Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Refactoring
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 308 309
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 83 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 42
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -29.55% +43.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £51,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 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 11786 11102 11645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.83% 89.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9369 9260 9630
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%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in the North West

Refactoring
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Refactoring in the North West

Refactoring
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Refactoring in the North West

Refactoring
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 Refactoring within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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 +9 70 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside +29 9 £27,500 -15.38%
Cheshire -34 4 £40,500 +55.77%
Refactoring
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 69 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (66.27%) TDD
3 48 (57.83%) SQL
4 38 (45.78%) HTML
4 38 (45.78%) Java
4 38 (45.78%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.78%) CSS
5 37 (44.58%) MVC
6 36 (43.37%) Finance
7 33 (39.76%) .NET
8 29 (34.94%) Unit Testing
9 28 (33.73%) Scrum
10 27 (32.53%) Software Engineering
11 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
12 25 (30.12%) Python
12 25 (30.12%) Test Automation
12 25 (30.12%) BDD
13 24 (28.92%) Relational Database
14 23 (27.71%) Selenium
15 22 (26.51%) C#
16 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
17 20 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (24.10%) QA
17 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
18 19 (22.89%) Manufacturing
18 19 (22.89%) Electronics
18 19 (22.89%) Programme Management
18 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (22.89%) PHP

Refactoring
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 6 (7.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (6.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.61%) Slack
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.92%) Relational Database
3 17 (20.48%) MySQL
4 15 (18.07%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (16.87%) Big Data
5 14 (16.87%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.23%) CouchDB
6 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 6 (7.23%) Neo4j
6 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.23%) Riak
7 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Selenium
2 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
3 18 (21.69%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.05%) gulp
5 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.02%) Grunt
6 5 (6.02%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (6.02%) QUnit
7 3 (3.61%) Gatling
7 3 (3.61%) JIRA
7 3 (3.61%) JMeter
7 3 (3.61%) JUnit
7 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.61%) Subversion
7 3 (3.61%) The Grinder
7 3 (3.61%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.20%) Babel
8 1 (1.20%) git-flow
General
1 36 (43.37%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Telecoms
3 19 (22.89%) Electronics
3 19 (22.89%) Manufacturing
3 19 (22.89%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) PHP Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Software Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Java Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) QA Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) HTML Developer
5 11 (13.25%) QA Tester
5 11 (13.25%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Tester
6 9 (10.84%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Automation Tester
7 8 (9.64%) Java Automation Tester
7 8 (9.64%) QA Automation Tester
7 8 (9.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (9.64%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.78%) CSS
1 38 (45.78%) HTML
2 33 (39.76%) .NET
3 19 (22.89%) jQuery
4 16 (19.28%) Web Services
5 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET
5 15 (18.07%) HTML5
6 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
6 13 (15.66%) REST
6 13 (15.66%) XML
7 11 (13.25%) Ajax
8 10 (12.05%) Sass
9 9 (10.84%) CSS3
10 8 (9.64%) React
10 8 (9.64%) SOAP
10 8 (9.64%) XML Schema
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (8.43%) Laravel
11 7 (8.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.23%) Wiki
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.61%) iPad
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (66.27%) TDD
3 37 (44.58%) MVC
4 29 (34.94%) Unit Testing
5 28 (33.73%) Scrum
6 27 (32.53%) Software Engineering
7 25 (30.12%) BDD
7 25 (30.12%) Test Automation
8 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (22.89%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (22.89%) Programme Management
9 19 (22.89%) Web Development
10 18 (21.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (20.48%) ATDD
11 17 (20.48%) Regression Testing
12 15 (18.07%) Defect Management
12 15 (18.07%) DevOps
12 15 (18.07%) OO
12 15 (18.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) SQL
2 38 (45.78%) Java
2 38 (45.78%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.12%) Python
4 22 (26.51%) C#
5 19 (22.89%) PHP
6 14 (16.87%) C++
6 14 (16.87%) Go
6 14 (16.87%) Shell Script
7 7 (8.43%) Ruby
8 6 (7.23%) Groovy
8 6 (7.23%) Scala
9 5 (6.02%) TypeScript
10 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.41%) XPath
12 1 (1.20%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) Ansible
1 14 (16.87%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (16.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Google
1 19 (22.89%) SAP
2 7 (8.43%) Capita
2 7 (8.43%) Zend
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft