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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 80 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 23 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.66% 1.27% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.53% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 10
Average salary £43,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1162 1502 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.66% 83.17% 80.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1164 1090
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) QA
3 27 (52.94%) Finance
4 24 (47.06%) C#
4 24 (47.06%) NUnit
5 20 (39.22%) Performance Testing
6 19 (37.25%) Unit Testing
6 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
7 17 (33.33%) SQL
8 16 (31.37%) OO
8 16 (31.37%) TOWER Software
8 16 (31.37%) Mathematics
8 16 (31.37%) Statistics
8 16 (31.37%) Financial Modelling
8 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (31.37%) Algorithms
9 15 (29.41%) WPF
10 13 (25.49%) Software Architecture
11 12 (23.53%) JIRA
12 11 (21.57%) Code Coverage
12 11 (21.57%) Degree
12 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
13 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
13 9 (17.65%) .NET
13 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Analytics
14 8 (15.69%) Big Data
14 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
14 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) VPN
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
1 3 (5.88%) VLAN
1 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
1 8 (15.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) NUnit
2 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (23.53%) JIRA
4 8 (15.69%) Selenium
4 8 (15.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (13.73%) JMeter
6 5 (9.80%) Hudson
6 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.84%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.96%) JUnit
9 1 (1.96%) TestNG
9 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) Software Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Product Owner
8 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Tester
9 3 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.92%) Product Manager
10 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) WPF
2 9 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
4 2 (3.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Statistics
1 16 (31.37%) Mathematics
1 16 (31.37%) Algorithms
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 5 (9.80%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.96%) New Media
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Performance Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Unit Testing
4 16 (31.37%) OO
4 16 (31.37%) Financial Modelling
5 13 (25.49%) Software Architecture
6 11 (21.57%) Code Coverage
6 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
7 9 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.65%) Analytics
8 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
8 8 (15.69%) MVVM
8 8 (15.69%) Risk Management
8 8 (15.69%) Web Testing
9 7 (13.73%) SDLC
10 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.76%) CRM
11 4 (7.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) C#
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) XenServer
1 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (31.37%) TOWER Software
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) WorldPay
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