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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 43 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.70% 1.29% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.54% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
220 260 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.62% 83.87% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 211 223 311
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) DSDM
4 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 5 (45.45%) BPMN
4 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) System Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS
8 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) ISEB
8 1 (9.09%) C#
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 1 (9.09%) CBAP
8 1 (9.09%) iPad
8 1 (9.09%) User Experience
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (90.91%) Business Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Business Systems Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Software Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) UML Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Data Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) BPMN
4 5 (45.45%) DSDM
4 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
4 5 (45.45%) UML
4 5 (45.45%) Use Case
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CBAP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago