The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 197 216 242
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 44 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.30% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 7
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5771 5692 5719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.10% 77.89% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4596 4836 5026
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Refactoring
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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 +7 22 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Merseyside +17 18 £38,000 +80.95% 4
Cheshire - 4 £23,250 - 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 53 (72.60%) C#
1 53 (72.60%) .NET
2 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
2 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET
3 41 (56.16%) SQL
4 38 (52.05%) HTML
4 38 (52.05%) TDD
5 37 (50.68%) MVC
5 37 (50.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
7 34 (46.58%) .NET Framework
7 34 (46.58%) Unit Testing
8 30 (41.10%) LINQ
9 29 (39.73%) WCF
9 29 (39.73%) OO
10 28 (38.36%) T-SQL
10 28 (38.36%) jQuery
11 24 (32.88%) Web Development
11 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (32.88%) CSS
12 22 (30.14%) XML
13 21 (28.77%) Pair Programming
13 21 (28.77%) REST
13 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 20 (27.40%) WPF
15 19 (26.03%) SpecFlow
16 18 (24.66%) Web Services
16 18 (24.66%) OOD
17 16 (21.92%) SOAP
17 16 (21.92%) Marketing

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (5.48%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) WordPress
2 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Magento
3 1 (1.37%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (10.96%) MySQL
6 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (6.85%) WhereScape RED
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) SpecFlow
2 13 (17.81%) NUnit
3 10 (13.70%) Visual Studio
4 9 (12.33%) MSTest
4 9 (12.33%) Selenium
5 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.37%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) RSpec
7 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.37%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (21.92%) Marketing
2 12 (16.44%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Billing
4 8 (10.96%) Legal
5 4 (5.48%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (95.89%) Developer
2 24 (32.88%) Senior Developer
3 18 (24.66%) .NET Developer
3 18 (24.66%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.70%) PHP Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Web Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Software Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Web Developer
4 10 (13.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.48%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Graduate
8 3 (4.11%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (72.60%) .NET
2 43 (58.90%) ASP.NET
3 38 (52.05%) HTML
4 37 (50.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (46.58%) .NET Framework
6 30 (41.10%) LINQ
7 29 (39.73%) WCF
8 28 (38.36%) jQuery
9 24 (32.88%) CSS
10 22 (30.14%) XML
11 21 (28.77%) REST
11 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 20 (27.40%) WPF
13 18 (24.66%) Web Services
14 16 (21.92%) SOAP
15 12 (16.44%) WinForms
15 12 (16.44%) ADO.NET
15 12 (16.44%) XSD
15 12 (16.44%) XSLT
15 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.85%) Social Media
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
1 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.05%) TDD
2 37 (50.68%) MVC
3 34 (46.58%) Unit Testing
4 29 (39.73%) OO
5 24 (32.88%) Web Development
5 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.77%) Pair Programming
7 18 (24.66%) OOD
8 15 (20.55%) Project Management
9 14 (19.18%) ATDD
10 13 (17.81%) BDD
10 13 (17.81%) SOA
10 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (16.44%) Kanban
12 11 (15.07%) Time Management
13 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (12.33%) Test Strategy
14 9 (12.33%) User Stories
14 9 (12.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) C#
2 41 (56.16%) SQL
3 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
4 28 (38.36%) T-SQL
5 12 (16.44%) TypeScript
6 10 (13.70%) PHP
7 8 (10.96%) Java
8 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) Haskell
9 1 (1.37%) Erlang
9 1 (1.37%) F#
9 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) MCP
2 2 (2.74%) MCSD
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Zend
3 7 (9.59%) Google
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle
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