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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 242 225 245
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 8 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.35% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 26
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cheshire -16 4 £31,750 -25.29%
Merseyside +13 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Manchester -15 2 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (60.00%) HTML
1 24 (60.00%) CSS
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (45.00%) OO
3 16 (40.00%) TDD
4 15 (37.50%) PHP
4 15 (37.50%) .NET
4 15 (37.50%) C#
5 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 11 (27.50%) Coaching
8 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
8 11 (27.50%) NUnit
8 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (25.00%) Marketing
9 10 (25.00%) Symfony
9 10 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
9 10 (25.00%) Yii
9 10 (25.00%) Zend
9 10 (25.00%) OO PHP
10 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) OOD
10 9 (22.50%) Time Management
10 9 (22.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.00%) WordPress
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.00%) WhereScape RED
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) NUnit
2 8 (20.00%) MSTest
3 6 (15.00%) SpecFlow
3 6 (15.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Billing
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 10 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Applications Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.50%) MI Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
1 24 (60.00%) CSS
2 15 (37.50%) .NET
3 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) Symfony
5 10 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 10 (25.00%) Yii
6 9 (22.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (22.50%) WCF
7 8 (20.00%) Web Services
8 7 (17.50%) SOAP
8 7 (17.50%) LINQ
8 7 (17.50%) REST
8 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (15.00%) CSS3
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) jQuery
9 6 (15.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) OO
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 11 (27.50%) Coaching
6 11 (27.50%) Pair Programming
7 10 (25.00%) OO PHP
8 9 (22.50%) Time Management
8 9 (22.50%) OOD
9 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 8 (20.00%) Line Management
10 7 (17.50%) BDD
11 6 (15.00%) OWASP
11 6 (15.00%) UML
11 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (12.50%) MVC
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) PHP
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Haskell
5 1 (2.50%) OCaml
5 1 (2.50%) F#
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Zend
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
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