Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Specialist was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 827 905
Rank change year-on-year -7 +78 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 10 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.023% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 5
London median annual salary £57,500 £72,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.69% -14.71% +54.55%
10th Percentile £43,000 £57,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £76,800 £87,500 £104,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +50.00% -15.79%

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 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Development Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Specialist in London

Development Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Development Specialist in London

Development Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Specialist in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Specialist in London

Development Specialist
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 Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
Central London - 1 £57,500 -
Development Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region featuring Development Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (40.00%) SIEM
1 4 (40.00%) Content Development
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (20.00%) Fintech
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (10.00%) Event Correlation
4 1 (10.00%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Research
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation

Development Specialist 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Content Development
1 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) CISA
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CRISC
1 1 (10.00%) GIAC
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (20.00%) HP