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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Refactoring
Rank 135 154 153
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 26 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.23% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 9
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016. 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 -1 14 - -
Dundee - 11 £30,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Refactoring
UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Derivative
2 16 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) C#
3 15 (46.88%) CSS
3 15 (46.88%) HTML
3 15 (46.88%) Fixed Income
3 15 (46.88%) Degree
3 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
4 14 (43.75%) BDD
4 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) Ruby
5 13 (40.63%) C++
5 13 (40.63%) Python
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Risk Analytics
5 13 (40.63%) Analytics
5 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
5 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (40.63%) Electronic Trading
5 13 (40.63%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (37.50%) Sass
7 11 (34.38%) CSS3
7 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
7 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
3 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (34.38%) BigTable
3 11 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.38%) DB2
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (6.25%) Grunt
2 2 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (34.38%) Back Office
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (40.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (40.63%) Web Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Python Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C++ Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) CSS
1 15 (46.88%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (37.50%) Sass
4 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
4 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
4 11 (34.38%) CSS3
4 11 (34.38%) HTML5
4 11 (34.38%) Middleware
4 11 (34.38%) XML
4 11 (34.38%) XML Schema
5 4 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (9.38%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) OOCSS
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) Derivative
2 15 (46.88%) Fixed Income
3 11 (34.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (34.38%) Market Risk
3 11 (34.38%) NHS
3 11 (34.38%) User Experience
4 7 (21.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) Unit Testing
4 14 (43.75%) BDD
4 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) Analytics
5 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (40.63%) Electronic Trading
5 13 (40.63%) Risk Analytics
6 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (34.38%) Complex Event Processing
7 11 (34.38%) Data Entry
7 11 (34.38%) OOP
7 11 (34.38%) Risk Management
7 11 (34.38%) System Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Workflow
8 7 (21.88%) Market Making
9 6 (18.75%) Coaching
9 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) C++
3 13 (40.63%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) XPath
5 7 (21.88%) Perl
6 6 (18.75%) Smalltalk
7 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin