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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 77 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 29 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.87% 1.07% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 1
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
821 862 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.13% 83.85% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 709 728 570
Average salary £43,300 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) TDD
4 17 (40.48%) HTML
4 17 (40.48%) CSS
4 17 (40.48%) Spring
5 16 (38.10%) Web Services
5 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 13 (30.95%) Degree
7 13 (30.95%) jQuery
7 13 (30.95%) MySQL
7 13 (30.95%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) Apache
7 13 (30.95%) Python
7 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 11 (26.19%) Social Media
9 11 (26.19%) Django
10 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.43%) XML
11 9 (21.43%) .NET
11 9 (21.43%) QA
11 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
12 8 (19.05%) JIRA
12 8 (19.05%) Finance
13 7 (16.67%) Informatica
13 7 (16.67%) UML
13 7 (16.67%) ETL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 13 (30.95%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.14%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) Mingle
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) MySQL
1 13 (30.95%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) Gradle
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) jMock
4 2 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) Ant
4 2 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Python Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (21.43%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Informatica Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Informatica Developer
9 1 (2.38%) ScrumMaster
9 1 (2.38%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
1 17 (40.48%) CSS
1 17 (40.48%) Spring
2 16 (38.10%) Web Services
3 13 (30.95%) jQuery
4 11 (26.19%) Django
5 9 (21.43%) XML
5 9 (21.43%) .NET
6 4 (9.52%) JSON
6 4 (9.52%) J2EE
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.14%) WCF
7 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.14%) RESTful
8 2 (4.76%) REST
8 2 (4.76%) Java EE
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
8 2 (4.76%) JMS
8 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Social Media
2 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) User Experience
6 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.52%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 7 (16.67%) UML
7 7 (16.67%) ETL
7 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Use Case
8 6 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
9 5 (11.90%) RAD
9 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Informatica
1 7 (16.67%) Pega
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft