The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 27 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 18 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.69% 0.39% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 0.49% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -24.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
Pair Programming
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 205 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.74% 79.77% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 117 138 144
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Pair Programming Salary Trend in Chester

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram in Chester

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) SDLC
3 16 (66.67%) TDD
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (41.67%) OO
6 10 (41.67%) Spring
6 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
7 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
8 8 (33.33%) Coaching
9 7 (29.17%) CSS3
9 7 (29.17%) jQuery
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
10 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
11 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
12 4 (16.67%) Kanban
12 4 (16.67%) JSON
12 4 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
12 4 (16.67%) .NET

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Calabash
3 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate
4 1 (4.17%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) Spring
3 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) CSS3
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (16.67%) JSON
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.67%) SignalR
7 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
8 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) SDLC
3 16 (66.67%) TDD
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (41.67%) OO
5 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 8 (33.33%) Coaching
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (16.67%) Kanban
8 4 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) BDD
10 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) hybris
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) ATG