The median annual salary for a Development Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 628 653
Rank change year-on-year +25 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 10 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.025% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.026% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 10
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £61,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.47% +11.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Specialist in London

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring Development Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
4 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
4 4 (20.00%) TestRail
4 4 (20.00%) Cognizant
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Law
4 4 (20.00%) ATG
4 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Product Management
4 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (20.00%) Node.js
4 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) QA

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) TestRail
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Law
4 2 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Derivative
3 3 (15.00%) Fintech
4 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Product Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) Client Onboarding
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Content Development
6 1 (5.00%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) ATG
2 4 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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