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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 23 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.45% 3.08% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 3.17% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
87 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 93.55% 96.92% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 76 58 87
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Refactoring
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) VB6
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago