The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 77 86 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 40 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.62% 1.76% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.11% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 6
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1323 1374 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.81% 83.58% 83.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 1067 1001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Cambridge

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 41 (63.08%) C#
2 36 (55.38%) QA
3 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (44.62%) Performance Testing
5 26 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 25 (38.46%) Code Coverage
7 22 (33.85%) SQL
8 21 (32.31%) .NET
8 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
8 21 (32.31%) NUnit
9 18 (27.69%) DevOps
9 18 (27.69%) Finance
10 15 (23.08%) Workflow
10 15 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (21.54%) WCF
11 14 (21.54%) Entity Framework
11 14 (21.54%) REST
11 14 (21.54%) Workflow Management
11 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
11 14 (21.54%) MVC
11 14 (21.54%) Visual Studio
11 14 (21.54%) VB.NET
11 14 (21.54%) CSS
11 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
11 14 (21.54%) HTML
11 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (20.00%) OO
12 13 (20.00%) Degree

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (13.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) NUnit
2 15 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (21.54%) Visual Studio
4 12 (18.46%) Selenium
5 9 (13.85%) JIRA
6 8 (12.31%) Hudson
7 7 (10.77%) JMeter
7 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (9.23%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 19 (29.23%) Developer in Test
4 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Lead C# Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Lead Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 5 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Project Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Programmer
9 2 (3.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) .NET
2 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
2 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (21.54%) CSS
2 14 (21.54%) Entity Framework
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
2 14 (21.54%) REST
2 14 (21.54%) WCF
3 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.85%) XHTML
4 7 (10.77%) WPF
5 5 (7.69%) ADO
5 5 (7.69%) Ajax
5 5 (7.69%) CSS3
5 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 5 (7.69%) jQuery
5 5 (7.69%) JSON
5 5 (7.69%) LINQ
5 5 (7.69%) OAuth
5 5 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.85%) User Experience
5 8 (12.31%) Replication
6 7 (10.77%) Algorithms
6 7 (10.77%) Statistics
7 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.08%) Blog
9 1 (1.54%) New Media
9 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Performance Testing
3 26 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 25 (38.46%) Code Coverage
5 18 (27.69%) DevOps
6 15 (23.08%) Workflow
7 14 (21.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (21.54%) MVC
7 14 (21.54%) Workflow Management
8 13 (20.00%) OO
9 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
10 11 (16.92%) Analytics
10 11 (16.92%) Regression Testing
11 9 (13.85%) Project Management
11 9 (13.85%) Web Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Test Scripting
13 7 (10.77%) Financial Modelling
14 6 (9.23%) MVVM
14 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) C#
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.54%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.85%) PHP
5 7 (10.77%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) Delphi
7 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (55.38%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) TOWER Software
3 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Up to £51,150 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 27 days ago