The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring 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 Refactoring over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 209 246 238
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 23 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.21% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 29
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £43,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Refactoring
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
4914 5674 6048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 87.36% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4513 4885
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Refactoring across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Refactoring
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Refactoring across the North West region.

Refactoring Salary Trend in the North West

Refactoring
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Refactoring across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Refactoring Salary Histogram in the North West

Refactoring
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 Refactoring within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 - 13 £31,500 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £31,000 - 2
Merseyside +12 4 £34,250 -
Cheshire +18 1 - -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring.

1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) MVC
3 18 (58.06%) OOP
4 17 (54.84%) CSS
4 17 (54.84%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
8 11 (35.48%) Java
8 11 (35.48%) Windows
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) HTML5
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (29.03%) REST
10 9 (29.03%) CSS3
10 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
10 9 (29.03%) SOAP
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.81%) C++
11 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.81%) OO
11 8 (25.81%) Subversion
11 8 (25.81%) Kanban
12 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Couchbase
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.81%) Subversion
3 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (19.35%) Selenium
5 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
6 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (9.68%) JIRA
8 2 (6.45%) Ant
8 2 (6.45%) JUnit
8 2 (6.45%) Maven
8 2 (6.45%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.23%) Gradle
9 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.23%) Mockito
9 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 4 (12.90%) Legal
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Java Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
4 11 (35.48%) jQuery
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
6 9 (29.03%) CSS3
6 9 (29.03%) REST
6 9 (29.03%) SOAP
7 7 (22.58%) WinForms
7 7 (22.58%) WPF
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Silverlight
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (12.90%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Blog
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 18 (58.06%) OOP
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.81%) Kanban
5 8 (25.81%) OO
6 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) Web Application Development
8 5 (16.13%) ATDD
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Web Development
9 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 4 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (12.90%) MVVM
9 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (9.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) C++
5 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) PHP 5
7 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (6.45%) GLSL
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Twitter
4 3 (9.68%) Zend
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
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