The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank - 70 72
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 1.07% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.38% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
User Stories
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
538 508 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 72.90% 77.91% 75.95%
Number of salaries quoted 375 369 394
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

User Stories
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Basingstoke region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Basingstoke

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) XSL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) J2ME
2 2 (33.33%) Symbian
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) iPad

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (33.33%) J2ME
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Symbian