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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 108 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 1.11% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.37% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,400 £27,675
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
1542 1391 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.61% 81.58% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1069 1140
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 £26,704 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 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 3 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 - 5 £37,500 -
Crewe - 4 £40,000 - 1
Warrington -13 3 £47,500 +35.71%
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £32,500 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) Software Delivery
4 9 (31.03%) QA
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
5 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
5 8 (27.59%) Wireless
5 8 (27.59%) Retail
5 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
5 8 (27.59%) Use Case
5 8 (27.59%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (24.14%) UML
7 6 (20.69%) Internet
7 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) User Experience
8 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) Change Management
8 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
9 4 (13.79%) Workflow
9 4 (13.79%) Kanban
10 3 (10.34%) Selenium
10 3 (10.34%) Line Management
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
10 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
10 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.34%) Back Office
10 3 (10.34%) Data Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Agresso
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (6.90%) Sage 200
1 2 (6.90%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
1 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Wireless
2 6 (20.69%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) JMeter
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.34%) Back Office
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 17 (58.62%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Change Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Business Change Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Business Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) COM
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) Ajax
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
1 1 (3.45%) Sass
1 1 (3.45%) LESS
1 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Psychology
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) Software Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
4 8 (27.59%) Business Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) Use Case
5 7 (24.14%) UML
6 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
8 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 4 (13.79%) Kanban
9 3 (10.34%) Data Management
9 3 (10.34%) Line Management
10 2 (6.90%) API Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) Groovy
2 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) IIBA
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Sage
1 2 (6.90%) Infor
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google
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