Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 266 309
Rank change year-on-year +9 +43 +30
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 13 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.44% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 12
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
10th Percentile £29,850 £36,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £65,000 £61,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 7,181 8,681 9,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.92% 91.08% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,524 6,659 7,417
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,050 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Staffordshire - 6 £36,950 -
Birmingham +18 3 £52,500 - 2
Coventry +10 2 - - 1
Shropshire -10 1 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Worcestershire -20 1 - -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) REST
3 10 (76.92%) Selenium
4 9 (69.23%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Refactoring
5 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 8 (61.54%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) .NET
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) MVC
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (46.15%) SOLID
7 6 (46.15%) Mob Programming
7 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (46.15%) Moq
7 6 (46.15%) ReSharper
7 6 (46.15%) WCF
7 6 (46.15%) NUnit
7 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (46.15%) Web Services
7 6 (46.15%) SOA
7 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
8 5 (38.46%) Java
8 5 (38.46%) Spring
8 5 (38.46%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) npm
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) NoSQL
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (46.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Moq
2 6 (46.15%) NUnit
2 6 (46.15%) ReSharper
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) CruiseControl
4 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Gradle
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) TestNG
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) Mockito
5 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Developer in Test
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Tester
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer in Test
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) REST
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (7.69%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) MyBatis
7 1 (7.69%) Node.js
7 1 (7.69%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (7.69%) React
7 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Refactoring
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) Mob Programming
5 6 (46.15%) SOA
5 6 (46.15%) SOLID
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (23.08%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (7.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle