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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Refactoring
Rank 486 567 506
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -61
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 498 411 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 342 302 354
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%

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
92318 99153 88437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.54% 82.71% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 75379 80339 72907
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Refactoring
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Refactoring Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Refactoring
Salary Trend

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

Refactoring Salary Trend in the UK

Refactoring
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Refactoring over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Refactoring Salary Histogram in the UK

Refactoring
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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 +104 486 £52,500 +5.00% 54
London +107 301 £60,000 +9.09% 16
South East +36 101 £49,000 +15.29% 14
City of London +58 41 £75,000 +32.74% 6
Berkshire +32 36 £57,500 +28.49% 1
Oxfordshire +29 18 £40,000 +2.56%
South West -7 18 £32,500 -27.77% 6
North West -29 17 £27,500 -29.48% 9
East of England +2 16 £55,000 +4.76%
West Midlands -7 16 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Bracknell - 16 £57,500 -
East Midlands +15 14 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Ealing - 14 £55,000 -
East Sussex +45 13 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Brighton +38 13 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Oxford - 13 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +14 12 - -
Scotland +3 12 £39,500 +3.94% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 11 £49,000 +15.29% 2
Milton Keynes -8 11 £49,000 +15.29% 2
Birmingham - 10 £42,500 -
Somerset +24 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Glasgow +11 8 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire -14 8 £70,000 +33.33%
Bristol -15 8 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire +3 7 £42,500 +80.85% 6
Northamptonshire - 7 £37,500 -
Slough - 7 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -31 6 - - 4
Sussex - 6 £57,500 -

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 745 (78.59%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (56.54%) TDD
3 463 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 398 (41.98%) .NET
5 395 (41.67%) Scrum
6 382 (40.30%) C#
7 373 (39.35%) HTML
8 340 (35.86%) CSS
9 339 (35.76%) SQL Server
10 328 (34.60%) SQL
11 313 (33.02%) Java
12 311 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
13 295 (31.12%) MVC
14 268 (28.27%) BDD
15 261 (27.53%) OO
16 245 (25.84%) Git (software)
17 222 (23.42%) Unit Testing
18 221 (23.31%) jQuery
19 209 (22.05%) Software Engineering
20 198 (20.89%) ASP.NET
21 190 (20.04%) Microsoft
22 184 (19.41%) Oracle
23 183 (19.30%) Linux
24 180 (18.99%) Degree
25 179 (18.88%) XML
26 171 (18.04%) Relational Database
27 156 (16.46%) Web Services
28 154 (16.24%) Finance
29 153 (16.14%) Pair Programming
30 151 (15.93%) Computer Science

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 94 (9.92%) Apache
2 73 (7.70%) IIS
2 73 (7.70%) SharePoint
3 71 (7.49%) Node.js
4 49 (5.17%) CMS
5 37 (3.90%) Apache Solr
6 31 (3.27%) nginx
7 26 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 24 (2.53%) Tomcat
10 21 (2.22%) WordPress
10 21 (2.22%) OpenStack
11 20 (2.11%) concrete5
11 20 (2.11%) WebLogic
11 20 (2.11%) Joomla!
12 14 (1.48%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (1.37%) Drupal
14 11 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 95 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.69%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.53%) RMDS
3 4 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 59 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (5.06%) GitHub
3 32 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.37%) SaaS
5 8 (0.84%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.84%) CodePlex
6 6 (0.63%) Office 365
6 6 (0.63%) Yammer
6 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.42%) PaaS
7 4 (0.42%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.65%) Internet
2 54 (5.70%) HTTP
3 24 (2.53%) ATM
4 16 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.84%) FTP
6 7 (0.74%) DLNA
7 1 (0.11%) SSH
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (35.76%) SQL Server
2 171 (18.04%) Relational Database
3 93 (9.81%) MongoDB
4 75 (7.91%) MySQL
5 66 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 62 (6.54%) NoSQL
7 57 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (4.54%) Big Data
10 41 (4.32%) RDBMS
11 37 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 31 (3.27%) Oracle Database
14 26 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (2.64%) Redis
16 24 (2.53%) DB2
17 21 (2.22%) OLAP
18 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 16 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (1.48%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 245 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 123 (12.97%) Subversion
3 109 (11.50%) Selenium
4 93 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 84 (8.86%) Cucumber
6 77 (8.12%) PhantomJS
7 72 (7.59%) Maven
8 60 (6.33%) NUnit
9 59 (6.22%) JUnit
10 55 (5.80%) Grunt
11 51 (5.38%) Jenkins
12 47 (4.96%) TeamCity
13 41 (4.32%) Mercurial
14 39 (4.11%) JIRA
15 34 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
16 32 (3.38%) ReSharper
17 31 (3.27%) SpecFlow
18 30 (3.16%) PHPUnit
18 30 (3.16%) Ant
19 28 (2.95%) Jasmine
General
1 154 (16.24%) Finance
2 42 (4.43%) Publishing
3 40 (4.22%) Games
4 38 (4.01%) Retail
4 38 (4.01%) Automotive
5 26 (2.74%) Banking
6 20 (2.11%) Front Office
6 20 (2.11%) Back Office
7 17 (1.79%) Marketing
8 11 (1.16%) Wholesale Banking
9 10 (1.05%) Electronics
10 9 (0.95%) Advertising
11 7 (0.74%) Billing
12 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Law
15 1 (0.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 707 (74.58%) Developer
2 237 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 142 (14.98%) Java Developer
4 124 (13.08%) .NET Developer
5 89 (9.39%) C# Developer
5 89 (9.39%) Software Engineer
6 63 (6.65%) Software Developer
7 56 (5.91%) Architect
8 55 (5.80%) Tester
9 53 (5.59%) PHP Developer
10 49 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 39 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 39 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
13 33 (3.48%) Lead Developer
14 32 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
15 29 (3.06%) Web Developer
15 29 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
16 28 (2.95%) UI Developer
16 28 (2.95%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (41.98%) .NET
2 373 (39.35%) HTML
3 340 (35.86%) CSS
4 221 (23.31%) jQuery
5 198 (20.89%) ASP.NET
6 179 (18.88%) XML
7 156 (16.46%) Web Services
8 130 (13.71%) .NET Framework
9 123 (12.97%) CSS3
10 121 (12.76%) HTML5
11 108 (11.39%) Ajax
12 105 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 100 (10.55%) KnockoutJS
14 92 (9.70%) REST
15 91 (9.60%) AngularJS
16 83 (8.76%) RESTful
17 79 (8.33%) JSON
18 69 (7.28%) Spring
19 61 (6.43%) Sass
20 47 (4.96%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.93%) Computer Science
2 70 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.38%) Blog
4 49 (5.17%) User Experience
5 48 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (4.96%) Visualisation
7 46 (4.85%) N-Tier
8 45 (4.75%) Hedge funds
9 38 (4.01%) Blackberry
10 37 (3.90%) BBC
11 35 (3.69%) Data Structures
12 34 (3.59%) Social Media
13 24 (2.53%) Management Information System
13 24 (2.53%) EFT
14 20 (2.11%) W3C
14 20 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
14 20 (2.11%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (1.79%) Mathematics
17 15 (1.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 183 (19.30%) Linux
2 131 (13.82%) Windows
3 74 (7.81%) UNIX
4 28 (2.95%) Android
5 26 (2.74%) Debian
6 25 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.32%) Windows 8
8 21 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 19 (2.00%) Windows Vista
9 19 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 19 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 19 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (78.59%) Agile Software Development
2 536 (56.54%) TDD
3 395 (41.67%) Scrum
4 311 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
5 295 (31.12%) MVC
6 268 (28.27%) BDD
7 261 (27.53%) OO
8 222 (23.42%) Unit Testing
9 209 (22.05%) Software Engineering
10 153 (16.14%) Pair Programming
11 146 (15.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 127 (13.40%) Kanban
13 118 (12.45%) E-Commerce
14 107 (11.29%) Automated Testing
15 106 (11.18%) OOD
15 106 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 98 (10.34%) SOA
17 96 (10.13%) Open Source
18 80 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
19 79 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 463 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 382 (40.30%) C#
3 328 (34.60%) SQL
4 313 (33.02%) Java
5 90 (9.49%) Ruby
6 87 (9.18%) PHP
7 86 (9.07%) T-SQL
8 80 (8.44%) Python
9 68 (7.17%) C++
10 53 (5.59%) Perl
11 31 (3.27%) C
12 30 (3.16%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 19 (2.00%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 15 (1.58%) Scala
17 13 (1.37%) VBA
18 12 (1.27%) XQuery
18 12 (1.27%) Shell Script
19 11 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 180 (18.99%) Degree
2 46 (4.85%) PhD
3 36 (3.80%) ISEB
4 26 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.42%) IC3 Certification
7 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.12%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) WCAG
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.79%) Varnish
3 12 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (1.79%) Puppet
2 16 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.27%) Nagios
3 12 (1.27%) OpenNMS
4 5 (0.53%) Dollar Universe
4 5 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.42%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 190 (20.04%) Microsoft
2 184 (19.41%) Oracle
3 31 (3.27%) Zend
4 21 (2.22%) VMware
5 15 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.48%) IBM
7 12 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 11 (1.16%) Pega
9 8 (0.84%) Facebook
9 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.74%) iRise
11 6 (0.63%) Tableau
11 6 (0.63%) ATG
11 6 (0.63%) Perforce
12 5 (0.53%) Endeca
12 5 (0.53%) Reuters
12 5 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.42%) Remedy
13 4 (0.42%) Google
13 4 (0.42%) LANDesk
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