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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 87 102 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 31 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.75% 0.68% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1495 1185 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.42% 80.28% 73.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 933 1142
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 18 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) SQL
3 23 (44.23%) Degree
4 21 (40.38%) Computer Science
5 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (38.46%) C#
5 20 (38.46%) Regression Testing
6 19 (36.54%) Finance
6 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
6 19 (36.54%) Analytics
7 18 (34.62%) OO
8 16 (30.77%) Mathematics
9 14 (26.92%) Delphi
9 14 (26.92%) HTML
9 14 (26.92%) .NET
9 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 14 (26.92%) CSS
9 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
10 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 13 (25.00%) JIRA
10 13 (25.00%) QA
10 13 (25.00%) Selenium
10 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 13 (25.00%) User Experience
10 13 (25.00%) Scrum
11 12 (23.08%) Migration
11 12 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
12 11 (21.15%) TOWER Software
12 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
13 10 (19.23%) Software Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Project
1 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 8 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (13.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
1 13 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 7 (13.46%) TestNG
3 7 (13.46%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.69%) NUnit
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Test Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Process Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Business Process Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Automated Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (9.62%) Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Tester
9 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) HTML
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
1 14 (26.92%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) HTML5
3 4 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) Django
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Computer Science
2 20 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 13 (25.00%) User Experience
5 8 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) IPTV
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
3 19 (36.54%) Analytics
4 18 (34.62%) OO
5 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (23.08%) Migration
7 12 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
8 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
9 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Data Analysis
11 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 8 (15.38%) TDD
11 8 (15.38%) UML
11 8 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) SQL
2 20 (38.46%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) Delphi
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 6 (11.54%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) C
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Erlang
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) ISEB
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) TOWER Software
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago