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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 89 104 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 27 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.53% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.59% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 5
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -19.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £58,500
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
1503 1194 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.11% 79.44% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 993 1389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Degree
3 19 (40.43%) Computer Science
3 19 (40.43%) Scrum
4 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (31.91%) Java
5 15 (31.91%) C#
5 15 (31.91%) OO
5 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
6 13 (27.66%) JIRA
7 12 (25.53%) QA
7 12 (25.53%) Selenium
7 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (25.53%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) User Experience
7 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (23.40%) Analytics
8 11 (23.40%) HTML
8 11 (23.40%) .NET
8 11 (23.40%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) Manual Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Test Strategy
9 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Delphi
10 9 (19.15%) ISEB
10 9 (19.15%) ISTQB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (12.77%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) ZigBee
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MySQL
1 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) JIRA
2 12 (25.53%) Selenium
3 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.77%) JUnit
4 6 (12.77%) TestNG
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) Hudson
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (12.77%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) PHP Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Process Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
1 11 (23.40%) CSS
2 6 (12.77%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) LAMP
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) OSGi
4 1 (2.13%) Django
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (25.53%) User Experience
2 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.15%) Mathematics
4 7 (14.89%) Open Source
5 4 (8.51%) IPTV
6 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
1 6 (12.77%) Android
1 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Scrum
3 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
3 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (31.91%) OO
4 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.40%) Analytics
6 11 (23.40%) Manual Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.89%) TDD
8 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 7 (14.89%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Web Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
9 6 (12.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) Delphi
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) C
5 5 (10.64%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) PHP5
6 1 (2.13%) Erlang
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) ISEB
2 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) TOWER Software
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
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