Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 461 549 603
Rank change year-on-year +88 +54 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 75 78 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 57 38
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £58,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%

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 28686 37031 41381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.68% 97.04% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24053 31518 33496
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 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
Oxfordshire +39 27 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Berkshire +59 14 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Surrey +28 9 £62,500 +48.81% 2
West Sussex +19 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
East Sussex +20 5 £45,000 -2.70%
Hampshire +4 5 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Kent +24 2 £51,250 +50.74%
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 20 July 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 35 (46.67%) Python
2 30 (40.00%) C++
3 23 (30.67%) Degree
4 21 (28.00%) C#
5 20 (26.67%) Linux
5 20 (26.67%) JIRA
6 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
7 18 (24.00%) Physics
8 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
9 16 (21.33%) Jenkins
9 16 (21.33%) Algorithms
10 15 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 15 (20.00%) Selenium
11 14 (18.67%) PhD
11 14 (18.67%) HTML
12 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
12 13 (17.33%) Data Modelling
12 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.33%) Ruby
12 13 (17.33%) Machine Learning
12 13 (17.33%) Image Processing
13 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.00%) Java
13 12 (16.00%) C
14 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
15 10 (13.33%) Web Development
15 10 (13.33%) CSS
16 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
16 9 (12.00%) Logistics

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 4 (5.33%) Confluence
1 4 (5.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.00%) Wireless
2 2 (2.67%) Modbus
2 2 (2.67%) RS-485
3 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) MQTT
3 1 (1.33%) Multicast
3 1 (1.33%) RS-232
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Big Data
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) OLAP
6 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) JIRA
2 19 (25.33%) Git (software)
3 16 (21.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (20.00%) Selenium
5 8 (10.67%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.67%) Subversion
9 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.33%) FxCop
9 1 (1.33%) StyleCop
9 1 (1.33%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (12.00%) Electronics
2 4 (5.33%) Automotive
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) HTML
2 10 (13.33%) CSS
3 6 (8.00%) Node.js
4 5 (6.67%) Angular 2
4 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.67%) CSS3
4 5 (6.67%) Dojo
4 5 (6.67%) HTML5
4 5 (6.67%) jQuery
4 5 (6.67%) LESS
4 5 (6.67%) OpenLayers
4 5 (6.67%) Sass
5 4 (5.33%) .NET
5 4 (5.33%) OpenGL
6 3 (4.00%) Qt
6 3 (4.00%) XML
6 3 (4.00%) XSLT
7 2 (2.67%) JSON
7 2 (2.67%) Middleware
8 1 (1.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Algorithms
2 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
3 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (8.00%) VHDL
5 3 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.33%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Physics
2 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
3 15 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 13 (17.33%) Data Modelling
4 13 (17.33%) Image Processing
4 13 (17.33%) Machine Learning
5 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.33%) Web Development
7 9 (12.00%) Logistics
7 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.67%) Post-Production
9 7 (9.33%) DevOps
10 5 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (6.67%) UML
11 4 (5.33%) OO
11 4 (5.33%) Open Source
11 4 (5.33%) Signal Processing
11 4 (5.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) Python
2 30 (40.00%) C++
3 21 (28.00%) C#
4 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.33%) Ruby
5 12 (16.00%) C
5 12 (16.00%) Java
6 6 (8.00%) PHP
6 6 (8.00%) SQL
7 5 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Degree
2 14 (18.67%) PhD
3 9 (12.00%) Master's Degree
3 9 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) ISEB
6 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.33%) HND
7 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Ansible
2 3 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
1 4 (5.33%) Xilinx
2 3 (4.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
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