Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 450 429
Rank change year-on-year +91 -21 +56
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1,401 1,029 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.64% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.71% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 896 1,173
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £59,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.61% - +4.55%

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 146,365 145,508 169,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.75% 90.51% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 118,366 120,128 142,811
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +46 789 £65,000 +4.00% 133
North of England +57 254 £50,000 +5.26% 37
South East +81 149 £51,750 +8.95% 29
Yorkshire +33 139 £45,000 - 21
South West +22 106 £52,500 +31.25% 9
North West +42 99 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Midlands +35 64 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East of England +24 37 £37,500 -3.23% 6
West Midlands +28 34 £47,500 - 5
East Midlands -12 30 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North East -16 16 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Pair Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1,106 (78.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,048 (74.80%) TDD
3 738 (52.68%) Java
4 585 (41.76%) JavaScript
5 583 (41.61%) BDD
6 541 (38.62%) Scrum
7 536 (38.26%) Software Engineering
8 531 (37.90%) Continuous Integration
9 460 (32.83%) .NET
10 445 (31.76%) C#
11 427 (30.48%) Microservices
12 404 (28.84%) SQL
13 402 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
14 391 (27.91%) DevOps
15 379 (27.05%) Test Automation
16 361 (25.77%) AngularJS
17 325 (23.20%) HTML
18 323 (23.05%) Git (software)
19 317 (22.63%) MVC
20 314 (22.41%) React
21 288 (20.56%) CSS
22 276 (19.70%) REST
23 271 (19.34%) Finance
24 269 (19.20%) Web Services
25 257 (18.34%) Spring
26 255 (18.20%) Kanban
27 250 (17.84%) Continuous Delivery
28 243 (17.34%) ASP.NET
29 233 (16.63%) Python
30 229 (16.35%) OO

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 53 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
2 49 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 47 (3.35%) Apache
3 47 (3.35%) Confluence
4 43 (3.07%) Apache Spark
5 27 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (1.64%) JBoss
7 18 (1.28%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.21%) IIS
8 17 (1.21%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.14%) CMS
10 13 (0.93%) Anypoint
10 13 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.93%) WildFly
11 11 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
11 11 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.71%) Mule
13 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.071%) LibreOffice
2 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) Magento
2 9 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.14%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 402 (28.69%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (5.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 47 (3.35%) PaaS
5 44 (3.14%) Serverless
6 41 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 36 (2.57%) Amazon S3
8 35 (2.50%) GitHub
9 28 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 27 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
10 27 (1.93%) IaaS
11 24 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (1.36%) OpenShift
13 18 (1.28%) Heroku
14 15 (1.07%) SaaS
15 14 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.86%) Runscope
17 11 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.79%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.86%) HTTP
2 16 (1.14%) Broadband
3 14 (1.00%) Internet
4 13 (0.93%) SSL
5 10 (0.71%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.43%) DNS
8 5 (0.36%) FTP
9 4 (0.29%) DHCP
9 4 (0.29%) IPsec
10 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.14%) SMS
11 1 (0.071%) AMQP
11 1 (0.071%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.071%) DSL
11 1 (0.071%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.071%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 171 (12.21%) NoSQL
3 90 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 82 (5.85%) MySQL
5 68 (4.85%) Big Data
6 50 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 41 (2.93%) Relational Database
8 36 (2.57%) Neo4j
9 34 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 30 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.71%) Redis
12 15 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.86%) Apache Hive
13 12 (0.86%) HBase
13 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (0.79%) RavenDB
15 10 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (0.71%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 323 (23.05%) Git (software)
2 156 (11.13%) Jenkins
3 122 (8.71%) Selenium
4 105 (7.49%) Maven
5 85 (6.07%) JUnit
6 83 (5.92%) TeamCity
7 79 (5.64%) SpecFlow
8 78 (5.57%) JIRA
9 69 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 67 (4.78%) Visual Studio
11 66 (4.71%) Cucumber
12 50 (3.57%) Gradle
13 46 (3.28%) Jasmine
13 46 (3.28%) Vagrant
14 45 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
15 43 (3.07%) NUnit
16 33 (2.36%) Subversion
17 32 (2.28%) Mockito
18 30 (2.14%) ReSharper
19 25 (1.78%) JMeter
General
1 271 (19.34%) Finance
2 135 (9.64%) Retail
3 64 (4.57%) Games
4 56 (4.00%) Front Office
5 50 (3.57%) Banking
6 41 (2.93%) Marketing
7 28 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.21%) Advertising
9 17 (1.21%) Electronics
10 16 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.07%) Online Betting
12 14 (1.00%) Automotive
13 13 (0.93%) Legal
14 7 (0.50%) German Language
15 6 (0.43%) Publishing
16 5 (0.36%) Law
17 4 (0.29%) Back Office
17 4 (0.29%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 956 (68.24%) Developer
2 367 (26.20%) Java Developer
3 232 (16.56%) Software Engineer
4 223 (15.92%) .NET Developer
5 210 (14.99%) C# Developer
6 198 (14.13%) Senior Developer
7 161 (11.49%) Software Developer
8 148 (10.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 141 (10.06%) Java Engineer
10 103 (7.35%) Java Software Engineer
11 97 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 97 (6.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 94 (6.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 86 (6.14%) Agile Developer
14 82 (5.85%) Java Software Developer
14 82 (5.85%) Lead Developer
15 66 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 61 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
17 60 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 56 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (32.83%) .NET
2 361 (25.77%) AngularJS
3 325 (23.20%) HTML
4 314 (22.41%) React
5 288 (20.56%) CSS
6 276 (19.70%) REST
7 269 (19.20%) Web Services
8 257 (18.34%) Spring
9 243 (17.34%) ASP.NET
10 225 (16.06%) RESTful
11 195 (13.92%) Node.js
12 168 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 160 (11.42%) HTML5
14 147 (10.49%) J2EE
15 145 (10.35%) Hibernate
16 133 (9.49%) .NET Framework
17 125 (8.92%) jQuery
18 118 (8.42%) Entity Framework
19 98 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 96 (6.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
2 117 (8.35%) Enterprise Software
3 113 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (6.64%) Fintech
5 87 (6.21%) User Experience
6 85 (6.07%) Computer Science
7 64 (4.57%) Mobile App
8 58 (4.14%) Hedge funds
9 54 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
10 44 (3.14%) Algorithms
11 39 (2.78%) Cloud Native
12 25 (1.78%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.71%) Blog
14 22 (1.57%) EPoS
14 22 (1.57%) Online Games
15 15 (1.07%) Over-the-Top Content
15 15 (1.07%) Xbox
16 14 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 14 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 144 (10.28%) Linux
2 94 (6.71%) Windows
3 68 (4.85%) Android
4 56 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.57%) Unix
6 34 (2.43%) Nucleus RTOS
7 27 (1.93%) Windows Phone
8 14 (1.00%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.64%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) SUSE
12 1 (0.071%) CentOS
12 1 (0.071%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,106 (78.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,048 (74.80%) TDD
3 583 (41.61%) BDD
4 541 (38.62%) Scrum
5 536 (38.26%) Software Engineering
6 531 (37.90%) Continuous Integration
7 427 (30.48%) Microservices
8 391 (27.91%) DevOps
9 379 (27.05%) Test Automation
10 317 (22.63%) MVC
11 255 (18.20%) Kanban
12 250 (17.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 229 (16.35%) OO
14 217 (15.49%) Mentoring
15 198 (14.13%) Continuous Deployment
16 192 (13.70%) Unit Testing
17 187 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
18 177 (12.63%) SOLID
19 136 (9.71%) E-Commerce
20 132 (9.42%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 738 (52.68%) Java
2 585 (41.76%) JavaScript
3 445 (31.76%) C#
4 404 (28.84%) SQL
5 233 (16.63%) Python
6 217 (15.49%) Java 8
7 165 (11.78%) Ruby
8 111 (7.92%) Scala
9 91 (6.50%) PHP
10 59 (4.21%) PL/SQL
11 56 (4.00%) C++
12 48 (3.43%) R
13 47 (3.35%) TypeScript
14 43 (3.07%) Go
15 34 (2.43%) C
15 34 (2.43%) Perl
15 34 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 32 (2.28%) Apple Swift
16 32 (2.28%) Groovy
17 24 (1.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (4.64%) Degree
2 17 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.57%) AWS Certification
4 7 (0.50%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.21%) ISEB
7 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.071%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (8.99%) QA
2 16 (1.14%) GCP
3 6 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.21%) PMO
5 2 (0.14%) GDPR
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) PSD2
6 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 217 (15.49%) Docker
2 12 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.36%) HDFS
4 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.071%) iptables
Systems Management
1 118 (8.42%) Terraform
2 82 (5.85%) Ansible
3 67 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (4.28%) Puppet
5 58 (4.14%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.64%) Kibana
7 8 (0.57%) Mesos
8 6 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.43%) MOM
9 5 (0.36%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.36%) logstash
9 5 (0.36%) Rancher
9 5 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.29%) Salt
11 2 (0.14%) Grafana
11 2 (0.14%) Graphite
11 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.071%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.071%) Nagios
12 1 (0.071%) Packer
Vendors
1 146 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 113 (8.07%) Oracle
3 96 (6.85%) Google
4 26 (1.86%) New Relic
5 25 (1.78%) MuleSoft
6 21 (1.50%) Splunk
7 18 (1.28%) Sophos
7 18 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 17 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.14%) SAP
10 14 (1.00%) ATG
10 14 (1.00%) IBM
11 12 (0.86%) LexisNexis
12 11 (0.79%) Demandware
13 9 (0.64%) Adobe
13 9 (0.64%) Apple
14 7 (0.50%) Capita
14 7 (0.50%) Sun
15 6 (0.43%) Sitecore