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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 63 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.75% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
User Stories
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
541 759 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.75% 82.77% 78.41%
Number of salaries quoted 482 641 561
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

User Stories
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Guildford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (23.08%) Big Data
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (15.38%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) SDLC
9 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) HTML
9 2 (15.38%) CSS

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) WebStorm
2 2 (15.38%) Sublime Text
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) TestNG
3 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Designer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Process Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Development
7 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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