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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 98 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
881 702 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.51% 78.88% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 715 635 636
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 - 1 £32,500 -
User Stories
South West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) POSIX
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Lua

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) POSIX
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft