The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Engineer
UK
Rank 705 831 811
Rank change year-on-year +126 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 144 115 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 121 85 92
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,200 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.62% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in the UK

Development Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Development Engineer in the UK

Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in the UK

Development Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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
England +118 137 £48,000 -4.00% 20
East of England +57 38 £55,000 +37.50% 8
Cambridgeshire +48 33 £55,000 +57.14% 8
London +56 30 £54,000 -14.96% 5
Cambridge +37 30 £55,000 +57.14% 5
South East +61 28 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South West +29 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire +34 10 £48,000 +26.31%
West Yorkshire +33 10 £48,000 +23.07%
Leeds +22 10 £48,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
Oxford - 10 £50,000 -
West Midlands +38 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Devon - 8 £36,250 -
Paignton - 7 £35,000 -
North West -13 6 £36,500 -21.08% 1
Surrey +36 5 £20,500 -59.00%
Berkshire +28 5 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Hertfordshire +17 5 £47,500 +48.43%
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
City of London +49 4 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 4 £53,750 -10.41%
Cheshire +19 4 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Scotland +17 4 £40,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +7 4 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £36,500 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £40,000 -
Reading +40 3 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Edinburgh +3 3 £38,750 +21.09% 2

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 137 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (43.27%) Java
3 119 (38.14%) Python
4 108 (34.62%) Degree
5 95 (30.45%) Linux
6 88 (28.21%) Software Engineering
7 83 (26.60%) C#
8 82 (26.28%) JavaScript
9 78 (25.00%) C++
10 74 (23.72%) Computer Science
11 60 (19.23%) SQL
12 53 (16.99%) C
12 53 (16.99%) Windows
13 50 (16.03%) TDD
13 50 (16.03%) QA
14 49 (15.71%) Selenium
15 48 (15.38%) BDD
16 47 (15.06%) Ruby
17 46 (14.74%) Git (software)
18 45 (14.42%) Jenkins
19 40 (12.82%) Electronics
20 39 (12.50%) Perl
20 39 (12.50%) SQL Server
20 39 (12.50%) Configuration Management
20 39 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
21 38 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (11.86%) Test Automation
22 37 (11.86%) Bash Shell
22 37 (11.86%) Mathematics
22 37 (11.86%) MySQL

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (5.13%) IIS
2 15 (4.81%) Apache
3 11 (3.53%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.24%) ArcGIS
4 7 (2.24%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (1.92%) CMS
5 6 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.60%) SAS
7 4 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.64%) JBoss
9 2 (0.64%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) MS Office
2 8 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.28%) GNU Octave
3 4 (1.28%) Simulink
4 2 (0.64%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.64%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.53%) SaaS
2 9 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.32%) G Suite
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.81%) Wireless
2 10 (3.21%) HTTP
3 6 (1.92%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.60%) Firewall
5 4 (1.28%) CDMA
5 4 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.28%) Internet
5 4 (1.28%) LAN
5 4 (1.28%) RS-232
5 4 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.28%) Software-Defined Radio
5 4 (1.28%) TDMA
6 3 (0.96%) WAN
7 2 (0.64%) BGP
7 2 (0.64%) DNS
7 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.64%) MPLS
7 2 (0.64%) VoIP
7 2 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.86%) MySQL
3 24 (7.69%) Big Data
3 24 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.24%) GIS
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.92%) SSDT
8 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.96%) Essbase
10 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (15.71%) Selenium
2 46 (14.74%) Git (software)
3 45 (14.42%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 11 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.21%) Maven
7 9 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.88%) Subversion
8 8 (2.56%) ClearCase
8 8 (2.56%) Hudson
8 8 (2.56%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.24%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.92%) Fiddler
10 6 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.60%) JMeter
11 5 (1.60%) Protractor
12 4 (1.28%) Gatling
12 4 (1.28%) NeoLoad
General
1 40 (12.82%) Electronics
2 22 (7.05%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.45%) Finance
4 14 (4.49%) Automotive
5 11 (3.53%) Retail
6 9 (2.88%) Games
7 8 (2.56%) Advertising
8 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.60%) Law
10 2 (0.64%) Avionics
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.62%) Web Services
2 29 (9.29%) .NET
3 26 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 19 (6.09%) XML
5 17 (5.45%) CSS
5 17 (5.45%) HTML
6 14 (4.49%) Middleware
6 14 (4.49%) Node.js
7 13 (4.17%) RESTful
8 11 (3.53%) JSON
9 9 (2.88%) Gherkin
9 9 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (2.56%) JSF
11 7 (2.24%) Dojo
11 7 (2.24%) GWT
11 7 (2.24%) J2EE
11 7 (2.24%) Java EE
12 6 (1.92%) cocos2d
12 6 (1.92%) REST
13 5 (1.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 74 (23.72%) Computer Science
2 38 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.97%) Algorithms
4 24 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (4.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (2.88%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.92%) Verilog
8 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.60%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (1.28%) Arduino
9 4 (1.28%) Blog
9 4 (1.28%) Cybercrime
9 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.28%) User Experience
10 3 (0.96%) Life Science
10 3 (0.96%) SystemC
11 2 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.64%) Derivative
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 95 (30.45%) Linux
2 53 (16.99%) Windows
3 16 (5.13%) Android
3 16 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 16 (5.13%) Unix
4 11 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.60%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) CentOS
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (43.91%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 50 (16.03%) TDD
4 48 (15.38%) BDD
5 39 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 39 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (11.86%) Mathematics
6 37 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 36 (11.54%) DevOps
7 36 (11.54%) Scrum
8 35 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (10.26%) Automated Testing
10 31 (9.94%) Physics
10 31 (9.94%) Test Scripting
11 28 (8.97%) Open Source
11 28 (8.97%) Performance Testing
12 24 (7.69%) Visualisation
13 23 (7.37%) E-Commerce
13 23 (7.37%) OO
13 23 (7.37%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (43.27%) Java
2 119 (38.14%) Python
3 83 (26.60%) C#
4 82 (26.28%) JavaScript
5 78 (25.00%) C++
6 60 (19.23%) SQL
7 53 (16.99%) C
8 47 (15.06%) Ruby
9 39 (12.50%) Perl
10 37 (11.86%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.21%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.88%) PHP
13 8 (2.56%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.24%) Scala
15 6 (1.92%) Lua
16 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.28%) Go
17 4 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 108 (34.62%) Degree
2 17 (5.45%) PhD
3 8 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 8 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.60%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CCENT
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) CCNP
6 1 (0.32%) CISA
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CISM
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) HNC
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (16.03%) QA
2 14 (4.49%) SDET
3 9 (2.88%) JTAG
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (10.26%) Firmware
2 12 (3.85%) Docker
3 10 (3.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.60%) KVM
6 2 (0.64%) GFS2
6 2 (0.64%) NFS
6 2 (0.64%) QEMU
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.32%) Snort
7 1 (0.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (6.73%) Nagios
1 21 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (6.41%) Puppet
3 5 (1.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.13%) Oracle
3 13 (4.17%) Cognizant
3 13 (4.17%) Sun
4 9 (2.88%) Perforce
5 8 (2.56%) Google
5 8 (2.56%) VMware
6 7 (2.24%) ESRI
6 7 (2.24%) Fujitsu
6 7 (2.24%) Lumension
6 7 (2.24%) Sophos
7 6 (1.92%) IBM
7 6 (1.92%) Xilinx
8 4 (1.28%) Brocade
9 3 (0.96%) EMC
9 3 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco
10 2 (0.64%) Juniper
10 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
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