The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Development Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 241 273
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 17 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 14
Median salary £41,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £39,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5998 6530 7973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.31% 96.17% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22583 25372 33305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in the East of England

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in the East of England

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in the East of England

Development Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £31,500 -33.68% 7
Hertfordshire -3 6 £41,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £52,500 - 1
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East of England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (56.60%) Degree
3 28 (52.83%) Python
4 26 (49.06%) Test Automation
5 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
5 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
6 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
7 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
7 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
7 15 (28.30%) C++
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
8 14 (26.42%) Wireless
8 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
9 13 (24.53%) Java
9 13 (24.53%) Firmware
9 13 (24.53%) Electronics
9 13 (24.53%) Embedded Systems
9 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
10 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
10 12 (22.64%) Windows
11 11 (20.75%) C
11 11 (20.75%) .NET
12 10 (18.87%) TDD
12 10 (18.87%) QA
12 10 (18.87%) DevOps
13 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
13 9 (16.98%) Open Source
13 9 (16.98%) C#
14 8 (15.09%) Perl

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (9.43%) CMS
1 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 3 (5.66%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) Wireless
2 5 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
4 5 (9.43%) Ant
4 5 (9.43%) Gradle
4 5 (9.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.89%) JMeter
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (24.53%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.55%) Catalyst
4 2 (3.77%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (24.53%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
3 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.89%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Test Automation
3 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
4 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
5 15 (28.30%) Configuration Management
5 15 (28.30%) Mathematics
6 10 (18.87%) DevOps
6 10 (18.87%) TDD
7 9 (16.98%) Open Source
7 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) SDET
9 6 (11.32%) OO
9 6 (11.32%) SDLC
10 5 (9.43%) ATDD
10 5 (9.43%) Complexity Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Content Management
10 5 (9.43%) CRM
10 5 (9.43%) OOD
10 5 (9.43%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Python
2 15 (28.30%) C++
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 11 (20.75%) C
5 9 (16.98%) C#
6 8 (15.09%) Perl
7 7 (13.21%) F#
8 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (9.43%) Clojure
9 5 (9.43%) Go
9 5 (9.43%) Rust
10 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
10 4 (7.55%) SQL
11 2 (3.77%) Haskell
11 2 (3.77%) ML
11 2 (3.77%) OCaml
11 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Firmware
2 3 (5.66%) GFS2
2 3 (5.66%) NFS
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.77%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Ansible
1 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Brocade
3 2 (3.77%) Sun
4 1 (1.89%) Xilinx
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