Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 415 471
Rank change year-on-year +89 +56 -32
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1,358 1,221 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.82% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 984 814
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 128,865 148,930 153,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102,671 120,665 127,837
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +41 747 £67,500 +3.85% 145
North of England +113 313 £44,000 -12.00% 61
Yorkshire +91 201 £44,000 -12.00% 35
South East +27 169 £51,000 -7.27% 16
North West +42 84 £50,000 -1.96% 24
East of England +63 49 £52,500 +10.53% 4
South West -14 48 £39,000 -22.00% 8
Midlands +23 34 £52,500 +8.25% 5
West Midlands +72 30 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North East +38 28 £50,000 +5.02% 2
East Midlands -21 4 £43,750 -2.78% 2
Pair Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 1,026 (75.55%) TDD
2 987 (72.68%) Agile Software Development
3 551 (40.57%) Java
4 531 (39.10%) JavaScript
5 496 (36.52%) Continuous Integration
6 492 (36.23%) BDD
7 449 (33.06%) Software Engineering
8 444 (32.70%) C#
9 434 (31.96%) SQL
10 424 (31.22%) .NET
11 370 (27.25%) Scrum
12 367 (27.03%) Microservices
13 356 (26.22%) MVC
14 316 (23.27%) Continuous Delivery
15 306 (22.53%) Git (software)
16 299 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
17 296 (21.80%) DevOps
18 292 (21.50%) ASP.NET
19 285 (20.99%) React
20 275 (20.25%) Spring
21 258 (19.00%) Docker
22 257 (18.92%) Node.js
23 253 (18.63%) AngularJS
24 239 (17.60%) HTML
24 239 (17.60%) Test Automation
25 236 (17.38%) CSS
26 233 (17.16%) Microsoft
27 226 (16.64%) Finance
28 218 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
29 212 (15.61%) Web Services

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 59 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
2 53 (3.90%) Confluence
3 38 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 33 (2.43%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.99%) Apache
6 22 (1.62%) CMS
7 17 (1.25%) nginx
8 14 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.66%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.29%) IIS
14 3 (0.22%) Ethereum
15 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
16 1 (0.074%) EPiServer
16 1 (0.074%) JBoss
16 1 (0.074%) Jetty
16 1 (0.074%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Mingle
1 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.15%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.074%) Magento
1 1 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 299 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (7.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 49 (3.61%) GitHub
5 39 (2.87%) PaaS
6 36 (2.65%) Serverless
7 34 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 31 (2.28%) npm
9 26 (1.91%) SaaS
10 25 (1.84%) IaaS
11 17 (1.25%) OpenShift
12 16 (1.18%) Slack
13 15 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.74%) TestFlight
15 9 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.37%) Runscope
17 4 (0.29%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.95%) HTTP
2 13 (0.96%) BIG-IP
2 13 (0.96%) VLAN
3 11 (0.81%) Internet
4 8 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.52%) RTMP
6 6 (0.44%) Broadband
7 5 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.37%) SSL
7 5 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.29%) DNS
9 1 (0.074%) FTP
9 1 (0.074%) SMS
9 1 (0.074%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 125 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 101 (7.44%) MySQL
4 83 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 55 (4.05%) Redis
6 52 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 51 (3.76%) Big Data
8 42 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.14%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.55%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
14 13 (0.96%) Neo4j
14 13 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.44%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.44%) Hazelcast
16 6 (0.44%) HBase
17 5 (0.37%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 306 (22.53%) Git (software)
2 178 (13.11%) Jenkins
3 99 (7.29%) Maven
4 94 (6.92%) JUnit
5 83 (6.11%) Mockito
6 81 (5.96%) Selenium
7 80 (5.89%) JIRA
8 75 (5.52%) TeamCity
9 65 (4.79%) Visual Studio
10 58 (4.27%) Cucumber
10 58 (4.27%) Gradle
11 42 (3.09%) gulp
11 42 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 39 (2.87%) Grunt
13 32 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (2.06%) Bitbucket
14 28 (2.06%) Jasmine
15 27 (1.99%) SpecFlow
16 26 (1.91%) SonarQube
16 26 (1.91%) WebDriver
General
1 226 (16.64%) Finance
2 144 (10.60%) Retail
3 76 (5.60%) Games
4 33 (2.43%) Front Office
5 32 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.21%) Marketing
7 24 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.47%) Publishing
9 19 (1.40%) Electronics
9 19 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.18%) Banking
11 14 (1.03%) Legal
11 14 (1.03%) Multimedia
12 12 (0.88%) Law
13 11 (0.81%) Advertising
14 6 (0.44%) Back Office
14 6 (0.44%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.29%) Retail Finance
16 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 985 (72.53%) Developer
2 313 (23.05%) C# Developer
3 284 (20.91%) Java Developer
4 260 (19.15%) Senior Developer
5 253 (18.63%) .NET Developer
6 210 (15.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 166 (12.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 166 (12.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 114 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 94 (6.92%) Software Engineer
10 92 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 70 (5.15%) Agile Developer
12 64 (4.71%) Scala Developer
13 62 (4.57%) SQL Developer
14 61 (4.49%) JavaScript Developer
14 61 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
15 58 (4.27%) Lead Developer
16 56 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 54 (3.98%) AWS Developer
18 50 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (31.22%) .NET
2 292 (21.50%) ASP.NET
3 285 (20.99%) React
4 275 (20.25%) Spring
5 257 (18.92%) Node.js
6 253 (18.63%) AngularJS
7 239 (17.60%) HTML
8 236 (17.38%) CSS
9 218 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 212 (15.61%) Web Services
11 209 (15.39%) REST
12 172 (12.67%) RESTful
13 107 (7.88%) .NET Framework
14 106 (7.81%) Apache Camel
15 103 (7.58%) HTML5
15 103 (7.58%) SOAP
16 102 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
17 96 (7.07%) Spring Boot
18 92 (6.77%) jQuery
19 91 (6.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 211 (15.54%) Enterprise Software
2 210 (15.46%) Greenfield Project
3 88 (6.48%) User Experience
4 76 (5.60%) Fintech
5 64 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (3.09%) Algorithms
7 27 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (1.77%) Blog
9 21 (1.55%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.47%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.88%) NHS
14 11 (0.81%) Life Science
14 11 (0.81%) Online Games
15 10 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.66%) Cloud Native
17 7 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 6 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.07%) Linux
2 59 (4.34%) Android
3 55 (4.05%) Windows
4 41 (3.02%) Unix
5 29 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.96%) CoreOS
7 12 (0.88%) CentOS
7 12 (0.88%) Solaris
7 12 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,026 (75.55%) TDD
2 987 (72.68%) Agile Software Development
3 496 (36.52%) Continuous Integration
4 492 (36.23%) BDD
5 449 (33.06%) Software Engineering
6 370 (27.25%) Scrum
7 367 (27.03%) Microservices
8 356 (26.22%) MVC
9 316 (23.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 296 (21.80%) DevOps
11 239 (17.60%) Test Automation
12 183 (13.48%) Unit Testing
13 178 (13.11%) Kanban
14 177 (13.03%) OO
15 156 (11.49%) SOLID
16 149 (10.97%) Open Source
17 148 (10.90%) Mentoring
18 147 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
19 121 (8.91%) Continuous Deployment
20 111 (8.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 551 (40.57%) Java
2 531 (39.10%) JavaScript
3 444 (32.70%) C#
4 434 (31.96%) SQL
5 142 (10.46%) Java 8
6 140 (10.31%) Python
7 139 (10.24%) Scala
8 115 (8.47%) Ruby
9 84 (6.19%) C++
10 72 (5.30%) TypeScript
11 50 (3.68%) Go
12 47 (3.46%) ES6
13 43 (3.17%) PHP
14 36 (2.65%) C
15 30 (2.21%) Groovy
15 30 (2.21%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.84%) Apple Swift
17 22 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.62%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (5.23%) Degree
2 37 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.29%) PhD
6 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.074%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.074%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (10.31%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.074%) SEPA
4 1 (0.074%) WAI
System Software
1 258 (19.00%) Docker
2 13 (0.96%) iptables
3 11 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.52%) Varnish
6 6 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.44%) vSphere
7 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.074%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 145 (10.68%) Kubernetes
2 85 (6.26%) Terraform
3 43 (3.17%) Ansible
4 32 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (2.21%) Docker Swarm
6 27 (1.99%) Puppet
7 16 (1.18%) Grafana
8 13 (0.96%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.88%) Kibana
10 9 (0.66%) Mesos
11 5 (0.37%) Packer
11 5 (0.37%) StatsD
12 4 (0.29%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.29%) Rancher
12 4 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.15%) linkerd
13 2 (0.15%) logstash
14 1 (0.074%) Consul
14 1 (0.074%) Istio
14 1 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 104 (7.66%) Google
3 78 (5.74%) Oracle
4 53 (3.90%) Xamarin
5 41 (3.02%) Red Hat
6 26 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 21 (1.55%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.40%) SAP
9 15 (1.10%) Apple
10 14 (1.03%) Adobe
11 13 (0.96%) F5
11 13 (0.96%) Facebook
11 13 (0.96%) Twitter
12 12 (0.88%) Rakuten
13 7 (0.52%) BT
14 6 (0.44%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 6 (0.44%) VMware
15 5 (0.37%) LexisNexis
15 5 (0.37%) Splunk
16 4 (0.29%) Zend