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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 229 206 232
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 21 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.60% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 22
Average salary £27,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.37% -1.25%
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
5623 5954 5806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.15% 83.33% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4563 4732 4929
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 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 30 July 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
Cheshire +5 7 £42,500 +82.79% 2
Manchester -2 7 £39,750 -11.66% 1
Lancashire - 6 £27,500 -
Merseyside -1 3 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Java
3 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) TDD
4 16 (48.48%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) Pair Programming
6 13 (39.39%) Scrum
6 13 (39.39%) C#
6 13 (39.39%) OO
7 12 (36.36%) CSS
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) jQuery
7 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) SDLC
10 8 (24.24%) BDD
10 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
10 8 (24.24%) Degree
10 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
11 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
11 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
11 7 (21.21%) QA
11 7 (21.21%) Kanban
11 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
11 7 (21.21%) HTML5
11 7 (21.21%) Git (software)

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Redis
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Moq
2 5 (15.15%) NUnit
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) Calabash
4 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Maven
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.06%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (15.15%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Test Architect
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Trainee
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 12 (36.36%) jQuery
2 12 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
4 7 (21.21%) HTML5
4 7 (21.21%) CSS3
4 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (18.18%) RESTful
5 6 (18.18%) Spring
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (15.15%) Web Services
6 5 (15.15%) VXML
6 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
6 5 (15.15%) Ninject
7 4 (12.12%) JSON
8 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.09%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
3 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
3 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 5 (15.15%) IVR
3 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.09%) User Experience
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 14 (42.42%) Pair Programming
4 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) OO
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (27.27%) SDLC
8 8 (24.24%) BDD
9 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Kanban
9 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) OOD
10 6 (18.18%) MVC
10 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) Coaching
11 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.15%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) R
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.06%) ATG
3 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) Red Gate
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago