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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 227 233 216
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 27 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.26% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 19
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +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
6289 5429 5770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.94% 80.38% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5279 4549 4968
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,353 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 16 £27,500 -26.66%
Merseyside +19 6 £40,000 +90.47% 1
Cheshire -13 5 £26,000 -38.82% 2
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 39 (58.21%) HTML
2 38 (56.72%) C#
2 38 (56.72%) .NET
2 38 (56.72%) SQL Server
3 35 (52.24%) TDD
4 34 (50.75%) OO
5 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
5 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
7 28 (41.79%) SQL
7 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
8 27 (40.30%) CSS
9 26 (38.81%) Mentoring
10 25 (37.31%) WCF
10 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (35.82%) LINQ
12 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
13 21 (31.34%) MVC
13 21 (31.34%) REST
14 19 (28.36%) SpecFlow
15 18 (26.87%) jQuery
16 17 (25.37%) WPF
16 17 (25.37%) Pair Programming
16 17 (25.37%) Software Testing
17 16 (23.88%) Web Development
17 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
17 16 (23.88%) OOD
17 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
18 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
18 15 (22.39%) PHP

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (8.96%) WordPress
2 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.46%) WhereScape RED
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.97%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) Redis
7 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) SpecFlow
2 13 (19.40%) NUnit
3 12 (17.91%) MSTest
4 10 (14.93%) Selenium
5 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.49%) RSpec
General
1 14 (20.90%) Marketing
2 12 (17.91%) Billing
2 12 (17.91%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Senior Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Web Developer
4 10 (14.93%) PHP Developer
5 8 (11.94%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Applications Developer
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Graduate
9 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Systems Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.97%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.48%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) HTML
2 38 (56.72%) .NET
3 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
4 28 (41.79%) ASP.NET
5 27 (40.30%) CSS
6 25 (37.31%) WCF
6 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (35.82%) LINQ
8 21 (31.34%) REST
9 18 (26.87%) jQuery
10 17 (25.37%) WPF
11 14 (20.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (20.90%) Web Services
12 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (19.40%) XML
13 12 (17.91%) SOAP
14 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
14 11 (16.42%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (16.42%) ADO.NET
14 11 (16.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) N-Tier
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) TDD
2 34 (50.75%) OO
3 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.81%) Mentoring
5 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
6 21 (31.34%) MVC
7 17 (25.37%) Pair Programming
7 17 (25.37%) Software Testing
8 16 (23.88%) Web Development
8 16 (23.88%) OOD
9 15 (22.39%) Project Management
9 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (20.90%) Time Management
10 14 (20.90%) BDD
10 14 (20.90%) Coaching
11 13 (19.40%) ATDD
12 12 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
12 12 (17.91%) SOA
12 12 (17.91%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) C#
2 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.79%) SQL
4 16 (23.88%) T-SQL
5 15 (22.39%) PHP
6 11 (16.42%) TypeScript
7 9 (13.43%) Java
8 1 (1.49%) Haskell
8 1 (1.49%) Erlang
8 1 (1.49%) Scala
8 1 (1.49%) F#
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) MCP
2 2 (2.99%) MCSD
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Zend
3 4 (5.97%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Above average
Posted: 6 days ago