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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 82 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 13 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.02% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 2
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,447 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £42,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1122 1348 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.24% 85.70% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 669 874 517
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
2 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) JIRA
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Use Case
5 7 (29.17%) UML
6 6 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) VB6
9 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) C#
9 2 (8.33%) XSLT

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
1 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (8.33%) XSLT
3 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) EJB
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) Dojo
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) JPA
4 1 (4.17%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Health Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Use Case
5 7 (29.17%) UML
6 6 (25.00%) Project Management
6 6 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) Kanban
9 1 (4.17%) Product Management
9 1 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) VB6
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Hyland
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Posted: 5 days ago
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