Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 320 332
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 24 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 17
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £35,250 £24,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £42,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,682 9,940 10,399
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 97.56% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,809 8,234 8,767
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in the South West

Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in the South West

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in the South West

Development Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +18 10 £50,000 -25.93%
Somerset +24 6 £55,000 +115.69% 2
Bristol +3 4 £43,750 -2.78% 5
Dorset - 2 £40,000 - 2
Cornwall +9 1 £23,500 +4.44%
Devon - 1 £38,000 - 2
Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 7 (29.17%) Automotive
3 7 (29.17%) Military
3 7 (29.17%) C
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Ada
3 7 (29.17%) DO-178B
3 7 (29.17%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) Release Management
5 5 (20.83%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.67%) Electronics
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Firmware
7 3 (12.50%) VHDL
7 3 (12.50%) Verilog
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) Linux

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) Appium
2 1 (4.17%) Calabash
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Gatling
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) JBehave
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) JMeter
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 7 (29.17%) Automotive
2 7 (29.17%) Military
3 6 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.67%) Electronics
5 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (12.50%) Verilog
2 3 (12.50%) VHDL
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Release Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (12.50%) Image Processing
4 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 2 (8.33%) Component Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Mathematical Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (4.17%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Ada
1 7 (29.17%) C
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) HNC
3 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Mentor Graphics