Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 409 434
Rank change year-on-year +74 +25 +67
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1,536 1,273 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.84% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 1,042 1,099
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £81,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +0.88%

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 143,829 151,297 168,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.13% 91.51% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 115,359 121,257 142,441
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +36 869 £67,500 +8.00% 119
North of England +74 308 £47,500 -5.00% 34
South East +72 177 £51,000 +0.99% 24
Yorkshire +40 176 £44,500 -11.00% 18
North West +62 105 £57,500 +15.00% 14
South West +19 70 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +42 64 £47,500 - 9
West Midlands +54 47 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England +49 45 £47,500 -9.52% 10
North East +2 27 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands -26 17 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Pair Programming
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,196 (77.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,126 (73.31%) TDD
3 745 (48.50%) Java
4 661 (43.03%) JavaScript
5 605 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
6 598 (38.93%) Scrum
7 578 (37.63%) BDD
8 568 (36.98%) Software Engineering
9 527 (34.31%) C#
10 525 (34.18%) .NET
11 512 (33.33%) SQL
12 474 (30.86%) Microservices
13 452 (29.43%) DevOps
14 437 (28.45%) Amazon AWS
15 409 (26.63%) MVC
16 407 (26.50%) AngularJS
17 397 (25.85%) React
18 376 (24.48%) HTML
19 355 (23.11%) CSS
20 348 (22.66%) Finance
21 346 (22.53%) Git (software)
22 322 (20.96%) Test Automation
23 320 (20.83%) Web Services
24 316 (20.57%) ASP.NET
25 271 (17.64%) Kanban
26 270 (17.58%) Docker
27 264 (17.19%) SQL Server
28 258 (16.80%) Continuous Delivery
29 257 (16.73%) Spring
30 245 (15.95%) REST

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 (3.84%) Confluence
2 47 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 40 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.43%) JBoss
6 21 (1.37%) Apache
6 21 (1.37%) CMS
7 17 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 15 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 13 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (0.72%) WildFly
11 10 (0.65%) Mule
12 9 (0.59%) Ethereum
12 9 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.52%) Anypoint
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.33%) nginx
16 4 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
2 3 (0.20%) LibreOffice
2 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.13%) Mingle
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.65%) Magento
2 6 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.33%) LatentZero
3 5 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 437 (28.45%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (14.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (9.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 64 (4.17%) GitHub
5 50 (3.26%) Serverless
6 45 (2.93%) PaaS
7 37 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 33 (2.15%) Amazon S3
9 32 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 31 (2.02%) IaaS
11 24 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.98%) SaaS
13 12 (0.78%) Runscope
14 11 (0.72%) Heroku
15 10 (0.65%) CodePlex
16 9 (0.59%) npm
16 9 (0.59%) TestFlight
17 8 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.15%) HTTP
2 17 (1.11%) HTTPS
3 10 (0.65%) Broadband
4 6 (0.39%) Internet
4 6 (0.39%) SSL
5 5 (0.33%) SMS
6 4 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.20%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.20%) VLAN
8 1 (0.065%) AMQP
8 1 (0.065%) DSL
8 1 (0.065%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 162 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 98 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 72 (4.69%) MySQL
5 56 (3.65%) Big Data
6 44 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 41 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.60%) Neo4j
9 33 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.56%) Redis
12 19 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.98%) Blockchain
14 13 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.85%) RavenDB
15 12 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
16 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.46%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 346 (22.53%) Git (software)
2 188 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 142 (9.24%) Selenium
4 114 (7.42%) JUnit
4 114 (7.42%) TeamCity
5 110 (7.16%) Maven
6 109 (7.10%) JIRA
7 84 (5.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 80 (5.21%) Cucumber
9 78 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (4.62%) SpecFlow
11 69 (4.49%) Gradle
12 65 (4.23%) Visual Studio
13 64 (4.17%) Vagrant
14 50 (3.26%) Jasmine
15 44 (2.86%) NUnit
16 41 (2.67%) Subversion
17 39 (2.54%) Mockito
18 27 (1.76%) gulp
19 26 (1.69%) Grunt
General
1 348 (22.66%) Finance
2 156 (10.16%) Retail
3 90 (5.86%) Front Office
4 53 (3.45%) Games
5 52 (3.39%) Banking
6 31 (2.02%) Marketing
6 31 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.82%) Advertising
8 25 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.37%) Electronics
12 19 (1.24%) Automotive
13 13 (0.85%) Legal
13 13 (0.85%) Multimedia
13 13 (0.85%) Publishing
14 10 (0.65%) Law
15 9 (0.59%) Back Office
15 9 (0.59%) Online Betting
16 8 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,087 (70.77%) Developer
2 354 (23.05%) Java Developer
3 320 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 293 (19.08%) .NET Developer
5 249 (16.21%) Software Engineer
6 241 (15.69%) Senior Developer
7 220 (14.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 163 (10.61%) Java Engineer
9 146 (9.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 144 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 132 (8.59%) Software Developer
12 124 (8.07%) Java Software Engineer
13 108 (7.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 101 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 96 (6.25%) Agile Developer
16 85 (5.53%) Lead Developer
17 83 (5.40%) Java Software Developer
18 79 (5.14%) AWS Developer
19 76 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
19 76 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (34.18%) .NET
2 407 (26.50%) AngularJS
3 397 (25.85%) React
4 376 (24.48%) HTML
5 355 (23.11%) CSS
6 320 (20.83%) Web Services
7 316 (20.57%) ASP.NET
8 257 (16.73%) Spring
9 245 (15.95%) REST
10 241 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 235 (15.30%) RESTful
12 234 (15.23%) Node.js
13 202 (13.15%) HTML5
14 167 (10.87%) .NET Framework
15 153 (9.96%) jQuery
16 151 (9.83%) Entity Framework
17 146 (9.51%) CSS3
18 145 (9.44%) J2EE
19 143 (9.31%) Hibernate
20 108 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 182 (11.85%) Greenfield Project
2 168 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 144 (9.38%) User Experience
4 110 (7.16%) Fintech
5 107 (6.97%) Computer Science
6 96 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (5.27%) Hedge funds
8 50 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 40 (2.60%) Fixed Income
10 37 (2.41%) Algorithms
11 36 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
12 29 (1.89%) Blog
13 22 (1.43%) Cloud Native
14 20 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (1.17%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.85%) Public Cloud
17 12 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
17 12 (0.78%) Online Games
18 10 (0.65%) Data Structures
18 10 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 87 (5.66%) Android
2 84 (5.47%) Linux
3 61 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 45 (2.93%) Windows
5 37 (2.41%) Unix
6 24 (1.56%) Nucleus RTOS
7 16 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.20%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.13%) Solaris
10 2 (0.13%) SUSE
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,196 (77.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,126 (73.31%) TDD
3 605 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 598 (38.93%) Scrum
5 578 (37.63%) BDD
6 568 (36.98%) Software Engineering
7 474 (30.86%) Microservices
8 452 (29.43%) DevOps
9 409 (26.63%) MVC
10 322 (20.96%) Test Automation
11 271 (17.64%) Kanban
12 258 (16.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 234 (15.23%) OO
14 229 (14.91%) Continuous Deployment
15 218 (14.19%) Unit Testing
16 211 (13.74%) SOLID
17 208 (13.54%) Mentoring
18 177 (11.52%) Open Source
19 175 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
20 139 (9.05%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 745 (48.50%) Java
2 661 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 527 (34.31%) C#
4 512 (33.33%) SQL
5 212 (13.80%) Java 8
6 199 (12.96%) Python
7 132 (8.59%) Scala
8 131 (8.53%) Ruby
9 68 (4.43%) PHP
10 53 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 51 (3.32%) C++
12 50 (3.26%) Apple Swift
13 49 (3.19%) TypeScript
14 40 (2.60%) Go
15 39 (2.54%) R
16 36 (2.34%) T-SQL
17 35 (2.28%) Objective-C
18 32 (2.08%) ES6
19 30 (1.95%) PowerShell
20 29 (1.89%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 73 (4.75%) Degree
2 31 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.33%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.13%) ICAEW
6 2 (0.13%) OCP
6 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.065%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.065%) ISEB
7 1 (0.065%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.065%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.065%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.065%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.46%) QA
2 47 (3.06%) GCP
3 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
System Software
1 270 (17.58%) Docker
2 30 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.20%) iptables
Systems Management
1 162 (10.55%) Terraform
2 85 (5.53%) Kubernetes
3 65 (4.23%) Ansible
4 44 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (2.34%) Puppet
6 17 (1.11%) Mesos
7 11 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
7 11 (0.72%) logstash
8 10 (0.65%) Kibana
9 7 (0.46%) Graphite
10 5 (0.33%) Grafana
11 4 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.20%) Rancher
13 2 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 2 (0.13%) MOM
13 2 (0.13%) Packer
13 2 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 216 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 128 (8.33%) Google
3 117 (7.62%) Oracle
4 50 (3.26%) Xamarin
5 22 (1.43%) Capita
5 22 (1.43%) SAP
6 20 (1.30%) Adobe
7 19 (1.24%) Splunk
8 16 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.98%) New Relic
10 13 (0.85%) ATG
11 11 (0.72%) Apple
11 11 (0.72%) IBM
11 11 (0.72%) MuleSoft
12 10 (0.65%) Demandware
13 9 (0.59%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.52%) LexisNexis
14 8 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.39%) RedGate
15 6 (0.39%) Talend