The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 84 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.20% 3.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 4.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 0
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
User Stories
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
788 676 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.64% 86.33% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 699 593 584
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 Brighton

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Brighton

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) Degree
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Usability Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Back Office
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (25.00%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Business Development
8 4 (16.67%) Social Media
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
8 4 (16.67%) Informatica
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) Vignette
9 3 (12.50%) XHTML
9 3 (12.50%) Tridion
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) Adobe
9 3 (12.50%) Content Management
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) CSS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) OLAP
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Delivery Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Junior
2 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Junior Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Software Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Software Manager
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Informatica Developer
5 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) Django
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Social Network
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) Project Management
3 12 (50.00%) Usability Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Business Development
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (12.50%) Content Management
7 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) B2B
9 1 (4.17%) RAD
9 1 (4.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.17%) Erlang
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Informatica
2 3 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 3 (12.50%) Ektron
2 3 (12.50%) Vignette
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Apple