The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Development Engineer
Rank 868 854 872
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Development Engineer 19 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.019% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 18
Average salary £46,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Senior Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer within the UK.

Senior Development Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 -20 19 £46,750 -1.57% 5
South East -20 9 £39,750 -0.62% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - -
East of England -26 5 £55,000 -2.22%
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Cambridge - 4 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Warrington - 3 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 2 - -
London -17 2 £52,500 -3.66%
Oxford - 2 - -
City of London -3 1 - -
Hampshire -5 1 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Eastbourne - 1 £38,500 -
King's Lynn - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £38,500 -

Senior Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Development Engineer 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 Senior Development Engineer in their job title.

1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) C++
3 29 (44.62%) C
4 26 (40.00%) Java
4 26 (40.00%) Degree
5 25 (38.46%) Linux
5 25 (38.46%) Python
6 24 (36.92%) C#
6 24 (36.92%) SQL
7 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 20 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (26.15%) Big Data
9 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
9 15 (23.08%) Windows
10 14 (21.54%) Perl
10 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
10 14 (21.54%) QA
10 14 (21.54%) TDD
11 13 (20.00%) VMware
11 13 (20.00%) Citrix
11 13 (20.00%) XenApp
11 13 (20.00%) XenDesktop
11 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (16.92%) JDBC
12 11 (16.92%) JUnit
12 11 (16.92%) IIS
12 11 (16.92%) Machine Learning
12 11 (16.92%) Coaching

Senior Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Development Engineer 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 Senior Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.92%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.69%) Network Security
3 4 (6.15%) 4G
3 4 (6.15%) LTE
3 4 (6.15%) Wireless
3 4 (6.15%) 3GPP
3 4 (6.15%) 3G
4 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.08%) 2G
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) UMTS
4 2 (3.08%) GPRS
4 2 (3.08%) GSM
5 1 (1.54%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) IPv6
5 1 (1.54%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Big Data
2 11 (16.92%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (16.92%) Apache Hive
2 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) JUnit
2 11 (16.92%) PyUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.54%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.54%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.31%) Electronics
2 4 (6.15%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Avionics
4 2 (3.08%) Military
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) JDBC
2 8 (12.31%) CSS
2 8 (12.31%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) CSS3
3 6 (9.23%) HTML5
4 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (7.69%) J2EE
4 5 (7.69%) EJB
4 5 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 5 (7.69%) Spring
4 5 (7.69%) Qt
5 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.08%) REST
8 1 (1.54%) XHTML
8 1 (1.54%) COM
8 1 (1.54%) DCOM
8 1 (1.54%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.77%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (9.23%) Firmware
6 5 (7.69%) iPhone
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (13.85%) UNIX
4 5 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 20 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (21.54%) TDD
4 11 (16.92%) Machine Learning
4 11 (16.92%) Coaching
5 10 (15.38%) Web Development
6 9 (13.85%) OO
7 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Information Assurance
9 5 (7.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) C++
2 29 (44.62%) C
3 26 (40.00%) Java
4 25 (38.46%) Python
5 24 (36.92%) C#
5 24 (36.92%) SQL
6 14 (21.54%) Perl
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.69%) VBScript
8 5 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 5 (7.69%) Ruby
8 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Postgraduate
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) HND
3 4 (6.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) DO-160
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) XenApp
1 13 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) VMware
1 13 (20.00%) Citrix
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.69%) BT
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) CA
5 1 (1.54%) Sun
5 1 (1.54%) Borland
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) Broadcom
5 1 (1.54%) Atmel
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