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

Pair Programming
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 405 409 477
Rank change year-on-year +4 +68  
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 605 698 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.80% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 523 590 497
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,200 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.75% +6.11%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in the UK

Pair Programming
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 May 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
England +6 595 £60,000 +4.34% 122
London -1 371 £63,500 +5.83% 85
Yorkshire +50 92 £47,500 +17.28% 13
West Yorkshire +73 89 £46,250 -15.90% 10
Leeds +67 80 £47,500 -20.16% 10
City of London +42 75 £62,500 +4.16% 16
North West -19 32 £50,000 +2.04% 6
Manchester -11 30 £50,000 - 6
South East -5 27 £47,500 -17.39% 13
South West +3 26 £40,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +23 21 £50,000 - 2
Northampton +19 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire +9 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol +2 15 £40,000 +14.28%
West Midlands +24 10 £47,500 -
East of England -32 10 £61,250 +36.11% 3
Bradford - 9 £40,000 -
Birmingham +13 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxford +5 7 £61,500 -27.64% 3
Oxfordshire -34 7 £61,500 -27.64% 3
Stockport - 7 £55,000 -
Surrey - 7 £27,500 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £45,000 -
North East - 6 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £45,000 -
Dorset +12 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire +5 5 £67,500 +6.29% 1
Hertfordshire +1 5 £80,000 +88.23%
Basingstoke -6 5 £67,500 +6.29% 1
Bournemouth +12 4 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 856 (81.84%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (74.28%) TDD
3 581 (55.54%) Java
4 458 (43.79%) JavaScript
5 365 (34.89%) Scrum
6 351 (33.56%) Continuous Integration
6 351 (33.56%) BDD
7 321 (30.69%) C#
8 295 (28.20%) Spring
9 289 (27.63%) .NET
10 277 (26.48%) HTML
11 260 (24.86%) Test Automation
12 253 (24.19%) Software Engineering
13 243 (23.23%) AngularJS
14 236 (22.56%) SQL
15 234 (22.37%) OO
16 230 (21.99%) CSS
17 221 (21.13%) MVC
18 201 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
19 199 (19.02%) NoSQL
20 185 (17.69%) Kanban
21 183 (17.50%) Git (software)
21 183 (17.50%) Linux
22 177 (16.92%) RESTful
23 175 (16.73%) Mentoring
24 171 (16.35%) Python
25 168 (16.06%) Node.js
26 165 (15.77%) Finance
27 163 (15.58%) REST
28 159 (15.20%) DevOps

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
1 113 (10.80%) Tomcat
2 77 (7.36%) CMS
3 61 (5.83%) Apache
4 45 (4.30%) WebSphere
5 40 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (3.82%) Jetty
6 33 (3.15%) CoreMedia CMS
7 27 (2.58%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (1.63%) nginx
10 16 (1.53%) Confluence
10 16 (1.53%) IIS
11 13 (1.24%) JBoss
12 12 (1.15%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.57%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.48%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Magento
2 8 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 201 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.15%) GitHub
4 32 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (1.34%) Amazon S3
9 13 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (1.05%) IaaS
11 10 (0.96%) PaaS
12 8 (0.76%) SaaS
12 8 (0.76%) Slack
13 2 (0.19%) iTunes
14 1 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.096%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.096%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.096%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.096%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.11%) Internet
2 22 (2.10%) HTTP
3 16 (1.53%) DNS
4 6 (0.57%) AMQP
4 6 (0.57%) IPv4
4 6 (0.57%) IPv6
4 6 (0.57%) Network Security
5 4 (0.38%) LDAP
5 4 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.096%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.096%) Modbus
6 1 (0.096%) Profibus
6 1 (0.096%) Skype
6 1 (0.096%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (19.02%) NoSQL
2 158 (15.11%) SQL Server
3 109 (10.42%) MongoDB
4 89 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 83 (7.93%) MySQL
6 78 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 66 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (6.31%) RDBMS
8 65 (6.21%) Big Data
9 51 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 47 (4.49%) Blockchain
11 27 (2.58%) Redis
12 26 (2.49%) Hadoop
13 24 (2.29%) Neo4j
14 21 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.24%) Oracle Database
15 13 (1.24%) Riak
16 9 (0.86%) Event Store
17 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 183 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 127 (12.14%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.41%) Selenium
4 84 (8.03%) JUnit
5 59 (5.64%) TeamCity
6 54 (5.16%) Cucumber
7 50 (4.78%) JIRA
8 42 (4.02%) Visual Studio
9 40 (3.82%) Subversion
10 39 (3.73%) WebDriver
11 38 (3.63%) Babel
11 38 (3.63%) Jasmine
11 38 (3.63%) webpack
12 37 (3.54%) Maven
13 34 (3.25%) SpecFlow
14 31 (2.96%) Mockito
15 30 (2.87%) NUnit
16 28 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
17 22 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (2.01%) Gradle
General
1 165 (15.77%) Finance
2 89 (8.51%) Retail
3 78 (7.46%) Games
4 73 (6.98%) Banking
5 38 (3.63%) Investment Banking
6 37 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.39%) Marketing
8 24 (2.29%) Front Office
8 24 (2.29%) Legal
8 24 (2.29%) Online Betting
9 16 (1.53%) Publishing
10 14 (1.34%) Advertising
11 10 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.86%) Electronics
13 8 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.48%) Back Office
15 4 (0.38%) Billing
15 4 (0.38%) Local Government
15 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 720 (68.83%) Developer
2 311 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 178 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 140 (13.38%) Software Engineer
5 134 (12.81%) .NET Developer
6 110 (10.52%) C# Developer
7 86 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 85 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 79 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 72 (6.88%) Java Engineer
11 64 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
12 63 (6.02%) Software Developer
13 53 (5.07%) Lead Developer
14 52 (4.97%) Agile Developer
15 49 (4.68%) Junior
16 46 (4.40%) Junior Developer
17 40 (3.82%) E-Commerce Developer
17 40 (3.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
18 38 (3.63%) Agile Java Developer
19 36 (3.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (28.20%) Spring
2 289 (27.63%) .NET
3 277 (26.48%) HTML
4 243 (23.23%) AngularJS
5 230 (21.99%) CSS
6 177 (16.92%) RESTful
7 168 (16.06%) Node.js
8 163 (15.58%) REST
9 153 (14.63%) React
10 147 (14.05%) Hibernate
11 130 (12.43%) ASP.NET
12 117 (11.19%) HTML5
13 108 (10.33%) Web Services
14 90 (8.60%) jQuery
15 89 (8.51%) J2EE
16 77 (7.36%) Java EE
17 74 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 74 (7.07%) SOAP
18 73 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
19 69 (6.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.13%) Computer Science
2 81 (7.74%) Fintech
3 74 (7.07%) User Experience
4 73 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (4.97%) Mobile App
8 39 (3.73%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.29%) Online Games
10 23 (2.20%) Smart Meter
11 22 (2.10%) Hedge funds
12 18 (1.72%) iPad
13 17 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.24%) Blog
16 11 (1.05%) NHS
17 10 (0.96%) Bitcoin
18 9 (0.86%) Xbox
19 8 (0.76%) Digital Media
20 6 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 183 (17.50%) Linux
2 77 (7.36%) Windows
3 74 (7.07%) Unix
4 34 (3.25%) Mac OS X
5 27 (2.58%) Android
6 26 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (81.84%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (74.28%) TDD
3 365 (34.89%) Scrum
4 351 (33.56%) BDD
4 351 (33.56%) Continuous Integration
5 260 (24.86%) Test Automation
6 253 (24.19%) Software Engineering
7 234 (22.37%) OO
8 221 (21.13%) MVC
9 185 (17.69%) Kanban
10 175 (16.73%) Mentoring
11 159 (15.20%) DevOps
12 157 (15.01%) Microservices
13 155 (14.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 132 (12.62%) E-Commerce
15 120 (11.47%) Open Source
16 106 (10.13%) Unit Testing
17 102 (9.75%) SOLID
18 99 (9.46%) OOP
19 76 (7.27%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 581 (55.54%) Java
2 458 (43.79%) JavaScript
3 321 (30.69%) C#
4 236 (22.56%) SQL
5 171 (16.35%) Python
6 135 (12.91%) Scala
7 85 (8.13%) Ruby
8 81 (7.74%) PHP
9 67 (6.41%) C++
10 61 (5.83%) Go
11 52 (4.97%) ES6
12 47 (4.49%) T-SQL
13 25 (2.39%) Groovy
14 24 (2.29%) PL/SQL
15 22 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.91%) Elixir
17 17 (1.63%) Clojure
18 13 (1.24%) F#
18 13 (1.24%) Perl
18 13 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (11.38%) Degree
2 8 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 8 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.67%) PhD
4 4 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.29%) Mathematical Degree
6 2 (0.19%) ICAEW
7 1 (0.096%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.096%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.71%) QA
2 25 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.38%) EMIR
3 4 (0.38%) MiFID
3 4 (0.38%) Section 508
3 4 (0.38%) WCAG
4 3 (0.29%) GCP
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.096%) MISRA
5 1 (0.096%) MISRA C
System Software
1 88 (8.41%) Docker
2 9 (0.86%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.19%) Xen
4 1 (0.096%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.096%) HDFS
4 1 (0.096%) iptables
4 1 (0.096%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 75 (7.17%) Puppet
2 39 (3.73%) Kubernetes
3 33 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (2.10%) Ansible
5 14 (1.34%) Terraform
6 9 (0.86%) Mesos
7 5 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.48%) MOM
7 5 (0.48%) Nagios
7 5 (0.48%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.38%) Icinga
9 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.19%) Kibana
9 2 (0.19%) Packer
10 1 (0.096%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.096%) Control-M
10 1 (0.096%) Grafana
10 1 (0.096%) Graphite
10 1 (0.096%) Riemann
10 1 (0.096%) yum
Vendors
1 88 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.79%) Oracle
3 38 (3.63%) Google
4 30 (2.87%) Zend
5 21 (2.01%) Adobe
6 16 (1.53%) IBM
7 15 (1.43%) Xamarin
8 12 (1.15%) New Relic
9 10 (0.96%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.86%) Splunk
11 8 (0.76%) SAP
12 7 (0.67%) ATG
12 7 (0.67%) Sybase
13 6 (0.57%) hybris
13 6 (0.57%) Sophos
14 5 (0.48%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.48%) MuleSoft
15 4 (0.38%) Apigee
15 4 (0.38%) LexisNexis
15 4 (0.38%) T-Plan
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £115k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £64000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £65,000, 20% bonus + learn Scala on
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, 25 days holiday, MacBook
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £77,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £85000 per annum + £8500 car allowance, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago