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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 221 206 205
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 35 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.97% -8.88%
Pair Programming
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5885 6212 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.92% 83.56% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4882 4949 4701
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,204
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Pair Programming Salary Trend in the North West

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram in the North West

Pair Programming
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Cheshire +13 21 £42,500 +80.85% 2
Manchester -21 14 £45,250 +11.72% 6
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (72.73%) Scrum
3 44 (66.67%) TDD
4 36 (54.55%) Java
5 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
5 31 (46.97%) HTML
5 31 (46.97%) CSS
6 27 (40.91%) Mentoring
7 23 (34.85%) Spring
8 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (31.82%) SQL
9 21 (31.82%) .NET
9 21 (31.82%) SDLC
10 20 (30.30%) Coaching
10 20 (30.30%) E-Commerce
11 18 (27.27%) C#
12 17 (25.76%) AngularJS
13 16 (24.24%) J2EE
13 16 (24.24%) Web Services
13 16 (24.24%) OO
13 16 (24.24%) RESTful
13 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
14 15 (22.73%) Refactoring
14 15 (22.73%) HTML5
14 15 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
15 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
15 14 (21.21%) jQuery
16 13 (19.70%) Open Source
16 13 (19.70%) BDD
16 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.03%) Node.js
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) GitHub
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.52%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (7.58%) Selenium
3 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.06%) Maven
4 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.06%) Calabash
5 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.03%) Gradle
6 2 (3.03%) MSTest
6 2 (3.03%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.03%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.52%) NUnit
7 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (18.18%) Retail
2 9 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) .NET Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.97%) HTML
1 31 (46.97%) CSS
2 23 (34.85%) Spring
3 21 (31.82%) .NET
4 17 (25.76%) AngularJS
5 16 (24.24%) J2EE
5 16 (24.24%) Web Services
5 16 (24.24%) RESTful
6 15 (22.73%) HTML5
7 14 (21.21%) jQuery
8 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
9 12 (18.18%) CSS3
9 12 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 11 (16.67%) XML
11 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (13.64%) XHTML
12 9 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (12.12%) JSP
13 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (10.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows CE
4 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (72.73%) Scrum
3 44 (66.67%) TDD
4 27 (40.91%) Mentoring
5 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (31.82%) SDLC
7 20 (30.30%) Coaching
7 20 (30.30%) E-Commerce
8 16 (24.24%) OO
8 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
9 15 (22.73%) Refactoring
9 15 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
10 13 (19.70%) Open Source
10 13 (19.70%) BDD
11 12 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Kanban
13 9 (13.64%) MVC
14 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
14 8 (12.12%) Web Development
15 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) Java
2 31 (46.97%) JavaScript
3 21 (31.82%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) C#
5 10 (15.15%) Ruby
6 9 (13.64%) VB
6 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
7 6 (9.09%) C++
7 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.06%) C
8 4 (6.06%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) HNC
1 3 (4.55%) HND
1 3 (4.55%) ISEB
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.03%) ATG
1 2 (3.03%) Zend
1 2 (3.03%) hybris
2 1 (1.52%) Google
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