The table below looks at the statistics for Pair Programming skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 212 197 201
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% 0.062% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.079% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Pair Programming
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Pair Programming
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Pair Programming Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the West Midlands region.

Pair Programming Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham - 1 £42,500 -
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 17 (70.83%) BDD
4 14 (58.33%) Scrum
5 13 (54.17%) C#
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) XAML
5 13 (54.17%) Multithreading
5 13 (54.17%) Low Latency
6 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
6 6 (25.00%) Progress
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 4 (16.67%) PHP
8 4 (16.67%) Subversion
8 4 (16.67%) Ruby
8 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (12.50%) OpenEdge
9 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (4.17%) Java
10 1 (4.17%) J2EE
10 1 (4.17%) Oracle
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.17%) SOAP
10 1 (4.17%) Web Services
10 1 (4.17%) XML

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) OpenEdge
2 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) FileNet
3 1 (4.17%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (54.17%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (54.17%) .NET Developer
2 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Progress Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) TDD
2 17 (70.83%) BDD
3 14 (58.33%) Scrum
4 13 (54.17%) Low Latency
4 13 (54.17%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) RUP
6 1 (4.17%) DSDM
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
1 13 (54.17%) XAML
2 6 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) Clojure
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Progress
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle