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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 15 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.92% 4.71% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 5.33% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
47 150 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 90.38% 88.24% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 87 88
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Belfast +13 1 £45,000 -
User Stories
Northern Ireland

User Stories
Top 18 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree