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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 37 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 34.91% 24.59% 37.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.91% 25.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 17
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £37,800 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
106 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 98.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 99 39 39
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Taunton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 63 (75.90%) C#
3 54 (65.06%) MVC
4 53 (63.86%) HTML
5 52 (62.65%) SQL
6 51 (61.45%) SQL Server
7 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET
8 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
10 37 (44.58%) CSS
11 33 (39.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (37.35%) TDD
12 31 (37.35%) VB.NET
13 29 (34.94%) Scrum
14 28 (33.73%) .NET Framework
15 27 (32.53%) Windows
15 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 25 (30.12%) WCF
17 23 (27.71%) VB
18 20 (24.10%) Entity Framework
18 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
19 18 (21.69%) NHibernate
20 17 (20.48%) WPF
21 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (19.28%) NUnit
21 16 (19.28%) WinForms
22 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
22 14 (16.87%) Streaming Music
22 14 (16.87%) Kanban
22 14 (16.87%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (10.84%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) Intranet
2 2 (2.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (61.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (14.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.61%) MySQL
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) NUnit
1 16 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.87%) Moq
2 14 (16.87%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.84%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Mockito
General
1 2 (2.41%) Advertising
1 2 (2.41%) Games
2 1 (1.20%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (95.18%) .NET
2 53 (63.86%) HTML
3 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET
4 37 (44.58%) CSS
5 33 (39.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (33.73%) .NET Framework
7 27 (32.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 25 (30.12%) WCF
9 20 (24.10%) Entity Framework
10 18 (21.69%) NHibernate
11 17 (20.48%) WPF
12 16 (19.28%) WinForms
13 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (16.87%) jQuery
14 12 (14.46%) HTML5
15 11 (13.25%) Ajax
15 11 (13.25%) CSS3
15 11 (13.25%) JSON
16 10 (12.05%) Web Services
17 9 (10.84%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Streaming Music
2 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) MVC
2 44 (53.01%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) TDD
4 29 (34.94%) Scrum
5 14 (16.87%) BDD
5 14 (16.87%) Kanban
5 14 (16.87%) MVVM
5 14 (16.87%) Web Application Development
6 9 (10.84%) Front End Development
7 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.02%) OO
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.82%) ETL
9 4 (4.82%) Web Development
10 3 (3.61%) SOLID
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.41%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.90%) C#
2 52 (62.65%) SQL
3 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 31 (37.35%) VB.NET
5 23 (27.71%) VB
6 10 (12.05%) PHP
7 8 (9.64%) Java
8 5 (6.02%) C++
9 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.41%) XPath
9 2 (2.41%) XQuery
10 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Twitter
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