The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 75 109 92
Rank change year-on-year +34 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 30 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.46% 0.20% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.21% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 7
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £47,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in Cambridge

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in Cambridge

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in Cambridge

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Development Engineer 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 across the Cambridge region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 36 (60.00%) Python
4 28 (46.67%) Degree
4 28 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 27 (45.00%) Perl
6 26 (43.33%) Computer Science
7 22 (36.67%) QA
7 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
8 21 (35.00%) Java
9 20 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 19 (31.67%) SQL
10 19 (31.67%) MySQL
10 19 (31.67%) Nagios
11 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
12 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
12 17 (28.33%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
14 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
15 14 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (23.33%) Firmware
15 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
15 14 (23.33%) Wireless
16 13 (21.67%) Electronics
16 13 (21.67%) Sun
16 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
17 12 (20.00%) Windows
18 9 (15.00%) C++

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (1.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Wireless
2 7 (11.67%) HTTP
3 4 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) NUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) JMeter
5 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (21.67%) Electronics
3 4 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Catalyst
2 2 (3.33%) J2SE
2 2 (3.33%) JSON
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) Ajax
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) jQuery
3 1 (1.67%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 22 (36.67%) Test Scripting
4 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 17 (28.33%) Data Visualisation
5 17 (28.33%) Visualisation
6 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.67%) Open Source
10 5 (8.33%) Scrum
11 4 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
12 2 (3.33%) Bug Management
12 2 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 2 (3.33%) Physics
12 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) Python
2 27 (45.00%) Perl
3 21 (35.00%) Java
4 20 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 19 (31.67%) SQL
6 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (15.00%) C++
8 7 (11.67%) C
9 3 (5.00%) C#
10 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) Tcl
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.67%) QA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) GFS2
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) NFS
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Sun
2 4 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (1.67%) Xilinx
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