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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 231 253 237
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 26 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.040% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.051% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5895 5879 5372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.29% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4840 4696
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 9 £33,750 - 4
Cheshire +11 8 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Merseyside - 8 £43,750 - 3
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (63.83%) MVC
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 28 (59.57%) C#
3 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
4 26 (55.32%) TDD
5 25 (53.19%) jQuery
5 25 (53.19%) SQL
6 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
7 22 (46.81%) Pair Programming
8 21 (44.68%) HTML
9 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
9 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (40.43%) CSS
11 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (36.17%) XML
12 17 (36.17%) Unit Testing
13 14 (29.79%) Java
14 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
14 13 (27.66%) OO
15 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
16 11 (23.40%) Web Development
16 11 (23.40%) Spring
16 11 (23.40%) HTML5
17 10 (21.28%) CSS3
17 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
17 10 (21.28%) Web Services
17 10 (21.28%) IIS
18 9 (19.15%) Windows
18 9 (19.15%) MySQL

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (21.28%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Magento
3 1 (2.13%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SSH
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.38%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
2 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (14.89%) Ant
4 6 (12.77%) Maven
5 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 4 (8.51%) NUnit
6 3 (6.38%) Gradle
6 3 (6.38%) Hudson
6 3 (6.38%) JUnit
6 3 (6.38%) CruiseControl
7 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.13%) YouTrack
8 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.13%) Mockito
8 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Games
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Lead Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
5 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
6 7 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Programmer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Software Programmer
10 2 (4.26%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (4.26%) Web Programmer
10 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 25 (53.19%) jQuery
3 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET
4 21 (44.68%) HTML
5 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (40.43%) CSS
7 17 (36.17%) XML
8 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
9 11 (23.40%) Spring
9 11 (23.40%) HTML5
10 10 (21.28%) CSS3
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
11 8 (17.02%) XSL
12 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (14.89%) LINQ
13 6 (12.77%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (12.77%) WCF
13 6 (12.77%) Symfony
13 6 (12.77%) JSON
13 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Open Source
2 7 (14.89%) Social Media
3 2 (4.26%) Online Games
3 2 (4.26%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) MVC
2 26 (55.32%) TDD
3 22 (46.81%) Pair Programming
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (36.17%) Unit Testing
6 13 (27.66%) OO
7 11 (23.40%) Web Development
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.15%) CRM
10 8 (17.02%) Scrum
11 7 (14.89%) OOP
12 6 (12.77%) OOD
13 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (8.51%) SOA
13 4 (8.51%) Migration
13 4 (8.51%) ATDD
13 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (8.51%) User Stories
14 3 (6.38%) Kanban
14 3 (6.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C#
2 27 (57.45%) JavaScript
3 25 (53.19%) SQL
4 20 (42.55%) T-SQL
5 14 (29.79%) Java
6 9 (19.15%) PHP
7 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.26%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Zend
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter
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