The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title 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
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 31 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 32.29% 48.84% 39.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.23% 48.84% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 32
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,900 £25,442
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
Developer
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88 43 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 91.67% 100.00% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 39 82
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,675 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Developer
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Developer Salary Trend in Taunton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Taunton

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

Developer Salary Histogram in Taunton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 44 (74.58%) C#
1 44 (74.58%) .NET
2 41 (69.49%) SQL
3 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
4 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
5 27 (45.76%) HTML
6 23 (38.98%) Web Application Development
7 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
8 16 (27.12%) CSS
9 14 (23.73%) Scrum
10 13 (22.03%) Java
11 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
12 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
12 11 (18.64%) jQuery
13 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
14 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.25%) ITIL
14 9 (15.25%) Migration
15 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
16 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
16 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.17%) Oracle
16 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
16 6 (10.17%) Digital Media
17 5 (8.47%) HTML5
17 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
17 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
17 5 (8.47%) UML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) NUnit
2 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) JUnit
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
3 27 (45.76%) HTML
4 16 (27.12%) CSS
5 11 (18.64%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) HTML5
7 4 (6.78%) WCF
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.78%) XSLT
8 3 (5.08%) XML
9 2 (3.39%) Java EE
9 2 (3.39%) Swing
9 2 (3.39%) J2EE
9 2 (3.39%) Ajax
9 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.69%) Web Services
10 1 (1.69%) XHTML
10 1 (1.69%) LAMP
10 1 (1.69%) JSON
10 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Web Application Development
2 14 (23.73%) Scrum
3 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
4 9 (15.25%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) Migration
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.47%) UML
7 4 (6.78%) MVC
7 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.39%) TDD
9 2 (3.39%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.39%) OOP
9 2 (3.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (74.58%) C#
2 41 (69.49%) SQL
3 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.03%) Java
5 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.08%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
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