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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 227 226 254
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 12 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.41% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.50% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%
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
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 24 April 2015. 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 +10 7 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Merseyside +11 5 - - 1
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
1 13 (54.17%) OO
2 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) jQuery
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) NUnit
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (20.83%) Ninject

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) NUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Moq
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Calabash
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) Bower
4 1 (4.17%) Xdebug
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Behat
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Back Office
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
2 5 (20.83%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 4 (16.67%) Trainee
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Symfony
6 5 (20.83%) VXML
6 5 (20.83%) Ninject
7 4 (16.67%) Yii
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
7 4 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) Modernizr
8 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 2 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
2 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
2 5 (20.83%) IVR
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) OO
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
6 6 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) CRM
7 5 (20.83%) Web Development
7 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Pair Programming
8 4 (16.67%) OOD
8 4 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Haskell
4 1 (4.17%) OCaml
4 1 (4.17%) F#
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Capistrano
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
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