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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 23 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 33 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.51% 3.07% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.36% 3.63% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 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 £42,500 £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
267 248 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.03% 84.64% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 237 244 180
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (81.63%) Scrum
2 37 (75.51%) DSDM
3 33 (67.35%) Use Case
4 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
5 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (59.18%) Kanban
5 29 (59.18%) BPMN
6 27 (55.10%) Business Analysis
6 27 (55.10%) Project Management
6 27 (55.10%) UML
7 21 (42.86%) ISEB
7 21 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (42.86%) CBAP
8 16 (32.65%) Degree
9 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
9 12 (24.49%) Performance Management
10 11 (22.45%) Data Modelling
11 10 (20.41%) .NET
12 9 (18.37%) Product Management
13 8 (16.33%) Client/Server
14 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.29%) jQuery
15 4 (8.16%) Capita
15 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
15 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
15 4 (8.16%) C#
16 3 (6.12%) Fireworks
16 3 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (6.12%) HTML
16 3 (6.12%) SQL Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Fireworks
2 3 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 42 (85.71%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Technical Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) Ajax
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) WPF
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Scrum
2 37 (75.51%) DSDM
3 33 (67.35%) Use Case
4 29 (59.18%) Kanban
4 29 (59.18%) BPMN
4 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (55.10%) Business Analysis
5 27 (55.10%) UML
5 27 (55.10%) Project Management
6 12 (24.49%) Performance Management
7 11 (22.45%) Data Modelling
8 9 (18.37%) Product Management
9 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.12%) System Testing
10 1 (2.04%) User Experience Design
10 1 (2.04%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.04%) MVC
10 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) ISEB
1 21 (42.86%) CBAP
2 16 (32.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Capita
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago