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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 226 168 208
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +40
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 37 75 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 1.11% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.38% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 41
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
6315 5451 5652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 80.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 4577 4871
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
Manchester -24 29 £41,500 +0.60% 5
Cheshire -34 5 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Merseyside +12 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 72 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (85.90%) TDD
3 47 (60.26%) Java
4 41 (52.56%) SQL
5 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 33 (42.31%) HTML
7 31 (39.74%) Scrum
8 30 (38.46%) BDD
9 29 (37.18%) MVC
10 28 (35.90%) CSS
11 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
11 25 (32.05%) E-Commerce
12 23 (29.49%) Hibernate
13 22 (28.21%) Web Services
14 20 (25.64%) C#
15 19 (24.36%) SOAP
15 19 (24.36%) Ajax
15 19 (24.36%) Selenium
16 17 (21.79%) Refactoring
16 17 (21.79%) OO
17 16 (20.51%) .NET
17 16 (20.51%) Oracle
18 14 (17.95%) J2EE
18 14 (17.95%) OOD
18 14 (17.95%) Internet
18 14 (17.95%) Spring
18 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
19 13 (16.67%) jQuery
19 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
19 13 (16.67%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (11.54%) Node.js
2 5 (6.41%) JBoss
2 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.41%) Jetty
3 1 (1.28%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) DB2
2 12 (15.38%) MySQL
3 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.56%) Mahout
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Selenium
2 14 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.82%) MSTest
3 10 (12.82%) SpecFlow
4 9 (11.54%) Maven
5 8 (10.26%) NUnit
6 6 (7.69%) Grunt
6 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 5 (6.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.85%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.85%) Subversion
9 3 (3.85%) JUnit
9 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Marketing
3 10 (12.82%) Billing
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (83.33%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 28 (35.90%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Graduate
7 7 (8.97%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (8.97%) UX Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior UX Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Designer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Designer
12 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Junior Developer
12 2 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.31%) HTML
2 28 (35.90%) CSS
3 23 (29.49%) Hibernate
4 22 (28.21%) Web Services
5 19 (24.36%) Ajax
5 19 (24.36%) SOAP
6 16 (20.51%) .NET
7 14 (17.95%) J2EE
7 14 (17.95%) Spring
8 13 (16.67%) jQuery
9 12 (15.38%) Stripes Framework
9 12 (15.38%) Servlets
10 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
10 11 (14.10%) LINQ
11 10 (12.82%) WCF
11 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (12.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (12.82%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (12.82%) REST
11 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Mobile App
1 7 (8.97%) User Experience
2 3 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Android
2 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (2.56%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (85.90%) TDD
3 31 (39.74%) Scrum
4 30 (38.46%) BDD
5 29 (37.18%) MVC
6 25 (32.05%) E-Commerce
7 17 (21.79%) OO
7 17 (21.79%) Refactoring
8 14 (17.95%) OOD
9 13 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 12 (15.38%) Coaching
10 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (12.82%) Time Management
12 10 (12.82%) OWASP
12 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.82%) UML
12 10 (12.82%) Line Management
12 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
13 6 (7.69%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) Java
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.64%) C#
5 7 (8.97%) Ruby
6 6 (7.69%) C++
7 5 (6.41%) C
7 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) Clojure
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.56%) MCP
2 2 (2.56%) MCSD
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) Capistrano
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.38%) Sybase
4 4 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
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