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 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 87 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.95% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.15% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1161 1128 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.62% 82.82% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 758 733 637
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 27 January 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) ISEB
2 13 (56.52%) UML
3 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (39.13%) Project Management
5 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (34.78%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) EPoS
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (34.78%) Use Case
6 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) Ruby
6 6 (26.09%) Bugzilla
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 6 (26.09%) QA
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) FogBugz
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Finance

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Bugzilla
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) FogBugz
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) EJB
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) JSP
1 2 (8.70%) Servlets
1 2 (8.70%) JMS
1 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
1 2 (8.70%) Dojo
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) JPA
1 2 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) EPoS
3 3 (13.04%) Social Media
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) UML
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) Use Case
4 8 (34.78%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) B2B
7 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) ITSM
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
2 6 (26.09%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
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