Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Refactoring
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 240 245
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 70 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 20
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -27.27% +39.24%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £32,825
90th Percentile £57,000 £51,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -30.91% +53.85%

Refactoring 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 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
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%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Manchester

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Refactoring in Manchester

Refactoring
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Refactoring in Manchester

Refactoring
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 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
Bolton +2 6 £43,500 +4.82%
Stockport - 5 £35,000 -
Altrincham -11 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wigan - 4 £35,000 -
Sale - 2 £47,500 -
Salford - 1 £35,000 -
Refactoring
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring.

1 65 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (72.86%) TDD
3 39 (55.71%) SQL
4 38 (54.29%) Java
5 37 (52.86%) MVC
6 33 (47.14%) CSS
6 33 (47.14%) HTML
7 32 (45.71%) .NET
7 32 (45.71%) Finance
8 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
8 29 (41.43%) Unit Testing
9 28 (40.00%) Scrum
10 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
11 25 (35.71%) Python
11 25 (35.71%) Test Automation
11 25 (35.71%) BDD
12 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
13 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
13 23 (32.86%) Selenium
14 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
15 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (28.57%) QA
15 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
16 19 (27.14%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (27.14%) Programme Management
16 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
16 19 (27.14%) Electronics
16 19 (27.14%) Windows
16 19 (27.14%) SAP

Refactoring
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 (8.57%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (4.29%) Slack
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
3 15 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (20.00%) Big Data
4 14 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 12 (17.14%) MySQL
6 6 (8.57%) CouchDB
6 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.57%) Neo4j
6 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.57%) Riak
7 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Selenium
2 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (25.71%) Cucumber
4 10 (14.29%) gulp
5 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.14%) Grunt
6 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (7.14%) QUnit
7 3 (4.29%) Gatling
7 3 (4.29%) JIRA
7 3 (4.29%) JMeter
7 3 (4.29%) JUnit
7 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
7 3 (4.29%) The Grinder
7 3 (4.29%) Travis CI
7 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.43%) Babel
8 1 (1.43%) git-flow
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 19 (27.14%) Electronics
3 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
3 19 (27.14%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Java Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) QA Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) QA Tester
4 11 (15.71%) Tester
5 10 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Automation Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Java Automation Tester
7 8 (11.43%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) QA Automation Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (8.57%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) CSS
1 33 (47.14%) HTML
2 32 (45.71%) .NET
3 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 15 (21.43%) HTML5
4 13 (18.57%) AngularJS
4 13 (18.57%) REST
5 11 (15.71%) Ajax
5 11 (15.71%) Web Services
6 10 (14.29%) jQuery
6 10 (14.29%) Sass
7 9 (12.86%) CSS3
8 8 (11.43%) React
8 8 (11.43%) SOAP
8 8 (11.43%) XML
8 8 (11.43%) XML Schema
9 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (10.00%) Laravel
9 7 (10.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (8.57%) Wiki
3 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (72.86%) TDD
3 37 (52.86%) MVC
4 29 (41.43%) Unit Testing
5 28 (40.00%) Scrum
6 25 (35.71%) BDD
6 25 (35.71%) Test Automation
7 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
8 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (27.14%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (27.14%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (27.14%) Programme Management
9 19 (27.14%) Web Development
10 18 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (24.29%) ATDD
11 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
12 15 (21.43%) Defect Management
12 15 (21.43%) DevOps
12 15 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (20.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) SQL
2 38 (54.29%) Java
3 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
4 25 (35.71%) Python
5 18 (25.71%) C#
6 14 (20.00%) C++
6 14 (20.00%) Go
6 14 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (14.29%) PHP
8 7 (10.00%) Ruby
9 6 (8.57%) Groovy
9 6 (8.57%) Scala
10 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
11 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.86%) XPath
13 1 (1.43%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Ansible
1 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) SAP
2 14 (20.00%) Google
3 7 (10.00%) Capita
3 7 (10.00%) Zend
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 5 (7.14%) Microsoft