The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 7.32% 11.22% 10.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 84.62% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Operating Systems Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 7.32% 13.27% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 6
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Windows
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Windows Salary Trend in Taunton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows also 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 that cited Windows.

1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) WCF
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Office Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 3 (21.43%) OOD
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton region citing Windows also 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 that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Streaming Music
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) BDD
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Office Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Motorola
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus
2 1 (7.14%) Sage
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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