The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 21 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 8.14% - 7.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.64% - 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Programmer
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
81 74 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 94.19% 97.37% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 68 91
Average salary £32,500 £33,621 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,680 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Programmer
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Taunton

Programmer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) Web Application Development
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Web Application Development
2 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft