The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 123 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 10 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.18% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 20
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1665 1702 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.75% 78.07% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1325 1382
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 8 £36,250 -23.68%
Aylesbury +5 1 £32,500 -18.75%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 15 (55.56%) Use Case
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Retail
5 10 (37.04%) BPMN
5 10 (37.04%) FMCG
5 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Waterfall
5 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Advertising
5 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (37.04%) Banking
5 10 (37.04%) Change Management
5 10 (37.04%) UML
5 10 (37.04%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
7 6 (22.22%) QA
8 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
8 5 (18.52%) MS Project
8 5 (18.52%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) Business Development
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) People Management
10 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
10 2 (7.41%) JIRA
11 1 (3.70%) Degree
11 1 (3.70%) Web Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Project
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (44.44%) Retail
2 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Advertising
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Analyst
2 21 (77.78%) Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Product Owner
6 2 (7.41%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) FMCG
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 15 (55.56%) Use Case
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Waterfall
4 10 (37.04%) UML
4 10 (37.04%) Change Management
4 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) BPMN
5 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Business Development
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) People Management
8 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) UX Design
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA