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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 231 232 246
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 31 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 9
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
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
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 19 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Merseyside +14 10 £38,250 +82.14% 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 4
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (60.81%) C#
1 45 (60.81%) .NET
2 42 (56.76%) HTML
3 41 (55.41%) SQL Server
4 38 (51.35%) TDD
5 36 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
7 34 (45.95%) SQL
7 34 (45.95%) OO
8 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (41.89%) .NET Framework
9 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (39.19%) CSS
11 28 (37.84%) WCF
12 27 (36.49%) LINQ
12 27 (36.49%) MVC
13 26 (35.14%) Unit Testing
14 25 (33.78%) Mentoring
15 24 (32.43%) jQuery
16 21 (28.38%) REST
17 20 (27.03%) T-SQL
18 19 (25.68%) WPF
18 19 (25.68%) SpecFlow
19 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 17 (22.97%) Web Development
19 17 (22.97%) Software Testing
19 17 (22.97%) PHP
19 17 (22.97%) OOD
20 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
20 16 (21.62%) Pair Programming

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.11%) WordPress
2 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (55.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.11%) MySQL
7 5 (6.76%) WhereScape RED
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.35%) Redis
9 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) SpecFlow
2 15 (20.27%) NUnit
3 12 (16.22%) MSTest
4 10 (13.51%) Selenium
5 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.35%) YouTrack
8 1 (1.35%) Subversion
8 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.35%) RSpec
8 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (20.27%) Marketing
2 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Billing
3 8 (10.81%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (95.95%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Senior Developer
3 14 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Web Developer
5 12 (16.22%) PHP Developer
6 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
7 10 (13.51%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Applications Developer
9 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (5.41%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Systems Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Graduate
12 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) .NET
2 42 (56.76%) HTML
3 36 (48.65%) ASP.NET
4 31 (41.89%) .NET Framework
5 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (39.19%) CSS
7 28 (37.84%) WCF
8 27 (36.49%) LINQ
9 24 (32.43%) jQuery
10 21 (28.38%) REST
11 19 (25.68%) WPF
12 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (20.27%) Web Services
14 14 (18.92%) XML
14 14 (18.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (17.57%) SOAP
16 12 (16.22%) Yii
16 12 (16.22%) Symfony
16 12 (16.22%) CodeIgniter
17 11 (14.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (16.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) TDD
2 34 (45.95%) OO
3 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.49%) MVC
5 26 (35.14%) Unit Testing
6 25 (33.78%) Mentoring
7 17 (22.97%) Web Development
7 17 (22.97%) Software Testing
7 17 (22.97%) OOD
8 16 (21.62%) Pair Programming
9 15 (20.27%) Project Management
10 14 (18.92%) Time Management
10 14 (18.92%) BDD
11 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (17.57%) ATDD
11 13 (17.57%) Coaching
12 12 (16.22%) Line Management
12 12 (16.22%) Test Strategy
12 12 (16.22%) SOA
12 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.81%) C#
2 35 (47.30%) JavaScript
3 34 (45.95%) SQL
4 20 (27.03%) T-SQL
5 17 (22.97%) PHP
6 11 (14.86%) TypeScript
7 8 (10.81%) Java
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C++
8 1 (1.35%) Scala
8 1 (1.35%) F#
8 1 (1.35%) Haskell
8 1 (1.35%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) MCP
2 2 (2.70%) MCSD
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Zend
3 5 (6.76%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle
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