Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Development Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 124 143
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 30 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.97% 1.02% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.05% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 14
Cambridge median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,000 £35,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £84,100
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3019 2192 2762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.38% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1825 2395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in Cambridge

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (60.00%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) C++
2 10 (33.33%) C
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Business Development
3 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) HP
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
5 6 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) SDET
6 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) NUnit
6 5 (16.67%) Marketing
6 5 (16.67%) PhD
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) Telesales
7 4 (13.33%) Selenium
7 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (6.67%) OOP

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) NUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.67%) xUnit.net
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) POSIX
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Business Development
2 6 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) SDET
3 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.33%) Telesales
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (6.67%) Kanban
6 2 (6.67%) Machine Learning
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) SOLID
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C
1 10 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) F#
5 1 (3.33%) Haskell
5 1 (3.33%) ML
5 1 (3.33%) OCaml
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) QEMU
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Dell
1 6 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Altera
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Xilinx