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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 100 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £31,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1207 1034 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.66% 84.41% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 795 635 678
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Bugzilla
2 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) EPoS
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) ISEB
4 3 (13.04%) Games
4 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) SaaS
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) GitHub

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Informix
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Bugzilla
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) FogBugz
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Perl Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Dojo
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Servlets
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) EPoS
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Perl
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £37,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus standard company benefits
Posted: 19 days ago