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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 229 148 237
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +89
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 19 94 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 1.45% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.76% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 85 29
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -63 14 £46,250 +8.82% 7
Cheshire -24 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (77.78%) TDD
3 33 (61.11%) Java
3 33 (61.11%) Scrum
4 22 (40.74%) SQL
5 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.33%) HTML
7 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
8 16 (29.63%) C#
9 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
9 15 (27.78%) MVC
10 14 (25.93%) CSS
11 13 (24.07%) .NET
11 13 (24.07%) Spring
12 12 (22.22%) BDD
13 10 (18.52%) QA
13 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (18.52%) J2EE
14 9 (16.67%) Degree
14 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 8 (14.81%) Node.js
15 8 (14.81%) Ajax
15 8 (14.81%) Kanban
15 8 (14.81%) MySQL
15 8 (14.81%) Oracle
16 7 (12.96%) XML
16 7 (12.96%) Internet
16 7 (12.96%) Linux
16 7 (12.96%) HTML5
16 7 (12.96%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (14.81%) Node.js
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.85%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) DB2
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.11%) Maven
2 6 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.56%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.70%) Grunt
5 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) WATIR
6 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 5 (9.26%) Back Office
2 4 (7.41%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) QA Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Graduate
8 3 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.70%) UX Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 13 (24.07%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) Spring
5 10 (18.52%) J2EE
6 8 (14.81%) Ajax
7 7 (12.96%) XML
7 7 (12.96%) HTML5
8 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (11.11%) jQuery
8 6 (11.11%) SOAP
9 5 (9.26%) Servlets
9 5 (9.26%) XHTML
9 5 (9.26%) Stripes Framework
10 4 (7.41%) CSS3
10 4 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.41%) Web Services
11 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
5 2 (3.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (77.78%) TDD
3 33 (61.11%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
5 15 (27.78%) MVC
6 12 (22.22%) BDD
7 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.81%) Kanban
9 7 (12.96%) DevOps
10 6 (11.11%) Agile Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.26%) OO
12 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (7.41%) Coaching
12 4 (7.41%) Refactoring
13 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) C++
7 4 (7.41%) C
8 2 (3.70%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.70%) VB
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.70%) HNC
2 2 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (1.85%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
2 4 (7.41%) Kibana
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
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