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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 128 172 159
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 37 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.16% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 5
Average salary £40,857 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.86% -29.16%
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
2631 3002 2408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.37% 84.00% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2177 2449 2120
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,150 £57,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +14 22 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Nottinghamshire +21 14 £37,929 -10.75% 1
Leicestershire +20 1 £57,500 +15.00%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 68 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (72.86%) Scrum
3 23 (32.86%) E-Commerce
4 22 (31.43%) Business Analysis
4 22 (31.43%) BDD
5 19 (27.14%) TDD
6 17 (24.29%) UML
7 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
8 13 (18.57%) Degree
8 13 (18.57%) Use Case
9 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.71%) Mobile App
9 11 (15.71%) Project Management
9 11 (15.71%) Workflow
10 10 (14.29%) Finance
10 10 (14.29%) Java
10 10 (14.29%) Coaching
10 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 10 (14.29%) Android
10 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
11 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.86%) QA
11 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.86%) Mobile Commerce
11 9 (12.86%) Retail
12 8 (11.43%) Calabash
13 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
13 7 (10.00%) Pair Programming
13 7 (10.00%) Extreme Programming

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.43%) Calabash
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (65.71%) Analyst
2 39 (55.71%) Business Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.57%) QA Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Coach
8 3 (4.29%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Junior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Junior
9 2 (2.86%) Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Software Architect
10 1 (1.43%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (5.71%) .NET Remoting
2 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.71%) WCF
2 4 (5.71%) WPF
2 4 (5.71%) WF
2 4 (5.71%) Silverlight
2 4 (5.71%) REST
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
2 4 (5.71%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) XSD
2 4 (5.71%) XSLT
2 4 (5.71%) WinForms
2 4 (5.71%) Spring
3 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Telematics
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) New Media
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Android
1 10 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (72.86%) Scrum
3 23 (32.86%) E-Commerce
4 22 (31.43%) Business Analysis
4 22 (31.43%) BDD
5 19 (27.14%) TDD
6 17 (24.29%) UML
7 13 (18.57%) Use Case
8 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Project Management
8 11 (15.71%) Workflow
9 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.29%) Coaching
10 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.86%) Mobile Commerce
10 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
11 7 (10.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) C#
2 6 (8.57%) Ruby
3 5 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.71%) XPath
5 3 (4.29%) C++
5 3 (4.29%) C
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
1 2 (2.86%) hybris
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
University of Nottingham
Salary: £36,661 - 45,053 per year + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago