The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% -  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1179 1137 1344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.85% 95.87% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 729 652 841
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,100 £60,000 £66,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in Edinburgh

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) NuGet
4 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) KVM
4 1 (14.29%) HDFS
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) CMake
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 1 (14.29%) NuGet
3 1 (14.29%) Phabricator
3 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) J2ME
1 1 (14.29%) JSF
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) RSS
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) TDD
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
2 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) SDET
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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