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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 14.00% 43.04% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.00% 44.16% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 10
Average salary £32,463 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.05% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,763 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
50 77 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 97.47% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 65 25
Average salary £34,000 £33,600 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,763 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £48,650 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 17 (77.27%) C#
4 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
5 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (50.00%) SQL
7 10 (45.45%) MVC
7 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
8 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
8 9 (40.91%) CSS
9 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) C++
9 6 (27.27%) WCF
10 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
10 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
10 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
11 4 (18.18%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) OO
11 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (18.18%) jQuery
12 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
12 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
12 3 (13.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
7 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
8 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (9.09%) RESTful
10 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 2 (9.09%) JSON
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) XML
11 1 (4.55%) Ajax
11 1 (4.55%) WPF
11 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) RAD
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
5 6 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) VB6
8 1 (4.55%) VBScript
8 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSD
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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