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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 845 882 852
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 38 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.021% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.023% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 27
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £54,100 £102,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-20.79% +48.52%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Development Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 20 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 22 May 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 +37 25 £52,500 +5.00% 3
London +57 16 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Scotland +32 13 £50,000 - 1
Stirling +8 13 £50,000 -
City of London - 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +9 3 £40,000 -20.39% 1
South East +3 3 £40,000 -24.17% 1
West Yorkshire +20 2 £40,000 -20.39% 1
Leeds +13 2 £40,000 -20.39%
Essex - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
North West -5 1 £32,500 -35.64%
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £18,000 - 1
Staines - 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £18,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £32,500 -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (42.37%) Java
1 25 (42.37%) Oracle
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 15 (25.42%) Banking
4 14 (23.73%) Spring
4 14 (23.73%) Web Services
5 13 (22.03%) OO
5 13 (22.03%) SQL
5 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
5 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
5 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
6 11 (18.64%) Analytics
6 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.95%) Workflow
7 10 (16.95%) MS Office
7 10 (16.95%) JMS
7 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (15.25%) Spring Integration
8 9 (15.25%) JPA
8 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
9 8 (13.56%) OLAP
9 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
9 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
9 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (13.56%) Coaching
10 7 (11.86%) Retail
10 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.86%) Degree
10 7 (11.86%) Adobe
10 7 (11.86%) Telecoms

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Office
2 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.17%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.69%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) RMDS
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) FTP
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco ICM
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
3 8 (13.56%) OLAP
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (8.47%) DataStage
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.69%) Big Data
9 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.69%) MySQL
9 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) JConsole
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Hudson
2 1 (1.69%) NCover
2 1 (1.69%) FxCop
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) NUnit
2 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.69%) Maven
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Ant
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Investment Banking
4 7 (11.86%) Retail
4 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (10.17%) Multimedia
6 4 (6.78%) Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) German Language
7 1 (1.69%) Games
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics
7 1 (1.69%) Front Office
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Spring
1 14 (23.73%) Web Services
2 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
3 10 (16.95%) JMS
4 9 (15.25%) Spring Integration
4 9 (15.25%) JPA
5 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 5 (8.47%) J2EE
6 3 (5.08%) jQuery
6 3 (5.08%) HTML
6 3 (5.08%) XML
6 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.39%) MSMQ
7 2 (3.39%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.39%) VXML
7 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.69%) RESTful
8 1 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.47%) E-Learning
4 3 (5.08%) Derivative
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) Kindle
5 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Psychology
6 1 (1.69%) Blog
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) OO
2 11 (18.64%) Analytics
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.95%) Workflow
4 8 (13.56%) Coaching
5 6 (10.17%) Time Management
5 6 (10.17%) Business Development
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security
7 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.08%) MVC
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.39%) Web Analytics
9 2 (3.39%) TDD
9 2 (3.39%) Project Management
9 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.39%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) C#
6 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) Tcl
7 2 (3.39%) VBA
7 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) VB6
8 1 (1.69%) XPath
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Adobe
4 6 (10.17%) Avaya
5 5 (8.47%) Misys
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) VMware
8 1 (1.69%) F5
8 1 (1.69%) Twitter
8 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
8 1 (1.69%) Charles River
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