The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 233 269 270
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 74 72 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.69% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 65 68 49
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Pair Programming
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8977 10428 9652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.30% 82.83% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7551 8692 8425
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Pair Programming Salary Trend in the City of London

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram in the City of London

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 134 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (82.19%) TDD
3 106 (72.60%) Java
4 65 (44.52%) Spring
5 62 (42.47%) BDD
6 54 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (30.82%) Degree
8 44 (30.14%) Scala
9 43 (29.45%) MVC
9 43 (29.45%) Web Services
10 42 (28.77%) HTML
11 40 (27.40%) Big Data
12 39 (26.71%) JavaScript
13 38 (26.03%) Hibernate
14 37 (25.34%) SQL
15 36 (24.66%) Scrum
15 36 (24.66%) Git (software)
16 34 (23.29%) MongoDB
16 34 (23.29%) CSS
17 30 (20.55%) Hadoop
18 29 (19.86%) NoSQL
18 29 (19.86%) XML
19 28 (19.18%) Software Engineering
20 27 (18.49%) REST
20 27 (18.49%) Open Source
21 26 (17.81%) RESTful
22 25 (17.12%) Computer Science
22 25 (17.12%) OO
22 25 (17.12%) Relational Database
23 24 (16.44%) Finance

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 16 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.16%) CMS
3 7 (4.79%) Confluence
4 6 (4.11%) Node.js
5 2 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.37%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.68%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) HTTP
2 5 (3.42%) FTP
3 4 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (1.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.40%) Big Data
2 34 (23.29%) MongoDB
3 30 (20.55%) Hadoop
4 29 (19.86%) NoSQL
5 25 (17.12%) Relational Database
6 14 (9.59%) MySQL
7 13 (8.90%) SQL Server
8 10 (6.85%) Redis
9 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.37%) DB2
10 2 (1.37%) Event Store
10 2 (1.37%) Berkeley DB
11 1 (0.68%) HBase
11 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (24.66%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.75%) Cucumber
3 21 (14.38%) Selenium
4 19 (13.01%) Spock
5 16 (10.96%) Jenkins
6 14 (9.59%) JUnit
7 12 (8.22%) SoapUI
8 11 (7.53%) Mockito
9 10 (6.85%) Appium
10 9 (6.16%) Maven
11 8 (5.48%) jMock
11 8 (5.48%) Jasmine
12 7 (4.79%) WebDriver
12 7 (4.79%) FishEye
12 7 (4.79%) TeamCity
12 7 (4.79%) JIRA
12 7 (4.79%) CruiseControl
12 7 (4.79%) Subversion
13 6 (4.11%) Calabash
14 5 (3.42%) Gradle
General
1 24 (16.44%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Games
3 3 (2.05%) Banking
3 3 (2.05%) Front Office
4 2 (1.37%) Back Office
4 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (84.93%) Developer
2 81 (55.48%) Java Developer
3 36 (24.66%) Senior Developer
4 28 (19.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Python Developer
5 10 (6.85%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.16%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.79%) Architect
7 7 (4.79%) Agile Coach
8 6 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.11%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (3.42%) Java Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Java Architect
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.52%) Spring
2 43 (29.45%) Web Services
3 42 (28.77%) HTML
4 38 (26.03%) Hibernate
5 34 (23.29%) CSS
6 29 (19.86%) XML
7 27 (18.49%) REST
8 26 (17.81%) RESTful
9 24 (16.44%) HTML5
10 22 (15.07%) Spring MVC
10 22 (15.07%) SOAP
11 20 (13.70%) CSS3
12 16 (10.96%) .NET
13 14 (9.59%) jQuery
13 14 (9.59%) JSON
14 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
15 11 (7.53%) Grails
16 10 (6.85%) Django
17 7 (4.79%) XSLT
17 7 (4.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.49%) Open Source
2 25 (17.12%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.79%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.74%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.74%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.05%) Derivative
6 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Equities
7 2 (1.37%) Blog
7 2 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.37%) Online Games
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Economics
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.96%) Linux
2 5 (3.42%) Android
2 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.37%) UNIX
4 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (91.78%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (82.19%) TDD
3 62 (42.47%) BDD
4 54 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (29.45%) MVC
6 36 (24.66%) Scrum
7 28 (19.18%) Software Engineering
8 25 (17.12%) OO
9 18 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (11.64%) SOA
11 13 (8.90%) Web Development
12 12 (8.22%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.85%) OOP
14 9 (6.16%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (5.48%) Project Management
16 7 (4.79%) Unit Testing
16 7 (4.79%) Web Accessibility
16 7 (4.79%) Refactoring
16 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (72.60%) Java
2 44 (30.14%) Scala
3 39 (26.71%) JavaScript
4 37 (25.34%) SQL
5 20 (13.70%) Python
5 20 (13.70%) Groovy
6 16 (10.96%) C#
7 9 (6.16%) Ruby
8 8 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.05%) C++
10 2 (1.37%) Perl
10 2 (1.37%) PHP
10 2 (1.37%) Haskell
10 2 (1.37%) Erlang
10 2 (1.37%) OCaml
10 2 (1.37%) Clojure
10 2 (1.37%) F#
11 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (30.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Oracle
2 7 (4.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.37%) Google
4 2 (1.37%) Sybase
4 2 (1.37%) Akamai
4 2 (1.37%) Facebook
5 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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