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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 177 176 230
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +54
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 67 76 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.04% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.34% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 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 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.08% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5710 5692 5375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.05% 78.22% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 4697 4717
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 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 24 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 +1 45 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cheshire +1 15 £37,500 -16.66%
Lancashire - 6 £44,000 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 121 (74.69%) TDD
2 111 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (68.52%) Scrum
3 96 (59.26%) Java
4 93 (57.41%) MVC
5 83 (51.23%) SQL
6 72 (44.44%) J2EE
7 63 (38.89%) Hibernate
8 62 (38.27%) SQL Server
9 59 (36.42%) E-Commerce
10 56 (34.57%) JavaScript
11 50 (30.86%) Oracle
11 50 (30.86%) Ajax
12 47 (29.01%) Servlets
13 44 (27.16%) Sybase
13 44 (27.16%) DB2
14 43 (26.54%) Stripes Framework
15 41 (25.31%) HTML
16 39 (24.07%) CSS
17 35 (21.60%) .NET
18 34 (20.99%) Spring
19 32 (19.75%) C#
20 29 (17.90%) jQuery
21 28 (17.28%) OO
22 25 (15.43%) ASP.NET
23 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
24 21 (12.96%) Software Engineering
24 21 (12.96%) Refactoring
25 20 (12.35%) Ruby
25 20 (12.35%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 20 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.94%) IIS
3 6 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) HTTP
2 8 (4.94%) Internet
3 3 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 44 (27.16%) DB2
3 16 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (8.64%) MySQL
5 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.23%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Visual Studio
1 13 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.41%) JUnit
3 9 (5.56%) NUnit
3 9 (5.56%) Moq
4 8 (4.94%) PHPUnit
4 8 (4.94%) Mercurial
4 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.94%) SpecFlow
4 8 (4.94%) ReSharper
4 8 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.70%) Ant
6 4 (2.47%) Subversion
7 3 (1.85%) Maven
7 3 (1.85%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.85%) Hudson
8 2 (1.23%) Gradle
9 1 (0.62%) JIRA
9 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 13 (8.02%) Finance
2 8 (4.94%) Automotive
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
3 5 (3.09%) Marketing
4 3 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Electronics
5 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 142 (87.65%) Developer
2 73 (45.06%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (10.49%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.02%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (6.17%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 9 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 9 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.32%) Programmer
10 7 (4.32%) Mobile Developer
11 6 (3.70%) User Experience Developer
12 5 (3.09%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Mobile Software Engineer
13 4 (2.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 4 (2.47%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (44.44%) J2EE
2 63 (38.89%) Hibernate
3 50 (30.86%) Ajax
4 47 (29.01%) Servlets
5 43 (26.54%) Stripes Framework
6 41 (25.31%) HTML
7 39 (24.07%) CSS
8 35 (21.60%) .NET
9 34 (20.99%) Spring
10 29 (17.90%) jQuery
11 25 (15.43%) ASP.NET
12 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (12.35%) Web Services
14 19 (11.73%) RESTful
15 17 (10.49%) HTML5
16 15 (9.26%) XML
17 12 (7.41%) CSS3
18 11 (6.79%) XSL
19 10 (6.17%) JSON
20 9 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.94%) Streaming Media
3 7 (4.32%) Open Source
4 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.47%) New Media
5 4 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) CUDA
6 2 (1.23%) Social Media
6 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.23%) GPGPU
6 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.64%) Windows
2 11 (6.79%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.17%) Android
3 10 (6.17%) Linux
4 8 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.85%) Windows CE
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.23%) UNIX
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (74.69%) TDD
2 111 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (68.52%) Scrum
3 93 (57.41%) MVC
4 59 (36.42%) E-Commerce
5 28 (17.28%) OO
6 21 (12.96%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.96%) Refactoring
7 20 (12.35%) BDD
8 16 (9.88%) OOP
9 13 (8.02%) OOD
9 13 (8.02%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.02%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.41%) Web Development
11 8 (4.94%) CRM
12 7 (4.32%) Extreme Programming
12 7 (4.32%) Kanban
12 7 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.32%) User Stories
13 6 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 96 (59.26%) Java
2 83 (51.23%) SQL
3 56 (34.57%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.75%) C#
5 20 (12.35%) Ruby
6 15 (9.26%) C++
7 14 (8.64%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.41%) PHP
9 11 (6.79%) C
10 9 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 8 (4.94%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.85%) Python
13 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.85%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 50 (30.86%) Oracle
2 44 (27.16%) Sybase
3 8 (4.94%) Zend
4 6 (3.70%) JBoss
5 5 (3.09%) Google
6 4 (2.47%) IBM
7 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
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