Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 300 312
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 69 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 63 63 41
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £55,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11979 11171 11575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.86% 89.81% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9526 9316 9573
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 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
Manchester -3 63 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Cheshire -28 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 59 (85.51%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (73.91%) TDD
3 46 (66.67%) Scrum
4 43 (62.32%) Java
5 35 (50.72%) Spring
6 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
7 32 (46.38%) MVC
8 30 (43.48%) Software Engineering
9 28 (40.58%) Hibernate
9 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
10 26 (37.68%) BDD
11 23 (33.33%) HTML
12 22 (31.88%) SQL
12 22 (31.88%) .NET
12 22 (31.88%) CSS
13 21 (30.43%) Web Services
13 21 (30.43%) XML
13 21 (30.43%) RESTful
13 21 (30.43%) DevOps
14 20 (28.99%) iPad
15 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
15 19 (27.54%) Mentoring
15 19 (27.54%) SOAP
16 17 (24.64%) C#
17 16 (23.19%) JUnit
17 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
17 16 (23.19%) Puppet
18 13 (18.84%) Scala
18 13 (18.84%) Ant
18 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET

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 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.25%) Drupal
3 5 (7.25%) EPiServer
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) Slack
3 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) Broadband
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) IPsec
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.04%) MySQL
4 6 (8.70%) CouchDB
4 6 (8.70%) Neo4j
4 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.70%) Riak
5 3 (4.35%) DB2
5 3 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
3 16 (23.19%) JUnit
4 13 (18.84%) Ant
4 13 (18.84%) Eclipse
4 13 (18.84%) IntelliJ
4 13 (18.84%) Selenium
5 8 (11.59%) SpecFlow
6 7 (10.14%) JIRA
7 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.25%) Bitbucket
8 5 (7.25%) MSTest
9 4 (5.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.80%) Mocha
9 4 (5.80%) TestRail
9 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
10 3 (4.35%) Gatling
10 3 (4.35%) JMeter
10 3 (4.35%) The Grinder
10 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Games
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (69.57%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) Java Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Software Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Java Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
8 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) SQL Developer
10 5 (7.25%) UI Developer
11 4 (5.80%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) Spring
2 28 (40.58%) Hibernate
3 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 22 (31.88%) .NET
4 22 (31.88%) CSS
5 21 (30.43%) RESTful
5 21 (30.43%) Web Services
5 21 (30.43%) XML
6 19 (27.54%) SOAP
7 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.94%) Ajax
8 11 (15.94%) jQuery
9 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
9 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (14.49%) J2EE
9 10 (14.49%) Spring MVC
10 9 (13.04%) REST
11 8 (11.59%) JSF
11 8 (11.59%) Play Framework
11 8 (11.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) iPad
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
2 6 (8.70%) Wiki
3 4 (5.80%) Fintech
4 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (85.51%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (73.91%) TDD
3 46 (66.67%) Scrum
4 32 (46.38%) MVC
5 30 (43.48%) Software Engineering
6 26 (37.68%) BDD
7 21 (30.43%) DevOps
8 19 (27.54%) Mentoring
9 13 (18.84%) Kanban
10 9 (13.04%) Refactoring
11 8 (11.59%) OOP
11 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 6 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
13 6 (8.70%) SEO
13 6 (8.70%) Software Delivery
13 6 (8.70%) Web Development
14 5 (7.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) C#
5 13 (18.84%) Python
5 13 (18.84%) Scala
6 11 (15.94%) Ruby
7 6 (8.70%) Groovy
8 5 (7.25%) Go
9 4 (5.80%) PHP
10 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (23.19%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) Salt
3 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe
2 5 (7.25%) Sitecore
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com