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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 228 221 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 26 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 18
Average salary £57,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 -11 10 £57,000 +44.30% 4
Cheshire +9 8 £41,250 +77.41% 3
Lancashire - 5 £60,000 -
Merseyside +1 3 £30,000 -21.05%
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) TDD
3 22 (52.38%) Java
4 20 (47.62%) .NET
5 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
6 16 (38.10%) C#
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 15 (35.71%) OO
7 15 (35.71%) Pair Programming
7 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (33.33%) CSS
8 14 (33.33%) HTML
8 14 (33.33%) Scrum
8 14 (33.33%) BDD
9 13 (30.95%) SQL
9 13 (30.95%) jQuery
10 11 (26.19%) RESTful
10 11 (26.19%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
11 10 (23.81%) Web Services
11 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 10 (23.81%) Spring
11 10 (23.81%) Degree
11 10 (23.81%) SDLC
12 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 9 (21.43%) MVC
12 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) FTP
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Moq
2 7 (16.67%) NUnit
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.14%) Calabash
5 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.76%) Gradle
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 2 (4.76%) Maven
6 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.76%) Ant
6 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.76%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.76%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Software Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Test Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Trainee Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Trainee
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 13 (30.95%) jQuery
4 11 (26.19%) RESTful
4 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) Spring
6 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
7 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (19.05%) CSS3
7 8 (19.05%) HTML5
7 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.90%) Ninject
9 5 (11.90%) Backbone.js
9 5 (11.90%) JSON
9 5 (11.90%) VXML
9 5 (11.90%) SOAP
10 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) IVR
3 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile Games
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) TDD
3 15 (35.71%) Pair Programming
3 15 (35.71%) OO
3 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (33.33%) BDD
5 11 (26.19%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (23.81%) SDLC
7 9 (21.43%) MVC
8 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (16.67%) OOD
9 7 (16.67%) Kanban
9 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.29%) SOA
10 6 (14.29%) Coaching
11 5 (11.90%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 16 (38.10%) C#
4 13 (30.95%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.76%) ATG
3 2 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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