The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 162 205 199
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -6
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 44 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.072% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.094% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 2
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,500 £30,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4033 4251 3666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.77% 76.82% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3588 3163
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Pair Programming
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
Solihull - 28 £41,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £51,250 -
Birmingham +11 3 £41,250 -8.33%
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
Staffordshire -8 2 £25,750 -14.16%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 62 (81.58%) Scrum
1 62 (81.58%) TDD
2 56 (73.68%) .NET
3 55 (72.37%) BDD
4 52 (68.42%) C#
4 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 51 (67.11%) XAML
5 51 (67.11%) Low Latency
5 51 (67.11%) Multithreading
6 17 (22.37%) Java
7 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.79%) Subversion
9 8 (10.53%) Sun
9 8 (10.53%) Sun Certification
9 8 (10.53%) PhD
10 7 (9.21%) Spring
11 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
12 5 (6.58%) J2EE
12 5 (6.58%) CSS
12 5 (6.58%) Web Services
12 5 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.58%) Hudson
12 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.26%) jQuery
13 4 (5.26%) Degree
13 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
13 4 (5.26%) Adobe
13 4 (5.26%) MVC
13 4 (5.26%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.26%) OpenEdge
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.63%) FileNet
4 2 (2.63%) Drupal
4 2 (2.63%) WordPress
4 2 (2.63%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.63%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
1 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Subversion
2 5 (6.58%) Hudson
3 4 (5.26%) Ant
3 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.95%) JUnit
4 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) Maven
5 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Phing
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
1 2 (2.63%) Automotive
1 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (98.68%) Developer
2 51 (67.11%) .NET Developer
2 51 (67.11%) C# Developer
2 51 (67.11%) ASP.NET Developer
2 51 (67.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 51 (67.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Java Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Progress Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (73.68%) .NET
2 52 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.21%) Spring
4 5 (6.58%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.58%) CSS
4 5 (6.58%) J2EE
4 5 (6.58%) Web Services
5 4 (5.26%) jQuery
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (3.95%) GWT
6 3 (3.95%) JPA
6 3 (3.95%) RESTful
6 3 (3.95%) HTML5
6 3 (3.95%) REST
6 3 (3.95%) CSS3
6 3 (3.95%) XML
6 3 (3.95%) XSLT
6 3 (3.95%) XMLBeans
7 2 (2.63%) Dojo
7 2 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) UNIX
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (81.58%) Scrum
1 62 (81.58%) TDD
2 55 (72.37%) BDD
3 51 (67.11%) Multithreading
3 51 (67.11%) Low Latency
4 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.26%) MVC
6 4 (5.26%) OO
7 3 (3.95%) SOA
7 3 (3.95%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.95%) Web Development
8 2 (2.63%) Refactoring
8 2 (2.63%) Release Management
8 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.63%) ATDD
8 2 (2.63%) User Stories
8 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) C#
2 51 (67.11%) XAML
3 17 (22.37%) Java
4 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) Progress 4GL
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) Scala
7 2 (2.63%) Clojure
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) PhD
1 8 (10.53%) Sun Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Sun
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Progress
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Twitter
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) SAP