Period
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The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 687 538 528
Rank change year-on-year -149 -10 +116
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 223 128 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53 95 49
10th Percentile £39,153 £53,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £78,750 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £80,625 £82,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £105,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -

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 69,096 37,227 31,140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.37% 90.16% 94.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34,607 26,608 25,681
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,759
Median % change year-on-year - +6.45% +5.21%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 24 £38,288 -45.30% 1
West London -63 2 £76,000 +8.57%
Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, Development Engineer job roles required the following 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.

1 145 (65.02%) Test Automation
2 140 (62.78%) Java
3 135 (60.54%) CI/CD
4 130 (58.30%) Agile
5 126 (56.50%) SDET
6 125 (56.05%) Software Testing
7 92 (41.26%) Selenium
8 82 (36.77%) REST
9 81 (36.32%) SQL
10 76 (34.08%) Jenkins
10 76 (34.08%) AWS
11 70 (31.39%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (28.70%) Social Skills
13 63 (28.25%) Mentoring
14 62 (27.80%) DevOps
14 62 (27.80%) Finance
15 59 (26.46%) Azure
16 57 (25.56%) C#
16 57 (25.56%) JUnit
17 53 (23.77%) Test Strategy
17 53 (23.77%) Kafka
17 53 (23.77%) Git (software)
18 51 (22.87%) Web Services
19 50 (22.42%) Kubernetes
20 48 (21.52%) JSON
20 48 (21.52%) WebDriver
21 47 (21.08%) MongoDB
21 47 (21.08%) Continuous Improvement
22 46 (20.63%) API Testing
23 45 (20.18%) JMeter

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 17 (7.62%) Confluence
2 14 (6.28%) Apache
2 14 (6.28%) nginx
3 11 (4.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.69%) Jupyter
5 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (1.79%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 76 (34.08%) AWS
2 59 (26.46%) Azure
3 36 (16.14%) GitHub
4 24 (10.76%) GCP
5 20 (8.97%) Slack
6 11 (4.93%) BrowserStack
6 11 (4.93%) CloudBees
6 11 (4.93%) IaaS
6 11 (4.93%) OpenShift
6 11 (4.93%) PaaS
6 11 (4.93%) Sauce Labs
7 7 (3.14%) Azure DevOps
7 7 (3.14%) Serverless
8 6 (2.69%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.45%) Firebase
9 1 (0.45%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.70%) TCP/IP
2 33 (14.80%) HTTP
3 4 (1.79%) FTP
3 4 (1.79%) PuTTY
3 4 (1.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) Broadband
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) GPON
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
4 1 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.08%) MongoDB
2 41 (18.39%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (17.04%) Big Data
4 36 (16.14%) MySQL
5 33 (14.80%) Hadoop
6 21 (9.42%) Amazon Aurora
6 21 (9.42%) Relational Database
7 14 (6.28%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 92 (41.26%) Selenium
2 76 (34.08%) Jenkins
3 57 (25.56%) JUnit
4 53 (23.77%) Git (software)
5 48 (21.52%) WebDriver
6 45 (20.18%) JMeter
7 40 (17.94%) Cucumber
8 33 (14.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 33 (14.80%) Postman
9 31 (13.90%) GitLab
10 30 (13.45%) JIRA
11 28 (12.56%) Serenity BDD
12 24 (10.76%) SpecFlow
13 19 (8.52%) NUnit
13 19 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (8.52%) TestNG
14 16 (7.17%) Cypress.io
15 15 (6.73%) Appium
16 12 (5.38%) SonarQube
17 11 (4.93%) Robot Framework
General
1 64 (28.70%) Social Skills
2 62 (27.80%) Finance
3 43 (19.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 29 (13.00%) Retail
5 17 (7.62%) Banking
6 10 (4.48%) German Language
6 10 (4.48%) Marketing
7 9 (4.04%) Electronics
8 8 (3.59%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.24%) Police
11 4 (1.79%) Public Sector
12 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (36.77%) REST
2 53 (23.77%) Kafka
3 51 (22.87%) Web Services
4 48 (21.52%) JSON
5 42 (18.83%) RESTful
6 33 (14.80%) Apache Thrift
7 25 (11.21%) Node.js
8 23 (10.31%) React
9 22 (9.87%) WebSockets
10 21 (9.42%) AngularJS
10 21 (9.42%) Middleware
10 21 (9.42%) SOAP
11 20 (8.97%) Spring
11 20 (8.97%) Spring Boot
12 18 (8.07%) GraphQL
13 15 (6.73%) Express
13 15 (6.73%) HTML
13 15 (6.73%) koa
13 15 (6.73%) React Native
14 14 (6.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.83%) Social Network
2 37 (16.59%) Social Media
3 32 (14.35%) User Experience
4 24 (10.76%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (7.17%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.79%) Hackathon
7 4 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.35%) Life Science
9 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.45%) IoT
9 1 (0.45%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.42%) Windows
2 11 (4.93%) Android
2 11 (4.93%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.59%) Linux
4 4 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.79%) Solaris
4 4 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (65.02%) Test Automation
2 135 (60.54%) CI/CD
3 130 (58.30%) Agile
4 126 (56.50%) SDET
5 125 (56.05%) Software Testing
6 70 (31.39%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (28.25%) Mentoring
8 62 (27.80%) DevOps
9 53 (23.77%) Test Strategy
10 47 (21.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (20.63%) API Testing
12 42 (18.83%) Continuous Delivery
13 41 (18.39%) Scrum
13 41 (18.39%) Unit Testing
14 36 (16.14%) OO
15 35 (15.70%) Software Engineering
16 33 (14.80%) Test Planning
17 31 (13.90%) E-Discovery
17 31 (13.90%) Information Governance
17 31 (13.90%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 140 (62.78%) Java
2 81 (36.32%) SQL
3 57 (25.56%) C#
4 43 (19.28%) TypeScript
5 39 (17.49%) Python
6 34 (15.25%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.28%) PHP
8 12 (5.38%) Ruby
9 9 (4.04%) C++
10 6 (2.69%) Scala
10 6 (2.69%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.79%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.90%) Bash
13 1 (0.45%) Perl
13 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Degree
2 17 (7.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.66%) QA
2 11 (4.93%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 30 (13.45%) Docker
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (22.42%) Kubernetes
2 12 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (6.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.59%) Oracle
3 6 (2.69%) SAP
4 4 (1.79%) Google
4 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.45%) Databricks
5 1 (0.45%) Openreach
5 1 (0.45%) Splunk