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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 113 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.82% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.78% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 6
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
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
1578 1547 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.34% 85.85% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1238 1225
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) Finance
5 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
5 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 10 (31.25%) Coaching
7 9 (28.13%) C++
8 8 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (25.00%) Kanban
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.88%) UNIX
9 7 (21.88%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.88%) User Experience
9 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
11 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.63%) PHP
11 5 (15.63%) Ruby
11 5 (15.63%) Use Case
11 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
11 5 (15.63%) Open Source
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) Waterfall

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JUnit
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) JBehave
1 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) QA Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (9.38%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Graduate
8 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Junior
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Business Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) HTML5
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Visualisation
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) UNIX
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (31.25%) Coaching
5 8 (25.00%) Kanban
6 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.38%) UML
10 2 (6.25%) RUP
10 2 (6.25%) DSDM
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits
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