The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 143 172 159
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 31 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.87% 0.47% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.58% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2879 2939 2488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.08% 81.28% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2444 2425 2199
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,755
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the East Midlands

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

User Stories
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Northamptonshire +4 19 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 6 £42,929 -2.43% 2
Derbyshire +18 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Leicestershire +17 2 £57,500 +15.00%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 67 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (65.22%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) E-Commerce
4 23 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 19 (27.54%) TDD
6 18 (26.09%) UML
7 17 (24.64%) Degree
7 17 (24.64%) BDD
8 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Workflow
10 11 (15.94%) Project Management
10 11 (15.94%) Use Case
10 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
11 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
11 10 (14.49%) OO
12 9 (13.04%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (13.04%) Finance
12 9 (13.04%) Retail
12 9 (13.04%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
12 9 (13.04%) Apple iOS
12 9 (13.04%) Android
13 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
13 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
13 8 (11.59%) C#
13 8 (11.59%) Java
14 7 (10.14%) Calabash
15 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
2 7 (10.14%) Calabash
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
1 9 (13.04%) Retail
2 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.80%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.80%) Back Office
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (59.42%) Analyst
2 39 (56.52%) Business Analyst
3 16 (23.19%) Agile Business Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Coach
8 3 (4.35%) Junior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Junior
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) J2EE
1 6 (8.70%) Spring
2 5 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (5.80%) .NET Remoting
3 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) XML
3 4 (5.80%) XSD
3 4 (5.80%) XSLT
3 4 (5.80%) WinForms
3 4 (5.80%) WCF
3 4 (5.80%) WPF
3 4 (5.80%) WF
3 4 (5.80%) Silverlight
3 4 (5.80%) REST
3 4 (5.80%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Telematics
3 1 (1.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Android
1 9 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (97.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (65.22%) Scrum
3 24 (34.78%) E-Commerce
4 23 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 19 (27.54%) TDD
6 18 (26.09%) UML
7 17 (24.64%) BDD
8 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.84%) Automated Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Use Case
10 11 (15.94%) Project Management
10 11 (15.94%) Workflow
11 10 (14.49%) OO
12 9 (13.04%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (13.04%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
13 8 (11.59%) Test Automation
13 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
14 6 (8.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) C#
1 8 (11.59%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) C++
2 6 (8.70%) C
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) XPath
4 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
1 2 (2.90%) hybris
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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