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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 213 196 209
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 41 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.75% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.94% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 41
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +9.33%
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
6178 5330 5730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.35% 79.56% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5091 4475 4898
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £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 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 1 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 1 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 35 £41,250 -1.78% 6
Cheshire -11 4 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 73 (90.12%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (87.65%) TDD
3 45 (55.56%) SQL
4 44 (54.32%) Java
5 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
6 35 (43.21%) MVC
7 34 (41.98%) HTML
8 33 (40.74%) Scrum
9 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
9 31 (38.27%) CSS
10 29 (35.80%) BDD
11 27 (33.33%) E-Commerce
12 25 (30.86%) Hibernate
13 22 (27.16%) Web Services
14 21 (25.93%) Ajax
15 20 (24.69%) C#
16 19 (23.46%) Selenium
17 18 (22.22%) .NET
17 18 (22.22%) SOAP
17 18 (22.22%) OO
18 17 (20.99%) Refactoring
19 16 (19.75%) Oracle
19 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
20 15 (18.52%) Linux
20 15 (18.52%) J2EE
20 15 (18.52%) OOD
21 14 (17.28%) Internet
21 14 (17.28%) MySQL
21 14 (17.28%) Sybase
21 14 (17.28%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (8.64%) Node.js
2 5 (6.17%) Jetty
2 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Trello
1 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.28%) Internet
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) MySQL
2 14 (17.28%) DB2
3 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.17%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.47%) Mahout
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Selenium
2 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.35%) MSTest
3 10 (12.35%) SpecFlow
4 9 (11.11%) NUnit
5 8 (9.88%) Maven
6 6 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.41%) Grunt
7 5 (6.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.94%) Subversion
8 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.94%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.70%) JUnit
10 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.23%) Moq
11 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
1 13 (16.05%) Marketing
2 10 (12.35%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (3.70%) Automotive
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (86.42%) Developer
2 32 (39.51%) Senior Developer
3 27 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) UX Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Graduate
6 7 (8.64%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior UX Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Designer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) HTML
2 31 (38.27%) CSS
3 25 (30.86%) Hibernate
4 22 (27.16%) Web Services
5 21 (25.93%) Ajax
6 18 (22.22%) .NET
6 18 (22.22%) SOAP
7 15 (18.52%) J2EE
8 14 (17.28%) Stripes Framework
9 13 (16.05%) Servlets
10 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
10 12 (14.81%) jQuery
10 12 (14.81%) Spring
11 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (13.58%) LINQ
11 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
12 10 (12.35%) WCF
12 10 (12.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (12.35%) LINQ to SQL
12 10 (12.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
1 8 (9.88%) User Experience
2 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 9 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (4.94%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (90.12%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (87.65%) TDD
3 35 (43.21%) MVC
4 33 (40.74%) Scrum
5 29 (35.80%) BDD
6 27 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 18 (22.22%) OO
8 17 (20.99%) Refactoring
9 15 (18.52%) OOD
10 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 11 (13.58%) Coaching
11 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.35%) UML
12 10 (12.35%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.35%) OWASP
12 10 (12.35%) Time Management
12 10 (12.35%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.35%) Line Management
13 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) SQL
2 44 (54.32%) Java
3 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.69%) C#
5 10 (12.35%) Ruby
6 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.41%) C
7 5 (6.17%) C++
8 4 (4.94%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) Python
10 1 (1.23%) Clojure
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) Groovy
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.47%) MCP
2 2 (2.47%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Puppet
2 4 (4.94%) Capistrano
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Oracle
2 14 (17.28%) Sybase
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) JBoss
5 5 (6.17%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) Twitter
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Adobe
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 26 days ago