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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 65 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.54% 0.87% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.09% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
436 548 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.28% 79.88% 77.82%
Number of salaries quoted 357 388 438
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) J2ME
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
1 3 (100.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA