The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 80 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.35% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
724 555 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.68% 80.43% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 615 497 508
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Leicestershire

User Stories
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Hinckley +7 3 £57,500 -
User Stories
East Midlands

User Stories
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification