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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 220 167 206
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +39
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 22 71 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 1.06% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.28% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 67 45
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
5695 5535 5974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.16% 82.88% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4733 4573 4965
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -29 17 £49,000 +5.94% 8
Cheshire -19 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 42 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (70.83%) Scrum
3 33 (68.75%) TDD
4 26 (54.17%) Java
5 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (37.50%) HTML
6 17 (35.42%) C#
7 16 (33.33%) CSS
8 15 (31.25%) SQL
8 15 (31.25%) .NET
8 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
9 12 (25.00%) Spring
10 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
11 10 (20.83%) J2EE
11 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.83%) Kanban
12 9 (18.75%) QA
13 8 (16.67%) BDD
13 8 (16.67%) Degree
13 8 (16.67%) DevOps
13 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 7 (14.58%) Node.js
14 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
14 7 (14.58%) jQuery
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
14 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
14 7 (14.58%) Windows
15 6 (12.50%) XML
15 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.50%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (14.58%) Node.js
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) MSTest
4 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.08%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Automotive
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 9 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
6 7 (14.58%) QA Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) CSS
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 12 (25.00%) Spring
5 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
6 10 (20.83%) J2EE
7 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
7 7 (14.58%) jQuery
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.50%) XML
8 6 (12.50%) SOAP
8 6 (12.50%) HTML5
8 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.42%) LINQ
10 4 (8.33%) JSP
10 4 (8.33%) WCF
10 4 (8.33%) WF
10 4 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows CE
5 2 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (70.83%) Scrum
3 33 (68.75%) TDD
4 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.83%) Kanban
6 8 (16.67%) BDD
6 8 (16.67%) DevOps
6 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.58%) MVC
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 4 (8.33%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
9 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) C#
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 3 (6.25%) C
7 2 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) HNC
2 3 (6.25%) HND
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 4 (8.33%) Kibana
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Sybase
2 2 (4.17%) TIBCO
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