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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 857 884 856
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 33 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.020% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 17
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £47,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-35.32% +54.61%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +16 23 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Scotland - 10 £45,000 - 2
London +7 9 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Stirling - 7 - - 1
North West +11 6 £32,500 -18.23% 1
Cheshire - 6 £32,500 - 1
Chester - 6 £32,500 - 1
City of London +7 4 £52,500 -
South East +5 4 £41,250 -18.31% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds +3 2 £40,000 -20.39%
Yorkshire 0 2 £40,000 -20.79%
West Yorkshire -5 2 £40,000 -20.39%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £41,250 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £41,250 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Berkshire -10 1 £22,500 -62.65%
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (37.74%) Java
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.42%) Banking
5 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (20.75%) Analytics
7 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
7 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.98%) MS Office
8 9 (16.98%) Retail
8 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
9 8 (15.09%) Time Management
9 8 (15.09%) Coaching
9 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.09%) Workflow
9 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.09%) Web Services
10 7 (13.21%) UNIX
10 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
10 7 (13.21%) OO
10 7 (13.21%) Adobe
10 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
10 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
10 7 (13.21%) Spring
10 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (13.21%) Degree
11 6 (11.32%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (11.32%) Spring Integration

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.98%) MS Office
3 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.89%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Agresso
1 1 (1.89%) RMDS
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DNS
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) DHCP
1 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 2 (3.77%) FTP
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.32%) OLAP
4 6 (11.32%) DataStage
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.89%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Big Data
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
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%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.89%) FishEye
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) NUnit
2 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (16.98%) Retail
5 6 (11.32%) Multimedia
5 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
5 6 (11.32%) Marketing
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%) German Language
7 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 6 (11.32%) JMS
3 6 (11.32%) J2EE
3 6 (11.32%) JPA
3 6 (11.32%) Spring Integration
4 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.66%) XML
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) VXML
6 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.77%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.89%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.55%) E-Learning
4 2 (3.77%) Derivative
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) Kindle
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.89%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.89%) Psychology
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) UNIX
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 5 (9.43%) 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 11 (20.75%) Analytics
2 8 (15.09%) Coaching
2 8 (15.09%) Workflow
2 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.09%) Time Management
3 7 (13.21%) OO
4 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.55%) Business Development
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) MVC
5 3 (5.66%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.77%) Online Marketing
6 2 (3.77%) Web Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.55%) C#
4 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) VBScript
6 2 (3.77%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) Tcl
6 2 (3.77%) VB6
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) C
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.66%) 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%) WMI
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) Oracle
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) Adobe
4 6 (11.32%) Avaya
5 5 (9.43%) Misys
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.55%) VMware
7 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.66%) F5
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) EMC
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) Charles River
8 1 (1.89%) 29West
8 1 (1.89%) Tableau
Chester
ITEL
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Staines
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, medical, pension and more
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago