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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 86 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.55% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.84% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 7
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
1442 1194 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.73% 80.46% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 951 1284
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 26 November 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Degree
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
5 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
5 16 (32.65%) C#
5 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
5 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (30.61%) Analytics
6 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
7 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 14 (28.57%) JIRA
8 13 (26.53%) QA
8 13 (26.53%) Selenium
8 13 (26.53%) Test Scripting
8 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (26.53%) HTML
8 13 (26.53%) Java
8 13 (26.53%) CSS
8 13 (26.53%) OO
9 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
9 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
10 11 (22.45%) Migration
10 11 (22.45%) .NET
10 11 (22.45%) User Experience
11 10 (20.41%) Test Strategy
11 10 (20.41%) Delphi
11 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
12 9 (18.37%) ISTQB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (14.29%) MS Project
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
1 7 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 7 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) VPN
3 2 (4.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) JIRA
2 13 (26.53%) Selenium
3 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.29%) TestNG
4 7 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) JMeter
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 12 (24.49%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Process Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (10.20%) Automated Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) QA Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) HTML
1 13 (26.53%) CSS
2 11 (22.45%) .NET
3 7 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) LAMP
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) Django
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (22.45%) User Experience
4 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
5 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) IPTV
7 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.04%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) UNIX
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Scrum
2 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
2 16 (32.65%) Regression Testing
3 15 (30.61%) Analytics
4 13 (26.53%) OO
4 13 (26.53%) Test Scripting
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Software Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
7 10 (20.41%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (16.33%) TDD
9 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
9 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.29%) BDD
10 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) C#
3 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) Java
5 10 (20.41%) Delphi
6 5 (10.20%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) C
8 3 (6.12%) Python
9 2 (4.08%) PHP5
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) Erlang
10 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) ISEB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) TOWER Software
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
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