The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 43 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% 2.43% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.76% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Stories
Cheshire

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

User Stories
Salary Trend in Chester

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Chester

User Stories
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Russian Language
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) ATG
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Russian Language
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) ATG