The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 224 241
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 4 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.075% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
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 West

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

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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 -
Dorset +4 1 - -
Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) C++
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Physics
5 8 (53.33%) JTAG
5 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (53.33%) Firmware
5 8 (53.33%) C
5 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Electronics
6 7 (46.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (40.00%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (20.00%) WPF
9 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (20.00%) Scala
9 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (20.00%) Deep Learning
9 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
9 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) Big Data
9 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 3 (20.00%) MySQL
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle

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 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Blockchain
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) D3.js
3 1 (6.67%) Keras
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) TensorFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Theano
3 1 (6.67%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (46.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.67%) Bitcoin
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (53.33%) Physics
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) C
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) JTAG
2 1 (6.67%) DO-160
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle