Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 327 313
Rank change year-on-year +74 -14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 37 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.065% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 11
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £42,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £64,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 7,411 9,215 10,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.26% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,612 7,424 7,989
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Birmingham +18 11 £58,750 +6.82% 2
Coventry - 10 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Solihull +8 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 - 6
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) TDD
3 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (59.46%) AngularJS
5 21 (56.76%) Spring
6 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
7 18 (48.65%) Java
7 18 (48.65%) REST
8 17 (45.95%) .NET
9 15 (40.54%) C#
9 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
9 15 (40.54%) Scrum
10 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
10 14 (37.84%) Microservices
10 14 (37.84%) React
11 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (35.14%) Docker
11 13 (35.14%) DevOps
11 13 (35.14%) Mockito
11 13 (35.14%) MVC
12 12 (32.43%) Open Source
12 12 (32.43%) Apache Camel
13 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
14 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
14 10 (27.03%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (24.32%) WireMock
15 9 (24.32%) Dropwizard
15 9 (24.32%) .NET Core
15 9 (24.32%) Puppet
15 9 (24.32%) Cucumber

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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) IaaS
2 4 (10.81%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.70%) npm
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 13 (35.14%) Mockito
3 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
3 9 (24.32%) SonarQube
4 5 (13.51%) JUnit
4 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
6 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.41%) fastlane
7 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.70%) NUnit
8 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.70%) TestNG
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Principal Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) AngularJS
2 21 (56.76%) Spring
3 18 (48.65%) REST
4 17 (45.95%) .NET
5 14 (37.84%) React
6 12 (32.43%) Apache Camel
7 9 (24.32%) .NET Core
7 9 (24.32%) Dropwizard
7 9 (24.32%) WireMock
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (13.51%) Node.js
11 5 (13.51%) RESTful
12 4 (10.81%) Grails
12 4 (10.81%) Ionic Framework
12 4 (10.81%) MyBatis
12 4 (10.81%) Play Framework
12 4 (10.81%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (10.81%) NHS
1 4 (10.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) TDD
3 25 (67.57%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
6 14 (37.84%) Microservices
7 13 (35.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (35.14%) DevOps
7 13 (35.14%) MVC
8 12 (32.43%) Open Source
9 10 (27.03%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (18.92%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (16.22%) BDD
11 6 (16.22%) SOLID
12 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
12 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
12 5 (13.51%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (10.81%) Sequence Diagram
13 4 (10.81%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Groovy
5 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Kubernetes
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 4 (10.81%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle