The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 112 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 7
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £23,100 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 Cheshire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Cheshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester -6 4 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Warrington -1 3 £47,500 +43.28%
Crewe - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Software Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) QA
5 9 (26.47%) Use Case
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 8 (23.53%) Retail
6 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Financial Institution
6 8 (23.53%) Wireless
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) UML
6 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (23.53%) User Experience
7 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
8 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
9 5 (14.71%) Change Management
9 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.76%) Workflow
11 3 (8.82%) Data Management
11 3 (8.82%) Kanban
11 3 (8.82%) Degree
12 2 (5.88%) Infor
12 2 (5.88%) SaaS
12 2 (5.88%) IIBA
12 2 (5.88%) BDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Acrobat
1 2 (5.88%) RoboHelp
1 2 (5.88%) FrameMaker
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Agresso
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (5.88%) Sage 200
1 2 (5.88%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Trello
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Wireless
2 7 (20.59%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
1 1 (2.94%) JMeter
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 8 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Change Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Business Change Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Business Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Author
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Author
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) User Experience
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Psychology
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Software Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) Use Case
6 8 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 8 (23.53%) UML
6 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 5 (14.71%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) Workflow
10 3 (8.82%) Data Management
10 3 (8.82%) Kanban
11 2 (5.88%) BDD
11 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) Ruby
1 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) IIBA
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe
1 2 (5.88%) Sage
1 2 (5.88%) Infor
2 1 (2.94%) Google
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago