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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 59 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.84% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.63% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
383 475 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.80% 74.45% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 302 369 516
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) PyUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) C
4 4 (50.00%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) J2ME
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) PyUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XSL
2 1 (12.50%) J2ME
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (87.50%) Test Planning
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA