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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 38 60 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.95% 4.50% 6.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 5.69% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 16
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £42,500 £43,000
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
238 299 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 92.97% 79.10% 82.28%
Number of salaries quoted 168 295 189
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) System Testing
2 8 (88.89%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#