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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Refactoring
Rank 534 514 471
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -43
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 393 406 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 263 338 413
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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
92648 84518 90975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.67% 79.58% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73866 69082 77128
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014 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 28 August 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
England -18 385 £47,500 -5.00% 45
London -33 168 £52,500 -8.69% 21
South East -26 103 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hampshire +19 66 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Portsmouth +27 65 - - 3
City of London -21 37 £52,500 -8.69% 3
North West -8 36 £38,000 - 5
Manchester -3 22 £39,500 -1.25% 4
East of England -29 21 £55,000 -12.00% 2
South West -9 20 £34,500 +8.66% 3
West Midlands -1 19 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Surrey +1 13 £52,500 +7.69%
Yorkshire -21 12 £30,000 -17.24% 6
Warwickshire - 12 £43,250 - 2
Merseyside +14 10 £38,000 +80.95% 1
Milton Keynes 0 10 £43,750 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £43,750 -12.50%
Rochdale - 10 £40,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Dorking - 9 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 9 £55,000 - 1
Liverpool +11 8 £35,750 +70.23%
Hertfordshire -20 8 £50,000 -27.27% 1
Somerset -18 7 £31,500 -37.00%
West Yorkshire -32 7 £28,500 -30.90% 4
Bristol 0 6 £37,500 +18.11% 3
Taunton - 6 £31,500 -
Ross-on-Wye - 6 - -
Herefordshire - 6 - -
Oxfordshire +8 5 £42,500 -

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 411 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 409 (50.18%) TDD
3 406 (49.82%) C#
4 376 (46.13%) .NET
5 358 (43.93%) HTML
6 352 (43.19%) SQL Server
7 351 (43.07%) OO
8 318 (39.02%) MVC
9 313 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
10 303 (37.18%) CSS
11 284 (34.85%) SQL
12 272 (33.37%) ASP.NET
13 244 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
14 241 (29.57%) Java
15 233 (28.59%) jQuery
16 227 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
17 219 (26.87%) BDD
18 217 (26.63%) Microsoft
19 209 (25.64%) Git (software)
20 197 (24.17%) Scrum
21 189 (23.19%) NUnit
22 188 (23.07%) Unit Testing
23 180 (22.09%) .NET Framework
24 178 (21.84%) Software Engineering
25 169 (20.74%) Pair Programming
26 155 (19.02%) XML
27 152 (18.65%) OOD
28 151 (18.53%) Web Services
29 146 (17.91%) IIS
29 146 (17.91%) E-Commerce

Refactoring
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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
1 146 (17.91%) IIS
2 99 (12.15%) Confluence
3 65 (7.98%) Node.js
4 36 (4.42%) Apache Solr
5 31 (3.80%) Apache
6 28 (3.44%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 21 (2.58%) nginx
9 20 (2.45%) Drupal
9 20 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.47%) WordPress
11 8 (0.98%) GemFire
11 8 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.86%) CMS
13 5 (0.61%) Mule
14 4 (0.49%) Moodle
15 3 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 127 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.47%) MS Office
3 4 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.10%) SalesLogix
3 3 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.12%) GitHub
2 26 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (2.45%) PaaS
3 20 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.72%) IaaS
5 12 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (1.35%) SaaS
7 5 (0.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.04%) Internet
2 70 (8.59%) HTTP
3 33 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.60%) SSH
5 12 (1.47%) ATM
6 11 (1.35%) SAN
7 9 (1.10%) VPN
7 9 (1.10%) Firewall
8 6 (0.74%) NAS
9 5 (0.61%) SSL
10 4 (0.49%) Intranet
11 3 (0.37%) Extranet
12 2 (0.25%) GSM
13 1 (0.12%) VoIP
13 1 (0.12%) GPRS
13 1 (0.12%) CTI
13 1 (0.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (43.19%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.41%) RavenDB
3 90 (11.04%) Relational Database
4 89 (10.92%) MySQL
5 85 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (9.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 62 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 57 (6.99%) RDBMS
9 42 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
10 41 (5.03%) MongoDB
11 33 (4.05%) NoSQL
12 30 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 25 (3.07%) Big Data
14 24 (2.94%) OLAP
15 20 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (1.96%) Star Schema
18 14 (1.72%) CouchDB
19 10 (1.23%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 209 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 189 (23.19%) NUnit
3 143 (17.55%) JIRA
4 139 (17.06%) TeamCity
5 123 (15.09%) Cucumber
6 112 (13.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 108 (13.25%) ReSharper
8 102 (12.52%) Moq
9 94 (11.53%) WATIR
10 92 (11.29%) Selenium
11 84 (10.31%) NCrunch
12 82 (10.06%) Subversion
13 50 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (4.91%) SpecFlow
15 37 (4.54%) Jasmine
16 36 (4.42%) Maven
17 34 (4.17%) JUnit
17 34 (4.17%) Visual Studio
18 30 (3.68%) WebDriver
19 26 (3.19%) Jenkins
General
1 110 (13.50%) Finance
2 93 (11.41%) Retail
3 64 (7.85%) Back Office
4 56 (6.87%) Games
5 39 (4.79%) Marketing
6 34 (4.17%) Banking
7 31 (3.80%) Publishing
8 23 (2.82%) Advertising
9 20 (2.45%) Investment Banking
9 20 (2.45%) Automotive
10 16 (1.96%) Front Office
11 12 (1.47%) Billing
11 12 (1.47%) Legal
12 11 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.35%) Music Industry
13 10 (1.23%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 637 (78.16%) Developer
2 166 (20.37%) Senior Developer
3 140 (17.18%) .NET Developer
4 102 (12.52%) Java Developer
5 101 (12.39%) Software Developer
6 83 (10.18%) C# Developer
7 71 (8.71%) Software Engineer
8 39 (4.79%) Web Developer
9 37 (4.54%) PHP Developer
10 36 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (3.80%) QA Engineer
12 30 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
13 29 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
14 28 (3.44%) Front-End Developer
15 24 (2.94%) DBA
16 23 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
17 22 (2.70%) Junior Developer
17 22 (2.70%) Junior
18 21 (2.58%) Senior C# Developer
19 20 (2.45%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (46.13%) .NET
2 358 (43.93%) HTML
3 303 (37.18%) CSS
4 272 (33.37%) ASP.NET
5 233 (28.59%) jQuery
6 227 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 180 (22.09%) .NET Framework
8 155 (19.02%) XML
9 151 (18.53%) Web Services
10 131 (16.07%) HTML5
11 130 (15.95%) NHibernate
12 121 (14.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 112 (13.74%) StructureMap
14 97 (11.90%) AngularJS
15 95 (11.66%) WCF
16 92 (11.29%) CSS3
17 90 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 87 (10.67%) REST
19 85 (10.43%) MSMQ
20 84 (10.31%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 82 (10.06%) Open Source
3 38 (4.66%) Mathematics
4 36 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 18 (2.21%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.09%) Clustering
7 17 (2.09%) Augmented Reality
8 16 (1.96%) iPhone
8 16 (1.96%) Blog
9 14 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.72%) iPad
10 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.60%) Digital Media
11 12 (1.47%) EFT
12 11 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.23%) Video on Demand
13 10 (1.23%) Streaming Media
13 10 (1.23%) Social Network
13 10 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 124 (15.21%) Windows
2 118 (14.48%) Linux
3 45 (5.52%) UNIX
4 38 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.58%) Debian
6 20 (2.45%) Android
7 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.61%) CentOS
11 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.37%) Fedora
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (50.18%) TDD
2 351 (43.07%) OO
3 318 (39.02%) MVC
4 313 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (29.94%) Continuous Integration
6 219 (26.87%) BDD
7 197 (24.17%) Scrum
8 188 (23.07%) Unit Testing
9 178 (21.84%) Software Engineering
10 169 (20.74%) Pair Programming
11 152 (18.65%) OOD
12 146 (17.91%) E-Commerce
13 145 (17.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 124 (15.21%) Business Intelligence
15 88 (10.80%) OOP
16 84 (10.31%) ERP
17 67 (8.22%) Web Development
18 66 (8.10%) SOA
19 65 (7.98%) Migration
20 55 (6.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 411 (50.43%) JavaScript
2 406 (49.82%) C#
3 284 (34.85%) SQL
4 241 (29.57%) Java
5 145 (17.79%) Ruby
6 116 (14.23%) VB.NET
7 105 (12.88%) T-SQL
8 96 (11.78%) PHP
9 87 (10.67%) C++
10 74 (9.08%) Python
11 45 (5.52%) Perl
12 43 (5.28%) Objective-C
13 25 (3.07%) Scala
13 25 (3.07%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.45%) PHP5
14 20 (2.45%) C
15 18 (2.21%) VB
16 11 (1.35%) TypeScript
17 9 (1.10%) XAML
18 8 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (13.87%) Degree
2 24 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.60%) Postgraduate
4 7 (0.86%) PhD
5 6 (0.74%) MCTS
5 6 (0.74%) MCITP
5 6 (0.74%) MCSE
5 6 (0.74%) MCSA
6 4 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) MCP
8 2 (0.25%) MCSD
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.43%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) Solvency II
2 4 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.98%) HDFS
3 5 (0.61%) KVM
4 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.47%) YUM
3 11 (1.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 217 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 84 (10.31%) Endeca
2 84 (10.31%) RedPrairie
3 62 (7.61%) Oracle
4 38 (4.66%) Zend
5 25 (3.07%) Google
6 21 (2.58%) Twitter
7 18 (2.21%) Facebook
8 17 (2.09%) HP
9 16 (1.96%) JBoss
10 14 (1.72%) VMware
11 11 (1.35%) Sony
11 11 (1.35%) Toshiba
12 9 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.74%) Red Gate
13 6 (0.74%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.74%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.61%) Sun
14 5 (0.61%) Hitachi
14 5 (0.61%) NetApp
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 - £38000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 7 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago