Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 928 921
Rank change year-on-year +96 -7 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 346 262 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 226 203 262
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £29,625 £32,500 £33,075
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,950 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 112 £60,000 +16.50% 4
South East +66 80 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East of England +24 52 £50,000 +4.17% 8
North of England +11 43 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Midlands +40 41 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +32 25 £40,000 -27.27% 1
West Midlands +22 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +30 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West +8 18 £41,250 +17.86% 2
North West -13 18 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 172 (49.71%) Java
2 138 (39.88%) Test Automation
3 105 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (29.77%) Software Engineering
5 102 (29.48%) JavaScript
6 92 (26.59%) Degree
7 90 (26.01%) Jenkins
8 86 (24.86%) Python
9 84 (24.28%) Linux
9 84 (24.28%) Finance
9 84 (24.28%) DevOps
10 75 (21.68%) C#
11 69 (19.94%) C++
12 66 (19.08%) Banking
13 64 (18.50%) Unix
13 64 (18.50%) QA
14 58 (16.76%) SQL
14 58 (16.76%) Configuration Management
15 56 (16.18%) Maven
16 52 (15.03%) VB
17 51 (14.74%) Perl
18 50 (14.45%) Git (software)
18 50 (14.45%) Computer Science
19 49 (14.16%) VBScript
19 49 (14.16%) Windows
19 49 (14.16%) SDET
19 49 (14.16%) Continuous Deployment
20 48 (13.87%) SDLC
20 48 (13.87%) Subversion
21 47 (13.58%) Investment Banking

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 8 (2.31%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.45%) Confluence
3 4 (1.16%) CMS
3 4 (1.16%) Drupal
3 4 (1.16%) SAS
4 3 (0.87%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.87%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.58%) Apache
5 2 (0.58%) IIS
5 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) CICS
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.02%) GitHub
4 6 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.16%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.87%) IaaS
6 3 (0.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.58%) Firewall
2 17 (4.91%) NetScaler
3 12 (3.47%) HTTP
4 9 (2.60%) Internet
5 5 (1.45%) DNS
5 5 (1.45%) SSL
5 5 (1.45%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.87%) Intranet
6 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.58%) BGP
7 2 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.58%) MPLS
7 2 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (0.58%) VPN
7 2 (0.58%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) 802.11
8 1 (0.29%) H.323
8 1 (0.29%) Skype
8 1 (0.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.34%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.76%) MySQL
4 11 (3.18%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.31%) Big Data
6 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.73%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.45%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.87%) GIS
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 90 (26.01%) Jenkins
2 56 (16.18%) Maven
3 50 (14.45%) Git (software)
4 48 (13.87%) Subversion
5 47 (13.58%) Selenium
6 38 (10.98%) JIRA
6 38 (10.98%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (4.91%) TeamCity
7 17 (4.91%) WebDriver
8 16 (4.62%) Eclipse
8 16 (4.62%) NuGet
8 16 (4.62%) PyCharm
9 14 (4.05%) Jasmine
9 14 (4.05%) JUnit
10 13 (3.76%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.18%) Gradle
12 6 (1.73%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.73%) NUnit
12 6 (1.73%) Xcode
General
1 84 (24.28%) Finance
2 66 (19.08%) Banking
3 47 (13.58%) Investment Banking
4 45 (13.01%) Front Office
5 44 (12.72%) Retail Banking
6 23 (6.65%) Electronics
7 12 (3.47%) Marketing
8 8 (2.31%) Automotive
8 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.02%) Retail
10 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.58%) Games
13 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.72%) .NET
2 33 (9.54%) HTML
3 32 (9.25%) CSS
3 32 (9.25%) Node.js
4 26 (7.51%) AngularJS
5 22 (6.36%) jQuery
6 20 (5.78%) HTML5
7 18 (5.20%) REST
8 17 (4.91%) Web Services
9 16 (4.62%) CSS3
10 14 (4.05%) Sass
11 12 (3.47%) Angular 2
11 12 (3.47%) LESS
12 11 (3.18%) ASP.NET
12 11 (3.18%) Dojo
12 11 (3.18%) OpenLayers
13 10 (2.89%) Spring
14 9 (2.60%) Ajax
15 8 (2.31%) Kafka
15 8 (2.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.45%) Computer Science
2 44 (12.72%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.62%) Algorithms
5 16 (4.62%) Robotics
6 14 (4.05%) Fintech
7 8 (2.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.31%) VHDL
8 7 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.02%) User Experience
9 6 (1.73%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.73%) Social Media
10 4 (1.16%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.87%) Verilog
12 2 (0.58%) Equities
12 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.28%) Linux
2 64 (18.50%) Unix
3 49 (14.16%) Windows
4 21 (6.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.18%) Android
6 10 (2.89%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.89%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (39.88%) Test Automation
2 105 (30.35%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (29.77%) Software Engineering
4 84 (24.28%) DevOps
5 58 (16.76%) Configuration Management
6 49 (14.16%) Continuous Deployment
6 49 (14.16%) SDET
7 48 (13.87%) SDLC
8 46 (13.29%) Release Management
9 45 (13.01%) Asset Management
10 44 (12.72%) Wealth Management
11 39 (11.27%) OO
12 36 (10.40%) Scrum
13 28 (8.09%) Open Source
14 25 (7.23%) Test Scripting
15 23 (6.65%) Web Development
16 22 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (6.36%) Functional Testing
16 22 (6.36%) Project Management
17 20 (5.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 172 (49.71%) Java
2 102 (29.48%) JavaScript
3 86 (24.86%) Python
4 75 (21.68%) C#
5 69 (19.94%) C++
6 58 (16.76%) SQL
7 52 (15.03%) VB
8 51 (14.74%) Perl
9 49 (14.16%) VBScript
10 47 (13.58%) C
11 22 (6.36%) PowerShell
12 13 (3.76%) Scala
12 13 (3.76%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.76%) TypeScript
13 10 (2.89%) PHP
14 9 (2.60%) Go
14 9 (2.60%) Ruby
15 7 (2.02%) Apple Swift
15 7 (2.02%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.73%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 92 (26.59%) Degree
2 32 (9.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.31%) PhD
5 6 (1.73%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.73%) HND
6 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.16%) HNC
8 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ISEB
9 1 (0.29%) MCSA
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (18.50%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.87%) MISRA
3 3 (0.87%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.58%) WCAG
5 1 (0.29%) GCP
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (7.23%) Docker
2 4 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) Firmware
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.29%) GFS2
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) NFS
4 1 (0.29%) QEMU
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (12.72%) PowerBroker
2 33 (9.54%) Ansible
3 31 (8.96%) Puppet
4 13 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.60%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.16%) Mesos
7 1 (0.29%) Salt
7 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.47%) Oracle
3 6 (1.73%) Dell
3 6 (1.73%) HP
3 6 (1.73%) Sophos
3 6 (1.73%) TOWER Software
3 6 (1.73%) Xilinx
4 5 (1.45%) Cisco
4 5 (1.45%) Progress
5 4 (1.16%) Altera
5 4 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.16%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.87%) Caplin
6 3 (0.87%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.58%) IBM
7 2 (0.58%) Juniper
8 1 (0.29%) Avaya
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.29%) Sybase