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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 73 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 30 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 1.12% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.34% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 12
Average salary £43,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1195 1490 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.36% 83.75% 79.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1186 1123
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (53.73%) QA
3 33 (49.25%) C#
3 33 (49.25%) Finance
4 28 (41.79%) NUnit
5 26 (38.81%) SQL
6 25 (37.31%) OO
7 24 (35.82%) Mathematics
8 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
8 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
9 21 (31.34%) Financial Modelling
10 20 (29.85%) Performance Testing
10 20 (29.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
10 20 (29.85%) TOWER Software
11 19 (28.36%) Software Architecture
12 18 (26.87%) Algorithms
12 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
12 18 (26.87%) Degree
12 18 (26.87%) Statistics
13 17 (25.37%) WPF
14 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
15 15 (22.39%) .NET
16 14 (20.90%) Analytics
17 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
17 13 (19.40%) JIRA
18 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
19 11 (16.42%) Code Coverage
20 10 (14.93%) Java

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) VPN
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
1 3 (4.48%) VLAN
1 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) NUnit
2 20 (29.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (19.40%) JIRA
4 10 (14.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (11.94%) JMeter
5 8 (11.94%) Selenium
6 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.97%) Hudson
8 3 (4.48%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.49%) JUnit
10 1 (1.49%) TestNG
10 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (49.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Software Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Tester
5 9 (13.43%) Software Tester
5 9 (13.43%) Test Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (11.94%) QA Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (7.46%) QA Leader
8 5 (7.46%) Product Owner
9 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Software Team Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) WPF
2 15 (22.39%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) HTML5
4 4 (5.97%) CSS3
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Mathematics
2 18 (26.87%) Statistics
2 18 (26.87%) Algorithms
3 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
4 9 (13.43%) User Experience
5 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.97%) Replication
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) OO
3 23 (34.33%) Unit Testing
4 21 (31.34%) Financial Modelling
5 20 (29.85%) Performance Testing
5 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
6 19 (28.36%) Software Architecture
7 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
8 14 (20.90%) Analytics
9 13 (19.40%) Risk Management
10 12 (17.91%) Test Strategy
11 11 (16.42%) Code Coverage
12 9 (13.43%) Web Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
12 9 (13.43%) SDLC
13 8 (11.94%) MVVM
13 8 (11.94%) Scrum
14 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
14 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
15 6 (8.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) C#
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 10 (14.93%) Java
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) Delphi
5 4 (5.97%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.99%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) ISEB
2 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (53.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) XenServer
2 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) TOWER Software
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago