The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 121 78 106
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 2.19% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.55% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 10
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -
User Stories
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1671 1648 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.22% 86.06% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1299 1210
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Bristol

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Business Analysis
4 9 (31.03%) Degree
5 8 (27.59%) QA
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) C++
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) UNIX
6 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.69%) User Experience
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.24%) ISEB
8 5 (17.24%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) JUnit
9 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) SDLC
9 4 (13.79%) Compatibility Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) JBehave
3 1 (3.45%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.90%) DTV
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Business Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.24%) Kanban
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Coaching
8 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) UML
8 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C++
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
Bristol
Zion Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capgemini
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago