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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Refactoring
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 448 508 568
Rank change year-on-year +60 +60 -10
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 1,281 628 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.58% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 358 276 162
10th Percentile £37,125 £32,313 £32,037
25th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.73% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -

Refactoring 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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Refactoring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in the UK

Refactoring
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Refactoring.

Salary trend for Refactoring in the UK

Refactoring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Refactoring over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Refactoring in the UK

Refactoring
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Refactoring within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -12 932 £67,500 +22.73% 80
Work from Home +112 694 £67,500 +35.00% 54
London -42 662 £72,500 +1.75% 36
UK excluding London +41 349 £60,000 +33.33% 47
South East -29 84 £67,500 +46.74% 15
Scotland +19 67 £65,000 +4.42% 3
Midlands -11 61 £60,000 +9.09% 9
North of England -61 59 £50,000 +10.27% 10
East Midlands +17 49 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Yorkshire +3 40 £55,500 +22.40% 5
South West -28 28 £45,000 +7.14% 5
Northern Ireland -9 24 £67,500 +125.00%
East of England -53 23 £47,500 -13.64% 5
North West -96 17 £35,290 -11.78% 5
West Midlands -52 12 £50,000 +33.27% 4
Wales -20 3 £47,500 +5.56%
North East -11 2 £62,500 +37.83%

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Refactoring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Refactoring.

1 794 (61.98%) Agile
2 588 (45.90%) JavaScript
3 566 (44.18%) React
4 499 (38.95%) Software Engineering
5 396 (30.91%) DevOps
6 385 (30.05%) TypeScript
7 367 (28.65%) CI/CD
8 344 (26.85%) SQL
8 344 (26.85%) HTML
9 341 (26.62%) AWS
10 327 (25.53%) Full Stack Development
11 310 (24.20%) .NET
12 301 (23.50%) TDD
13 298 (23.26%) Test Automation
14 296 (23.11%) Finance
14 296 (23.11%) Python
15 292 (22.79%) Git (software)
15 292 (22.79%) Azure
16 285 (22.25%) CSS
17 283 (22.09%) C#
18 265 (20.69%) User Experience
19 256 (19.98%) Java
20 251 (19.59%) Scrum
21 249 (19.44%) Docker
22 248 (19.36%) Kubernetes
23 246 (19.20%) Microservices
24 244 (19.05%) Mentoring
25 239 (18.66%) Degree
26 228 (17.80%) Node.js
27 223 (17.41%) Problem-Solving

Refactoring
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 58 (4.53%) CMS
2 50 (3.90%) Confluence
3 17 (1.33%) WordPress
4 16 (1.25%) Apache Airflow
4 16 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.86%) Apache
6 10 (0.78%) IIS
7 8 (0.62%) IBM Domino
8 7 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.39%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.31%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) nginx
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.078%) Drupal
14 1 (0.078%) Ethereum
14 1 (0.078%) JBoss
14 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.078%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) InVision
1 7 (0.55%) Sketch
2 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.078%) CPLEX
3 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) Magento
1 11 (0.86%) Shopify
2 8 (0.62%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 8 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.078%) Lawson
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 341 (26.62%) AWS
2 292 (22.79%) Azure
3 169 (13.19%) GCP
4 161 (12.57%) Azure DevOps
5 115 (8.98%) Serverless
6 101 (7.88%) GitHub
6 101 (7.88%) SaaS
7 76 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
8 60 (4.68%) npm
9 54 (4.22%) PaaS
10 33 (2.58%) Amazon S3
11 32 (2.50%) Cloud Functions
12 30 (2.34%) Slack
13 29 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (1.01%) Amazon EventBridge
16 13 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (1.01%) Azure Key Vault
17 12 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.36%) HTTP
2 31 (2.42%) Internet
3 23 (1.80%) Skype
4 7 (0.55%) Broadband
5 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.078%) Firewall
6 1 (0.078%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 139 (10.85%) Redis
3 128 (9.99%) PostgreSQL
4 110 (8.59%) MySQL
5 92 (7.18%) NoSQL
6 90 (7.03%) Relational Database
7 89 (6.95%) MongoDB
8 78 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
9 70 (5.46%) BigQuery
10 30 (2.34%) Big Data
11 28 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 28 (2.19%) SSDT
12 27 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (1.09%) Data Lake
15 14 (1.09%) Electronic Patient Records
16 13 (1.01%) MariaDB
16 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 292 (22.79%) Git (software)
2 106 (8.27%) CircleCI
3 95 (7.42%) JIRA
4 94 (7.34%) Jenkins
5 88 (6.87%) Spinnaker
6 73 (5.70%) webpack
7 63 (4.92%) Cypress.io
8 59 (4.61%) Visual Studio
9 57 (4.45%) GitLab
10 51 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 46 (3.59%) Babel
12 38 (2.97%) Bitbucket
12 38 (2.97%) TeamCity
13 37 (2.89%) Selenium
14 26 (2.03%) Gradle
15 24 (1.87%) Mocha
15 24 (1.87%) NUnit
16 19 (1.48%) PHPUnit
17 18 (1.41%) Android Studio
18 17 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 296 (23.11%) Finance
2 205 (16.00%) Social Skills
3 167 (13.04%) Retail
4 125 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 124 (9.68%) Games
6 101 (7.88%) Manufacturing
7 100 (7.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 79 (6.17%) Banking
9 73 (5.70%) Legal
10 59 (4.61%) Public Sector
11 57 (4.45%) Marketing
12 42 (3.28%) Music Industry
13 37 (2.89%) Law
14 27 (2.11%) Publishing
15 23 (1.80%) Retail Finance
16 15 (1.17%) Advertising
17 11 (0.86%) Automotive
18 10 (0.78%) Electronics
19 8 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
20 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 525 (40.98%) Developer
2 375 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 237 (18.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 199 (15.53%) Senior Developer
5 98 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 86 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 71 (5.54%) .NET Developer
8 59 (4.61%) Software Developer
9 56 (4.37%) .NET Software Engineer
10 54 (4.22%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 49 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 44 (3.43%) Web Developer
13 42 (3.28%) Lead Developer
14 39 (3.04%) Architect
15 38 (2.97%) AWS Engineer
15 38 (2.97%) Backend Developer
15 38 (2.97%) Senior DevOps
15 38 (2.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 33 (2.58%) PHP Developer
17 31 (2.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (44.18%) React
2 344 (26.85%) HTML
3 310 (24.20%) .NET
4 285 (22.25%) CSS
5 228 (17.80%) Node.js
6 203 (15.85%) REST
7 154 (12.02%) HTML5
8 153 (11.94%) AngularJS
9 133 (10.38%) jQuery
10 132 (10.30%) .NET Framework
11 129 (10.07%) .NET Core
12 124 (9.68%) Redux
13 112 (8.74%) ASP.NET
14 99 (7.73%) RESTful
15 89 (6.95%) Jest
16 86 (6.71%) Ruby on Rails
17 85 (6.64%) Sass
18 84 (6.56%) Kafka
19 78 (6.09%) CSS3
20 75 (5.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 265 (20.69%) User Experience
2 179 (13.97%) Cloud Native
3 129 (10.07%) Mobile App
4 120 (9.37%) Algorithms
5 106 (8.27%) Data Structures
6 74 (5.78%) Virtual Team
7 72 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
8 63 (4.92%) Legacy Code
9 62 (4.84%) Renewable Energy
10 47 (3.67%) Blog
11 42 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
12 37 (2.89%) Management Information System
13 26 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
14 24 (1.87%) Sports Betting
15 22 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
16 21 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
17 20 (1.56%) NHS
18 19 (1.48%) Derivative
19 13 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
19 13 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (12.18%) Linux
2 78 (6.09%) Android
3 54 (4.22%) Apple iOS
4 53 (4.14%) Windows
5 42 (3.28%) Unix
6 18 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (61.98%) Agile
2 499 (38.95%) Software Engineering
3 396 (30.91%) DevOps
4 367 (28.65%) CI/CD
5 327 (25.53%) Full Stack Development
6 301 (23.50%) TDD
7 298 (23.26%) Test Automation
8 251 (19.59%) Scrum
9 246 (19.20%) Microservices
10 244 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 223 (17.41%) Problem-Solving
12 222 (17.33%) Front End Development
13 212 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
14 211 (16.47%) OO
15 191 (14.91%) UX Design
16 180 (14.05%) Pair Programming
17 177 (13.82%) Computer Science
18 176 (13.74%) Data Science
19 143 (11.16%) Analytics
20 139 (10.85%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 588 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 385 (30.05%) TypeScript
3 344 (26.85%) SQL
4 296 (23.11%) Python
5 283 (22.09%) C#
6 256 (19.98%) Java
7 201 (15.69%) Ruby
8 180 (14.05%) Kotlin
9 131 (10.23%) PHP
10 98 (7.65%) Go
11 55 (4.29%) T-SQL
12 51 (3.98%) C
12 51 (3.98%) PowerShell
13 41 (3.20%) ES7
14 40 (3.12%) Groovy
15 34 (2.65%) Bash
16 31 (2.42%) Scala
17 28 (2.19%) ES6
18 27 (2.11%) Elixir
19 23 (1.80%) Rust
Qualifications
1 239 (18.66%) Degree
2 89 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
4 48 (3.75%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.62%) PhD
7 7 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.16%) CCNA
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) MBA
9 2 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.078%) HNC
10 1 (0.078%) HND
10 1 (0.078%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (8.51%) QA
2 89 (6.95%) Accessibility
3 28 (2.19%) GDPR
4 20 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.31%) WAI
5 4 (0.31%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) NIST
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 249 (19.44%) Docker
2 13 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.078%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 248 (19.36%) Kubernetes
2 106 (8.27%) Terraform
3 48 (3.75%) Ansible
4 35 (2.73%) Puppet
5 34 (2.65%) Prometheus
6 26 (2.03%) Grafana
7 20 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (1.25%) Packer
9 13 (1.01%) Bugsnag
9 13 (1.01%) cPanel
10 12 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
10 12 (0.94%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.94%) Kibana
10 12 (0.94%) logstash
10 12 (0.94%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.47%) Marathon
11 6 (0.47%) Mesos
12 4 (0.31%) Control-M
13 2 (0.16%) Rancher
13 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 129 (10.07%) Google
2 88 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 50 (3.90%) Spotify
4 34 (2.65%) TikTok
5 33 (2.58%) Atlassian
6 27 (2.11%) Instagram
7 24 (1.87%) Oracle
8 23 (1.80%) WorldPay
9 19 (1.48%) Dynatrace
10 17 (1.33%) IBM
10 17 (1.33%) Splunk
11 15 (1.17%) Zend
12 12 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.86%) WooCommerce
13 11 (0.86%) Zopa
14 10 (0.78%) CA
14 10 (0.78%) CrowdStrike
14 10 (0.78%) DocuSign
15 9 (0.70%) SAP
16 8 (0.62%) Apple