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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 112 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 25 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.33% 2.30% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.66% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
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
1647 1581 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.84% 86.68% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1249 1199
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) User Experience
4 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (23.53%) JIRA
6 8 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) Java
8 5 (14.71%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
9 4 (11.76%) C++
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
10 3 (8.82%) CSS
10 3 (8.82%) Oracle
10 3 (8.82%) HTML
10 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.82%) UNIX

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JIRA
1 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Grunt
2 2 (5.88%) Bower
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) JBehave
3 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.94%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) Flash
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (5.88%) Sass
3 2 (5.88%) LESS
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) User Experience
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) DTV
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Animation
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Information Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Coaching
8 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
1 5 (14.71%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
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