The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 153 145 148
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 18 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% +6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Pair Programming
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Scotland region.

Pair Programming Salary Trend in Scotland

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram in Scotland

Pair Programming
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
Glasgow +4 12 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -11 5 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Fife - 1 £45,000 -
Pair Programming
UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Pair Programming 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 Pair Programming.

1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (62.86%) Java
4 18 (51.43%) MVC
5 16 (45.71%) TDD
5 16 (45.71%) jQuery
6 14 (40.00%) Degree
6 14 (40.00%) OO
7 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
8 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
9 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 10 (28.57%) C#
10 9 (25.71%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
10 9 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
11 8 (22.86%) Spring
11 8 (22.86%) Java EE
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 8 (22.86%) OOP
11 8 (22.86%) JBoss
12 7 (20.00%) JPA
12 7 (20.00%) Android
12 7 (20.00%) NCrunch
13 6 (17.14%) PuTTY
13 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
13 6 (17.14%) EasyMock

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Pair Programming 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 Pair Programming. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.00%) NCrunch
4 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
4 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (17.14%) Subversion
4 6 (17.14%) Maven
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Selenium
4 6 (17.14%) EasyMock
5 5 (14.29%) RSpec
5 5 (14.29%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Programmer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) jQuery
2 9 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
3 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 8 (22.86%) Java EE
4 7 (20.00%) JPA
5 6 (17.14%) REST
5 6 (17.14%) Spring Integration
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.14%) Spring Web Flow
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 5 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) iPad
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Android
2 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.29%) AIX
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (51.43%) MVC
4 16 (45.71%) TDD
5 14 (40.00%) OO
6 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
8 8 (22.86%) OOP
9 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Android Development
9 6 (17.14%) iOS Development
9 6 (17.14%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) AOP
10 5 (14.29%) Web Development
11 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.86%) Kanban
12 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 5 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) JBoss
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle