Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 461 451
Rank change year-on-year +78 -10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 1393 1194 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.62% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 980 1096
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +10.98%

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 156565 170492 194103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.23% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123230 141844 159582
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 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +84 1372 £60,000 +4.35% 71
London +51 887 £62,500 - 53
UK excluding London +88 496 £50,000 +5.26% 21
North of England +57 211 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South East +63 145 £53,750 -0.46% 9
Yorkshire +61 133 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North West -5 75 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South West +41 64 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Midlands +39 48 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +37 36 £50,000 - 1
East of England -32 14 £51,250 +6.77% 1
West Midlands +15 10 £52,500 +7.69%
Scotland -8 8 £58,000 +28.89% 3
Wales +27 7 £33,612 -29.24%
North East +18 3 £45,111 +8.70%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1157 (83.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1073 (77.03%) TDD
3 718 (51.54%) Java
4 601 (43.14%) JavaScript
5 571 (40.99%) BDD
6 547 (39.27%) Scrum
7 446 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
8 414 (29.72%) MVC
9 407 (29.22%) C#
10 384 (27.57%) AngularJS
11 382 (27.42%) Spring
12 367 (26.35%) .NET
13 358 (25.70%) Software Engineering
14 348 (24.98%) HTML
15 331 (23.76%) CSS
16 329 (23.62%) SQL
17 325 (23.33%) Mentoring
18 313 (22.47%) REST
18 313 (22.47%) Git (software)
19 302 (21.68%) Test Automation
20 284 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
21 276 (19.81%) Finance
22 271 (19.45%) RESTful
23 266 (19.10%) Python
24 246 (17.66%) Kanban
25 242 (17.37%) Node.js
26 241 (17.30%) Microservices
27 235 (16.87%) E-Commerce
28 230 (16.51%) DevOps
29 215 (15.43%) NoSQL

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
1 126 (9.05%) Tomcat
2 116 (8.33%) CMS
3 93 (6.68%) Apache
4 70 (5.03%) Apache Spark
5 65 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
6 61 (4.38%) Confluence
7 54 (3.88%) WebSphere
8 46 (3.30%) Apache Solr
9 44 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 41 (2.94%) CoreMedia CMS
11 25 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 25 (1.79%) nginx
11 25 (1.79%) NServiceBus
12 22 (1.58%) Umbraco
13 19 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (1.15%) JBoss
14 16 (1.15%) Jetty
15 15 (1.08%) SharePoint
16 14 (1.01%) EPiServer
17 13 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (1.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.36%) Magento
2 17 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 284 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (5.03%) GitHub
4 49 (3.52%) SaaS
5 38 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 38 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (2.30%) Slack
7 28 (2.01%) Serverless
8 26 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (1.51%) IaaS
10 21 (1.51%) PaaS
11 16 (1.15%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.01%) Algolia
13 13 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.57%) Heroku
16 7 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.50%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.59%) HTTP
2 43 (3.09%) Internet
3 23 (1.65%) SSL
4 20 (1.44%) DNS
5 13 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.50%) AMQP
6 7 (0.50%) Broadband
6 7 (0.50%) LDAP
7 3 (0.22%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.22%) DHCP
7 3 (0.22%) IPv4
7 3 (0.22%) IPv6
7 3 (0.22%) Network Security
7 3 (0.22%) VLAN
8 2 (0.14%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (15.43%) NoSQL
2 191 (13.71%) SQL Server
3 154 (11.06%) MySQL
4 131 (9.40%) MongoDB
5 117 (8.40%) Relational Database
6 95 (6.82%) Redis
7 87 (6.25%) Big Data
8 64 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 64 (4.59%) Hadoop
9 58 (4.16%) Neo4j
10 53 (3.80%) RDBMS
11 47 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 26 (1.87%) Riak
14 22 (1.58%) Endeca
15 17 (1.22%) Blockchain
16 16 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (1.01%) DB2
18 12 (0.86%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 313 (22.47%) Git (software)
2 212 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 159 (11.41%) JIRA
4 95 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 92 (6.60%) JUnit
6 87 (6.25%) Selenium
7 86 (6.17%) Maven
8 56 (4.02%) Mockito
8 56 (4.02%) NUnit
9 49 (3.52%) Cucumber
10 42 (3.02%) SpecFlow
11 41 (2.94%) Jasmine
12 38 (2.73%) Bitbucket
13 37 (2.66%) Gradle
13 37 (2.66%) Visual Studio
14 34 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 33 (2.37%) Subversion
16 28 (2.01%) IntelliJ
17 25 (1.79%) Vagrant
17 25 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 276 (19.81%) Finance
2 160 (11.49%) Banking
3 142 (10.19%) Retail
4 122 (8.76%) Investment Banking
5 111 (7.97%) Retail Banking
6 74 (5.31%) Marketing
7 65 (4.67%) Games
8 53 (3.80%) Telecoms
9 28 (2.01%) Advertising
10 19 (1.36%) Back Office
10 19 (1.36%) Publishing
11 15 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.01%) Electronics
13 13 (0.93%) Law
14 12 (0.86%) Front Office
14 12 (0.86%) Local Government
15 11 (0.79%) Legal
16 9 (0.65%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.36%) Billing
18 4 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 925 (66.40%) Developer
2 361 (25.92%) Java Developer
3 251 (18.02%) Senior Developer
4 193 (13.85%) .NET Developer
5 162 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 133 (9.55%) Technical Leader
7 122 (8.76%) C# Developer
8 109 (7.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 101 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 95 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 82 (5.89%) Agile Developer
11 82 (5.89%) E-Commerce Developer
12 77 (5.53%) Lead Developer
13 72 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
14 70 (5.03%) Java Engineer
15 69 (4.95%) Java E-Commerce Developer
16 63 (4.52%) Senior Software Engineer
17 59 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
18 58 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 56 (4.02%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (27.57%) AngularJS
2 382 (27.42%) Spring
3 367 (26.35%) .NET
4 348 (24.98%) HTML
5 331 (23.76%) CSS
6 313 (22.47%) REST
7 271 (19.45%) RESTful
8 242 (17.37%) Node.js
9 212 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 196 (14.07%) React
11 176 (12.63%) Web Services
12 171 (12.28%) Hibernate
13 143 (10.27%) jQuery
14 142 (10.19%) HTML5
15 141 (10.12%) XML
16 120 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 119 (8.54%) Spring MVC
18 107 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web API
19 98 (7.04%) J2EE
20 97 (6.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
2 145 (10.41%) User Experience
3 137 (9.83%) Computer Science
4 100 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
5 77 (5.53%) Fintech
6 67 (4.81%) iPad
7 45 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (3.02%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (2.37%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.79%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.58%) Wiki
13 19 (1.36%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.15%) NHS
15 13 (0.93%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.86%) Blog
16 12 (0.86%) EPoS
16 12 (0.86%) Online Games
17 11 (0.79%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 194 (13.93%) Linux
2 74 (5.31%) Windows
3 70 (5.03%) Unix
4 54 (3.88%) Android
5 31 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.43%) AIX
7 6 (0.43%) Solaris
7 6 (0.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.22%) CentOS
8 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.072%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1157 (83.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1073 (77.03%) TDD
3 571 (40.99%) BDD
4 547 (39.27%) Scrum
5 446 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
6 414 (29.72%) MVC
7 358 (25.70%) Software Engineering
8 325 (23.33%) Mentoring
9 302 (21.68%) Test Automation
10 246 (17.66%) Kanban
11 241 (17.30%) Microservices
12 235 (16.87%) E-Commerce
13 230 (16.51%) DevOps
14 204 (14.64%) Continuous Delivery
15 201 (14.43%) OO
16 189 (13.57%) SOLID
17 168 (12.06%) Unit Testing
18 148 (10.62%) SDLC
19 137 (9.83%) Open Source
20 133 (9.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 718 (51.54%) Java
2 601 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 407 (29.22%) C#
4 329 (23.62%) SQL
5 266 (19.10%) Python
6 195 (14.00%) Scala
7 145 (10.41%) Ruby
8 98 (7.04%) PHP
9 68 (4.88%) Go
10 58 (4.16%) C++
11 46 (3.30%) Groovy
12 42 (3.02%) T-SQL
13 33 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 32 (2.30%) ES6
15 31 (2.23%) R
16 27 (1.94%) Bash Shell
17 24 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.58%) Apple Swift
19 17 (1.22%) PHP 5
19 17 (1.22%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 151 (10.84%) Degree
2 80 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.22%) PhD
7 1 (0.072%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.97%) QA
2 9 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.50%) SLA
4 6 (0.43%) GCP
5 4 (0.29%) GDPR
6 1 (0.072%) Section 508
6 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 174 (12.49%) Docker
2 5 (0.36%) Varnish
3 4 (0.29%) Shibboleth
4 3 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 78 (5.60%) Puppet
2 61 (4.38%) Ansible
2 61 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (3.52%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.22%) Mesos
5 10 (0.72%) Terraform
6 7 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.36%) Packer
8 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.22%) Kibana
8 3 (0.22%) Nagios
8 3 (0.22%) Rancher
8 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.14%) Control-M
9 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.14%) Grafana
9 2 (0.14%) MOM
10 1 (0.072%) Icinga
Vendors
1 143 (10.27%) Oracle
2 116 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.59%) Google
4 44 (3.16%) hybris
5 41 (2.94%) Zend
6 34 (2.44%) IBM
7 25 (1.79%) Adobe
8 21 (1.51%) Sitecore
9 17 (1.22%) ATG
10 15 (1.08%) MuleSoft
11 14 (1.01%) SAP
12 13 (0.93%) Sophos
13 12 (0.86%) Demandware
14 10 (0.72%) Cognizant
15 9 (0.65%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.65%) New Relic
15 9 (0.65%) Xamarin
16 7 (0.50%) Progress
17 6 (0.43%) HP
18 5 (0.36%) Facebook