Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Development Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 942 951
Rank change year-on-year +110 +9 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 387 282 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 249 219 285
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,750 £31,450
90th Percentile £71,500 £58,800 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Development Engineer in the UK

Development Engineer
Top 14 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 6 months to 24 November 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
England +120 342 £50,000 +11.11% 27
UK excluding London +124 271 £45,000 +5.88% 23
London +30 112 £60,000 +15.38% 6
South East +76 77 £46,250 +2.78% 6
East of England +19 51 £51,250 +6.77% 6
North of England +34 44 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Midlands +42 41 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland +16 40 £29,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +37 25 £40,000 -27.27% 2
West Midlands +35 23 £50,000 +25.00%
North West -12 19 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +22 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West +16 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wales - 1 £29,500 -

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 205 (52.97%) Java
2 171 (44.19%) Test Automation
3 113 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (28.94%) Python
5 111 (28.68%) Jenkins
6 109 (28.17%) Software Engineering
7 107 (27.65%) Linux
7 107 (27.65%) DevOps
8 103 (26.61%) JavaScript
8 103 (26.61%) C#
9 95 (24.55%) Degree
10 93 (24.03%) C++
11 84 (21.71%) Finance
12 82 (21.19%) SDET
13 80 (20.67%) Maven
14 78 (20.16%) Windows
15 72 (18.60%) .NET
16 70 (18.09%) Selenium
17 67 (17.31%) SQL
18 66 (17.05%) Banking
19 65 (16.80%) QA
20 62 (16.02%) Unix
21 58 (14.99%) Configuration Management
22 53 (13.70%) Computer Science
23 52 (13.44%) VBScript
23 52 (13.44%) VB
23 52 (13.44%) Perl
24 49 (12.66%) Git (software)
24 49 (12.66%) Continuous Deployment
25 48 (12.40%) C

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (2.07%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.29%) Confluence
3 4 (1.03%) CMS
3 4 (1.03%) Drupal
3 4 (1.03%) SAS
4 3 (0.78%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
5 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) CICS
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Autodesk Inventor
2 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.33%) GitHub
4 6 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.03%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.03%) SaaS
6 3 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 47 (12.14%) Firewall
2 17 (4.39%) NetScaler
3 12 (3.10%) HTTP
4 9 (2.33%) Internet
5 8 (2.07%) DNS
6 5 (1.29%) SSL
6 5 (1.29%) WAN
6 5 (1.29%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.78%) DHCP
7 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.78%) Intranet
7 3 (0.78%) LAN
7 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.52%) BGP
8 2 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.52%) MPLS
8 2 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.26%) Skype
9 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.88%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.10%) MySQL
4 11 (2.84%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.07%) Big Data
5 8 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (1.55%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.78%) GIS
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 111 (28.68%) Jenkins
2 80 (20.67%) Maven
3 70 (18.09%) Selenium
4 49 (12.66%) Git (software)
5 48 (12.40%) Subversion
6 40 (10.34%) NuGet
7 38 (9.82%) Visual Studio
8 35 (9.04%) JIRA
9 26 (6.72%) Bugzilla
9 26 (6.72%) SonarQube
10 25 (6.46%) Artifactory
11 24 (6.20%) CMake
11 24 (6.20%) MSBuild
11 24 (6.20%) Phabricator
11 24 (6.20%) Ranorex
12 17 (4.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (4.39%) TeamCity
12 17 (4.39%) WebDriver
13 15 (3.88%) Eclipse
13 15 (3.88%) PyCharm
General
1 84 (21.71%) Finance
2 66 (17.05%) Banking
3 47 (12.14%) Investment Banking
4 45 (11.63%) Front Office
5 44 (11.37%) Retail Banking
6 23 (5.94%) Electronics
7 12 (3.10%) Marketing
8 9 (2.33%) Automotive
9 8 (2.07%) Retail
9 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.03%) Games
12 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.52%) Law
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Legal
14 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (18.60%) .NET
2 33 (8.53%) HTML
3 32 (8.27%) CSS
3 32 (8.27%) Node.js
4 26 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 22 (5.68%) jQuery
6 20 (5.17%) HTML5
7 18 (4.65%) REST
8 16 (4.13%) CSS3
8 16 (4.13%) Web Services
9 14 (3.62%) Sass
10 12 (3.10%) Angular 2
10 12 (3.10%) LESS
11 11 (2.84%) Dojo
11 11 (2.84%) OpenLayers
11 11 (2.84%) Spring
12 10 (2.58%) ASP.NET
13 9 (2.33%) Ajax
14 8 (2.07%) Kafka
14 8 (2.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.37%) Linux Command Line
3 40 (10.34%) Robotics
4 28 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (4.39%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.62%) Fintech
7 8 (2.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.07%) VHDL
8 7 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.81%) User Experience
9 6 (1.55%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.55%) Social Media
10 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.78%) Verilog
12 2 (0.52%) Equities
12 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (27.65%) Linux
2 78 (20.16%) Windows
3 62 (16.02%) Unix
4 25 (6.46%) Windows Server
5 24 (6.20%) Debian
6 12 (3.10%) Android
7 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.58%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (44.19%) Test Automation
2 113 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (28.17%) Software Engineering
4 107 (27.65%) DevOps
5 82 (21.19%) SDET
6 58 (14.99%) Configuration Management
7 49 (12.66%) Continuous Deployment
8 47 (12.14%) SDLC
9 46 (11.89%) Release Management
10 45 (11.63%) Asset Management
11 44 (11.37%) Wealth Management
12 41 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
13 40 (10.34%) OO
14 36 (9.30%) Scrum
15 34 (8.79%) Unit Testing
16 29 (7.49%) Test Scripting
17 28 (7.24%) Open Source
18 27 (6.98%) Functional Testing
19 25 (6.46%) Innovative Thinking
20 24 (6.20%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (52.97%) Java
2 112 (28.94%) Python
3 103 (26.61%) C#
3 103 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 93 (24.03%) C++
5 67 (17.31%) SQL
6 52 (13.44%) Perl
6 52 (13.44%) VB
6 52 (13.44%) VBScript
7 48 (12.40%) C
8 25 (6.46%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.36%) Ruby
10 13 (3.36%) Scala
10 13 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.58%) PHP
12 9 (2.33%) Go
13 7 (1.81%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.81%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 95 (24.55%) Degree
2 35 (9.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.07%) PhD
5 6 (1.55%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.55%) HND
6 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.03%) HNC
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.26%) CCNA
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB
9 1 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.80%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) MISRA
3 3 (0.78%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.52%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) GCP
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (5.94%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.26%) GFS2
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) NFS
4 1 (0.26%) QEMU
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (11.37%) PowerBroker
2 31 (8.01%) Ansible
3 29 (7.49%) Puppet
4 11 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.81%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.03%) Mesos
7 3 (0.78%) SCCM
8 1 (0.26%) Salt
8 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.10%) Oracle
3 6 (1.55%) Dell
3 6 (1.55%) HP
3 6 (1.55%) Sophos
3 6 (1.55%) TOWER Software
3 6 (1.55%) Xilinx
4 5 (1.29%) Cisco
4 5 (1.29%) Progress
5 4 (1.03%) Altera
5 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.03%) VMware
5 4 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.78%) Caplin
6 3 (0.78%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.52%) ANSYS
7 2 (0.52%) IBM
7 2 (0.52%) Juniper
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix
8 1 (0.26%) F5