The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 89 100 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.62% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £39,850
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
964 970 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.04% 81.79% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 630 601 446
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

User Stories
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Glasgow region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Glasgow

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Glasgow

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Servlets
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Subversion
5 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 4 (26.67%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Blog
6 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Jetty
6 3 (20.00%) IPsec
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) nginx
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
6 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 3 (20.00%) R
6 3 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
6 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (20.00%) Jetty
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) IPsec
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) German Language
2 3 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 3 (20.00%) Turkish Language
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Servlets
3 3 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) WinForms
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Struts
5 1 (6.67%) JDBC
5 1 (6.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blog
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) R
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Xen
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Red Gate
3 2 (13.33%) Typemock
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle