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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 109 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.98% 0.62% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.73% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 18
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1634 1512 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.88% 85.86% 77.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1236 1143
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Scrum
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 13 (37.14%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) Use Case
7 9 (25.71%) QA
7 9 (25.71%) Coaching
8 8 (22.86%) User Experience
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 7 (20.00%) Financial Institution
9 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Kanban
10 6 (17.14%) C++
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) UNIX
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.29%) PHP
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby
11 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Open Source
11 5 (14.29%) HTML5
12 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 4 (11.43%) Visualisation

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) JBehave
1 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Business Analyst
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) QA Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (8.57%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) User Experience
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (31.43%) Use Case
5 9 (25.71%) Coaching
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) RUP
10 3 (8.57%) DSDM
11 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.71%) Scalability Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.86%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
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