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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 68 62 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.50% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.55% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
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
464 363 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.08% 75.47% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 367 249 578
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) PyUnit
2 3 (50.00%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (50.00%) PyUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
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%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
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%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
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