The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 12 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 17.95% 3.23% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.42% 3.53% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Software 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
38 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 97.44% 91.40% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 72 39
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Taunton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (16.67%) Release Management
9 2 (16.67%) HTML5
9 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (16.67%) TDD
10 1 (8.33%) Subversion
10 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 1 (8.33%) Ajax
10 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (8.33%) Web Development
10 1 (8.33%) JSON

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (8.33%) CSS3
8 1 (8.33%) JSON
8 1 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
8 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blog
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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