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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 9 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 21.43% 40.48% 31.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 44.16% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 14
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £20,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
39 77 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 92.86% 91.67% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 69 37
Average salary £35,000 £33,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Taunton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.00%) Web Design
9 3 (15.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (15.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) RESTful
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
10 1 (5.00%) Ajax
10 1 (5.00%) WPF
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) RAD
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSD
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
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