The median annual salary for a Development Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 775 805
Rank change year-on-year +20 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Development Engineer 115 138 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 127
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - -8.57%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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 June 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 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
England +42 109 £41,500 -6.21% 32
South East +67 42 £45,000 +5.88% 6
London +11 25 £52,500 -8.69% 10
East of England 0 17 £47,000 +1.62% 8
Oxfordshire +32 15 £40,000 - 1
Oxford +14 11 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -11 10 £43,250 -8.94% 6
Cambridge -15 9 £43,250 -8.94% 5
Berkshire +33 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire 0 7 £43,500 +16.00% 3
East Midlands +21 6 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Midlands +17 6 £32,500 -31.57% 2
West Yorkshire +13 6 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Scotland +2 6 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Hertfordshire -3 6 £41,500 - 2
East Sussex +18 5 £45,000 -2.70% 1
West Sussex +9 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds +4 5 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Surrey +29 4 £62,500 +220.51%
South West 0 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Edinburgh -3 4 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Coventry -5 4 £35,000 -26.31%
Brighton - 4 £45,000 - 1
Horsham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Reading +25 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Nottinghamshire +5 3 - - 2
Hampshire +2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Nottingham +1 3 - - 2
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 96 (37.07%) Degree
2 92 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (34.36%) Python
4 86 (33.20%) Java
5 76 (29.34%) Test Automation
6 71 (27.41%) C++
7 68 (26.25%) Software Engineering
8 64 (24.71%) C#
9 54 (20.85%) Linux
10 52 (20.08%) Jenkins
11 50 (19.31%) Computer Science
12 48 (18.53%) Git (software)
13 45 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (15.83%) C
15 39 (15.06%) Mathematics
15 39 (15.06%) Electronics
15 39 (15.06%) Selenium
16 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
17 36 (13.90%) SDET
18 35 (13.51%) Physics
19 31 (11.97%) DevOps
20 29 (11.20%) TDD
21 28 (10.81%) Open Source
22 27 (10.42%) Test Scripting
22 27 (10.42%) QA
22 27 (10.42%) Finance
22 27 (10.42%) SQL
23 26 (10.04%) OO
23 26 (10.04%) JIRA
23 26 (10.04%) Continuous Integration

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 9 (3.47%) SAS
2 6 (2.32%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.93%) CMS
3 5 (1.93%) Confluence
3 5 (1.93%) IIS
4 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.54%) Drupal
5 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.39%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.39%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.39%) G Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.95%) Wireless
2 10 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.09%) HTTP
4 6 (2.32%) Firewall
5 5 (1.93%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (1.93%) Internet
6 4 (1.54%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.54%) LAN
6 4 (1.54%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.16%) SAN
7 3 (1.16%) WAN
8 2 (0.77%) 4G
8 2 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.77%) H.323
8 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.77%) Modbus
8 2 (0.77%) MQTT
8 2 (0.77%) RS-485
8 2 (0.77%) VoIP
9 1 (0.39%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.88%) Big Data
2 22 (8.49%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.56%) MySQL
4 10 (3.86%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.32%) Essbase
6 6 (2.32%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.32%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.39%) HBase
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (20.08%) Jenkins
2 48 (18.53%) Git (software)
3 39 (15.06%) Selenium
4 26 (10.04%) JIRA
5 12 (4.63%) Maven
6 11 (4.25%) Gradle
7 9 (3.47%) WebDriver
8 8 (3.09%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.09%) Subversion
8 8 (3.09%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.32%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.93%) Ant
11 5 (1.93%) JMeter
12 4 (1.54%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.54%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.54%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.54%) NeoLoad
12 4 (1.54%) Protractor
12 4 (1.54%) TestNG
General
1 39 (15.06%) Electronics
2 27 (10.42%) Finance
3 25 (9.65%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.25%) Banking
5 8 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.70%) Retail
7 6 (2.32%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.32%) Automotive
8 5 (1.93%) Law
9 4 (1.54%) Games
10 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Avionics
11 2 (0.77%) Marketing
11 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Front Office
12 1 (0.39%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.49%) .NET
1 22 (8.49%) HTML
2 19 (7.34%) AngularJS
3 17 (6.56%) CSS
4 13 (5.02%) Web Services
5 11 (4.25%) XML
6 9 (3.47%) JSON
7 8 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.09%) CSS3
7 8 (3.09%) HTML5
7 8 (3.09%) Node.js
8 6 (2.32%) jQuery
8 6 (2.32%) REST
9 5 (1.93%) OpenGL
9 5 (1.93%) Qt
9 5 (1.93%) RESTful
9 5 (1.93%) Spring
9 5 (1.93%) STL
9 5 (1.93%) Swing
10 4 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.31%) Computer Science
2 45 (17.37%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.65%) Algorithms
3 25 (9.65%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (5.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 7 (2.70%) VHDL
6 5 (1.93%) Fintech
7 4 (1.54%) Blog
7 4 (1.54%) Cybercrime
7 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.54%) User Experience
8 3 (1.16%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.16%) SystemC
8 3 (1.16%) Verilog
9 2 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.77%) Derivative
9 2 (0.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.85%) Linux
2 25 (9.65%) Windows
3 20 (7.72%) Unix
4 13 (5.02%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.63%) Android
6 7 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.34%) Test Automation
3 68 (26.25%) Software Engineering
4 39 (15.06%) Mathematics
5 36 (13.90%) SDET
6 35 (13.51%) Physics
7 31 (11.97%) DevOps
8 29 (11.20%) TDD
9 28 (10.81%) Open Source
10 27 (10.42%) Test Scripting
11 26 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (10.04%) OO
12 24 (9.27%) BDD
13 22 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (7.72%) Machine Learning
15 17 (6.56%) Configuration Management
15 17 (6.56%) Scrum
15 17 (6.56%) SDLC
16 14 (5.41%) Regression Testing
16 14 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (34.36%) Python
2 86 (33.20%) Java
3 71 (27.41%) C++
4 64 (24.71%) C#
5 41 (15.83%) C
6 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 27 (10.42%) SQL
8 24 (9.27%) Ruby
9 15 (5.79%) Bash Shell
10 13 (5.02%) Perl
11 10 (3.86%) MATLAB
11 10 (3.86%) PHP
12 7 (2.70%) F#
12 7 (2.70%) Scala
13 6 (2.32%) Go
14 5 (1.93%) Clojure
14 5 (1.93%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.93%) Rust
14 5 (1.93%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (37.07%) Degree
2 21 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (6.56%) PhD
4 10 (3.86%) Master's Degree
5 9 (3.47%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.16%) HNC
7 2 (0.77%) HND
7 2 (0.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CISA
8 1 (0.39%) CISM
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.39%) MCSD
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.42%) QA
2 8 (3.09%) JTAG
3 1 (0.39%) DO-160
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (9.65%) Firmware
2 13 (5.02%) Docker
3 6 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.93%) KVM
5 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.16%) GFS2
6 3 (1.16%) NFS
7 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.77%) QEMU
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.39%) HDFS
8 1 (0.39%) Snort
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (6.18%) Ansible
2 13 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (5.02%) Puppet
3 9 (3.47%) Nagios
4 4 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (4.25%) Microsoft
1 11 (4.25%) Oracle
2 8 (3.09%) IBM
3 7 (2.70%) Xilinx
4 6 (2.32%) Hyperion
4 6 (2.32%) VMware
4 6 (2.32%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.54%) Brocade
6 3 (1.16%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.16%) HP
6 3 (1.16%) Sun
7 2 (0.77%) Altera
7 2 (0.77%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) EMC
8 1 (0.39%) Progress
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.39%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) Temenos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Capital One
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Capital One
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: up to £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago
Peterborough
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 28 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago