The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Pair Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Pair Programming over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
London / City of London
Rank 170 214 241
Rank change year-on-year +44 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 49 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.80% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48 47 65
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

Pair Programming 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4527 6340 8881
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.36% 90.21% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4133 5640 7475
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the City of London

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the City of London.

Salary trend for Pair Programming in the City of London

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in the City of London

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Pair Programming 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 City of London region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 76 (96.20%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (93.67%) TDD
3 47 (59.49%) JavaScript
4 44 (55.70%) BDD
5 38 (48.10%) Java
6 30 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (34.18%) Computer Science
8 26 (32.91%) HTML
8 26 (32.91%) Microservices
9 25 (31.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (30.38%) HTML5
10 24 (30.38%) C#
11 23 (29.11%) AngularJS
12 21 (26.58%) .NET
12 21 (26.58%) jQuery
13 18 (22.78%) Degree
14 17 (21.52%) CSS
14 17 (21.52%) SQL
15 16 (20.25%) Scrum
15 16 (20.25%) Selenium
15 16 (20.25%) Docker
15 16 (20.25%) Node.js
16 15 (18.99%) Backbone.js
16 15 (18.99%) Spring
17 14 (17.72%) JUnit
17 14 (17.72%) SpecFlow
17 14 (17.72%) Puppet
17 14 (17.72%) React
17 14 (17.72%) Fintech
18 13 (16.46%) Cucumber

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.06%) Jetty
2 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.59%) Blockchain
3 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.33%) Redis
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (20.25%) Selenium
2 14 (17.72%) JUnit
2 14 (17.72%) SpecFlow
3 13 (16.46%) Cucumber
4 12 (15.19%) Gatling
4 12 (15.19%) JMeter
4 12 (15.19%) NUnit
4 12 (15.19%) TeamCity
4 12 (15.19%) WebDriver
5 8 (10.13%) Protractor
6 6 (7.59%) Subversion
7 3 (3.80%) Fiddler
7 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.80%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.53%) GitLab
8 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.53%) Mockito
8 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Front Office
2 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Advertising
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (77.22%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Agile Developer
5 11 (13.92%) C# Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (10.13%) QA Engineer
9 7 (8.86%) Senior Agile Developer
9 7 (8.86%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 6 (7.59%) Senior QA Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Lead Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Programmer
11 5 (6.33%) Scala Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Senior Web Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Web Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Lead .NET Developer
12 4 (5.06%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) HTML
2 24 (30.38%) HTML5
3 23 (29.11%) AngularJS
4 21 (26.58%) .NET
4 21 (26.58%) jQuery
5 17 (21.52%) CSS
6 16 (20.25%) Node.js
7 15 (18.99%) Backbone.js
7 15 (18.99%) Spring
8 14 (17.72%) React
9 12 (15.19%) CSS3
10 6 (7.59%) JPA
10 6 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.33%) REST
11 5 (6.33%) WCF
11 5 (6.33%) WPF
12 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
13 3 (3.80%) Dojo
13 3 (3.80%) JSP
13 3 (3.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) Fintech
3 11 (13.92%) Algorithms
4 9 (11.39%) Blog
5 6 (7.59%) Bitcoin
6 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.80%) User Experience
8 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.27%) Animation
8 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.27%) Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
1 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (96.20%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (93.67%) TDD
3 44 (55.70%) BDD
4 30 (37.97%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (32.91%) Microservices
6 25 (31.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (20.25%) Scrum
8 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
8 12 (15.19%) OO
9 11 (13.92%) Front End Development
9 11 (13.92%) Kanban
10 10 (12.66%) Open Source
11 9 (11.39%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (8.86%) Multithreading
12 7 (8.86%) MVC
12 7 (8.86%) OOD
12 7 (8.86%) OOP
13 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Cryptocurrency
14 5 (6.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) JavaScript
2 38 (48.10%) Java
3 24 (30.38%) C#
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
5 8 (10.13%) Scala
6 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) F#
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Section 508
2 1 (1.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (20.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Puppet
2 12 (15.19%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.53%) Ansible
4 1 (1.27%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) New Relic
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe
3 2 (2.53%) Zend
4 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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