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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 94 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 22 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.65% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1493 1236 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.10% 77.64% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1070 1262
Average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (54.29%) Scrum
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 15 (42.86%) QA
2 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
5 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
6 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 9 (25.71%) ISEB
6 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
7 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.86%) JIRA
7 8 (22.86%) ZigBee
7 8 (22.86%) RESTful
7 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
7 8 (22.86%) Python
7 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 8 (22.86%) MySQL
7 8 (22.86%) PHP
8 7 (20.00%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 7 (20.00%) Android Development
8 7 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 7 (20.00%) Android
8 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (20.00%) Selenium
8 7 (20.00%) PHP5

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) ZigBee
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) GPRS
4 1 (2.86%) GSM
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.71%) TestNG
4 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
4 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Product Owner
7 3 (8.57%) Product Owner
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
1 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 8 (22.86%) RESTful
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.86%) Symfony
5 1 (2.86%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) IPTV
2 4 (11.43%) Firmware
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
4 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (20.00%) Android
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Scrum
2 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.00%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) Android Development
6 7 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) OO PHP
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Refactoring
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Network Management
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) PHP5
5 6 (17.14%) C
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle