The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 53 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.72% 0.63% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.76% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £39,250 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.68% -23.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
Refactoring
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
449 529 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.61% 83.97% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 372 477 423
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Refactoring Salary Trend in Merseyside

Refactoring
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Liverpool +20 3 £38,500 +83.33% 1
Birkenhead +1 1 £40,000 -
Refactoring
North West

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) Legal
4 8 (38.10%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 6 (28.57%) WPF
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
7 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 5 (23.81%) MDX
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) WhereScape RED
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Yii
8 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Symfony
8 4 (19.05%) Zend
8 4 (19.05%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (19.05%) PHP

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) WhereScape RED
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 8 (38.10%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Business Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) MI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
3 5 (23.81%) MDX
4 4 (19.05%) Yii
4 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (19.05%) Symfony
4 4 (19.05%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) CSS3
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle