Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Specialist was £57,500 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 Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1165 1216
Rank change year-on-year +23 +51 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 30 25 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.014% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.014% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 34
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £37,134
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +61.58% -23.83%
10th Percentile £44,000 £31,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,200 £87,500 £66,750
UK median annual salary £53,750 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.42% +41.18% -15.00%

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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Specialist in England

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Development Specialist in England

Development Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Specialist in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Specialist in England

Development Specialist
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 Specialist 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
South East +58 18 £53,750 +40.13% 2
London -10 10 £57,500 -20.69% 1
North of England -7 1 £34,000 +23.64%
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £34,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Development Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Development Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (20.00%) SIEM
3 6 (20.00%) Analytics
3 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Content Development
4 5 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) Visualforce
4 5 (16.67%) Apex Code
4 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) Release Management
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) Novell Certification
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) SOAP
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Legal
5 4 (13.33%) HP
5 4 (13.33%) Marketing
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity

Development Specialist 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) RMDS
1 1 (3.33%) SAP EHS
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) H.323
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.33%) KDB
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) GitLab
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.67%) Front Office
6 1 (3.33%) Back Office
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) BAPI
3 1 (3.33%) SAP ALE
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (3.33%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.33%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.67%) Fintech
3 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Online Games
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Analytics
2 6 (20.00%) Content Development
2 6 (20.00%) SIEM
3 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Release Management
3 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Apex Code
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) Novell Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CEH
2 1 (3.33%) CISA
2 1 (3.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CRISC
2 1 (3.33%) GIAC
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Avaya
3 1 (3.33%) Genesys
3 1 (3.33%) Intel
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP