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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 121 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 8 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.41% 1.38% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.62% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 5
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1593 1727 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.07% 85.20% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 1393 1256
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Scrum
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
5 10 (38.46%) Degree
5 10 (38.46%) C++
6 9 (34.62%) QA
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) UNIX
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Coaching
9 6 (23.08%) Kanban
9 6 (23.08%) ISEB
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
10 5 (19.23%) User Experience
10 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
11 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
11 4 (15.38%) SDLC
11 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
11 4 (15.38%) JBehave
11 4 (15.38%) JUnit
11 4 (15.38%) JavaScript

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 4 (15.38%) JBehave
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Applications Architect
5 3 (11.54%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) PHP Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) UNIX
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Scrum
3 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (23.08%) Coaching
6 6 (23.08%) Kanban
7 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) UML
9 3 (11.54%) Open Source
9 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.69%) Project Management
10 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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