The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 88 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 1.53% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.81% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 3
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
User Stories
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1135 1213 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.39% 84.24% 82.20%
Number of salaries quoted 690 793 609
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

User Stories
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Edinburgh

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) UML
3 12 (48.00%) ISEB
4 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (40.00%) Project Management
6 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (36.00%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (36.00%) Use Case
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) EPoS
9 6 (24.00%) QA
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) MVC
11 4 (16.00%) VMware
11 4 (16.00%) Ruby
11 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) Python
11 4 (16.00%) CSS
11 4 (16.00%) HTML
11 4 (16.00%) Perl
11 4 (16.00%) Marketing
11 4 (16.00%) JIRA
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
12 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (12.00%) Social Media

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) FogBugz
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) EJB
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) Dojo
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) JPA
2 2 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
2 2 (8.00%) Servlets
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 2 (8.00%) JMS
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) EPoS
3 3 (12.00%) Social Media
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Health Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) UML
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (36.00%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) B2B
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) VB6
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Hyland
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