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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 100 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £31,500 £40,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £38,900 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £42,100 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
1216 1063 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.12% 84.90% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 711
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) EPoS
3 3 (17.65%) Games
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Dojo
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JPA
3 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) EPoS
3 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: From £30,700 to £42,700 per annum
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