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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 94 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.69% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
875 645 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 85.87% 76.69% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 727 529 532
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

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

User Stories Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

User Stories
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £62,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £51,500 -
User Stories
South West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Mule
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Mule ESB
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (30.00%) Mule
1 3 (30.00%) Mule ESB
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Games
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP