The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 192 173 236
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +63
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 66 84 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 1.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.43% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Pair Programming
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 43 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Cheshire -11 16 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Lancashire - 6 £44,000 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 128 (75.29%) TDD
2 119 (70.00%) Scrum
2 119 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (58.24%) Java
4 93 (54.71%) MVC
5 83 (48.82%) SQL
6 75 (44.12%) J2EE
7 64 (37.65%) Hibernate
8 60 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 60 (35.29%) E-Commerce
9 59 (34.71%) SQL Server
10 50 (29.41%) Oracle
11 49 (28.82%) Ajax
12 47 (27.65%) Servlets
13 45 (26.47%) HTML
14 43 (25.29%) Sybase
14 43 (25.29%) DB2
14 43 (25.29%) CSS
15 42 (24.71%) Stripes Framework
16 39 (22.94%) Spring
17 36 (21.18%) .NET
18 32 (18.82%) C#
19 30 (17.65%) jQuery
20 27 (15.88%) OO
21 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET
22 23 (13.53%) Tomcat
23 22 (12.94%) Refactoring
24 21 (12.35%) Software Engineering
24 21 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
24 21 (12.35%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 23 (13.53%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.71%) IIS
3 5 (2.94%) Apache
3 5 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.47%) HTTP
2 8 (4.71%) Internet
3 3 (1.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (34.71%) SQL Server
2 43 (25.29%) DB2
3 14 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.24%) MySQL
4 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.76%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.18%) OLAP
9 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.65%) JUnit
2 12 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.29%) Moq
3 9 (5.29%) NUnit
4 8 (4.71%) ReSharper
4 8 (4.71%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.71%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.71%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.71%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.12%) Ant
6 6 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.35%) Maven
8 3 (1.76%) CruiseControl
8 3 (1.76%) Subversion
8 3 (1.76%) Gradle
8 3 (1.76%) Hudson
9 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 14 (8.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Automotive
3 6 (3.53%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
4 4 (2.35%) Games
5 3 (1.76%) Electronics
5 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (84.71%) Developer
2 77 (45.29%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.24%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (10.59%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.06%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (5.29%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.29%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Programmer
9 7 (4.12%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Agile Project Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.53%) User Experience Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (44.12%) J2EE
2 64 (37.65%) Hibernate
3 49 (28.82%) Ajax
4 47 (27.65%) Servlets
5 45 (26.47%) HTML
6 43 (25.29%) CSS
7 42 (24.71%) Stripes Framework
8 39 (22.94%) Spring
9 36 (21.18%) .NET
10 30 (17.65%) jQuery
11 25 (14.71%) ASP.NET
12 21 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (11.76%) RESTful
13 20 (11.76%) Web Services
14 18 (10.59%) HTML5
15 14 (8.24%) XML
16 13 (7.65%) CSS3
17 12 (7.06%) XSL
18 9 (5.29%) JSON
18 9 (5.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.71%) Open Source
2 8 (4.71%) Streaming Media
3 5 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.35%) New Media
5 2 (1.18%) CUDA
5 2 (1.18%) Social Media
5 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.18%) GPGPU
5 2 (1.18%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.65%) Windows
2 11 (6.47%) Linux
2 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.88%) Android
4 8 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.76%) UNIX
5 3 (1.76%) Windows CE
5 3 (1.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (75.29%) TDD
2 119 (70.00%) Scrum
2 119 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (54.71%) MVC
4 60 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 27 (15.88%) OO
6 22 (12.94%) Refactoring
7 21 (12.35%) Software Engineering
7 21 (12.35%) BDD
8 16 (9.41%) OOP
9 13 (7.65%) Service Delivery
10 12 (7.06%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.06%) OOD
10 12 (7.06%) Web Development
10 12 (7.06%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.71%) CRM
12 8 (4.71%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (4.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.24%) Java
2 83 (48.82%) SQL
3 60 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.82%) C#
5 20 (11.76%) Ruby
6 14 (8.24%) C++
6 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.06%) PHP
8 10 (5.88%) C
9 9 (5.29%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.71%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.76%) Python
12 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Degree
2 10 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.76%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 50 (29.41%) Oracle
2 43 (25.29%) Sybase
3 8 (4.71%) Zend
4 6 (3.53%) JBoss
5 5 (2.94%) IBM
6 4 (2.35%) Google
7 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
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