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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 79 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 28 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.97% 0.66% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 13
Average salary £48,750 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
1170 1453 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.22% 80.10% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1172 1200
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridge

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (65.67%) C#
3 39 (58.21%) SQL
4 38 (56.72%) OO
5 36 (53.73%) Mathematics
6 35 (52.24%) QA
6 35 (52.24%) Finance
7 31 (46.27%) NUnit
8 29 (43.28%) Degree
9 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
9 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
10 27 (40.30%) Unit Testing
10 27 (40.30%) Financial Modelling
11 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (38.81%) TOWER Software
11 26 (38.81%) Regression Testing
12 25 (37.31%) .NET
13 24 (35.82%) Software Engineering
13 24 (35.82%) Software Architecture
14 20 (29.85%) Risk Management
15 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
15 19 (28.36%) Analytics
15 19 (28.36%) Algorithms
16 18 (26.87%) Statistics
17 17 (25.37%) Test Strategy
18 16 (23.88%) WPF
19 13 (19.40%) Performance Testing
19 13 (19.40%) CSS
19 13 (19.40%) HTML
19 13 (19.40%) JavaScript

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (2.99%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) NUnit
2 26 (38.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (19.40%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
5 7 (10.45%) JIRA
6 5 (7.46%) Selenium
7 4 (5.97%) JMeter
8 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
9 1 (1.49%) Subversion
9 1 (1.49%) TestNG
9 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.49%) Hudson
9 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
General
1 35 (52.24%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Software Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Senior Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Test Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Analyst
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Tester
7 6 (8.96%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.46%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.97%) Product Owner
9 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.48%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 16 (23.88%) WPF
3 13 (19.40%) CSS
3 13 (19.40%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) HTML5
4 11 (16.42%) CSS3
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.99%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) XSL
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) jQuery
6 1 (1.49%) LINQ
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (53.73%) Mathematics
2 28 (41.79%) Computer Science
3 19 (28.36%) Algorithms
4 18 (26.87%) Statistics
5 12 (17.91%) User Experience
6 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
8 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
10 1 (1.49%) Replication
10 1 (1.49%) Ergonomics
10 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
10 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (88.06%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) OO
3 27 (40.30%) Unit Testing
3 27 (40.30%) Financial Modelling
4 26 (38.81%) Regression Testing
5 24 (35.82%) Software Engineering
5 24 (35.82%) Software Architecture
6 20 (29.85%) Risk Management
7 19 (28.36%) Analytics
8 17 (25.37%) Test Strategy
9 13 (19.40%) Performance Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Code Coverage
10 9 (13.43%) Scrum
11 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.45%) MVVM
13 6 (8.96%) SDLC
13 6 (8.96%) TDD
14 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
14 5 (7.46%) Kanban
14 5 (7.46%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) Delphi
5 11 (16.42%) C++
6 8 (11.94%) Java
7 4 (5.97%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.48%) C
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (43.28%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ISEB
2 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (52.24%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.81%) TOWER Software
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) WorldPay
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