The median annual salary for a Development Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 890 924
Rank change year-on-year +46 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 13 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.021% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.021% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 12
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £46,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £81,500 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £58,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.48% +22.10%  

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 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Development Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
London +26 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East +45 3 £52,500 -23.63% 3
East of England -3 1 £38,000 -34.48%
Development Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) Law
4 6 (20.69%) Derivative
4 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
4 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) Cryptocurrency
5 5 (17.24%) Blockchain
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
6 4 (13.79%) ATG
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.79%) JIRA
6 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (13.79%) QA
6 4 (13.79%) Product Management
6 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (13.79%) Selenium
6 4 (13.79%) Content Development
6 4 (13.79%) TestRail
6 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) Security Operations

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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.45%) RMDS
1 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Blockchain
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) TestRail
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Law
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Node.js
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.45%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Derivative
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Fintech
4 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Cryptocurrency
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Testing
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
4 4 (13.79%) Content Development
4 4 (13.79%) Product Management
4 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
4 4 (13.79%) SIEM
4 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) HP
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) ArcSight
3 4 (13.79%) ATG
3 4 (13.79%) Cognizant
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
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