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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 199 175 204
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 9 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.46% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.56% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 1
Average salary £46,250 £41,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.80% +36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
4220 3739 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.30% 81.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3532 3058 3209
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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
Warwickshire -5 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Solihull -19 1 £40,000 -2.43%
Coventry -21 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) Progress 4GL
2 6 (46.15%) Progress
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) Node.js
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) OpenEdge
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Liquibase
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Progress Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Grails
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
1 6 (46.15%) Progress 4GL
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Groovy
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Progress
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle