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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 75 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 38 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.42% 0.34% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 5 9
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £33,000 £36,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1279 1201 1324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.31% 82.49% 73.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1032 1103
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 35 (54.69%) C#
4 34 (53.13%) OO
5 31 (48.44%) Mathematics
6 29 (45.31%) Degree
6 29 (45.31%) Computer Science
7 28 (43.75%) Regression Testing
7 28 (43.75%) Analytics
8 27 (42.19%) Software Engineering
9 26 (40.63%) Finance
9 26 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (39.06%) .NET
11 21 (32.81%) Delphi
11 21 (32.81%) Test Strategy
12 20 (31.25%) Financial Modelling
13 19 (29.69%) User Experience
14 18 (28.13%) TOWER Software
15 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
15 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
16 16 (25.00%) HTML
16 16 (25.00%) CSS
16 16 (25.00%) QA
17 13 (20.31%) NUnit
17 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
17 13 (20.31%) Scrum
17 13 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (20.31%) Software Architecture
18 12 (18.75%) C++
18 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Project
1 8 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 8 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) NUnit
1 13 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
3 7 (10.94%) Selenium
4 5 (7.81%) TestNG
4 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.81%) JUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Test Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Software Test Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Process Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (4.69%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.69%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
2 16 (25.00%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) HTML5
3 10 (15.63%) CSS3
4 6 (9.38%) XML
5 3 (4.69%) WPF
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) LINQ
7 1 (1.56%) Django
7 1 (1.56%) XSL
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (48.44%) Mathematics
2 29 (45.31%) Computer Science
3 26 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (29.69%) User Experience
5 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
6 6 (9.38%) Open Source
7 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (6.25%) Statistics
9 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.13%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.56%) Ergonomics
10 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) UNIX
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) OO
3 28 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 28 (43.75%) Analytics
4 27 (42.19%) Software Engineering
5 21 (32.81%) Test Strategy
6 20 (31.25%) Financial Modelling
7 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
8 13 (20.31%) Scrum
8 13 (20.31%) Software Architecture
9 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 10 (15.63%) TDD
11 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
12 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
12 8 (12.50%) Data Mapping
12 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 8 (12.50%) Migration
12 8 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) SQL
2 35 (54.69%) C#
3 21 (32.81%) Delphi
4 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.75%) C++
6 9 (14.06%) Java
7 4 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.69%) C
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) Erlang
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) VCP4
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) TOWER Software
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
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