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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 68 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.88% 0.89% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.08% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -18.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
698 1023 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.92% 83.10% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 554 891 503
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Brighton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (82.93%) Java
3 22 (53.66%) Web Services
4 21 (51.22%) TDD
5 19 (46.34%) Automated Testing
6 17 (41.46%) Manual Testing
7 16 (39.02%) Mentoring
7 16 (39.02%) Spring
8 14 (34.15%) Degree
8 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
8 14 (34.15%) QA
9 13 (31.71%) Regression Testing
9 13 (31.71%) HP
9 13 (31.71%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (31.71%) Social Media
9 13 (31.71%) Performance Testing
9 13 (31.71%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
9 13 (31.71%) Integration Testing
9 13 (31.71%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (29.27%) RAD
11 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
11 11 (26.83%) SDLC
12 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
13 9 (21.95%) JSON
13 9 (21.95%) XML
13 9 (21.95%) Oracle
13 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
13 9 (21.95%) SQL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
1 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) jMock
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) Hudson
2 1 (2.44%) Gradle
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Ant
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) QA Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Python Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) Web Services
2 16 (39.02%) Spring
3 9 (21.95%) JSON
3 9 (21.95%) XML
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) J2EE
4 8 (19.51%) CSS
5 7 (17.07%) .NET
6 6 (14.63%) Django
6 6 (14.63%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) REST
8 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.44%) Ajax
8 1 (2.44%) Java EE
8 1 (2.44%) RESTful
8 1 (2.44%) JMS
8 1 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (31.71%) Social Media
3 9 (21.95%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) VSAM
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Android
1 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) TDD
3 19 (46.34%) Automated Testing
4 17 (41.46%) Manual Testing
5 16 (39.02%) Mentoring
6 13 (31.71%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Performance Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Compatibility Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Integration Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Regression Testing
7 12 (29.27%) RAD
8 11 (26.83%) SDLC
8 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
9 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
10 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.76%) ETL
12 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) REXX
4 1 (2.44%) JCL
4 1 (2.44%) CLIST
4 1 (2.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) HP
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Pega
4 4 (9.76%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) TSYS
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