The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim 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 - 28 33
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 5.03% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.59% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
User Stories
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 161 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.55% 89.94% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 102 85
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 County Antrim

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

User Stories
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

User Stories Salary Trend in County Antrim

User Stories
Top 18 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree