The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pair Programming
England / North West
Rank 229 204 237
Rank change year-on-year -25 +33  
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 20 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.68% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 23
Median salary £55,000 £36,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.68% -23.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +16.27%  

Pair Programming is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5552 4995 5843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.38% 87.86% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4608 4156 4703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Pair Programming as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the North West

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in the North West

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in the North West

Pair Programming
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -16 17 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

Pair Programming
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Scrum
3 37 (71.15%) Java
4 28 (53.85%) TDD
5 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
6 23 (44.23%) HTML
6 23 (44.23%) Spring
7 20 (38.46%) RESTful
7 20 (38.46%) DevOps
8 19 (36.54%) MVC
9 18 (34.62%) .NET
10 17 (32.69%) C#
10 17 (32.69%) Kanban
11 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
11 16 (30.77%) J2EE
12 14 (26.92%) CSS
13 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
13 13 (25.00%) jQuery
14 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (23.08%) Open Source
14 12 (23.08%) JSF
14 12 (23.08%) JSP
14 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
14 12 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
14 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
15 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
15 11 (21.15%) SQL
16 10 (19.23%) Node.js
16 10 (19.23%) Microservices

Pair Programming
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) nginx
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) LogicBlox
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 4 (7.69%) MSTest
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.85%) Ant
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.85%) Gradle
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) JUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) Mocha
3 2 (3.85%) Mockito
3 2 (3.85%) RSpec
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) TestRail
3 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Java Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Principal Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Java Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) HTML
1 23 (44.23%) Spring
2 20 (38.46%) RESTful
3 18 (34.62%) .NET
4 16 (30.77%) J2EE
5 14 (26.92%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 13 (25.00%) jQuery
7 12 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 12 (23.08%) JSF
7 12 (23.08%) JSP
8 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET
9 10 (19.23%) Node.js
10 8 (15.38%) WCF
10 8 (15.38%) Web Services
11 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (13.46%) HTML5
11 7 (13.46%) JSON
11 7 (13.46%) REST
12 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Xbox
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.69%) Android
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Scrum
3 28 (53.85%) TDD
4 20 (38.46%) DevOps
5 19 (36.54%) MVC
6 17 (32.69%) Kanban
7 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
8 12 (23.08%) Open Source
9 10 (19.23%) Microservices
10 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
10 9 (17.31%) OO
11 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
11 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
12 7 (13.46%) BDD
12 7 (13.46%) SOA
13 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) Smalltalk
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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