Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 481 455
Rank change year-on-year +72 -26 +22
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1333 1125 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.66% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 922 1106
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,300 £35,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +14.63%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161952 169683 193148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127936 140934 159138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,350 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the UK

Pair Programming
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in the UK

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in the UK

Pair Programming
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +66 1311 £60,000 +4.35% 131
London +44 840 £62,500 - 77
UK excluding London +77 483 £50,000 +5.26% 56
North of England +27 176 £50,000 +10.50% 23
South East +87 171 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Yorkshire +44 105 £50,000 +5.26% 11
North West -14 68 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South West +41 63 £48,750 +21.88% 4
Midlands +20 45 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East Midlands +37 35 £46,750 -1.58% 1
East of England -41 12 £52,500 - 4
Scotland -6 10 £58,000 +16.00% 2
West Midlands +4 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Wales +20 7 £33,612 +12.04%
North East +10 3 £45,221 +8.97% 2

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 1135 (85.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1011 (75.84%) TDD
3 689 (51.69%) Java
4 536 (40.21%) BDD
5 534 (40.06%) JavaScript
6 501 (37.58%) Scrum
7 429 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
8 406 (30.46%) C#
9 398 (29.86%) MVC
10 369 (27.68%) .NET
11 367 (27.53%) Software Engineering
12 352 (26.41%) AngularJS
13 350 (26.26%) Spring
14 314 (23.56%) Mentoring
15 307 (23.03%) Test Automation
16 306 (22.96%) Git (software)
17 301 (22.58%) SQL
18 292 (21.91%) Amazon AWS
19 290 (21.76%) REST
20 286 (21.46%) HTML
21 268 (20.11%) CSS
22 263 (19.73%) Microservices
23 258 (19.35%) Python
24 252 (18.90%) RESTful
25 246 (18.45%) Finance
26 234 (17.55%) E-Commerce
27 232 (17.40%) Node.js
28 230 (17.25%) Kanban
29 215 (16.13%) DevOps
30 206 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 116 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 97 (7.28%) CMS
3 85 (6.38%) Apache
4 75 (5.63%) Apache Spark
5 74 (5.55%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (4.35%) Confluence
7 47 (3.53%) WebSphere
8 44 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 43 (3.23%) Apache Solr
10 36 (2.70%) CoreMedia CMS
11 26 (1.95%) NServiceBus
12 23 (1.73%) nginx
13 21 (1.58%) Umbraco
14 19 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 19 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (1.28%) JBoss
16 16 (1.20%) EPiServer
17 15 (1.13%) SharePoint
18 14 (1.05%) Drupal
19 10 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 18 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (1.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 292 (21.91%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (5.48%) GitHub
4 51 (3.83%) SaaS
5 37 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 35 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 34 (2.55%) Serverless
8 32 (2.40%) Slack
9 27 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (2.03%) IaaS
10 24 (1.80%) PaaS
11 20 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (1.43%) Amazon S3
13 16 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (0.83%) Algolia
14 11 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.60%) Heroku
15 8 (0.60%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.53%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.65%) HTTP
2 33 (2.48%) Internet
3 20 (1.50%) SSL
4 16 (1.20%) DNS
5 14 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.53%) Broadband
7 5 (0.38%) AMQP
7 5 (0.38%) LDAP
8 4 (0.30%) DHCP
9 3 (0.23%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.23%) IPv4
9 3 (0.23%) IPv6
9 3 (0.23%) Network Security
9 3 (0.23%) VLAN
10 2 (0.15%) Firewall
10 2 (0.15%) SMS
11 1 (0.075%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.075%) FTP
11 1 (0.075%) IPsec
11 1 (0.075%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.50%) NoSQL
2 164 (12.30%) SQL Server
3 139 (10.43%) MySQL
4 127 (9.53%) MongoDB
5 104 (7.80%) Relational Database
6 97 (7.28%) Big Data
7 92 (6.90%) Redis
8 70 (5.25%) Hadoop
9 55 (4.13%) Neo4j
10 53 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 41 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
12 35 (2.63%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.80%) Riak
14 21 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 21 (1.58%) Endeca
15 18 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 16 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.13%) DB2
18 14 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 306 (22.96%) Git (software)
2 195 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 153 (11.48%) JIRA
4 88 (6.60%) JUnit
5 84 (6.30%) Maven
5 84 (6.30%) Selenium
5 84 (6.30%) TeamCity
6 56 (4.20%) Cucumber
7 55 (4.13%) Mockito
8 48 (3.60%) NUnit
9 44 (3.30%) SpecFlow
10 39 (2.93%) Visual Studio
11 36 (2.70%) Gradle
12 34 (2.55%) Bitbucket
13 27 (2.03%) Subversion
14 26 (1.95%) JMeter
15 25 (1.88%) Jasmine
15 25 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
16 23 (1.73%) EasyMock
16 23 (1.73%) IntelliJ
General
1 246 (18.45%) Finance
2 136 (10.20%) Banking
3 128 (9.60%) Retail
4 106 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 102 (7.65%) Retail Banking
6 77 (5.78%) Marketing
7 63 (4.73%) Games
8 46 (3.45%) Telecoms
9 31 (2.33%) Advertising
10 19 (1.43%) Back Office
11 16 (1.20%) Publishing
12 15 (1.13%) Law
13 14 (1.05%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.98%) Electronics
14 13 (0.98%) Local Government
15 9 (0.68%) Legal
16 7 (0.53%) Front Office
17 5 (0.38%) Online Betting
18 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
19 1 (0.075%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 867 (65.04%) Developer
2 326 (24.46%) Java Developer
3 251 (18.83%) Senior Developer
4 177 (13.28%) .NET Developer
5 170 (12.75%) Software Engineer
6 122 (9.15%) C# Developer
7 120 (9.00%) Technical Leader
8 106 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 92 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
10 91 (6.83%) Agile Developer
11 89 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 82 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
13 78 (5.85%) Java Engineer
14 73 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
15 70 (5.25%) Java E-Commerce Developer
16 66 (4.95%) Lead Developer
17 65 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
18 62 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
19 61 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 54 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (27.68%) .NET
2 352 (26.41%) AngularJS
3 350 (26.26%) Spring
4 290 (21.76%) REST
5 286 (21.46%) HTML
6 268 (20.11%) CSS
7 252 (18.90%) RESTful
8 232 (17.40%) Node.js
9 202 (15.15%) ASP.NET
10 171 (12.83%) Web Services
11 166 (12.45%) React
12 145 (10.88%) Hibernate
13 124 (9.30%) jQuery
13 124 (9.30%) Spring MVC
14 120 (9.00%) XML
15 112 (8.40%) HTML5
16 104 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 101 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 101 (7.58%) Spring Boot
18 96 (7.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 148 (11.10%) Computer Science
2 134 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 123 (9.23%) User Experience
4 95 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (5.85%) Fintech
6 62 (4.65%) iPad
7 48 (3.60%) Mobile App
8 47 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
9 43 (3.23%) Algorithms
10 32 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (2.03%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.65%) Wiki
13 20 (1.50%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.98%) Blog
14 13 (0.98%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.90%) EPoS
15 12 (0.90%) Tandem
16 11 (0.83%) Internet of Things
17 10 (0.75%) NHS
17 10 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 185 (13.88%) Linux
2 93 (6.98%) Windows
3 65 (4.88%) Unix
4 55 (4.13%) Android
5 34 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.88%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.98%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.53%) AIX
8 7 (0.53%) Solaris
9 6 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.075%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.075%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1135 (85.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1011 (75.84%) TDD
3 536 (40.21%) BDD
4 501 (37.58%) Scrum
5 429 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
6 398 (29.86%) MVC
7 367 (27.53%) Software Engineering
8 314 (23.56%) Mentoring
9 307 (23.03%) Test Automation
10 263 (19.73%) Microservices
11 234 (17.55%) E-Commerce
12 230 (17.25%) Kanban
13 215 (16.13%) DevOps
14 206 (15.45%) Continuous Delivery
15 196 (14.70%) OO
16 187 (14.03%) SOLID
17 159 (11.93%) Unit Testing
18 149 (11.18%) SOA
19 147 (11.03%) SDLC
20 144 (10.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 689 (51.69%) Java
2 534 (40.06%) JavaScript
3 406 (30.46%) C#
4 301 (22.58%) SQL
5 258 (19.35%) Python
6 186 (13.95%) Scala
7 141 (10.58%) Ruby
8 95 (7.13%) PHP
9 72 (5.40%) C++
10 62 (4.65%) Go
11 38 (2.85%) Groovy
12 36 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 32 (2.40%) ES6
14 31 (2.33%) R
15 26 (1.95%) Apple Swift
16 24 (1.80%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.58%) C
17 21 (1.58%) T-SQL
18 17 (1.28%) PHP 5
18 17 (1.28%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 155 (11.63%) Degree
2 85 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 16 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.75%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.23%) PhD
7 1 (0.075%) MBA
7 1 (0.075%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.85%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) SLA
3 7 (0.53%) GCP
4 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.075%) Section 508
6 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 186 (13.95%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Varnish
3 3 (0.23%) iptables
4 2 (0.15%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 64 (4.80%) Ansible
2 59 (4.43%) Puppet
3 58 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (3.75%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.35%) Mesos
6 11 (0.83%) Terraform
7 8 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.53%) Kibana
9 6 (0.45%) Rancher
10 5 (0.38%) Packer
11 3 (0.23%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.23%) Nagios
11 3 (0.23%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.15%) Grafana
12 2 (0.15%) Icinga
12 2 (0.15%) Salt
13 1 (0.075%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.075%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 1 (0.075%) Control-M
Vendors
1 134 (10.05%) Oracle
2 97 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 62 (4.65%) Google
4 46 (3.45%) hybris
5 33 (2.48%) IBM
6 31 (2.33%) Zend
7 28 (2.10%) Sophos
8 21 (1.58%) Sitecore
9 19 (1.43%) Adobe
10 16 (1.20%) ATG
11 14 (1.05%) MuleSoft
12 13 (0.98%) SAP
13 12 (0.90%) Demandware
13 12 (0.90%) New Relic
14 10 (0.75%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.75%) Cognizant
15 9 (0.68%) Progress
16 7 (0.53%) HP
17 6 (0.45%) Splunk
18 5 (0.38%) Facebook