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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 111 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 1.10% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.28% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 10
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £49,250
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
1611 1644 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.01% 86.16% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1339 1224
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 11 (32.35%) QA
3 11 (32.35%) SDLC
4 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) ISEB
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) Java
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 7 (20.59%) Selenium
7 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) Spring
9 5 (14.71%) User Experience
10 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
10 4 (11.76%) Mule ESB
10 4 (11.76%) Gradle

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (11.76%) Mule
1 4 (11.76%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) Gradle
3 4 (11.76%) Hudson
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Tester
7 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
1 5 (14.71%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) HTML5
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) Spring Batch
2 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 3 (8.82%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
3 11 (32.35%) SDLC
4 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
7 4 (11.76%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) ETL
7 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Usability Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) ATG
4 1 (2.94%) Casewise
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
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