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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 98 93 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 25 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.36% 1.61% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.90% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1551 1316 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.16% 84.52% 78.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1151 1066
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) Scrum
3 23 (34.85%) Finance
4 19 (28.79%) Project Management
5 18 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 17 (25.76%) Java
7 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (22.73%) QA
8 13 (19.70%) Use Case
8 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
8 13 (19.70%) Test Management
9 12 (18.18%) Dependency Management
9 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.15%) ISEB
11 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
11 10 (15.15%) Selenium
11 10 (15.15%) Kanban
12 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.64%) UNIX
12 9 (13.64%) TDD
13 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
13 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (10.61%) Line Management
14 7 (10.61%) Coaching
14 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (10.61%) Web Services
15 6 (9.09%) Software Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
1 10 (15.15%) Selenium
2 5 (7.58%) FitNesse
2 5 (7.58%) JBehave
2 5 (7.58%) WATIR
2 5 (7.58%) JUnit
3 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 21 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) QA Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Test Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Manager
7 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Tester
8 5 (7.58%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (7.58%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Web Services
2 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) Spring
3 2 (3.03%) JSF
3 2 (3.03%) DHTML
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) Struts
3 2 (3.03%) Ajax
3 2 (3.03%) jQuery
3 2 (3.03%) Velocity
3 2 (3.03%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) UNIX
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) Scrum
3 19 (28.79%) Project Management
4 18 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 13 (19.70%) Use Case
6 13 (19.70%) Business Analysis
6 13 (19.70%) Test Management
7 12 (18.18%) Dependency Management
7 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (15.15%) Kanban
9 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.64%) TDD
10 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.61%) Line Management
11 7 (10.61%) Coaching
11 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) Ruby
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) ISEB
2 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) Sun Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) Telerik
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago