The table below looks at the statistics for Refactoring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 149 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 7 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.38% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 2
Average salary £39,750 £41,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.04% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,800 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Refactoring
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
2684 2658 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.34% 81.26% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1698 1716
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Refactoring Salary Trend in Scotland

Refactoring
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 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
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -4 1 £39,500 -3.65%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) OOP
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) SOA
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (40.00%) QA
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) REST
6 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (30.00%) WinForms
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Moq
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
6 1 (10.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) OOP
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) RUP
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Logistics
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Hyland