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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 31 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.25% 0.73% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 0.97% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £38,750 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.01% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £31,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £31,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
151 207 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.83% 75.27% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 225
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015, 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 (80.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Back Office
7 1 (10.00%) JMeter
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) JUnit
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) COM
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience
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