Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 247 323
Rank change year-on-year +18 +76 -2
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 39 41 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.48% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.53% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 7
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,130 £42,250
90th Percentile £59,184 £71,000 £63,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +4.35%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,852 7,767 9,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.57% 91.46% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,510 5,922 7,534
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Pair Programming in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Pair Programming in the West Midlands

Pair Programming
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 November 2019. 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
Birmingham +44 22 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Coventry +11 11 £37,306 -21.46% 2
Walsall - 4 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +6 1 £33,900 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, IT jobs citing Pair Programming 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (76.92%) .NET
3 29 (74.36%) C#
4 22 (56.41%) TDD
5 21 (53.85%) Mentoring
6 20 (51.28%) Azure
6 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
7 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 18 (46.15%) SQL
8 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (38.46%) Microservices
10 12 (30.77%) Java
11 11 (28.21%) .NET Core
12 10 (25.64%) TypeScript
13 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
13 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (23.08%) MVC
13 9 (23.08%) Web Development
14 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.51%) Scrum
14 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
14 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (17.95%) CSS
16 6 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (15.38%) CRM
16 6 (15.38%) Oracle
16 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
16 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
16 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 6 (15.38%) DevOps

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (10.26%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Slack
3 3 (7.69%) AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Serverless
5 1 (2.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) GoToMeeting
2 4 (10.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 5 (12.82%) MariaDB
2 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Maven
5 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium
6 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.56%) Moq
7 1 (2.56%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Junior
3 4 (10.26%) Scrum Master
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) React Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior React Developer
6 1 (2.56%) SEO Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Core
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (17.95%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) Spring
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.26%) Node.js
8 3 (7.69%) React
9 2 (5.13%) Jest
10 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
10 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.56%) Laravel
10 1 (2.56%) REST
10 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.56%) Vue.js
10 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Blog
1 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) TDD
3 21 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 20 (51.28%) Software Engineering
5 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (38.46%) Microservices
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (23.08%) MVC
7 9 (23.08%) Web Development
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) CRM
9 6 (15.38%) DevOps
9 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (15.38%) Project Delivery
9 6 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
10 5 (12.82%) Architectural Design
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
10 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
10 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.13%) ES6
5 2 (5.13%) ES7
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Sun