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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 207 230
Rank change year-on-year -28 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 37 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 26
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.34%  

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 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -19 37 £50,000 - 3
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (73.68%) Scrum
3 40 (70.18%) TDD
4 39 (68.42%) Java
5 27 (47.37%) Spring
5 27 (47.37%) DevOps
6 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
7 25 (43.86%) HTML
7 25 (43.86%) Git (software)
8 24 (42.11%) Hibernate
9 23 (40.35%) RESTful
10 21 (36.84%) CSS
11 19 (33.33%) Web Services
11 19 (33.33%) MVC
12 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
13 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
14 15 (26.32%) BDD
14 15 (26.32%) SQL
14 15 (26.32%) .NET
15 14 (24.56%) C#
15 14 (24.56%) SOAP
15 14 (24.56%) Puppet
16 13 (22.81%) XML
16 13 (22.81%) JUnit
17 12 (21.05%) Ant
17 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
17 12 (21.05%) IntelliJ
17 12 (21.05%) jQuery
17 12 (21.05%) iPad
17 12 (21.05%) Mentoring

Pair Programming
Co-occurring 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 9 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.51%) Drupal
3 2 (3.51%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.51%) nginx
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Mule
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) GitHub
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Broadband
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Redis
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.81%) JUnit
4 12 (21.05%) Ant
4 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 12 (21.05%) IntelliJ
5 7 (12.28%) Selenium
6 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.26%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) Mocha
7 3 (5.26%) MSTest
7 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.26%) TestRail
7 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.51%) RSpec
8 2 (3.51%) Subversion
9 1 (1.75%) Mockito
9 1 (1.75%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.26%) Advertising
1 3 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Technical Leader
7 5 (8.77%) Java Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Principal Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Principal Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Development Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Head of Development
9 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) Spring
2 25 (43.86%) HTML
3 24 (42.11%) Hibernate
4 23 (40.35%) RESTful
5 21 (36.84%) CSS
6 19 (33.33%) Web Services
7 15 (26.32%) .NET
8 14 (24.56%) SOAP
9 13 (22.81%) XML
10 12 (21.05%) jQuery
11 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
11 10 (17.54%) HTML5
11 10 (17.54%) J2EE
11 10 (17.54%) JSF
12 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
12 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (15.79%) JSP
13 7 (12.28%) Node.js
13 7 (12.28%) React
13 7 (12.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) iPad
2 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Android
1 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (73.68%) Scrum
3 40 (70.18%) TDD
4 27 (47.37%) DevOps
5 19 (33.33%) MVC
6 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
7 15 (26.32%) BDD
8 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.04%) Kanban
10 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 6 (10.53%) Open Source
11 6 (10.53%) SOA
11 6 (10.53%) Web Development
12 5 (8.77%) Coaching
12 5 (8.77%) OO
13 4 (7.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.02%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) Smalltalk
9 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.75%) Groovy
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Adobe
2 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago