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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 57 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.77% 1.42% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.66% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 15
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
323 541 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.40% 85.06% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 286 484 517
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) PhantomJS
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) PhantomJS
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) WatiN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
1 2 (28.57%) C# Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Programmer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Coach
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Rally