The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Development Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 814 795
Rank change year-on-year +92 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 137 121 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 116 94 99
Median salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.62% -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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
East of England +53 36 £55,000 +33.33% 8
London +46 31 £55,750 -5.90% 6
South East +55 30 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Yorkshire +34 11 £48,000 +31.50%
South West +38 10 £37,500 -16.66%
West Midlands +34 7 £40,000 +23.07%
North West -12 6 £36,500 -14.11%
East Midlands +11 4 £40,000 +3.22%
North East - 2 - -
Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 126 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (42.66%) Java
3 106 (37.06%) Python
4 99 (34.62%) Degree
5 89 (31.12%) Linux
6 81 (28.32%) Software Engineering
7 79 (27.62%) C#
8 77 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 72 (25.17%) C++
10 69 (24.13%) Computer Science
11 56 (19.58%) SQL
12 54 (18.88%) C
13 50 (17.48%) QA
14 49 (17.13%) TDD
14 49 (17.13%) Windows
15 48 (16.78%) BDD
16 46 (16.08%) Selenium
17 44 (15.38%) Ruby
18 43 (15.03%) Jenkins
19 39 (13.64%) Electronics
20 38 (13.29%) Perl
20 38 (13.29%) Mathematics
21 37 (12.94%) Bash Shell
21 37 (12.94%) Test Automation
21 37 (12.94%) Configuration Management
22 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (12.24%) MySQL
23 35 (12.24%) SQL Server
23 35 (12.24%) Scrum

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (5.24%) IIS
2 14 (4.90%) Apache
3 12 (4.20%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.45%) ArcGIS
4 7 (2.45%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.75%) CMS
6 5 (1.75%) SAS
7 4 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.15%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.15%) MS Office
2 8 (2.80%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.05%) GNU Octave
3 3 (1.05%) Simulink
4 2 (0.70%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.70%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.15%) SaaS
3 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.70%) IaaS
5 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.35%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.59%) Wireless
2 7 (2.45%) HTTP
2 7 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.10%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.75%) Firewall
4 5 (1.75%) RS-232
5 4 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.40%) Internet
5 4 (1.40%) LAN
5 4 (1.40%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.05%) CDMA
6 3 (1.05%) Software-Defined Radio
6 3 (1.05%) TDMA
6 3 (1.05%) WAN
7 2 (0.70%) BGP
7 2 (0.70%) H.323
7 2 (0.70%) MPLS
7 2 (0.70%) SAN
7 2 (0.70%) VoIP
7 2 (0.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.24%) MySQL
1 35 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.69%) Big Data
2 22 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.50%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.45%) GIS
5 7 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.40%) Essbase
7 4 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.40%) SSDT
8 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (16.08%) Selenium
2 43 (15.03%) Jenkins
3 34 (11.89%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.20%) WebDriver
5 11 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.15%) Maven
7 8 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.80%) ClearCase
7 8 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 8 (2.80%) Hudson
8 7 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.10%) Fiddler
10 5 (1.75%) JMeter
10 5 (1.75%) Protractor
10 5 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.75%) Subversion
10 5 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.40%) Gatling
11 4 (1.40%) Gradle
11 4 (1.40%) NeoLoad
General
1 39 (13.64%) Electronics
2 22 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.94%) Finance
4 11 (3.85%) Retail
5 9 (3.15%) Games
6 8 (2.80%) Advertising
7 6 (2.10%) Automotive
7 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.75%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Avionics
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.14%) Web Services
2 27 (9.44%) .NET
3 22 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 18 (6.29%) XML
5 17 (5.94%) HTML
6 16 (5.59%) CSS
7 13 (4.55%) Middleware
7 13 (4.55%) Node.js
8 8 (2.80%) JSON
8 8 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (2.45%) Dojo
9 7 (2.45%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.45%) GWT
9 7 (2.45%) J2EE
9 7 (2.45%) JSF
10 6 (2.10%) Java EE
10 6 (2.10%) REST
10 6 (2.10%) RESTful
11 5 (1.75%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.75%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (24.13%) Computer Science
2 36 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.44%) Algorithms
4 25 (8.74%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (4.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (3.15%) Device Driver
7 6 (2.10%) Verilog
8 4 (1.40%) Arduino
8 4 (1.40%) Blog
8 4 (1.40%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.40%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.05%) Life Science
9 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.05%) SystemC
10 2 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) Tandem
10 2 (0.70%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.12%) Linux
2 49 (17.13%) Windows
3 14 (4.90%) Unix
4 12 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.45%) Android
7 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.05%) CentOS
9 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.32%) Software Engineering
3 49 (17.13%) TDD
4 48 (16.78%) BDD
5 38 (13.29%) Mathematics
6 37 (12.94%) Configuration Management
6 37 (12.94%) Test Automation
7 35 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (12.24%) Scrum
8 33 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (11.54%) DevOps
9 31 (10.84%) Physics
9 31 (10.84%) Test Scripting
10 29 (10.14%) Automated Testing
11 28 (9.79%) Performance Testing
12 27 (9.44%) Open Source
13 24 (8.39%) Visualisation
14 23 (8.04%) E-Commerce
15 22 (7.69%) Regression Testing
16 21 (7.34%) OO
Programming Languages
1 122 (42.66%) Java
2 106 (37.06%) Python
3 79 (27.62%) C#
4 77 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 72 (25.17%) C++
6 56 (19.58%) SQL
7 54 (18.88%) C
8 44 (15.38%) Ruby
9 38 (13.29%) Perl
10 37 (12.94%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.80%) PHP
11 8 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.45%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.45%) Scala
13 5 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.40%) Go
14 4 (1.40%) VC++
15 3 (1.05%) Delphi
15 3 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 99 (34.62%) Degree
2 17 (5.94%) PhD
3 8 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) HND
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CCENT
6 1 (0.35%) CCNA
6 1 (0.35%) CCNP
6 1 (0.35%) CISA
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) CISSP
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (17.48%) QA
2 14 (4.90%) SDET
3 9 (3.15%) JTAG
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.35%) MISRA
4 1 (0.35%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (10.84%) Firmware
2 11 (3.85%) Docker
3 10 (3.50%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.75%) KVM
6 2 (0.70%) GFS2
6 2 (0.70%) NFS
6 2 (0.70%) QEMU
6 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.35%) Snort
7 1 (0.35%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (7.34%) Nagios
2 20 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (6.64%) Puppet
4 5 (1.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.24%) Oracle
3 13 (4.55%) Cognizant
3 13 (4.55%) Sun
4 8 (2.80%) Google
4 8 (2.80%) VMware
5 7 (2.45%) ESRI
5 7 (2.45%) Fujitsu
5 7 (2.45%) IBM
5 7 (2.45%) Lumension
5 7 (2.45%) Sophos
6 6 (2.10%) Xilinx
7 4 (1.40%) Brocade
7 4 (1.40%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.05%) Perforce
8 3 (1.05%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.70%) Altera
9 2 (0.70%) EMC
9 2 (0.70%) Juniper
9 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
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