Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 719 754
Rank change year-on-year -6 +35 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 105 88 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 102
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,425 £43,875
90th Percentile £81,500 £70,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.65%

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 66,760 67,445 81,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.90% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 57,719 69,470
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in London

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in London

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
West London +11 10 £61,500 +23.00% 4
Central London -11 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East London +4 1 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 78 (74.29%) Java
2 56 (53.33%) Finance
3 54 (51.43%) Test Automation
4 47 (44.76%) Banking
4 47 (44.76%) Jenkins
5 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
6 42 (40.00%) QA
7 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (37.14%) Software Engineering
9 38 (36.19%) Unix
10 34 (32.38%) Maven
11 32 (30.48%) DevOps
12 29 (27.62%) Degree
13 27 (25.71%) Investment Banking
13 27 (25.71%) Release Management
13 27 (25.71%) Python
13 27 (25.71%) Configuration Management
13 27 (25.71%) Firewall
14 26 (24.76%) Subversion
14 26 (24.76%) Perl
14 26 (24.76%) C++
14 26 (24.76%) Continuous Deployment
15 25 (23.81%) Linux Command Line
15 25 (23.81%) PowerBroker
15 25 (23.81%) Retail Banking
15 25 (23.81%) Wealth Management
15 25 (23.81%) VBScript
15 25 (23.81%) VB
15 25 (23.81%) Asset Management
15 25 (23.81%) Front Office

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 7 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (2.86%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (2.86%) GitHub
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.95%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.71%) Firewall
2 8 (7.62%) HTTP
3 6 (5.71%) Internet
4 3 (2.86%) Intranet
5 2 (1.90%) BGP
5 2 (1.90%) MPLS
5 2 (1.90%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) SMS
6 1 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.67%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (5.71%) Data Lake
5 5 (4.76%) Big Data
5 5 (4.76%) GIS
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.90%) Redis
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.95%) HBase
9 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.95%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (44.76%) Jenkins
2 34 (32.38%) Maven
3 26 (24.76%) Subversion
4 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.62%) JUnit
5 8 (7.62%) Xcode
6 6 (5.71%) Selenium
7 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.76%) Gradle
7 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.81%) Android Studio
8 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.81%) JIRA
8 4 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.86%) JBehave
9 3 (2.86%) jMock
9 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.95%) Mocha
10 1 (0.95%) Mockito
10 1 (0.95%) Toad
General
1 56 (53.33%) Finance
2 47 (44.76%) Banking
3 27 (25.71%) Investment Banking
4 25 (23.81%) Front Office
4 25 (23.81%) Retail Banking
5 8 (7.62%) Marketing
6 4 (3.81%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Games
7 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.95%) Automotive
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) REST
2 14 (13.33%) Node.js
3 10 (9.52%) .NET
3 10 (9.52%) HTML
3 10 (9.52%) Web Services
4 9 (8.57%) CSS
4 9 (8.57%) Spring
5 8 (7.62%) Kafka
6 7 (6.67%) J2EE
7 6 (5.71%) Django
7 6 (5.71%) Flask
7 6 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.71%) XML
8 5 (4.76%) HTML5
8 5 (4.76%) JSF
9 4 (3.81%) CSS3
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Linux Command Line
2 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
3 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (13.33%) Fintech
5 8 (7.62%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.62%) User Experience
6 6 (5.71%) Cloud Native
6 6 (5.71%) Social Media
7 5 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.90%) Derivative
10 2 (1.90%) Equities
11 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.95%) MPEG
11 1 (0.95%) PKI
11 1 (0.95%) Replication
11 1 (0.95%) STB
11 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.19%) Unix
2 10 (9.52%) Windows
3 9 (8.57%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.67%) Linux
5 6 (5.71%) Android
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Test Automation
2 40 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.14%) Software Engineering
4 32 (30.48%) DevOps
5 27 (25.71%) Configuration Management
5 27 (25.71%) Release Management
6 26 (24.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 25 (23.81%) Asset Management
7 25 (23.81%) Wealth Management
8 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (16.19%) SDLC
10 16 (15.24%) OO
11 14 (13.33%) Scrum
11 14 (13.33%) Software Architecture
12 13 (12.38%) SDET
13 12 (11.43%) TDD
14 11 (10.48%) Microservices
15 10 (9.52%) Open Source
16 8 (7.62%) BDD
16 8 (7.62%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (74.29%) Java
2 43 (40.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (25.71%) Python
4 26 (24.76%) C++
4 26 (24.76%) Perl
5 25 (23.81%) VB
5 25 (23.81%) VBScript
6 18 (17.14%) SQL
7 13 (12.38%) C#
8 12 (11.43%) Scala
9 11 (10.48%) C
10 8 (7.62%) Apple Swift
10 8 (7.62%) Objective-C
11 6 (5.71%) Go
11 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.81%) Lua
13 3 (2.86%) Clojure
13 3 (2.86%) Ruby
14 1 (0.95%) PHP
14 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) Degree
2 17 (16.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.71%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) PowerBroker
2 6 (5.71%) Ansible
3 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 5 (4.76%) Puppet
4 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.95%) Salt
5 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.86%) Caplin
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco
5 2 (1.90%) Juniper
6 1 (0.95%) Broadcom
6 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.95%) F5
6 1 (0.95%) NetApp
6 1 (0.95%) New Relic
6 1 (0.95%) Progress
6 1 (0.95%) Sybase