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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 62 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.14% 1.56% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.87% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +32.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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
536 641 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.83% 83.57% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 479 557 525
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Guildford

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (40.00%) ISEB
5 8 (40.00%) UNIX
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
6 6 (30.00%) Load Testing
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) Big Data
8 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) User Experience
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) JUnit
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) Process Management
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) JMeter
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) TestNG
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Behat
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) WebStorm
3 2 (10.00%) Sublime Text
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) JDBC
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Process Management
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe
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