Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 234 246
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 62 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.78% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 30
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £32,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,500 £57,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7199 6798 6778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.05% 91.14% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5954 5833 5616
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Manchester

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in Manchester

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in Manchester

Pair Programming
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stockport +5 13 £50,000 +42.86%
Rochdale +16 5 £50,000 - 2
Cheadle - 2 £40,000 -
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 53 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (75.81%) TDD
3 42 (67.74%) Scrum
4 38 (61.29%) Java
5 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
6 30 (48.39%) Spring
7 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
8 26 (41.94%) MVC
9 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
9 25 (40.32%) BDD
10 24 (38.71%) Hibernate
10 24 (38.71%) HTML
11 23 (37.10%) CSS
12 21 (33.87%) Web Services
12 21 (33.87%) XML
12 21 (33.87%) RESTful
13 20 (32.26%) iPad
13 20 (32.26%) DevOps
14 19 (30.65%) SOAP
14 19 (30.65%) .NET
15 18 (29.03%) SQL
15 18 (29.03%) Jenkins
16 16 (25.81%) JUnit
17 15 (24.19%) Puppet
18 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
18 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
18 14 (22.58%) C#
19 13 (20.97%) Ant
19 13 (20.97%) Python
19 13 (20.97%) Eclipse

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (9.68%) Apache
1 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (8.06%) Drupal
2 5 (8.06%) EPiServer
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Slack
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) Broadband
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) MongoDB
3 9 (14.52%) MySQL
4 6 (9.68%) CouchDB
4 6 (9.68%) Neo4j
4 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.68%) Riak
5 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 3 (4.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.03%) Jenkins
3 16 (25.81%) JUnit
4 13 (20.97%) Ant
4 13 (20.97%) Eclipse
4 13 (20.97%) IntelliJ
4 13 (20.97%) Selenium
5 8 (12.90%) JIRA
5 8 (12.90%) SpecFlow
6 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
7 5 (8.06%) Mocha
7 5 (8.06%) MSTest
7 5 (8.06%) TestRail
7 5 (8.06%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.84%) Gatling
8 3 (4.84%) JMeter
8 3 (4.84%) TestNG
8 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.45%) Games
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Software Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Principal Software Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (8.06%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.06%) UI Developer
9 4 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.84%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Spring
2 24 (38.71%) Hibernate
2 24 (38.71%) HTML
3 23 (37.10%) CSS
4 21 (33.87%) RESTful
4 21 (33.87%) Web Services
4 21 (33.87%) XML
5 19 (30.65%) .NET
5 19 (30.65%) SOAP
6 11 (17.74%) Ajax
6 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
6 11 (17.74%) jQuery
7 10 (16.13%) J2EE
8 9 (14.52%) REST
9 8 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (12.90%) JSF
9 8 (12.90%) Play Framework
9 8 (12.90%) React
9 8 (12.90%) WCF
10 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) iPad
2 6 (9.68%) Wiki
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (75.81%) TDD
3 42 (67.74%) Scrum
4 26 (41.94%) MVC
5 25 (40.32%) BDD
5 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
6 20 (32.26%) DevOps
7 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
8 13 (20.97%) Kanban
9 9 (14.52%) Refactoring
10 8 (12.90%) OOP
11 7 (11.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.68%) Extreme Programming
12 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
12 6 (9.68%) SEO
12 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
12 6 (9.68%) Web Development
13 5 (8.06%) Web Design
13 5 (8.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (29.03%) SQL
4 14 (22.58%) C#
5 13 (20.97%) Python
5 13 (20.97%) Scala
6 11 (17.74%) Ruby
7 6 (9.68%) Groovy
8 5 (8.06%) Go
9 3 (4.84%) PHP
10 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.84%) IBM
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft