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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 23 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 34 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.90% 3.89% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.59% 4.45% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 4
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
270 247 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.54% 87.28% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 248 244 170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (89.13%) Scrum
3 38 (82.61%) DSDM
4 35 (76.09%) Use Case
5 29 (63.04%) Kanban
5 29 (63.04%) BPMN
6 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
7 26 (56.52%) UML
8 25 (54.35%) Project Management
8 25 (54.35%) Business Analysis
9 23 (50.00%) User Experience
10 20 (43.48%) ISEB
10 20 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (43.48%) CBAP
11 15 (32.61%) Performance Management
11 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
12 14 (30.43%) Degree
12 14 (30.43%) Line Management
13 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
14 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
14 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
15 7 (15.22%) .NET
15 7 (15.22%) Product Management
16 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
16 4 (8.70%) Capita
16 4 (8.70%) jQuery
16 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
17 3 (6.52%) HTML
17 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
17 3 (6.52%) CSS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) Fireworks
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.52%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Business Analyst
1 39 (84.78%) Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Senior Business Analyst
2 18 (39.13%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Team Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 6 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Junior
8 1 (2.17%) Junior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) jQuery
2 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) WPF
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) Ajax
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) User Experience
2 9 (19.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (89.13%) Scrum
3 38 (82.61%) DSDM
4 35 (76.09%) Use Case
5 29 (63.04%) Kanban
5 29 (63.04%) BPMN
6 26 (56.52%) UML
7 25 (54.35%) Business Analysis
7 25 (54.35%) Project Management
8 15 (32.61%) Performance Management
8 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
9 14 (30.43%) Line Management
10 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
11 7 (15.22%) Product Management
12 1 (2.17%) User Experience Design
12 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
12 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
12 1 (2.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.52%) XAML
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) ISEB
1 20 (43.48%) CBAP
2 14 (30.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Capita
3 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.17%) Apple
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