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 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 117 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 66 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.73% 1.08% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.31% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,857 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.02% -13.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
3318 3050 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.04% 82.68% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2733 2510 2053
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 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 28 August 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 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
Northamptonshire +28 46 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Nottinghamshire -11 16 £35,000 -1.75% 2
Leicestershire +8 3 £42,500 -26.08%
Derbyshire -14 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 141 (94.63%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (75.17%) Scrum
3 75 (50.34%) TDD
4 70 (46.98%) SDLC
5 69 (46.31%) BDD
6 62 (41.61%) Software Engineering
7 61 (40.94%) Mentoring
8 54 (36.24%) Web Services
9 52 (34.90%) Retail
10 51 (34.23%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (34.23%) SQL
11 48 (32.21%) Git (software)
12 46 (30.87%) MVC
13 45 (30.20%) REST
14 42 (28.19%) Procedural Programming
14 42 (28.19%) Java
15 39 (26.17%) Spring MVC
15 39 (26.17%) Spring
16 38 (25.50%) JSON
17 37 (24.83%) Apache Hive
18 36 (24.16%) MongoDB
19 35 (23.49%) UNIX
20 31 (20.81%) Continuous Improvement
21 30 (20.13%) OOP
21 30 (20.13%) OOD
21 30 (20.13%) J2EE
21 30 (20.13%) MySQL
22 27 (18.12%) C#
22 27 (18.12%) Finance
23 26 (17.45%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.01%) Apache
1 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.01%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.01%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.83%) Apache Hive
2 36 (24.16%) MongoDB
3 30 (20.13%) MySQL
4 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.03%) CouchDB
6 6 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.03%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 48 (32.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (17.45%) JUnit
3 7 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.03%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.01%) GitLab
5 3 (2.01%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.01%) Gradle
6 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.67%) TestNG
General
1 52 (34.90%) Retail
2 27 (18.12%) Finance
3 10 (6.71%) Marketing
4 9 (6.04%) Banking
5 3 (2.01%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (39.60%) Analyst
2 58 (38.93%) Business Analyst
3 53 (35.57%) Software Engineer
4 20 (13.42%) Developer
4 20 (13.42%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (10.74%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Business Systems Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Systems Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Payments Business Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.36%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (36.24%) Web Services
2 45 (30.20%) REST
3 39 (26.17%) Spring
3 39 (26.17%) Spring MVC
4 38 (25.50%) JSON
5 30 (20.13%) J2EE
6 13 (8.72%) SOAP
7 10 (6.71%) CSS
7 10 (6.71%) HTML
7 10 (6.71%) Middleware
8 8 (5.37%) .NET
8 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET
9 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.03%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.01%) Ajax
11 3 (2.01%) XML
11 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.67%) Velocity
12 1 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.71%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.04%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.49%) UNIX
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
2 9 (6.04%) Android
2 9 (6.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (94.63%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (75.17%) Scrum
3 75 (50.34%) TDD
4 70 (46.98%) SDLC
5 69 (46.31%) BDD
6 62 (41.61%) Software Engineering
7 61 (40.94%) Mentoring
8 51 (34.23%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (30.87%) MVC
10 42 (28.19%) Procedural Programming
11 31 (20.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (20.13%) OOD
12 30 (20.13%) OOP
13 24 (16.11%) OO
14 18 (12.08%) Business Analysis
15 16 (10.74%) UML
15 16 (10.74%) E-Commerce
16 14 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (8.05%) Waterfall
18 8 (5.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.23%) SQL
2 42 (28.19%) Java
3 27 (18.12%) C#
4 16 (10.74%) COBOL
5 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.01%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.68%) Google
3 3 (2.01%) CA
4 2 (1.34%) hybris
5 1 (0.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
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