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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 158 112
Rank change year-on-year +26 -46 +69
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 131 60 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.28% 1.24% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.31% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 93 46 61
10th Percentile £47,000 £34,375 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,875 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £91,250 £71,250
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 5,543 4,590 2,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 96.27% 94.52% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,832 3,490 2,413
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,762 £33,000
25th Percentile £41,750 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +13.33%
75th Percentile £71,265 £66,258 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,013 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in Manchester

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in Manchester

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Pair Programming in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport -3 2 £62,500 -30.56%
Pair Programming
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 115 (87.79%) Agile
2 107 (81.68%) TDD
3 76 (58.02%) Software Engineering
4 75 (57.25%) DevOps
5 72 (54.96%) Java
5 72 (54.96%) AWS
6 70 (53.44%) React
7 65 (49.62%) Kubernetes
8 60 (45.80%) CI/CD
9 49 (37.40%) Terraform
10 47 (35.88%) JavaScript
10 47 (35.88%) Git (software)
11 45 (34.35%) Test Automation
12 43 (32.82%) OO
13 42 (32.06%) NoSQL
13 42 (32.06%) Docker
14 40 (30.53%) Microservices
15 38 (29.01%) Spring
16 37 (28.24%) Azure
16 37 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (27.48%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (25.95%) Spring Boot
19 32 (24.43%) Mentoring
19 32 (24.43%) Finance
20 31 (23.66%) MongoDB
20 31 (23.66%) TypeScript
20 31 (23.66%) Software Delivery
21 30 (22.90%) Observability
21 30 (22.90%) Event-Driven
21 30 (22.90%) Social Skills

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 4 (3.05%) Confluence
2 1 (0.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 72 (54.96%) AWS
2 37 (28.24%) Azure
3 25 (19.08%) GitHub
4 22 (16.79%) Serverless
5 20 (15.27%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (13.74%) GCP
7 17 (12.98%) SaaS
8 11 (8.40%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (3.82%) PaaS
11 4 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (3.05%) IaaS
12 3 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (2.29%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
12 3 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (2.29%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.76%) Datadog
13 1 (0.76%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) DHCP
1 10 (7.63%) DNS
1 10 (7.63%) FTP
1 10 (7.63%) HTTP
1 10 (7.63%) IPsec
1 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.06%) NoSQL
2 31 (23.66%) MongoDB
3 30 (22.90%) MySQL
4 17 (12.98%) Relational Database
5 11 (8.40%) Big Data
6 10 (7.63%) Neo4j
7 6 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.76%) LogicBlox
9 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 47 (35.88%) Git (software)
2 25 (19.08%) GitLab
3 20 (15.27%) SonarQube
4 10 (7.63%) Cypress.io
4 10 (7.63%) Postman
4 10 (7.63%) Robot Framework
4 10 (7.63%) Selenium
5 8 (6.11%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.11%) Vagrant
6 6 (4.58%) JIRA
7 4 (3.05%) JUnit
7 4 (3.05%) Mockito
8 3 (2.29%) Maven
9 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.53%) Gradle
9 2 (1.53%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.76%) TestRail
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 30 (22.90%) Social Skills
3 29 (22.14%) Automotive
4 18 (13.74%) Advertising
5 7 (5.34%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (2.29%) Local Government
6 3 (2.29%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.29%) Social Housing
7 2 (1.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (48.09%) Developer
2 44 (33.59%) Software Engineer
3 28 (21.37%) Java Developer
4 21 (16.03%) Senior Software Engineer
5 20 (15.27%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (10.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (8.40%) Site Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Engineering Manager
11 5 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.05%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (53.44%) React
2 38 (29.01%) Spring
3 34 (25.95%) Spring Boot
4 28 (21.37%) RESTful
5 27 (20.61%) Node.js
6 21 (16.03%) CSS
7 20 (15.27%) .NET
8 18 (13.74%) HTML
9 17 (12.98%) Lambda Expressions
10 16 (12.21%) Redux
11 15 (11.45%) AngularJS
12 14 (10.69%) Kafka
13 13 (9.92%) Vue.js
14 10 (7.63%) Gherkin
14 10 (7.63%) HTML5
14 10 (7.63%) Puppeteer
15 8 (6.11%) .NET Core
16 7 (5.34%) Apache Camel
16 7 (5.34%) REST
16 7 (5.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.32%) Cloud Native
1 24 (18.32%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (8.40%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (3.82%) Blog
4 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.53%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Unix
2 8 (6.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (87.79%) Agile
2 107 (81.68%) TDD
3 76 (58.02%) Software Engineering
4 75 (57.25%) DevOps
5 60 (45.80%) CI/CD
6 45 (34.35%) Test Automation
7 43 (32.82%) OO
8 40 (30.53%) Microservices
9 37 (28.24%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (27.48%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (24.43%) Mentoring
12 31 (23.66%) Software Delivery
13 30 (22.90%) Event-Driven
13 30 (22.90%) Observability
14 26 (19.85%) Full Stack Development
15 25 (19.08%) Coaching
16 22 (16.79%) E-Commerce
17 20 (15.27%) Continuous Deployment
18 19 (14.50%) Kanban
19 16 (12.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.96%) Java
2 47 (35.88%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.66%) TypeScript
4 29 (22.14%) C#
5 20 (15.27%) SQL
6 15 (11.45%) ES6
7 12 (9.16%) Ruby
8 11 (8.40%) Kotlin
8 11 (8.40%) Scala
9 10 (7.63%) ES7
9 10 (7.63%) ES8
9 10 (7.63%) Python
10 7 (5.34%) F#
11 2 (1.53%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Bash
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) AWS Certification
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (32.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (49.62%) Kubernetes
2 49 (37.40%) Terraform
3 28 (21.37%) Grafana
3 28 (21.37%) Prometheus
4 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.29%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Google
2 11 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) New Relic