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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 15 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 25.86% 44.90% 51.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.32% 44.90% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 18
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,000 £22,036
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
57 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 98.28% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £22,036
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
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
Salary Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Taunton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) C#
3 29 (80.56%) HTML
4 28 (77.78%) JavaScript
5 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
7 17 (47.22%) VB.NET
8 15 (41.67%) MVC
8 15 (41.67%) SQL
8 15 (41.67%) CSS
9 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (27.78%) WCF
10 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 9 (25.00%) ITIL
12 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (19.44%) jQuery
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
14 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 6 (16.67%) HTML5
14 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
14 6 (16.67%) C++
15 5 (13.89%) VB
15 5 (13.89%) OO
15 5 (13.89%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) HTML
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 15 (41.67%) CSS
5 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.78%) WCF
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 6 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) XSLT
10 3 (8.33%) XML
11 2 (5.56%) JSON
11 2 (5.56%) RESTful
11 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (5.56%) Web Services
12 1 (2.78%) Ajax
12 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.78%) RAD
9 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 28 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (47.22%) VB.NET
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (13.89%) VB
6 5 (13.89%) VB6
7 4 (11.11%) VBScript
8 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSD
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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