Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 382 466
Rank change year-on-year +51 +84 -5
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1,486 1,367 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.83% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.91% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,086 981
England median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £81,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% -

Pair Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,565 150,425 164,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.55% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 111,949 119,525 138,391
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in England

Pair Programming
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 824 £70,000 +12.00% 137
North of England +79 304 £45,000 -10.00% 43
South East +56 206 £55,000 - 19
Yorkshire +53 189 £44,000 -12.00% 19
North West +21 89 £58,250 +16.50% 20
South West +5 58 £39,000 -13.33% 13
Midlands +34 55 £47,500 -5.00% 15
West Midlands +58 44 £47,500 -9.52% 11
East of England +62 40 £36,500 -30.48% 16
North East +15 26 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands -25 11 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Pair Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 1,137 (76.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,118 (75.24%) TDD
3 693 (46.64%) Java
4 626 (42.13%) JavaScript
5 598 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
6 542 (36.47%) BDD
7 523 (35.20%) Software Engineering
8 522 (35.13%) C#
9 507 (34.12%) SQL
10 504 (33.92%) Scrum
11 500 (33.65%) .NET
12 425 (28.60%) Microservices
13 394 (26.51%) MVC
14 387 (26.04%) Amazon AWS
15 382 (25.71%) DevOps
16 349 (23.49%) AngularJS
17 344 (23.15%) React
18 338 (22.75%) HTML
19 330 (22.21%) ASP.NET
20 326 (21.94%) Git (software)
21 319 (21.47%) CSS
22 307 (20.66%) Finance
23 305 (20.52%) Spring
24 297 (19.99%) Web Services
25 295 (19.85%) Continuous Delivery
26 269 (18.10%) Test Automation
27 262 (17.63%) Docker
28 244 (16.42%) OO
29 241 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
30 230 (15.48%) Node.js

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 51 (3.43%) Confluence
2 47 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 27 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 24 (1.62%) CMS
5 23 (1.55%) Apache
5 23 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 14 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.61%) Ethereum
10 9 (0.61%) nginx
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.47%) JBoss
13 2 (0.13%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.13%) IIS
13 2 (0.13%) Jetty
13 2 (0.13%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Mingle
2 3 (0.20%) LibreOffice
2 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.13%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) LatentZero
1 5 (0.34%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 387 (26.04%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (9.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 59 (3.97%) GitHub
5 54 (3.63%) PaaS
6 53 (3.57%) Serverless
7 40 (2.69%) IaaS
8 28 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (1.35%) SaaS
11 17 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (0.94%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.94%) npm
14 13 (0.87%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.81%) TestFlight
16 6 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.34%) Slack
18 4 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.36%) HTTP
2 15 (1.01%) HTTPS
3 8 (0.54%) SSL
4 7 (0.47%) BIG-IP
4 7 (0.47%) Broadband
4 7 (0.47%) VLAN
5 6 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.27%) Internet
6 4 (0.27%) SMS
7 2 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.067%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 141 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 86 (5.79%) MongoDB
4 71 (4.78%) MySQL
5 61 (4.10%) Big Data
6 49 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 42 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (2.29%) Neo4j
10 25 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (1.35%) Redis
12 19 (1.28%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.87%) Apache Hive
14 13 (0.87%) Blockchain
14 13 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
15 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (0.47%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 326 (21.94%) Git (software)
2 190 (12.79%) Jenkins
3 120 (8.08%) Selenium
4 103 (6.93%) TeamCity
5 97 (6.53%) Maven
6 96 (6.46%) JIRA
7 90 (6.06%) JUnit
8 79 (5.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 71 (4.78%) Visual Studio
10 70 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (4.31%) Cucumber
11 64 (4.31%) Gradle
12 58 (3.90%) SpecFlow
13 45 (3.03%) Mockito
14 41 (2.76%) Jasmine
15 37 (2.49%) NUnit
16 35 (2.36%) Bitbucket
16 35 (2.36%) Vagrant
17 34 (2.29%) gulp
18 33 (2.22%) Grunt
General
1 307 (20.66%) Finance
2 129 (8.68%) Retail
3 70 (4.71%) Front Office
4 66 (4.44%) Games
5 39 (2.62%) Banking
6 31 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 29 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.75%) Marketing
9 23 (1.55%) Advertising
10 22 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 21 (1.41%) Electronics
11 21 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 18 (1.21%) Multimedia
12 18 (1.21%) Publishing
13 15 (1.01%) Automotive
13 15 (1.01%) Legal
14 14 (0.94%) Law
15 5 (0.34%) Back Office
15 5 (0.34%) German Language
16 4 (0.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,091 (73.42%) Developer
2 347 (23.35%) C# Developer
3 323 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 302 (20.32%) .NET Developer
5 264 (17.77%) Senior Developer
6 238 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
7 178 (11.98%) Software Engineer
8 168 (11.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 166 (11.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 119 (8.01%) Java Engineer
11 113 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 103 (6.93%) Software Developer
13 95 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 93 (6.26%) Agile Developer
15 82 (5.52%) Lead Developer
16 81 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
17 70 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
18 68 (4.58%) Scala Developer
19 67 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
19 67 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (33.65%) .NET
2 349 (23.49%) AngularJS
3 344 (23.15%) React
4 338 (22.75%) HTML
5 330 (22.21%) ASP.NET
6 319 (21.47%) CSS
7 305 (20.52%) Spring
8 297 (19.99%) Web Services
9 241 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 230 (15.48%) Node.js
11 228 (15.34%) RESTful
12 216 (14.54%) REST
13 172 (11.57%) HTML5
14 141 (9.49%) jQuery
15 140 (9.42%) .NET Framework
16 132 (8.88%) Spring Boot
17 125 (8.41%) CSS3
17 125 (8.41%) Entity Framework
18 123 (8.28%) Hibernate
19 110 (7.40%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 215 (14.47%) Greenfield Project
2 183 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
3 144 (9.69%) User Experience
4 127 (8.55%) Computer Science
5 102 (6.86%) Fintech
6 96 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (3.30%) Hedge funds
8 39 (2.62%) Fixed Income
9 38 (2.56%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.75%) Blog
13 20 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.87%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
17 10 (0.67%) Equities
17 10 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 82 (5.52%) Linux
2 80 (5.38%) Android
3 50 (3.36%) Windows
4 47 (3.16%) Unix
5 46 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.81%) Nucleus RTOS
7 9 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.54%) CentOS
8 8 (0.54%) Solaris
8 8 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 7 (0.47%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.067%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,137 (76.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,118 (75.24%) TDD
3 598 (40.24%) Continuous Integration
4 542 (36.47%) BDD
5 523 (35.20%) Software Engineering
6 504 (33.92%) Scrum
7 425 (28.60%) Microservices
8 394 (26.51%) MVC
9 382 (25.71%) DevOps
10 295 (19.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 269 (18.10%) Test Automation
12 244 (16.42%) OO
13 228 (15.34%) Kanban
14 215 (14.47%) Unit Testing
15 209 (14.06%) SOLID
16 202 (13.59%) Mentoring
17 193 (12.99%) Continuous Deployment
18 186 (12.52%) Open Source
19 176 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
20 117 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 693 (46.64%) Java
2 626 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 522 (35.13%) C#
4 507 (34.12%) SQL
5 172 (11.57%) Java 8
6 162 (10.90%) Scala
7 152 (10.23%) Python
8 116 (7.81%) Ruby
9 66 (4.44%) TypeScript
10 65 (4.37%) C++
11 50 (3.36%) PHP
12 43 (2.89%) Apple Swift
12 43 (2.89%) PL/SQL
13 42 (2.83%) ES6
14 41 (2.76%) Go
15 35 (2.36%) Objective-C
16 34 (2.29%) C
17 33 (2.22%) PowerShell
18 32 (2.15%) T-SQL
19 29 (1.95%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (5.45%) Degree
2 38 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.27%) PhD
6 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.13%) ICAEW
7 2 (0.13%) OCP
7 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.067%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.067%) ISEB
8 1 (0.067%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.067%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.067%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (9.22%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 262 (17.63%) Docker
2 28 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.47%) iptables
4 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 126 (8.48%) Terraform
2 98 (6.59%) Kubernetes
3 50 (3.36%) Ansible
4 36 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (2.29%) Puppet
6 28 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (1.14%) Mesos
8 13 (0.87%) Kibana
9 9 (0.61%) logstash
10 8 (0.54%) Grafana
11 7 (0.47%) Graphite
11 7 (0.47%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.47%) Packer
12 2 (0.13%) Rancher
13 1 (0.067%) linkerd
13 1 (0.067%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.067%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 227 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 138 (9.29%) Google
3 108 (7.27%) Oracle
4 68 (4.58%) Xamarin
5 34 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.48%) SAP
7 21 (1.41%) Adobe
8 18 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.14%) Apple
10 11 (0.74%) Facebook
11 10 (0.67%) Sitecore
12 9 (0.61%) New Relic
13 8 (0.54%) IBM
13 8 (0.54%) Rakuten
14 7 (0.47%) F5
14 7 (0.47%) Twitter
15 6 (0.40%) Charles River
15 6 (0.40%) Talend
15 6 (0.40%) TIBCO
16 5 (0.34%) SimCorp