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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 10.71% 14.00% 16.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 82.35% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 13
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £25,540
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +46.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,680 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £34,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
10 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.90% 17.00% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 19
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £25,540
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +46.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,680 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
2 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) UML
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) IIS
5 7 (36.84%) C++
5 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (36.84%) NUnit
5 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
5 7 (36.84%) Refactoring
5 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Line Management
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.53%) WCF
9 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (10.53%) Web Design

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Senior Software Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 7 (36.84%) UML
4 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
4 7 (36.84%) Refactoring
4 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Line Management
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) OOD
6 2 (10.53%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
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