The median annual salary for a Senior Development Engineer was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Senior Development Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 944 954
Rank change year-on-year +102 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Development Engineer 16 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.010% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 15
Median salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £82,250 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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%  

Senior Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Development Engineer in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Development Engineer in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Development Engineer in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +110 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South West +32 4 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
Devon - 4 £37,500 -
Leeds - 4 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 -
London +77 3 £54,000 +13.68%
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £57,500 -
Paignton - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £57,500 -
South East +48 1 £70,000 -
Wales - 1 £36,000 -
South Wales - 1 £36,000 -
Staines - 1 £70,000 -
Torquay - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -
Newport - 1 £36,000 -

Senior Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Development Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) Electronics
6 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.86%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.14%) C++
9 6 (17.14%) C
9 6 (17.14%) Firmware
9 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) BDD
10 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 5 (14.29%) OOP
10 5 (14.29%) OO
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) CSS
10 5 (14.29%) JTAG
10 5 (14.29%) Selenium
10 5 (14.29%) Physics
11 4 (11.43%) QA
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration

Senior 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 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SSDT
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Bundler
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.86%) Appium
5 1 (2.86%) Calabash
5 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (25.71%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (14.29%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) React
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.57%) Blog
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) BDD
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
4 5 (14.29%) Physics
4 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) Line Management
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
6 3 (8.57%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Python
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) C
4 6 (17.14%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) JTAG
2 4 (11.43%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) EMC
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