The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Refactoring
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 82 117
Rank change year-on-year -33 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 4 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Median salary £40,500 - £42,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 - £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,325 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.70% -  

Refactoring is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1278 811 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.14% 85.46% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 2561 4970
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Cheshire

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Refactoring in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Refactoring in Cheshire

Refactoring
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Refactoring in Cheshire

Refactoring
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -11 3 £40,500 -
Warrington - 1 £65,000 -
Refactoring
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Refactoring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) ATDD
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle