 16 (20.51%) Investment Banking
11 14 (17.95%) JMS
12 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
12 13 (16.67%) Coaching
12 13 (16.67%) Spring Integration
12 13 (16.67%) JPA
12 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (14.10%) Degree
14 11 (14.10%) MS Office
14 11 (14.10%) CSS
15 10 (12.82%) .NET

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.13%) InfoPath
4 4 (5.13%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.56%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (1.28%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.28%) RMDS
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) FTP
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.51%) OLAP
3 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.85%) MySQL
7 3 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.56%) SQLite
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.28%) Big Data
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) TeamCity
2 7 (8.97%) Subversion
3 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 5 (6.41%) NUnit
5 4 (5.13%) Moq
6 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.28%) NCover
7 1 (1.28%) FxCop
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.28%) JConsole
7 1 (1.28%) Ant
7 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Banking
3 16 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Marketing
5 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
7 3 (3.85%) Retail
8 2 (2.56%) Military
8 2 (2.56%) German Language
9 1 (1.28%) Games
9 1 (1.28%) Front Office
9 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) Web Services
2 18 (23.08%) Spring
3 17 (21.79%) Hibernate
4 14 (17.95%) JMS
5 13 (16.67%) JPA
5 13 (16.67%) Spring Integration
6 11 (14.10%) CSS
7 10 (12.82%) .NET
8 9 (11.54%) jQuery
9 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.97%) XML
10 6 (7.69%) HTML
11 5 (6.41%) REST
12 4 (5.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (5.13%) MDX
12 4 (5.13%) WPF
12 4 (5.13%) HTML5
12 4 (5.13%) XSLT
13 3 (3.85%) Ajax
14 2 (2.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.41%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.56%) Kindle
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) DTV
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.28%) Psychology
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) UNIX
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) OO
2 19 (24.36%) Analytics
3 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.79%) Workflow
5 13 (16.67%) Coaching
6 10 (12.82%) TDD
7 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.97%) Time Management
8 6 (7.69%) Business Development
8 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.41%) Performance Improvement
10 4 (5.13%) MVVM
10 4 (5.13%) Web Development
10 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Information Security
10 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.85%) Telemarketing
11 3 (3.85%) Document Management
11 3 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) Java
3 16 (20.51%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.41%) VBScript
6 5 (6.41%) VBA
7 3 (3.85%) VB6
7 3 (3.85%) VB
7 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 3 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.56%) Tcl
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Control-M
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe
4 4 (5.13%) Avaya
4 4 (5.13%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.85%) Cognos
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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