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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 68 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 40 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.69% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 0.63% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 16
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +18.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1204 1422 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.02% 79.26% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1216 1302
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) SQL
3 38 (54.29%) C#
4 36 (51.43%) OO
5 34 (48.57%) Mathematics
6 31 (44.29%) Finance
7 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
7 29 (41.43%) QA
7 29 (41.43%) Degree
8 26 (37.14%) Regression Testing
9 25 (35.71%) Financial Modelling
9 25 (35.71%) Analytics
10 24 (34.29%) TOWER Software
10 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
10 24 (34.29%) .NET
10 24 (34.29%) NUnit
11 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
11 23 (32.86%) Unit Testing
11 23 (32.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (28.57%) Software Architecture
12 20 (28.57%) Risk Management
13 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
15 17 (24.29%) HTML
15 17 (24.29%) CSS
15 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
16 16 (22.86%) Test Strategy
17 15 (21.43%) Algorithms
18 14 (20.00%) Scrum
18 14 (20.00%) Statistics

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Project
1 8 (11.43%) MS Visio
1 8 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) NUnit
2 23 (32.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.00%) JIRA
4 7 (10.00%) Selenium
5 4 (5.71%) TestNG
5 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.71%) JUnit
6 3 (4.29%) JMeter
7 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.43%) Subversion
8 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Software Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Test Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Software Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Business Systems Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Process Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (8.57%) Software Tester
10 5 (7.14%) QA Tester
10 5 (7.14%) QA Leader
11 4 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) .NET
2 17 (24.29%) CSS
2 17 (24.29%) HTML
3 12 (17.14%) HTML5
3 12 (17.14%) CSS3
3 12 (17.14%) WPF
4 5 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) LINQ
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.43%) XSL
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (48.57%) Mathematics
2 29 (41.43%) Computer Science
3 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 14 (20.00%) Statistics
6 13 (18.57%) User Experience
7 9 (12.86%) Mobile App
8 4 (5.71%) Open Source
9 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.43%) Ergonomics
10 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) OO
3 26 (37.14%) Regression Testing
4 25 (35.71%) Financial Modelling
4 25 (35.71%) Analytics
5 23 (32.86%) Software Engineering
5 23 (32.86%) Unit Testing
6 20 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 20 (28.57%) Software Architecture
7 16 (22.86%) Test Strategy
8 14 (20.00%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Manual Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.86%) Performance Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
10 8 (11.43%) Data Mapping
10 8 (11.43%) V-Model
10 8 (11.43%) Process Improvement
10 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) SQL
2 38 (54.29%) C#
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.57%) Delphi
5 12 (17.14%) C++
6 10 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (5.71%) Python
8 3 (4.29%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.29%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.29%) C
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (41.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
1 24 (34.29%) TOWER Software
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 2 (2.86%) WorldPay
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