The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 141 142 153
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 39 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 1.03% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.31% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Pair Programming
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3444 2976 3074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.79% 78.52% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2824 2547 2682
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Manchester

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Pair Programming Salary Trend in Manchester

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram in Manchester

Pair Programming
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 6 £39,500 -
Stockport +1 2 £26,500 -51.81%
Pair Programming
North West

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 65 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (87.50%) TDD
3 38 (52.78%) SQL
4 35 (48.61%) Java
5 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 31 (43.06%) MVC
6 31 (43.06%) Scrum
7 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 29 (40.28%) HTML
8 29 (40.28%) E-Commerce
9 27 (37.50%) CSS
10 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 21 (29.17%) Ajax
11 21 (29.17%) BDD
12 20 (27.78%) OO
13 19 (26.39%) Web Services
14 17 (23.61%) Oracle
15 16 (22.22%) C#
15 16 (22.22%) J2EE
15 16 (22.22%) Selenium
16 15 (20.83%) Sybase
16 15 (20.83%) DB2
16 15 (20.83%) Stripes Framework
17 14 (19.44%) Servlets
17 14 (19.44%) SOAP
17 14 (19.44%) Internet
18 13 (18.06%) Finance
18 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
18 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
18 13 (18.06%) .NET

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (9.72%) Node.js
2 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (1.39%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) FileNet
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) DB2
3 9 (12.50%) MySQL
4 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.17%) Big Data
8 2 (2.78%) Mahout
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (22.22%) Selenium
2 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 10 (13.89%) NUnit
3 10 (13.89%) MSTest
4 6 (8.33%) Maven
4 6 (8.33%) Grunt
5 5 (6.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.56%) Subversion
7 3 (4.17%) JUnit
7 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.78%) Moq
8 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.78%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Billing
2 10 (13.89%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Back Office
3 3 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (87.50%) Developer
2 32 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 25 (34.72%) Java Developer
4 13 (18.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) User Experience Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Developer
9 4 (5.56%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Graduate
10 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Designer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Designer
11 2 (2.78%) iOS Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Junior
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) HTML
2 27 (37.50%) CSS
3 24 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 21 (29.17%) Ajax
5 19 (26.39%) Web Services
6 16 (22.22%) J2EE
7 15 (20.83%) Stripes Framework
8 14 (19.44%) Servlets
8 14 (19.44%) SOAP
9 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET
9 13 (18.06%) .NET
9 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (16.67%) WCF
11 10 (13.89%) LINQ
11 10 (13.89%) jQuery
11 10 (13.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (13.89%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (13.89%) REST
11 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 10 (13.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.11%) Android
4 4 (5.56%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (90.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (87.50%) TDD
3 31 (43.06%) MVC
3 31 (43.06%) Scrum
4 29 (40.28%) E-Commerce
5 21 (29.17%) BDD
6 20 (27.78%) OO
7 12 (16.67%) OOD
7 12 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
9 10 (13.89%) Coaching
9 10 (13.89%) Line Management
9 10 (13.89%) OWASP
9 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
9 10 (13.89%) Refactoring
9 10 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.89%) Time Management
9 10 (13.89%) UML
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) SQL
2 35 (48.61%) Java
3 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.22%) C#
5 9 (12.50%) Ruby
6 6 (8.33%) C
7 5 (6.94%) C++
8 3 (4.17%) Perl
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) Groovy
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCP
2 2 (2.78%) MCSD
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) Capistrano
2 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) Sybase
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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