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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pair Programming
Rank 213 184 209
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 7 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.57% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.71% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 4
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.97% -8.88%
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
4810 4384 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.58% 80.09% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 3633 3710
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,119 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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
Coventry -9 2 - -
Birmingham +5 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Warwickshire -5 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 5 (33.33%) Node.js
4 5 (33.33%) Puppet
4 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (20.00%) Maven
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (13.33%) Xamarin
7 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) OOP
7 2 (13.33%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) jMock
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Swing
4 1 (6.67%) AWT
4 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Java SE
4 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Android Development
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) OOD
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Xamarin