The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank - 89 84
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Refactoring
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1220 1018 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 84.90% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 815 630 672
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Refactoring Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (90.00%) Java
3 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 17 (85.00%) OO
4 16 (80.00%) Web Development
4 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) HTML5
5 14 (70.00%) C++
5 14 (70.00%) CSS3
6 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (65.00%) Business Analysis
6 13 (65.00%) Ruby
6 13 (65.00%) Degree
6 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (65.00%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (65.00%) C#
6 13 (65.00%) Perl
6 13 (65.00%) UNIX
6 13 (65.00%) Python
6 13 (65.00%) Postgraduate
6 13 (65.00%) Objective-C
7 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
8 8 (40.00%) Node.js
8 8 (40.00%) Sass
8 8 (40.00%) LESS
9 5 (25.00%) SQL

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Development Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
3 14 (70.00%) CSS3
4 8 (40.00%) Sass
4 8 (40.00%) LESS
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (85.00%) OO
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) Web Development
4 13 (65.00%) Business Analysis
4 13 (65.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (15.00%) Dependency Management
8 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) C++
4 13 (65.00%) C#
4 13 (65.00%) Perl
4 13 (65.00%) Python
4 13 (65.00%) Objective-C
4 13 (65.00%) Ruby
5 8 (40.00%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Postgraduate
1 13 (65.00%) Degree