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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 90 59 83
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.23% 2.36% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.82% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 2
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
899 568 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.86% 83.78% 70.06%
Number of salaries quoted 790 503 547
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,296 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Scrum
3 16 (64.00%) Degree
4 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (56.00%) Usability Testing
4 14 (56.00%) Project Management
5 11 (44.00%) Back Office
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Informatica
7 4 (16.00%) ETL
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Social Media
8 3 (12.00%) Business Development
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.00%) HTML
9 2 (8.00%) Vignette
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.00%) CSS
9 2 (8.00%) DSDM
9 2 (8.00%) Adobe

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (44.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Junior
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Software Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Informatica Developer
5 1 (4.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) XHTML
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) Django
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Social Network
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) Usability Testing
3 14 (56.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Business Development
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) DSDM
7 2 (8.00%) B2B
7 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Erlang
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree
2 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Informatica
2 2 (8.00%) Vignette
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.00%) Ektron
3 1 (4.00%) HP