The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 7 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 32.97% 7.00% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.71% 8.54% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 3
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £33,768
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.53% +21.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,300 £28,754
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £33,954
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 89 82 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 97.80% 82.00% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 24
Median salary £38,049 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.46% -15.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Taunton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Taunton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Taunton over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Taunton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 31 (67.39%) .NET
2 30 (65.22%) Scrum
3 29 (63.04%) Java
4 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (60.87%) Unit Testing
5 26 (56.52%) C#
6 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
6 22 (47.83%) Automated Testing
7 20 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
9 17 (36.96%) C++
9 17 (36.96%) HTML
9 17 (36.96%) SQL
9 17 (36.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (34.78%) Windows
11 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
11 15 (32.61%) Hadoop
12 14 (30.43%) System Testing
13 13 (28.26%) Oracle
14 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
14 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
15 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
15 11 (23.91%) ETL
16 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
16 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
16 10 (21.74%) WPF
16 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
17 8 (17.39%) OO
18 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
18 7 (15.22%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) Hadoop
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Software Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Engineer
3 18 (39.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (26.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (23.91%) .NET Software Engineer
6 10 (21.74%) Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
9 4 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Trainee
10 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Trainee Software Engineer
11 2 (4.35%) Trainee Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.96%) HTML
4 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 10 (21.74%) WPF
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) CSS
9 1 (2.17%) HTML5
9 1 (2.17%) Java SE
9 1 (2.17%) jQuery
9 1 (2.17%) RESTful
9 1 (2.17%) WCF
9 1 (2.17%) Web Services
9 1 (2.17%) WinForms
9 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Scrum
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Unit Testing
3 22 (47.83%) Automated Testing
4 17 (36.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (30.43%) System Testing
6 11 (23.91%) ETL
6 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.39%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) MVC
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL
11 4 (8.70%) OOP
11 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) TDD
12 3 (6.52%) Line Management
12 3 (6.52%) MVVM
12 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (6.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.96%) C++
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) XPath
6 1 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) MCSD
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Xamarin