The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 228 210
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 28 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.53% 0.29% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.32% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 40
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.68% +5.55%  

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 South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4784 4629 5203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.28% 88.34% 86.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3945 3890 4351
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in the South West

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in the South West

Pair Programming
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -4 18 £45,000 +28.57%
Dorset +3 6 £35,000 - 1
Devon - 2 £35,000 -
Somerset -1 1 £50,000 -2.43%
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 59 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (77.78%) TDD
3 37 (58.73%) Java
4 35 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 30 (47.62%) HTML
6 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
8 24 (38.10%) C#
8 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 24 (38.10%) MVC
9 23 (36.51%) Degree
9 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
10 19 (30.16%) Linux
11 18 (28.57%) CSS
11 18 (28.57%) OO
12 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (23.81%) Open Source
13 15 (23.81%) DevOps
13 15 (23.81%) Scrum
14 14 (22.22%) Python
14 14 (22.22%) .NET
15 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
15 13 (20.63%) C++
15 13 (20.63%) Web Development
16 12 (19.05%) Grails
16 12 (19.05%) Windows
16 12 (19.05%) Games
16 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
16 12 (19.05%) Machine Learning

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (6.35%) Confluence
1 4 (6.35%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (6.35%) Traefik
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.59%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Jetty
2 1 (1.59%) Mule
2 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) GitHub
3 4 (6.35%) BrowserStack
3 4 (6.35%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) AMQP
1 1 (1.59%) Modbus
1 1 (1.59%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) NoSQL
2 12 (19.05%) Big Data
3 10 (15.87%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.76%) Triplestore
8 2 (3.17%) MySQL
8 2 (3.17%) Redis
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.59%) OLTP
9 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.59%) Riak
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) GCC
2 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) MSBuild
3 5 (7.94%) NUnit
3 5 (7.94%) Selenium
3 5 (7.94%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
4 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.35%) IntelliJ
4 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.35%) Travis CI
4 4 (6.35%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.05%) Games
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 4 (6.35%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Software Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Agile Developer
4 12 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 11 (17.46%) .NET Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Java Developer
5 11 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Development Manager
7 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Technical Development Manager
7 7 (11.11%) Technical Leader
7 7 (11.11%) Technical Manager
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) HTML
2 18 (28.57%) CSS
3 14 (22.22%) .NET
4 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
5 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (19.05%) Grails
6 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
6 11 (17.46%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (17.46%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) HTML5
7 10 (15.87%) XML
8 9 (14.29%) LLVM
8 9 (14.29%) RESTful
8 9 (14.29%) Spring
9 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (11.11%) jQuery
10 6 (9.52%) NHibernate
10 6 (9.52%) Sass
11 5 (7.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.70%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.94%) Fintech
4 5 (7.94%) Learning Management System
4 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.35%) Semantic Web
6 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.59%) Derivative
7 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (77.78%) TDD
3 35 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
5 24 (38.10%) MVC
6 18 (28.57%) OO
7 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.81%) DevOps
8 15 (23.81%) Open Source
8 15 (23.81%) Scrum
9 13 (20.63%) Web Development
10 12 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (19.05%) Game Development
10 12 (19.05%) Machine Learning
10 12 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
11 11 (17.46%) Extreme Programming
11 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
12 9 (14.29%) Refactoring
12 9 (14.29%) Time Management
12 9 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 24 (38.10%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.22%) Python
4 13 (20.63%) C++
5 9 (14.29%) Groovy
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (7.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.35%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (6.35%) XAML
8 3 (4.76%) SPARQL
9 2 (3.17%) Elixir
9 2 (3.17%) Erlang
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) Go
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Degree
2 12 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) MISRA
2 1 (1.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Icinga
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Apigee
3 2 (3.17%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) ATG
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Xamarin
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday