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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pair Programming
Rank 231 210 179
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 8 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.19% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.22% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 33
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.85%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.25%
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
5452 4473 4137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 83.65% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3730 3431
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,530
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pair Programming across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Pair Programming Salary Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
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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 -14 3 £45,000 -
Coventry +3 1 £62,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) User Stories
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Refactoring
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Node.js
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) ATDD
7 3 (23.08%) Couchbase
7 3 (23.08%) CouchDB
7 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Mule
3 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Couchbase
2 3 (23.08%) CouchDB
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Senior Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XSL
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Grails
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) User Stories
3 7 (53.85%) Refactoring
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) ATDD
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) Planning Poker
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) SOLID
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) WSO2