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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 96 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 19 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.52% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.66% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1456 1219 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.03% 79.10% 75.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 1069 1325
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Degree
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) QA
5 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
6 13 (34.21%) Java
7 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
8 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 10 (26.32%) ISEB
9 9 (23.68%) OO
9 9 (23.68%) C#
9 9 (23.68%) HTML
9 9 (23.68%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) JIRA
10 8 (21.05%) Selenium
10 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
10 8 (21.05%) MySQL
10 8 (21.05%) Python
10 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Web Services
11 7 (18.42%) PHP
11 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
11 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Android
11 7 (18.42%) RESTful
11 7 (18.42%) ZigBee

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) ZigBee
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) GPRS
4 1 (2.63%) GSM
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) JIRA
2 8 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.26%) TestNG
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) ScrumMaster
5 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Automated Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) QA Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Product Owner
8 3 (7.89%) Product Owner
8 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
1 9 (23.68%) CSS
2 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) RESTful
3 6 (15.79%) LAMP
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) OSGi
6 1 (2.63%) Symfony
6 1 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) IPTV
3 4 (10.53%) Firmware
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.63%) Handset
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 7 (18.42%) Android
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Windows
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) OO
6 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Manual Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Android Development
8 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
8 6 (15.79%) OO PHP
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 4 (10.53%) Network Management
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Line Management
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) PHP5
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) C
6 6 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) Delphi
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) Erlang
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Degree
2 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 10 (26.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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