Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 314 338
Rank change year-on-year +53 +24 -38
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 45 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 13 17
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £36,900 £21,250 £37,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £61,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 8,425 9,103 11,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.78% 90.60% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,492 7,540 8,746
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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
Coventry - 19 £47,500 - 1
Birmingham +2 17 £47,500 - 2
Solihull +11 5 £56,250 -2.17%
Shropshire +22 2 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 30 (66.67%) TDD
4 28 (62.22%) .NET
5 27 (60.00%) Scrum
6 26 (57.78%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (57.78%) C#
7 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 25 (55.56%) MVC
8 24 (53.33%) BDD
9 22 (48.89%) React
9 22 (48.89%) .NET Core
10 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
11 20 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
12 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (37.78%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (31.11%) Java
15 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
15 10 (22.22%) Subversion
15 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
16 9 (20.00%) JIRA
17 8 (17.78%) Microservices
17 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
18 7 (15.56%) Augmented Reality
18 7 (15.56%) RESTful
18 7 (15.56%) Confluence
18 7 (15.56%) German Language

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 7 (15.56%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 10 (22.22%) Subversion
2 9 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) JUnit
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.67%) TestNG
6 2 (4.44%) fastlane
6 2 (4.44%) Gradle
6 2 (4.44%) Mockito
6 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (15.56%) Automotive
1 7 (15.56%) German Language
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) Full Stack Developer
3 20 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Backend Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Backend Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.22%) React Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) .NET
2 22 (48.89%) .NET Core
2 22 (48.89%) React
3 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (37.78%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (15.56%) RESTful
6 7 (15.56%) Spring
7 6 (13.33%) CSS
7 6 (13.33%) HTML
7 6 (13.33%) React Native
8 5 (11.11%) Node.js
8 5 (11.11%) Redux
8 5 (11.11%) REST
9 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.89%) JSON
10 3 (6.67%) JPA
10 3 (6.67%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) iPhone
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Android
1 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) TDD
3 27 (60.00%) Scrum
4 26 (57.78%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (55.56%) MVC
6 24 (53.33%) BDD
7 20 (44.44%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (17.78%) Microservices
9 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.89%) SOLID
11 3 (6.67%) Android Development
11 3 (6.67%) Collateral Management
11 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.67%) DevOps
11 3 (6.67%) iOS Development
12 2 (4.44%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.44%) OOD
12 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.44%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 26 (57.78%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) Java 8
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) XPath
6 2 (4.44%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.44%) Scala
6 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
1 3 (6.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Google
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) RedGate
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin