The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 41 14 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 42.71% 32.56% 43.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 87.23% 93.33% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 36
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 48.96% 34.88% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 13 38
Average salary £32,500 £33,453 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.84% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

.NET
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Taunton region.

.NET Salary Trend in Taunton

.NET
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Taunton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 73 (94.81%) C#
2 61 (79.22%) ASP.NET
3 54 (70.13%) SQL
4 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
5 33 (42.86%) HTML
5 33 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 26 (33.77%) Web Application Development
8 19 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
9 18 (23.38%) VB.NET
10 16 (20.78%) .NET Framework
10 16 (20.78%) Automated Testing
11 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
11 15 (19.48%) ITIL
11 15 (19.48%) Windows
12 13 (16.88%) MVC
12 13 (16.88%) WCF
13 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
14 11 (14.29%) CSS
15 10 (12.99%) Scrum
15 10 (12.99%) Oracle
15 10 (12.99%) UML
15 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
15 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
16 8 (10.39%) Web Services
17 7 (9.09%) C++

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.79%) NUnit
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
4 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.30%) Finance
1 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Programmer
3 24 (31.17%) Senior Developer
4 23 (29.87%) Senior Programmer
5 15 (19.48%) Software Engineer
6 12 (15.58%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (11.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (10.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
10 7 (9.09%) Analyst
11 5 (6.49%) Team Leader
12 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Technical Test Analyst
12 4 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
13 3 (3.90%) .NET Team Leader
13 3 (3.90%) Technical Engineer
13 3 (3.90%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (79.22%) ASP.NET
2 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 16 (20.78%) .NET Framework
4 13 (16.88%) WCF
5 11 (14.29%) CSS
6 8 (10.39%) Web Services
6 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.09%) jQuery
8 6 (7.79%) XML
9 4 (5.19%) XSLT
9 4 (5.19%) HTML5
10 2 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.60%) XSL
11 1 (1.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Statistics
1 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Web Application Development
2 16 (20.78%) Automated Testing
3 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
3 15 (19.48%) ITIL
4 13 (16.88%) MVC
5 12 (15.58%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.99%) UML
6 10 (12.99%) Scrum
6 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Refactoring
8 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.19%) BDD
10 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.90%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) C#
2 54 (70.13%) SQL
3 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.38%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.09%) C++
5 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.49%) Java
8 2 (2.60%) C
8 2 (2.60%) VBScript
8 2 (2.60%) VB
8 2 (2.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.60%) MCSD
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
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