The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 31 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% 1.30% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.49% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Refactoring
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
167 201 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 85.64% 87.01% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 148 126 262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Refactoring Salary Trend in Chester

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring.

1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (33.33%) Akka
5 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Redis
5 2 (33.33%) Kafka
6 1 (16.67%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Akka
2 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL