Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 240 241
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 62 46 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.68% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 32
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.64% +3.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% +11.76% -

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 6,831 6,755 6,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.61% 91.77% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,620 5,827 5,252
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Rochdale +10 7 £50,000 - 3
Stockport 0 3 £50,000 +42.86%
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £40,000 -
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 48 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (70.97%) TDD
3 36 (58.06%) Java
4 34 (54.84%) Scrum
5 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 27 (43.55%) MVC
7 26 (41.94%) Software Engineering
8 24 (38.71%) .NET
8 24 (38.71%) BDD
9 23 (37.10%) HTML
9 23 (37.10%) Spring
10 21 (33.87%) CSS
11 18 (29.03%) Kanban
11 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
12 17 (27.42%) SQL
12 17 (27.42%) Hibernate
12 17 (27.42%) DevOps
13 16 (25.81%) Scala
13 16 (25.81%) C#
14 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
14 15 (24.19%) Python
15 14 (22.58%) J2EE
15 14 (22.58%) Ruby
16 12 (19.35%) Selenium
16 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
16 12 (19.35%) MongoDB
16 12 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (17.74%) Web Services
17 11 (17.74%) XML

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 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Drupal
3 5 (8.06%) EPiServer
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Slack
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) DHCP
2 3 (4.84%) DNS
2 3 (4.84%) FTP
2 3 (4.84%) IPsec
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) 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
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.35%) Selenium
3 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.90%) SpecFlow
5 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.68%) JIRA
5 6 (9.68%) JUnit
6 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
6 5 (8.06%) MSTest
7 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.84%) Gatling
7 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.84%) JMeter
7 3 (4.84%) Mocha
7 3 (4.84%) Mockito
7 3 (4.84%) TestRail
7 3 (4.84%) The Grinder
7 3 (4.84%) Travis CI
7 3 (4.84%) Vagrant
7 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (70.97%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Principal Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Developer
6 5 (8.06%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Scala Developer
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) HTML
2 23 (37.10%) Spring
3 21 (33.87%) CSS
4 17 (27.42%) Hibernate
5 14 (22.58%) J2EE
6 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
7 11 (17.74%) Ajax
7 11 (17.74%) jQuery
7 11 (17.74%) Web Services
7 11 (17.74%) XML
8 10 (16.13%) RESTful
9 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.52%) REST
9 9 (14.52%) SOAP
10 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
10 8 (12.90%) Entity Framework
10 8 (12.90%) HTML5
10 8 (12.90%) Node.js
10 8 (12.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) iPad
2 6 (9.68%) Wiki
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
4 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) Fintech
6 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (70.97%) TDD
3 34 (54.84%) Scrum
4 27 (43.55%) MVC
5 26 (41.94%) Software Engineering
6 24 (38.71%) BDD
7 18 (29.03%) Kanban
8 17 (27.42%) DevOps
9 12 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (16.13%) OOP
10 10 (16.13%) Refactoring
11 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
11 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
12 7 (11.29%) OO
12 7 (11.29%) SEO
12 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.42%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) Scala
5 15 (24.19%) Python
6 14 (22.58%) Ruby
7 6 (9.68%) Go
7 6 (9.68%) Groovy
8 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.06%) Terraform
3 3 (4.84%) Ansible
3 3 (4.84%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Google
4 3 (4.84%) IBM