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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 206 205 224
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 47 37 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.67% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 24
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
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
5989 5559 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.59% 77.68% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4756 4698 5081
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 39 £42,500 +10.38% 5
Cheshire -10 6 £23,500 -32.85% 3
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 95 (85.59%) TDD
2 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (51.35%) Java
4 56 (50.45%) SQL
5 55 (49.55%) JavaScript
6 52 (46.85%) MVC
7 50 (45.05%) Scrum
7 50 (45.05%) SQL Server
8 45 (40.54%) HTML
9 41 (36.94%) CSS
10 33 (29.73%) E-Commerce
10 33 (29.73%) C#
11 32 (28.83%) Hibernate
12 31 (27.93%) .NET
13 30 (27.03%) Web Services
14 29 (26.13%) BDD
15 28 (25.23%) OO
16 27 (24.32%) OOD
17 26 (23.42%) Ajax
18 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
18 24 (21.62%) J2EE
19 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (19.82%) Internet
21 21 (18.92%) Oracle
21 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
22 20 (18.02%) Ruby
22 20 (18.02%) Sybase
22 20 (18.02%) DB2
22 20 (18.02%) Stripes Framework
22 20 (18.02%) Refactoring

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.50%) Jetty
1 5 (4.50%) Node.js
2 1 (0.90%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.90%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) FileNet
2 1 (0.90%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.82%) Internet
2 5 (4.50%) HTTP
3 3 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.02%) DB2
3 18 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (12.61%) MySQL
5 8 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.50%) Big Data
7 2 (1.80%) Mahout
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.90%) OLAP
8 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Selenium
2 18 (16.22%) SpecFlow
3 17 (15.32%) NUnit
4 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
5 10 (9.01%) MSTest
6 9 (8.11%) Moq
6 9 (8.11%) TeamCity
7 8 (7.21%) ReSharper
7 8 (7.21%) Mercurial
7 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
7 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
7 8 (7.21%) Maven
7 8 (7.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.60%) Grunt
8 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (3.60%) Subversion
9 3 (2.70%) JUnit
9 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.90%) WATIR
General
1 17 (15.32%) Marketing
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
3 10 (9.01%) Billing
4 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Automotive
4 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 98 (88.29%) Developer
2 39 (35.14%) Senior Developer
3 33 (29.73%) Java Developer
4 19 (17.12%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (13.51%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) User Experience Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Designer
11 5 (4.50%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Graduate
11 5 (4.50%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Python Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Systems Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (40.54%) HTML
2 41 (36.94%) CSS
3 32 (28.83%) Hibernate
4 31 (27.93%) .NET
5 30 (27.03%) Web Services
6 26 (23.42%) Ajax
7 24 (21.62%) J2EE
7 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (18.02%) jQuery
9 20 (18.02%) Stripes Framework
10 19 (17.12%) Servlets
11 18 (16.22%) SOAP
11 18 (16.22%) WCF
12 16 (14.41%) HTML5
13 14 (12.61%) XML
14 13 (11.71%) Spring
15 12 (10.81%) JSON
16 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
17 10 (9.01%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.21%) Streaming Media
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) New Media
5 3 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Apple iOS
2 16 (14.41%) Android
3 13 (11.71%) Linux
4 7 (6.31%) Windows
5 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.70%) Windows CE
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (85.59%) TDD
2 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.85%) MVC
4 50 (45.05%) Scrum
5 33 (29.73%) E-Commerce
6 29 (26.13%) BDD
7 28 (25.23%) OO
8 27 (24.32%) OOD
9 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 20 (18.02%) Refactoring
11 15 (13.51%) Web Development
11 15 (13.51%) OOP
12 14 (12.61%) Service Delivery
13 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
14 10 (9.01%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.01%) UML
14 10 (9.01%) OWASP
14 10 (9.01%) Time Management
14 10 (9.01%) Test Strategy
14 10 (9.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) Java
2 56 (50.45%) SQL
3 55 (49.55%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.73%) C#
5 20 (18.02%) Ruby
6 16 (14.41%) C
7 15 (13.51%) C++
8 10 (9.01%) Objective-C
9 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.60%) Python
11 2 (1.80%) Perl
11 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.90%) Groovy
12 1 (0.90%) Scala
12 1 (0.90%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.80%) MCP
3 2 (1.80%) MCSD
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Puppet
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.80%) Capistrano
3 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) Sybase
3 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.21%) Google
5 6 (5.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe
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