Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 251 306
Rank change year-on-year +100 +55 -38
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1,178 255 600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.40% 1.27% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.35% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 293 229 520
10th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £63,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £86,250 £88,750 £81,375
90th Percentile £106,000 £105,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46,782 18,906 52,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.41% 94.09% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30,541 15,834 42,477
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +2.94%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Pair Programming in London.

Salary trend for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pair Programming in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in London

Pair Programming
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the London region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
West London +2 87 £67,500 +8.00% 21
Central London -59 55 £75,000 - 53
South London -20 4 £65,000 +8.33%
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 731 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (56.54%) JavaScript
3 569 (48.30%) React
4 543 (46.10%) TDD
5 463 (39.30%) Software Engineering
6 461 (39.13%) AWS
7 399 (33.87%) Java
8 386 (32.77%) Mentoring
9 365 (30.98%) TypeScript
10 363 (30.81%) Full Stack Development
11 341 (28.95%) Kubernetes
12 329 (27.93%) Microservices
13 328 (27.84%) Docker
14 314 (26.66%) Finance
15 313 (26.57%) Node.js
16 289 (24.53%) Test Automation
17 286 (24.28%) Python
18 272 (23.09%) Scrum
19 251 (21.31%) Coaching
20 247 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
21 224 (19.02%) Git (software)
22 221 (18.76%) GraphQL
23 219 (18.59%) Serverless
24 218 (18.51%) Redux
25 200 (16.98%) REST
26 199 (16.89%) CSS
27 190 (16.13%) Terraform
28 184 (15.62%) React Native
28 184 (15.62%) BDD
29 183 (15.53%) Problem-Solving

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 34 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.29%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.12%) Confluence
4 18 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 18 (1.53%) CMS
5 12 (1.02%) nginx
6 11 (0.93%) Jupyter
7 9 (0.76%) WordPress
8 7 (0.59%) Drupal
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.17%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.17%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.17%) JBoss
10 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.085%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.085%) Apache
11 1 (0.085%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.085%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.085%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.78%) Figma
3 15 (1.27%) Sketch
4 10 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
4 10 (0.85%) Final Cut Pro
5 8 (0.68%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.42%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.42%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.085%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (2.21%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 461 (39.13%) AWS
2 219 (18.59%) Serverless
3 130 (11.04%) Azure
4 128 (10.87%) AWS Lambda
5 121 (10.27%) GCP
6 95 (8.06%) Amazon S3
7 89 (7.56%) SaaS
8 81 (6.88%) GitHub
9 69 (5.86%) Heroku
10 65 (5.52%) Amazon SQS
11 63 (5.35%) Amazon EC2
11 63 (5.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 54 (4.58%) Amazon ECS
13 38 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
14 36 (3.06%) CloudFront
15 34 (2.89%) Amazon Cognito
16 31 (2.63%) PaaS
17 28 (2.38%) Datadog
17 28 (2.38%) Slack
18 22 (1.87%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 100 (8.49%) Broadband
2 68 (5.77%) HTTP
3 21 (1.78%) Internet
4 19 (1.61%) SSH
5 4 (0.34%) AMQP
5 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.25%) SMS
7 1 (0.085%) Firewall
7 1 (0.085%) VoIP
7 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
2 123 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 115 (9.76%) Redis
4 93 (7.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 84 (7.13%) MySQL
6 66 (5.60%) Amazon Aurora
7 61 (5.18%) MongoDB
8 53 (4.50%) SQL Server
9 43 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
10 34 (2.89%) Relational Database
11 28 (2.38%) Big Data
12 22 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
13 18 (1.53%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.10%) Hazelcast
15 10 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.85%) OLTP
16 9 (0.76%) Neo4j
17 8 (0.68%) ArangoDB
17 8 (0.68%) HBase
18 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 224 (19.02%) Git (software)
2 154 (13.07%) Jenkins
3 120 (10.19%) webpack
4 109 (9.25%) JIRA
5 98 (8.32%) GitLab
6 95 (8.06%) Cypress.io
7 82 (6.96%) Selenium
8 61 (5.18%) CircleCI
9 51 (4.33%) NUnit
10 49 (4.16%) SpecFlow
11 39 (3.31%) JUnit
12 32 (2.72%) Mockito
12 32 (2.72%) Postman
13 30 (2.55%) Log4Net
14 27 (2.29%) Babel
15 24 (2.04%) Maven
16 23 (1.95%) Cucumber
17 22 (1.87%) Capybara
17 22 (1.87%) Pivotal Tracker
17 22 (1.87%) RSpec
General
1 314 (26.66%) Finance
2 171 (14.52%) Social Skills
3 126 (10.70%) Banking
4 90 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
5 83 (7.05%) Retail
6 62 (5.26%) Marketing
7 61 (5.18%) Public Sector
8 58 (4.92%) Games
9 49 (4.16%) Legal
10 28 (2.38%) Financial Institution
11 25 (2.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 22 (1.87%) Local Government
13 20 (1.70%) Investment Banking
14 19 (1.61%) Law
15 18 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
16 17 (1.44%) Publishing
17 15 (1.27%) Public Speaking
17 15 (1.27%) Telecoms
18 14 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 505 (42.87%) Developer
2 243 (20.63%) Software Engineer
3 173 (14.69%) Senior Developer
4 109 (9.25%) React Developer
5 86 (7.30%) Senior Software Engineer
6 85 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 66 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 60 (5.09%) Java Engineer
9 57 (4.84%) Senior React Developer
10 56 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
11 46 (3.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 46 (3.90%) Lead Software Engineer
12 45 (3.82%) Software Developer
13 40 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 39 (3.31%) Java Software Engineer
15 38 (3.23%) .NET Developer
16 35 (2.97%) JavaScript Engineer
17 32 (2.72%) Python Engineer
18 31 (2.63%) Principal Engineer
19 27 (2.29%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (48.30%) React
2 313 (26.57%) Node.js
3 221 (18.76%) GraphQL
4 218 (18.51%) Redux
5 200 (16.98%) REST
6 199 (16.89%) CSS
7 184 (15.62%) React Native
8 156 (13.24%) HTML
9 153 (12.99%) AngularJS
10 116 (9.85%) Spring
11 114 (9.68%) .NET
12 103 (8.74%) Jest
13 101 (8.57%) Kafka
14 98 (8.32%) Vue.js
15 95 (8.06%) RESTful
16 73 (6.20%) Web Services
17 70 (5.94%) Django
18 67 (5.69%) Ruby on Rails
19 63 (5.35%) .NET Core
20 62 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 146 (12.39%) User Experience
2 120 (10.19%) Mobile App
3 103 (8.74%) Blog
4 84 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
5 78 (6.62%) Algorithms
6 65 (5.52%) Virtual Team
7 62 (5.26%) Social Media
8 53 (4.50%) Over-the-Top Content
9 50 (4.24%) Cloud Native
10 49 (4.16%) Video\Live Streaming
11 46 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (3.31%) Renewable Energy
13 38 (3.23%) Data Structures
13 38 (3.23%) Digital Media
13 38 (3.23%) Video on Demand
14 27 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.53%) Legacy Systems
16 17 (1.44%) CUDA
16 17 (1.44%) Legacy Code
17 15 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 78 (6.62%) Linux
2 75 (6.37%) Apple iOS
3 70 (5.94%) Android
4 54 (4.58%) Unix
5 19 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 9 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.34%) Tizen
7 4 (0.34%) webOS
7 4 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (62.05%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (46.10%) TDD
3 463 (39.30%) Software Engineering
4 386 (32.77%) Mentoring
5 363 (30.81%) Full Stack Development
6 329 (27.93%) Microservices
7 289 (24.53%) Test Automation
8 272 (23.09%) Scrum
9 251 (21.31%) Coaching
10 247 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
11 184 (15.62%) BDD
12 183 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
13 167 (14.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 162 (13.75%) DevOps
15 147 (12.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 146 (12.39%) Unit Testing
17 142 (12.05%) Fintech
18 140 (11.88%) Front End Development
19 139 (11.80%) Infrastructure as Code
20 126 (10.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 666 (56.54%) JavaScript
2 399 (33.87%) Java
3 365 (30.98%) TypeScript
4 286 (24.28%) Python
5 158 (13.41%) C#
6 130 (11.04%) SQL
7 126 (10.70%) Ruby
8 107 (9.08%) Scala
9 96 (8.15%) Kotlin
10 80 (6.79%) Go
11 66 (5.60%) ES6
12 47 (3.99%) Java 8
13 44 (3.74%) C++
14 43 (3.65%) Elm
15 37 (3.14%) PHP
16 35 (2.97%) Clojure
17 33 (2.80%) PowerShell
18 31 (2.63%) Elixir
19 30 (2.55%) Java 11
20 29 (2.46%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 75 (6.37%) Degree
2 48 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.53%) PhD
4 15 (1.27%) MBA
5 11 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (0.85%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.085%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.085%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (10.02%) QA
2 27 (2.29%) Accessibility
2 27 (2.29%) GDPR
3 9 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.68%) ISO 13485
5 7 (0.59%) IEC 62304
6 4 (0.34%) WCAG
7 1 (0.085%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.085%) SOC 2
System Software
1 328 (27.84%) Docker
2 10 (0.85%) ISA Server
3 8 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 341 (28.95%) Kubernetes
2 190 (16.13%) Terraform
3 59 (5.01%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (4.75%) Grafana
5 47 (3.99%) Prometheus
6 36 (3.06%) Ansible
7 30 (2.55%) Graphite
7 30 (2.55%) Graylog
7 30 (2.55%) Opsgenie
8 19 (1.61%) Istio
9 11 (0.93%) Kibana
9 11 (0.93%) Puppet
10 10 (0.85%) Mesos
11 9 (0.76%) logstash
11 9 (0.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 113 (9.59%) Google
2 76 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.33%) BT
4 23 (1.95%) Apple
5 16 (1.36%) PayPal
6 14 (1.19%) Cadence
6 14 (1.19%) Facebook
6 14 (1.19%) Instagram
6 14 (1.19%) Oracle
6 14 (1.19%) Twitter
6 14 (1.19%) YouTube
7 11 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 9 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.68%) Cisco
9 8 (0.68%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.68%) Foundry
9 8 (0.68%) Splunk
10 7 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.51%) Adobe
11 6 (0.51%) Dell