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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 109 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.00% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 5
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £23,200 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
1496 1502 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.98% 83.35% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1179 1093
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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 +1 4 £43,250 +1.76% 2
Warrington -1 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £32,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Software Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) QA
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%) Use Case
6 8 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (23.53%) User Experience
7 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.59%) Internet
7 7 (20.59%) UML
7 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
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
10 4 (11.76%) Kanban
11 3 (8.82%) Line Management
11 3 (8.82%) Back Office
11 3 (8.82%) HTTP
11 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.82%) Data Management
11 3 (8.82%) Degree

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.88%) RoboHelp
2 2 (5.88%) FrameMaker
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
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 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JUnit
1 2 (5.88%) JMeter
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 8 (23.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Change Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Business Change Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Business Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Author
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Author
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Scrum
3 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Software Delivery
5 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 8 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Use Case
5 8 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (20.59%) UML
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.76%) Workflow
9 4 (11.76%) Kanban
10 3 (8.82%) Line Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Management
11 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Ruby
1 2 (5.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) IIBA
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) 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%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago