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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 120 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 46 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% 2.48% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.95% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 3
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £43,000
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
1659 1561 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.54% 84.11% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1347 1338 1052
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 November 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Scrum
3 21 (40.38%) Project Management
4 20 (38.46%) Finance
5 18 (34.62%) Risk Management
5 18 (34.62%) Use Case
5 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 17 (32.69%) Business Analysis
7 12 (23.08%) Test Management
7 12 (23.08%) Dependency Management
8 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (17.31%) Coaching
8 9 (17.31%) ISEB
9 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 8 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (13.46%) Line Management
10 7 (13.46%) Java
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (13.46%) QA
11 6 (11.54%) TDD
11 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Degree
11 6 (11.54%) Agile Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
12 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
12 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.69%) User Experience
13 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
13 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Business Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Test Manager
5 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Junior
6 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 4 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) Velocity
1 2 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Scrum
3 21 (40.38%) Project Management
4 18 (34.62%) Risk Management
4 18 (34.62%) Use Case
4 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 17 (32.69%) Business Analysis
6 12 (23.08%) Dependency Management
6 12 (23.08%) Test Management
7 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (17.31%) Coaching
8 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Line Management
10 6 (11.54%) Agile Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) TDD
11 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
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