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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 87 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 0
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) UML
3 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (40.74%) ISEB
5 10 (37.04%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (33.33%) Use Case
7 7 (25.93%) JIRA
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
8 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) MVC
10 4 (14.81%) QA
11 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) EPoS
11 3 (11.11%) Scrum
12 2 (7.41%) VB6
12 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
12 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Quality Manager
7 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Classic ASP
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) EJB
2 2 (7.41%) JSON
2 2 (7.41%) Dojo
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) JPA
2 2 (7.41%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.41%) JSP
2 2 (7.41%) Servlets
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) XSLT
2 2 (7.41%) JMS
2 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) EPoS
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Informatics
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) UML
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) Use Case
5 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) B2B
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Test Management
9 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) VB6
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Hyland
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago