The median annual salary for a Product Development Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Development Engineer
UK
Rank 848 947 957
Rank change year-on-year +99 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Development Engineer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Median salary £39,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.70% -  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £34,000 -
% change year-on-year +14.70% -  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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%  

Product Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Development Engineer in the UK

Product Development Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Product Development Engineer in the UK

Product Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Development Engineer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Development Engineer in the UK

Product Development Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +107 9 £39,000 +14.70% 3
South East +63 4 £20,500 -39.70% 1
Surrey - 3 £20,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £20,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £42,500 - 1
North West - 2 £37,250 - 1
East of England - 2 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £39,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 - 1
Burnley - 1 £27,000 -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Product Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Product 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 Product Development Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Physics
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Bug Management
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management

Product 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) Modbus
1 1 (7.69%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Appium
1 1 (7.69%) Calabash
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (23.08%) Physics
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Bug Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) CAD
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Energy Management
4 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Progress
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
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