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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 67 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.72% 2.82% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.29% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 13
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
739 851 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 87.35% 85.61% 86.55%
Number of salaries quoted 649 739 734
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Scrum
3 25 (43.86%) Business Analysis
3 25 (43.86%) User Experience
4 22 (38.60%) JIRA
5 21 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 19 (33.33%) TDD
7 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 17 (29.82%) SaaS
9 15 (26.32%) ATDD
10 14 (24.56%) Big Data
10 14 (24.56%) BDD
10 14 (24.56%) Open Source
10 14 (24.56%) Information Security
10 14 (24.56%) Risk Management
11 10 (17.54%) QA
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
12 9 (15.79%) Web Services
13 8 (14.04%) Mainframe
13 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
14 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
14 7 (12.28%) Java
15 6 (10.53%) UML
15 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
16 5 (8.77%) SDLC
16 5 (8.77%) Web Development
17 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
17 4 (7.02%) PegaRULES
17 4 (7.02%) Release Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (7.02%) PegaRULES
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) Big Data
2 4 (7.02%) DB2
2 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.02%) Banking
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
1 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
1 23 (40.35%) Business Analyst
2 22 (38.60%) Product Manager
3 20 (35.09%) Product Analyst
3 20 (35.09%) Product Business Analyst
4 19 (33.33%) Business Manager
5 14 (24.56%) Head of Development
5 14 (24.56%) Head of Engineering
5 14 (24.56%) Head of Software Development
5 14 (24.56%) Head of Software Engineering
6 4 (7.02%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Web Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) z/OS Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) User Experience
2 21 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.04%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 4 (7.02%) Social Media
5 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Scrum
3 25 (43.86%) Business Analysis
4 21 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (33.33%) TDD
6 18 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 15 (26.32%) ATDD
8 14 (24.56%) BDD
8 14 (24.56%) Information Security
8 14 (24.56%) Open Source
8 14 (24.56%) Risk Management
9 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.53%) UML
11 5 (8.77%) SDLC
11 5 (8.77%) Web Development
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (7.02%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) Product Management
12 4 (7.02%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) COBOL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Pega
2 2 (3.51%) HP
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle