The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 23 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 38 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.28% 3.10% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 3.52% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 5
Average salary £43,750 £39,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.17% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
285 256 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.57% 88.28% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 277 233 154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £59,000
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 Bedford

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedford

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (88.89%) Scrum
3 43 (79.63%) DSDM
4 40 (74.07%) Use Case
5 34 (62.96%) Kanban
6 31 (57.41%) UML
7 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 30 (55.56%) BPMN
8 28 (51.85%) Business Analysis
9 27 (50.00%) Project Management
10 24 (44.44%) User Experience
11 21 (38.89%) CBAP
11 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (38.89%) ISEB
12 19 (35.19%) Performance Management
12 19 (35.19%) Line Management
12 19 (35.19%) Mentoring
13 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
14 12 (22.22%) Degree
15 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
15 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
15 9 (16.67%) .NET
16 7 (12.96%) Product Management
17 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
17 4 (7.41%) jQuery
17 4 (7.41%) Capita
17 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
18 3 (5.56%) HTML5
18 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
18 3 (5.56%) Ajax

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Fireworks
2 3 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Business Analyst
1 45 (83.33%) Analyst
2 26 (48.15%) Senior Business Analyst
2 26 (48.15%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Team Leader
4 10 (18.52%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 10 (18.52%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) C# Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Architect
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.56%) HTML5
3 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) WPF
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) User Experience
2 9 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (88.89%) Scrum
3 43 (79.63%) DSDM
4 40 (74.07%) Use Case
5 34 (62.96%) Kanban
6 31 (57.41%) UML
7 30 (55.56%) BPMN
8 28 (51.85%) Business Analysis
9 27 (50.00%) Project Management
10 19 (35.19%) Performance Management
10 19 (35.19%) Line Management
10 19 (35.19%) Mentoring
11 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
12 7 (12.96%) Product Management
13 2 (3.70%) TDD
14 1 (1.85%) Identity Management
14 1 (1.85%) MVC
14 1 (1.85%) UX Design
14 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.56%) XAML
2 3 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) ISEB
1 21 (38.89%) CBAP
2 12 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Capita
3 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Pegasus
3 1 (1.85%) Apple
3 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.85%) Sage
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago