The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 114 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 4 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.19% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.24% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 15
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £60,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £68,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +11.84%
Pair Programming
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1486 1236 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.79% 79.13% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1058 1359
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Pair Programming Salary Trend in Cambridge

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pair Programming 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 Pair Programming.

1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) DB2
6 3 (30.00%) Ant
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Publishing
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) Lucene
7 2 (20.00%) NUnit
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) C#

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Pair Programming 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 Pair Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) NSubstitute
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Programmer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Lucene
4 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Django
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (10.00%) NancyFx
4 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Erlang
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft