The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 29 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.71% - 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 209 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.95% 88.19% 87.47%
Number of salaries quoted 177 144 242
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (41.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) SAS
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Google
7 2 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (8.33%) Akka
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
8 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
8 1 (8.33%) Redis

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) Akka
3 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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