The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 113 110 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 0.91% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 3
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1809 1566 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.72% 79.05% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1408 1232
Average salary £41,500 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Buckinghamshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 14 £47,500 +26.66%
Aylesbury -5 3 £40,000 +6.66%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) C#
3 16 (44.44%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) Degree
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) JIRA
8 9 (25.00%) Ajax
8 9 (25.00%) jQuery
8 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (19.44%) HTML
9 7 (19.44%) Oracle
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
9 7 (19.44%) Use Case
9 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.67%) Spring
10 6 (16.67%) Maven
10 6 (16.67%) Selenium
10 6 (16.67%) WCF
10 6 (16.67%) WPF
10 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (16.67%) Apache
1 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) JIRA
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 6 (16.67%) Maven
3 6 (16.67%) Selenium
3 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 6 (16.67%) NUnit
3 6 (16.67%) Ant
3 6 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Product Owner
7 2 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) Ajax
2 9 (25.00%) jQuery
3 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 7 (19.44%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) Spring
4 6 (16.67%) WCF
4 6 (16.67%) WPF
4 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.67%) JSP
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) Web Services
6 4 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.33%) XHTML
8 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Use Case
2 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 3 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCP
2 6 (16.67%) MCAD
2 6 (16.67%) MCSD
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Progress