The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 12.50% 6.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.82% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
78 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 97.50% 100.00% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 43
Average salary £33,800 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Developer
Somerset

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 23 April 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (66.67%) Migration
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) Digital Media
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) OOD
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) NUnit

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle