The median annual salary for a Development Specialist was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 642 656
Rank change year-on-year +76 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Specialist 11 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.031% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.032% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £72,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £53,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -15.88% +44.59%  

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 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) Law
3 12 (52.17%) C++
3 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 12 (52.17%) Derivative
3 12 (52.17%) Software Architecture
4 10 (43.48%) Cryptocurrency
4 10 (43.48%) Blockchain
5 4 (17.39%) Business Development
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (17.39%) Product Management
5 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (17.39%) QA
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) CEH
6 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) GCIA
6 2 (8.70%) GCIH
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 2 (8.70%) BT
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) SaaS
6 2 (8.70%) Marketing
6 2 (8.70%) ArcSight

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 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Blockchain
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Derivative
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.70%) Fintech
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
1 12 (52.17%) Software Architecture
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Cryptocurrency
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development
3 4 (17.39%) Product Management
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Content Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.35%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) GCIA
2 2 (8.70%) GCIH
2 2 (8.70%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.70%) BT
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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