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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 63 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.99% 0.36% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.45% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 8
Average salary £41,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.20% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £28,250 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
465 446 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.61% 79.36% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 369 297 516
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) XSL
2 3 (50.00%) J2ME
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (50.00%) PyUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) XSL
1 3 (50.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA