Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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

Development Engineer
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 604 500 640
Rank change year-on-year -104 +140 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 133 20 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.082% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.088% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 57
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,102 £57,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £69,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.69% +6.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £91,563 £77,500
90th Percentile £89,250 £101,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 46,896 22,805 48,312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.21% 93.49% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 32,428 19,359 39,563
10th Percentile £41,216 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in London

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Development Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Development Engineer in London

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Development Engineer in London over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in London

Development Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -24 20 £67,500 -3.57% 8
West London -71 3 - - 5
South London - 2 £65,000 -
Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 73 (54.89%) SDET
3 72 (54.14%) Software Testing
4 70 (52.63%) Java
5 59 (44.36%) CI/CD
6 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (39.85%) DevOps
8 48 (36.09%) Kubernetes
9 46 (34.59%) Selenium
10 45 (33.83%) C#
11 42 (31.58%) Jenkins
12 40 (30.08%) AWS
13 38 (28.57%) Azure
14 37 (27.82%) TypeScript
14 37 (27.82%) Mentoring
15 35 (26.32%) GitHub
16 34 (25.56%) Git (software)
17 31 (23.31%) RESTful
17 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
17 31 (23.31%) Python
17 31 (23.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 31 (23.31%) Social Skills
18 29 (21.80%) Test Strategy
19 28 (21.05%) Docker
20 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (19.55%) Computer Science
21 26 (19.55%) Node.js
21 26 (19.55%) Cucumber
22 25 (18.80%) JavaScript
22 25 (18.80%) JUnit

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (11.28%) Apache
2 8 (6.02%) nginx
3 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.08%) AWS
2 38 (28.57%) Azure
3 35 (26.32%) GitHub
4 19 (14.29%) GCP
5 15 (11.28%) Slack
6 9 (6.77%) BrowserStack
7 7 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (5.26%) Amazon S3
8 6 (4.51%) Serverless
9 5 (3.76%) SaaS
10 4 (3.01%) Twilio
11 2 (1.50%) Azure Service Fabric
11 2 (1.50%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.75%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.75%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) MySQL
2 13 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (9.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.76%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 46 (34.59%) Selenium
2 42 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 34 (25.56%) Git (software)
4 26 (19.55%) Cucumber
5 25 (18.80%) JUnit
6 22 (16.54%) Serenity BDD
7 21 (15.79%) Postman
8 19 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 18 (13.53%) NUnit
10 16 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (11.28%) TestNG
12 12 (9.02%) JMeter
13 11 (8.27%) TeamCity
13 11 (8.27%) WebDriver
14 9 (6.77%) Appium
14 9 (6.77%) JIRA
15 7 (5.26%) Cypress.io
15 7 (5.26%) Gatling
16 6 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (3.76%) GitLab
General
1 31 (23.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 31 (23.31%) Social Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.26%) German Language
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
6 4 (3.01%) Legal
6 4 (3.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.31%) RESTful
2 26 (19.55%) Node.js
3 20 (15.04%) WebSockets
4 19 (14.29%) REST
5 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
6 17 (12.78%) React
7 15 (11.28%) Kafka
8 14 (10.53%) React Native
9 8 (6.02%) Express
9 8 (6.02%) GraphQL
9 8 (6.02%) koa
9 8 (6.02%) Spring
10 7 (5.26%) .NET
10 7 (5.26%) Django
10 7 (5.26%) Flask
11 6 (4.51%) Middleware
12 5 (3.76%) SOAP
12 5 (3.76%) Spring Boot
13 4 (3.01%) .NET Core
13 4 (3.01%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.29%) Mobile App
2 17 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (9.02%) User Experience
4 7 (5.26%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.01%) Legacy Code
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.01%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Android
2 10 (7.52%) Linux
3 9 (6.77%) Windows
4 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 73 (54.89%) SDET
3 72 (54.14%) Software Testing
4 59 (44.36%) CI/CD
5 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (39.85%) DevOps
7 37 (27.82%) Mentoring
8 31 (23.31%) Software Engineering
9 29 (21.80%) Test Strategy
10 27 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (19.55%) Computer Science
12 22 (16.54%) BDD
13 16 (12.03%) Pair Programming
14 15 (11.28%) Full Stack Development
14 15 (11.28%) Microservices
15 13 (9.77%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (9.77%) SDLC
15 13 (9.77%) TDD
16 12 (9.02%) Conversational UI
17 11 (8.27%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 70 (52.63%) Java
2 45 (33.83%) C#
3 37 (27.82%) TypeScript
4 31 (23.31%) Python
5 25 (18.80%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.03%) SQL
7 11 (8.27%) Scala
8 8 (6.02%) PHP
9 7 (5.26%) Groovy
10 4 (3.01%) Java 11
10 4 (3.01%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.26%) C++
12 1 (0.75%) Bash
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (14.29%) Degree
2 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (36.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.50%) Terraform
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.26%) Google
3 4 (3.01%) Facebook
3 4 (3.01%) Okta
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle
5 2 (1.50%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.75%) Databricks
6 1 (0.75%) Veracode