The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 429 396 433
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +37
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 605 781 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.80% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 497 678 483
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,600
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -5.70%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90830 97762 87292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.06% 82.69% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73793 79516 71777
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pair Programming
Salary Trend

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

Pair Programming Salary Trend in the UK

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram in the UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England -23 598 £55,000 +10.00% 63
London -6 392 £60,000 - 37
City of London +53 75 £60,000 - 6
South East -54 64 £47,500 - 10
South West -3 41 £36,000 +4.34% 1
North West -25 32 £43,000 +7.50% 9
Surrey +12 27 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +31 25 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Bristol +17 24 £41,250 +3.12%
Leeds +44 23 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +35 23 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leatherhead +6 23 £45,000 -
Manchester -27 18 £43,000 +7.50% 7
East Midlands +11 17 £40,000 - 1
Cheshire +3 14 £43,750 +25.00% 2
East of England +14 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -36 11 £56,250 -
West Sussex +4 9 £50,000 +85.18% 2
Berkshire -21 9 £55,000 +4.76%
West Midlands -38 9 £47,500 +15.85%
Stockport - 9 £35,000 -
Chester +14 8 £42,500 +17.24% 1
Basingstoke +11 8 £57,500 +2.22%
Northamptonshire -5 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Devon -14 8 £36,000 +4.34% 1
Barnstaple -17 8 £36,000 +4.34% 1
Crawley - 8 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 7 £40,000 -6.97%
Nottinghamshire +3 7 £35,000 -
Cambridge +14 6 £40,000 +2.56%

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1151 (91.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1000 (79.62%) TDD
3 609 (48.49%) Java
4 554 (44.11%) JavaScript
5 551 (43.87%) BDD
6 538 (42.83%) Scrum
7 462 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
8 453 (36.07%) C#
9 432 (34.39%) HTML
10 386 (30.73%) .NET
11 377 (30.02%) CSS
12 361 (28.74%) MVC
13 318 (25.32%) OO
14 300 (23.89%) SQL
14 300 (23.89%) Spring
15 291 (23.17%) Open Source
16 280 (22.29%) E-Commerce
16 280 (22.29%) Finance
17 272 (21.66%) AngularJS
18 270 (21.50%) Web Services
19 268 (21.34%) Software Engineering
20 258 (20.54%) Git (software)
21 253 (20.14%) SQL Server
22 239 (19.03%) HTML5
23 232 (18.47%) NoSQL
24 229 (18.23%) ASP.NET
25 217 (17.28%) Windows
26 205 (16.32%) QA
27 204 (16.24%) MongoDB
28 201 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 143 (11.39%) Node.js
2 103 (8.20%) IIS
3 50 (3.98%) Apache Solr
4 42 (3.34%) nginx
5 40 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 37 (2.95%) NServiceBus
7 35 (2.79%) Apache
8 29 (2.31%) CMS
8 29 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (2.23%) Confluence
10 15 (1.19%) JBoss
11 12 (0.96%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.80%) WordPress
14 9 (0.72%) Orchard CMS
15 8 (0.64%) Alfresco
16 6 (0.48%) MQSeries
17 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.40%) Jetty
18 4 (0.32%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 28 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (0.64%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 7 (0.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 72 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.34%) GitHub
4 21 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.51%) SaaS
6 14 (1.11%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.24%) CodePlex
8 2 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.080%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.70%) HTTP
2 56 (4.46%) Internet
3 9 (0.72%) FTP
4 5 (0.40%) Broadband
5 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.16%) VLAN
6 2 (0.16%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.16%) Firewall
6 2 (0.16%) WEP
6 2 (0.16%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.080%) UPnP
7 1 (0.080%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.080%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 232 (18.47%) NoSQL
3 204 (16.24%) MongoDB
4 125 (9.95%) Relational Database
5 111 (8.84%) MySQL
6 105 (8.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 72 (5.73%) Redis
8 69 (5.49%) Big Data
9 43 (3.42%) CouchDB
10 41 (3.26%) Hadoop
10 41 (3.26%) Couchbase
11 39 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 33 (2.63%) RavenDB
14 28 (2.23%) Neo4j
15 26 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.67%) Event Store
17 20 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.59%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.88%) Berkeley DB
Development Applications
1 258 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 151 (12.02%) Cucumber
3 126 (10.03%) Jenkins
4 114 (9.08%) NUnit
5 105 (8.36%) Selenium
6 104 (8.28%) Visual Studio
7 97 (7.72%) TeamCity
8 92 (7.32%) Maven
9 91 (7.25%) SpecFlow
10 73 (5.81%) Jasmine
11 70 (5.57%) JUnit
12 69 (5.49%) Subversion
13 51 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 51 (4.06%) WebDriver
14 50 (3.98%) FitNesse
14 50 (3.98%) JIRA
15 45 (3.58%) ReSharper
16 39 (3.11%) Rhino Mocks
17 33 (2.63%) Mockito
17 33 (2.63%) PhantomJS
General
1 280 (22.29%) Finance
2 144 (11.46%) Retail
3 88 (7.01%) Back Office
4 78 (6.21%) Games
5 53 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 43 (3.42%) Publishing
7 42 (3.34%) Marketing
8 40 (3.18%) Automotive
9 31 (2.47%) Online Betting
10 21 (1.67%) Banking
10 21 (1.67%) Front Office
10 21 (1.67%) Electronics
11 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.40%) Advertising
13 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 1024 (81.53%) Developer
2 306 (24.36%) Java Developer
3 236 (18.79%) Senior Developer
4 160 (12.74%) .NET Developer
5 118 (9.39%) C# Developer
5 118 (9.39%) Software Developer
6 88 (7.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 86 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 85 (6.77%) Software Engineer
9 51 (4.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 49 (3.90%) Web Developer
11 42 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 42 (3.34%) Mobile Developer
12 41 (3.26%) Front-End Developer
13 40 (3.18%) Technical Leader
14 32 (2.55%) iOS Developer
14 32 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
15 31 (2.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (2.47%) ASP.NET Developer
16 30 (2.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (34.39%) HTML
2 386 (30.73%) .NET
3 377 (30.02%) CSS
4 300 (23.89%) Spring
5 272 (21.66%) AngularJS
6 270 (21.50%) Web Services
7 239 (19.03%) HTML5
8 229 (18.23%) ASP.NET
9 201 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 191 (15.21%) jQuery
11 173 (13.77%) REST
12 139 (11.07%) CSS3
13 135 (10.75%) RESTful
14 129 (10.27%) XML
15 120 (9.55%) Hibernate
16 112 (8.92%) .NET Framework
17 103 (8.20%) WCF
18 100 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
19 87 (6.93%) Entity Framework
20 83 (6.61%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.00%) Mobile App
2 111 (8.84%) Blog
3 88 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 78 (6.21%) User Experience
5 74 (5.89%) Smartphone
6 47 (3.74%) Mathematics
7 40 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 37 (2.95%) Inversion of Control
9 36 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (2.87%) Blackberry
9 36 (2.87%) BBC
10 31 (2.47%) Fixed Income
10 31 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (2.15%) Online Games
12 26 (2.07%) Visualisation
13 25 (1.99%) Animation
14 23 (1.83%) iPhone
15 20 (1.59%) Xbox
16 19 (1.51%) Algorithms
17 14 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 217 (17.28%) Windows
2 194 (15.45%) Linux
3 113 (9.00%) Apple iOS
4 80 (6.37%) UNIX
5 77 (6.13%) Android
6 35 (2.79%) Windows 8
7 34 (2.71%) Debian
8 29 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (2.07%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.83%) Windows Phone
11 15 (1.19%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.72%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.56%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1151 (91.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1000 (79.62%) TDD
3 551 (43.87%) BDD
4 538 (42.83%) Scrum
5 462 (36.78%) Continuous Integration
6 361 (28.74%) MVC
7 318 (25.32%) OO
8 291 (23.17%) Open Source
9 280 (22.29%) E-Commerce
10 268 (21.34%) Software Engineering
11 199 (15.84%) Continuous Delivery
12 156 (12.42%) Kanban
13 140 (11.15%) DevOps
14 139 (11.07%) Continuous Improvement
15 138 (10.99%) Unit Testing
16 132 (10.51%) Refactoring
17 121 (9.63%) SDLC
18 119 (9.47%) Web Development
19 118 (9.39%) OOP
20 115 (9.16%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 609 (48.49%) Java
2 554 (44.11%) JavaScript
3 453 (36.07%) C#
4 300 (23.89%) SQL
5 167 (13.30%) Ruby
6 144 (11.46%) Scala
7 113 (9.00%) Python
8 104 (8.28%) C++
9 103 (8.20%) PHP
10 61 (4.86%) Groovy
11 50 (3.98%) Go
12 47 (3.74%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.39%) Clojure
14 25 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.75%) F#
16 21 (1.67%) C
17 17 (1.35%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 14 (1.11%) XAML
19 14 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (9.39%) Degree
2 10 (0.80%) ISEB
2 10 (0.80%) HND
3 6 (0.48%) HNC
4 4 (0.32%) MCP
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.32%) MCPD
5 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.080%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (16.32%) QA
2 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (1.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.16%) Varnish
2 2 (0.16%) iptables
3 1 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.080%) XenApp
3 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.080%) LXC
3 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (5.41%) Puppet
2 67 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.19%) Vagrant
4 14 (1.11%) Ansible
5 5 (0.40%) Graphite
6 4 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.32%) Kibana
6 4 (0.32%) Oozie
7 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 120 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.52%) Oracle
3 51 (4.06%) Google
4 38 (3.03%) hybris
5 30 (2.39%) Red Gate
6 25 (1.99%) Twitter
7 22 (1.75%) Xamarin
8 18 (1.43%) Zend
8 18 (1.43%) TIBCO
9 12 (0.96%) IBM
9 12 (0.96%) SAP
10 11 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.56%) Splunk
11 7 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.56%) Endeca
12 6 (0.48%) Progress
12 6 (0.48%) New Relic
12 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.40%) RedPrairie
13 5 (0.40%) Facebook
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