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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Refactoring
England / North West
Rank 220 214 245
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 28 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 7
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Refactoring 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 5480 4997 5827
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.40% 87.85% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 4156 4689
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%  

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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 -8 21 £43,000 +39.83% 3
Cheshire +15 5 £32,500 -
Lancashire -5 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Merseyside -9 1 £35,000 +4.47%
Refactoring
England

Refactoring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) OO
3 25 (47.17%) Finance
3 25 (47.17%) TDD
4 24 (45.28%) Regression Testing
5 18 (33.96%) Scrum
6 17 (32.08%) PHP
7 16 (30.19%) .NET
7 16 (30.19%) OOP
8 15 (28.30%) BDD
9 14 (26.42%) Java
10 13 (24.53%) Web Services
10 13 (24.53%) QA
10 13 (24.53%) Cucumber
11 12 (22.64%) ATDD
11 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (22.64%) Selenium
12 11 (20.75%) C#
12 11 (20.75%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (18.87%) SDLC
13 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.87%) Degree
14 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
14 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
14 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
14 9 (16.98%) SMTP
14 9 (16.98%) DNS
14 9 (16.98%) Internet
14 9 (16.98%) OO PHP

Refactoring
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 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) DNS
1 9 (16.98%) Internet
1 9 (16.98%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Cucumber
2 12 (22.64%) Selenium
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) Mockito
4 1 (1.89%) Moq
4 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 17 (32.08%) PHP Developer
3 9 (16.98%) QA Automation Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) QA Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Automation Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Java Automation Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Java Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (13.21%) QA Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (13.21%) Tester
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Junior
5 5 (9.43%) QA Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) QA Automation Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) Web Services
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.43%) Node.js
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.55%) SignalR
6 4 (7.55%) SOAP
7 3 (5.66%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) RESTful
8 2 (3.77%) Ajax
8 2 (3.77%) CSS3
8 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.77%) HTML5
8 2 (3.77%) LAMP
8 2 (3.77%) LINQ
8 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Fintech
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) OO
3 25 (47.17%) TDD
4 24 (45.28%) Regression Testing
5 18 (33.96%) Scrum
6 16 (30.19%) OOP
7 15 (28.30%) BDD
8 12 (22.64%) ATDD
9 11 (20.75%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (18.87%) SDLC
11 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.98%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (16.98%) E-Commerce
11 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
11 9 (16.98%) OO PHP
12 8 (15.09%) Defect Management
12 8 (15.09%) Defect Tracking
12 8 (15.09%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (13.21%) Data Protection
14 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) PHP
2 14 (26.42%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.55%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.77%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.77%) C
9 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.77%) Python
10 1 (1.89%) Clojure
10 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
1 4 (7.55%) SAP
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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