Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pair Programming
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 315 335
Rank change year-on-year +63 +20 -26
Permanent jobs citing Pair Programming 46 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 12
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +2.44% -10.87%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,250 £35,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 7,753 8,984 10,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.41% 91.51% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,937 7,369 8,293
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -
Birmingham +11 13 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Solihull +6 5 £60,000 +14.29%
Shropshire - 4 £32,500 - 3
Sutton Coldfield -21 3 £32,500 +44.44%
Worcestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 - 3
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) TDD
3 32 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (63.04%) .NET
5 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
6 27 (58.70%) C#
7 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
7 25 (54.35%) Scrum
8 23 (50.00%) MVC
9 21 (45.65%) React
10 20 (43.48%) Continuous Deployment
11 19 (41.30%) .NET Core
11 19 (41.30%) BDD
12 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
12 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (32.61%) Java
16 14 (30.43%) Microservices
17 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
18 12 (26.09%) Spring
19 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
20 9 (19.57%) REST
20 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 9 (19.57%) Docker
21 8 (17.39%) DevOps
22 7 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
22 7 (15.22%) SOLID
22 7 (15.22%) RESTful

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 (15.22%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (8.70%) IaaS
3 4 (8.70%) PaaS
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 7 (15.22%) Subversion
3 6 (13.04%) Mockito
4 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.87%) SonarQube
4 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.35%) fastlane
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.35%) JUnit
6 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.17%) TestNG
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Automotive
1 6 (13.04%) German Language
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Junior
8 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate
9 2 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Principal .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Principal Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) .NET
2 28 (60.87%) AngularJS
3 21 (45.65%) React
4 19 (41.30%) .NET Core
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (26.09%) Spring
9 9 (19.57%) REST
10 7 (15.22%) RESTful
11 5 (10.87%) Apache Camel
11 5 (10.87%) Dropwizard
11 5 (10.87%) WireMock
12 4 (8.70%) CSS
12 4 (8.70%) HTML
13 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
13 3 (6.52%) CSS3
13 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
13 3 (6.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) TDD
3 32 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (54.35%) Scrum
5 23 (50.00%) MVC
6 20 (43.48%) Continuous Deployment
7 19 (41.30%) BDD
8 14 (30.43%) Microservices
9 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.39%) DevOps
11 7 (15.22%) SOLID
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (10.87%) Open Source
13 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (6.52%) High Availability
14 3 (6.52%) IT Strategy
15 2 (4.35%) Decision-Making
15 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 2 (4.35%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 27 (58.70%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Java 8
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Groovy
8 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) Ansible
2 4 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) RedGate
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.17%) Xamarin