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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
England / North West
Rank 223 220 244
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 25 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 11
Median salary £40,750 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.90% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
5267 4836 5924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.83% 87.39% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4420 4018 5077
Median salary £42,500 £42,469 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 17 £42,500 - 5
Cheshire +14 6 £26,000 -52.72%
Merseyside -5 1 £30,000 -
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) OOP
3 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
4 23 (37.10%) OO
5 21 (33.87%) Finance
6 20 (32.26%) TDD
6 20 (32.26%) User Experience
7 19 (30.65%) Apple Swift
7 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
7 19 (30.65%) iOS Development
7 19 (30.65%) Apple iOS
7 19 (30.65%) Objective-C
8 18 (29.03%) Mobile Application Development
9 17 (27.42%) UIKit
9 17 (27.42%) Regression Testing
9 17 (27.42%) .NET
10 16 (25.81%) PHP
11 13 (20.97%) SQL
11 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
12 12 (19.35%) C#
12 12 (19.35%) Scrum
12 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (17.74%) BDD
13 11 (17.74%) Marketing
13 11 (17.74%) Java
14 10 (16.13%) Web Services
15 9 (14.52%) Selenium
15 9 (14.52%) QA
15 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.52%) Cucumber

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) TestFlight
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) DNS
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
1 6 (9.68%) SMTP
2 5 (8.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
1 9 (14.52%) Selenium
2 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) NUnit
4 3 (4.84%) Ant
4 3 (4.84%) Gradle
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.23%) Hudson
5 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Mockito
6 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Electronics
3 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) iOS Developer
3 14 (22.58%) PHP Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Junior
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
1 17 (27.42%) UIKit
2 10 (16.13%) Web Services
3 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.29%) WCF
5 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (8.06%) WPF
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.84%) CSS
8 3 (4.84%) CSS3
8 3 (4.84%) HTML
8 3 (4.84%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) jQuery
8 3 (4.84%) JSON
8 3 (4.84%) RESTful
8 3 (4.84%) SOAP
9 2 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) User Experience
2 19 (30.65%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Kindle
4 5 (8.06%) Xbox
5 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Fintech
5 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.61%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) OOP
3 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
4 23 (37.10%) OO
5 20 (32.26%) TDD
6 19 (30.65%) iOS Development
7 18 (29.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 17 (27.42%) Regression Testing
9 12 (19.35%) Scrum
10 11 (17.74%) BDD
11 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (12.90%) ATDD
12 8 (12.90%) Exploratory Testing
12 8 (12.90%) MVC
13 7 (11.29%) Memory Management
13 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
14 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
14 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
14 6 (9.68%) OO PHP
15 5 (8.06%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Apple Swift
1 19 (30.65%) Objective-C
2 16 (25.81%) PHP
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) C#
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 7 (11.29%) Ruby
7 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.84%) Python
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) C++
9 2 (3.23%) Groovy
9 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) Clojure
10 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
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