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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pair Programming
Rank 191 207 209
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 25 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.091% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.12% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 1
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £44,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +5.29%
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
4353 4295 3711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.07% 78.50% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 3638 3149
Average salary £42,350 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 - 18 £41,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 59 (80.82%) TDD
2 58 (79.45%) Scrum
3 53 (72.60%) BDD
4 52 (71.23%) .NET
5 48 (65.75%) C#
5 48 (65.75%) ASP.NET
6 47 (64.38%) XAML
6 47 (64.38%) Multithreading
6 47 (64.38%) Low Latency
7 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.55%) Java
9 11 (15.07%) Subversion
10 8 (10.96%) Sun
10 8 (10.96%) Sun Certification
10 8 (10.96%) PhD
11 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (8.22%) PHP
12 5 (6.85%) CSS
12 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (6.85%) Open Source
12 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
12 5 (6.85%) Node.js
12 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.85%) Spring
13 4 (5.48%) Degree
13 4 (5.48%) jQuery
13 4 (5.48%) Hudson
13 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.48%) Adobe
13 4 (5.48%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (6.85%) Node.js
2 4 (5.48%) OpenEdge
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.74%) FileNet
3 2 (2.74%) Drupal
3 2 (2.74%) WordPress
3 2 (2.74%) LiveCycle
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.37%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.37%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Subversion
2 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.48%) Hudson
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Ant
5 2 (2.74%) JUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.74%) Maven
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.37%) Phing
General
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
1 2 (2.74%) Automotive
1 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (98.63%) Developer
2 47 (64.38%) .NET Developer
2 47 (64.38%) C# Developer
2 47 (64.38%) ASP.NET Developer
2 47 (64.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 47 (64.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Java Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Java Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Progress Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (71.23%) .NET
2 48 (65.75%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
3 5 (6.85%) Spring
3 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) jQuery
4 4 (5.48%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.48%) J2EE
4 4 (5.48%) Web Services
5 3 (4.11%) XML
5 3 (4.11%) XSLT
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.11%) HTML5
5 3 (4.11%) REST
5 3 (4.11%) CSS3
6 2 (2.74%) JPA
6 2 (2.74%) RESTful
6 2 (2.74%) GWT
6 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Open Source
2 2 (2.74%) User Experience
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) TDD
2 58 (79.45%) Scrum
3 53 (72.60%) BDD
4 47 (64.38%) Low Latency
4 47 (64.38%) Multithreading
5 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.48%) OO
6 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.11%) Web Development
7 3 (4.11%) SOA
7 3 (4.11%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.11%) MVC
7 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.74%) DevOps
8 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.74%) RUP
8 2 (2.74%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 48 (65.75%) C#
2 47 (64.38%) XAML
3 15 (20.55%) Java
4 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.22%) PHP
5 4 (5.48%) Progress 4GL
6 3 (4.11%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) Groovy
7 2 (2.74%) Scala
7 2 (2.74%) Clojure
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) PhD
1 8 (10.96%) Sun Certification
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Sun
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe
2 4 (5.48%) Progress
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter
5 1 (1.37%) SAP