The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 177 159 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 15 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 6
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3435 2984 3430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 80.30% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2551 3058
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

User Stories
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Manchester

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Manchester

User Stories
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Bolton - 2 £22,000 -
Stockport - 1 £31,500 - 1
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) E-Commerce
3 15 (35.71%) Degree
4 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) Analytics
5 11 (26.19%) User Experience
6 10 (23.81%) Web Design
6 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
6 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Web Usability
7 9 (21.43%) Java
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) Use Case
8 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
9 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 6 (14.29%) HTML
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 6 (14.29%) CSS
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) Google
10 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.90%) .NET
11 5 (11.90%) J2EE
11 5 (11.90%) IIS
11 5 (11.90%) Servlets
11 5 (11.90%) Windows
11 5 (11.90%) Apache
11 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
11 5 (11.90%) DHCP

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (11.90%) IIS
1 5 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.90%) Jetty
1 5 (11.90%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (11.90%) Google App Engine
1 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DHCP
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
1 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
1 5 (11.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (11.90%) German Language
1 5 (11.90%) Italian Language
1 5 (11.90%) Turkish Language
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Tester
3 4 (9.52%) Software Tester
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Web Programme Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Web Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) J2EE
2 5 (11.90%) Servlets
2 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (7.14%) Grails
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) XHTML
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) User Experience
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Blog
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) E-Commerce
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 11 (26.19%) Analytics
5 10 (23.81%) Web Design
5 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Web Usability
6 9 (21.43%) Use Case
6 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
9 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.90%) DevOps
9 5 (11.90%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) PRINCE
10 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Xen
1 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Puppet
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.90%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago