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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 103 166 149
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -17
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 82 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.32% 0.52% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.62% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70 19 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,397 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £42,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2951 3084 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.43% 83.85% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2438 2564 2180
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Northamptonshire +34 42 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 30 £35,000 - 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £40,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 117 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (69.92%) Scrum
3 56 (45.53%) TDD
4 51 (41.46%) BDD
5 42 (34.15%) Software Engineering
6 41 (33.33%) SDLC
7 39 (31.71%) Retail
8 37 (30.08%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (30.08%) Web Services
9 35 (28.46%) Mentoring
10 34 (27.64%) Java
11 33 (26.83%) MVC
12 32 (26.02%) Finance
12 32 (26.02%) REST
13 31 (25.20%) SQL
14 30 (24.39%) Git (software)
15 29 (23.58%) Business Analysis
16 28 (22.76%) Spring MVC
16 28 (22.76%) Spring
16 28 (22.76%) Procedural Programming
17 27 (21.95%) JSON
18 26 (21.14%) UNIX
18 26 (21.14%) Apache Hive
19 25 (20.33%) UML
20 23 (18.70%) MongoDB
21 20 (16.26%) JUnit
22 19 (15.45%) MySQL
22 19 (15.45%) OOP
22 19 (15.45%) Continuous Improvement
23 18 (14.63%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.44%) Apache
1 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) Apache Hive
2 23 (18.70%) MongoDB
3 19 (15.45%) MySQL
4 11 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.69%) CouchDB
5 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.69%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 20 (16.26%) JUnit
3 10 (8.13%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.44%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.44%) Gradle
5 3 (2.44%) Calabash
5 3 (2.44%) GitLab
6 2 (1.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
7 1 (0.81%) TestNG
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (31.71%) Retail
2 32 (26.02%) Finance
3 12 (9.76%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Analyst
2 54 (43.90%) Business Analyst
3 33 (26.83%) Software Engineer
4 20 (16.26%) Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Agile Business Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Payments Business Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Pick Developer
11 4 (3.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.08%) Web Services
2 32 (26.02%) REST
3 28 (22.76%) Spring MVC
3 28 (22.76%) Spring
4 27 (21.95%) JSON
5 18 (14.63%) J2EE
6 11 (8.94%) SOAP
7 8 (6.50%) CSS
7 8 (6.50%) HTML
8 7 (5.69%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (4.88%) Middleware
10 5 (4.07%) .NET
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.25%) XML
11 4 (3.25%) Ajax
11 4 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.81%) jQuery
12 1 (0.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Mobile Payment
1 12 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.88%) Telematics
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) UNIX
2 13 (10.57%) Android
2 13 (10.57%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (95.12%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (69.92%) Scrum
3 56 (45.53%) TDD
4 51 (41.46%) BDD
5 42 (34.15%) Software Engineering
6 41 (33.33%) SDLC
7 37 (30.08%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (28.46%) Mentoring
9 33 (26.83%) MVC
10 29 (23.58%) Business Analysis
11 28 (22.76%) Procedural Programming
12 25 (20.33%) UML
13 19 (15.45%) OOP
13 19 (15.45%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (14.63%) OOD
14 18 (14.63%) Use Case
15 17 (13.82%) OO
16 15 (12.20%) Waterfall
17 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (8.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) Java
2 31 (25.20%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) C#
4 12 (9.76%) COBOL
5 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.69%) Ruby
7 1 (0.81%) PHP5
7 1 (0.81%) PHP4
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) CA LISA
1 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.44%) CA
2 1 (0.81%) Zend
2 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
Northamptonshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 3 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus scheme, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, shares, pens, med, life
Posted: 15 days ago