The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Development Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 422 458
Rank change year-on-year +56 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 31 41 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 22
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,750 £71,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14557 18737 20875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.81% 96.81% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12242 15951 16732
Median salary £42,925 £42,820 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.24% +0.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in the South East

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in the South East

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in the South East

Development Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +31 7 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Surrey +40 4 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
West Sussex +14 2 £44,250 +18.00%
East Sussex - 1 £48,000 -
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Development Engineer 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 South East region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (51.02%) C++
2 19 (38.78%) Degree
3 18 (36.73%) Python
4 14 (28.57%) Ruby
5 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.53%) C#
5 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
6 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
7 11 (22.45%) C
7 11 (22.45%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
7 11 (22.45%) Algorithms
7 11 (22.45%) Physics
8 10 (20.41%) Image Processing
8 10 (20.41%) PhD
9 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
9 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) Logistics
9 9 (18.37%) Machine Learning
9 9 (18.37%) Big Data
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
11 7 (14.29%) HTML
11 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.24%) Web Development
12 6 (12.24%) CSS
12 6 (12.24%) Electronics
13 5 (10.20%) OpenGL
13 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Modbus
1 2 (4.08%) RS-485
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) MQTT
2 1 (2.04%) Multicast
2 1 (2.04%) RS-232
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Big Data
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
3 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) FxCop
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) StyleCop
2 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (12.24%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) OpenGL
3 5 (10.20%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) MFC
4 4 (8.16%) Qt
4 4 (8.16%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) LAMP
5 2 (4.08%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) ActiveX
6 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.04%) COM
6 1 (2.04%) FFmpeg
6 1 (2.04%) LINQ
6 1 (2.04%) Symfony
6 1 (2.04%) WCF
6 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.45%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Life Science
4 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.08%) VHDL
6 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
2 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
3 11 (22.45%) Physics
4 10 (20.41%) Image Processing
5 9 (18.37%) Data Modelling
5 9 (18.37%) Logistics
5 9 (18.37%) Machine Learning
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Web Development
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Finite Element Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) OO
10 3 (6.12%) CAD
10 3 (6.12%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (6.12%) Security Operations
10 3 (6.12%) SIEM
10 3 (6.12%) UML
10 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) C++
2 18 (36.73%) Python
3 14 (28.57%) Ruby
4 13 (26.53%) C#
5 11 (22.45%) C
5 11 (22.45%) Java
5 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) SQL
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.04%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) PhD
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) ArcSight
1 3 (6.12%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.04%) Altera
3 1 (2.04%) EMC
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Zend
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