The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 151 178 184
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 42 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.07% 0.41% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.53% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3034 3018 3034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.22% 76.74% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2562 2588
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Hampshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Hampshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Southampton +22 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Winchester +9 8 £42,500 -24.77%
Portsmouth -14 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Farnborough - 1 £45,000 - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £71,500 -
User Stories
South East

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (35.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) Finance
4 20 (27.40%) Business Analysis
5 19 (26.03%) Selenium
6 18 (24.66%) Project Management
6 18 (24.66%) BDD
7 17 (23.29%) Gherkin
7 17 (23.29%) Regression Testing
7 17 (23.29%) Marketing
8 14 (19.18%) TDD
8 14 (19.18%) QA
8 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
9 13 (17.81%) JIRA
10 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.44%) Scrum
10 12 (16.44%) WebDriver
11 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
11 11 (15.07%) Java
11 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (13.70%) System Testing
12 10 (13.70%) Maven
12 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
12 10 (13.70%) ISTQB
13 9 (12.33%) Use Case
13 9 (12.33%) Web Services
13 9 (12.33%) Internet
13 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
13 9 (12.33%) Test Strategy
14 8 (10.96%) Behat

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Selenium
2 13 (17.81%) JIRA
3 12 (16.44%) WebDriver
4 10 (13.70%) Maven
5 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.96%) Behat
6 8 (10.96%) Ant
7 7 (9.59%) Axure RP
8 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.48%) TestNG
8 4 (5.48%) JUnit
9 2 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.74%) NUnit
9 2 (2.74%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.37%) Calabash
10 1 (1.37%) Subversion
10 1 (1.37%) JMeter
10 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Analyst
2 26 (35.62%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Test Team Leader
5 8 (10.96%) Team Leader
6 7 (9.59%) Automation Team Leader
7 5 (6.85%) User Experience Designer
7 5 (6.85%) Designer
7 5 (6.85%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Business Test Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) Gherkin
2 9 (12.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 5 (6.85%) CSS
4 4 (5.48%) XSL
5 3 (4.11%) .NET
6 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.74%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.74%) J2ME
6 2 (2.74%) Ajax
6 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.74%) WCF
6 2 (2.74%) jQuery
6 2 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.37%) Qt
7 1 (1.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.37%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) Business Analysis
4 18 (24.66%) Project Management
4 18 (24.66%) BDD
5 17 (23.29%) Regression Testing
6 14 (19.18%) TDD
6 14 (19.18%) Waterfall
7 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Scrum
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.70%) System Testing
9 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Use Case
10 9 (12.33%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (9.59%) Kanban
11 7 (9.59%) Analytics
11 7 (9.59%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Java
2 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) PHP
4 2 (2.74%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) C
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.96%) Degree
3 7 (9.59%) ISEB
4 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) zsh
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (2.74%) Symbian
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago