The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 102 93 139
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 35 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 1.93% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 9
Average salary £51,925 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1807 1761 2075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 86.54% 82.87% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1463 1727
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Cambridgeshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +12 33 £51,925 +9.31%
Peterborough -4 2 £56,250 +56.25%
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 52 (63.41%) QA
2 49 (59.76%) C#
3 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (47.56%) .NET
5 34 (41.46%) SQL
6 32 (39.02%) Finance
7 27 (32.93%) Unit Testing
8 22 (26.83%) Degree
8 22 (26.83%) Mathematics
8 22 (26.83%) OO
9 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
9 21 (25.61%) Performance Testing
9 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
10 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
10 19 (23.17%) WCF
10 19 (23.17%) CSS
10 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
10 19 (23.17%) HTML
10 19 (23.17%) VB.NET
10 19 (23.17%) MVC
10 19 (23.17%) Entity Framework
10 19 (23.17%) REST
10 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (23.17%) DevOps
10 19 (23.17%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 18 (21.95%) NUnit
12 17 (20.73%) Code Coverage
13 16 (19.51%) Selenium
14 13 (15.85%) Regression Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (13.41%) Drupal
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) GitHub
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) NUnit
2 16 (19.51%) Selenium
3 12 (14.63%) Hudson
3 12 (14.63%) JIRA
4 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (10.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.32%) JMeter
7 6 (7.32%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (7.32%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.22%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Developer
2 30 (36.59%) C# Developer
3 19 (23.17%) Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) Senior Developer
4 17 (20.73%) Senior Software Developer
4 17 (20.73%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Lead C# Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Lead Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Software Test Engineer
5 11 (13.41%) Test Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Tester
7 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.98%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (47.56%) .NET
2 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
2 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (23.17%) CSS
2 19 (23.17%) Entity Framework
2 19 (23.17%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) REST
2 19 (23.17%) WCF
3 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET
3 11 (13.41%) WPF
3 11 (13.41%) XHTML
4 9 (10.98%) Web Services
5 8 (9.76%) ADO
5 8 (9.76%) Ajax
5 8 (9.76%) CSS3
5 8 (9.76%) jQuery
5 8 (9.76%) JSON
5 8 (9.76%) LINQ
5 8 (9.76%) XML
5 8 (9.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Mathematics
2 21 (25.61%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (15.85%) User Experience
4 12 (14.63%) Replication
5 10 (12.20%) Algorithms
5 10 (12.20%) Statistics
6 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.44%) Blog
7 2 (2.44%) Fintech
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) Unit Testing
3 22 (26.83%) OO
4 21 (25.61%) Performance Testing
4 21 (25.61%) Software Engineering
5 19 (23.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 19 (23.17%) DevOps
5 19 (23.17%) MVC
6 17 (20.73%) Code Coverage
7 13 (15.85%) Regression Testing
8 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
8 12 (14.63%) Web Testing
9 11 (13.41%) Analytics
9 11 (13.41%) Functional Testing
9 11 (13.41%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (12.20%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (12.20%) SDLC
10 10 (12.20%) Software Architecture
10 10 (12.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.76%) C#
2 34 (41.46%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.17%) VB.NET
4 11 (13.41%) Delphi
4 11 (13.41%) PHP
5 9 (10.98%) Java
6 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (63.41%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) TOWER Software
3 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.44%) Optimizely
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle