The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 167 158 169
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 20 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 5
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.49%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3247 3244 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.87% 78.66% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 2779 2595
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
North West

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 28 July 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 28 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
Salford - 5 £49,000 -
Altrincham +5 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Bolton - 1 £25,000 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (44.74%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) .NET
5 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 13 (34.21%) C#
6 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 11 (28.95%) XML
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 10 (26.32%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
9 9 (23.68%) Project Management
9 9 (23.68%) CSS
9 9 (23.68%) jQuery
10 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 8 (21.05%) Use Case
10 8 (21.05%) Degree
11 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 6 (15.79%) OO
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 6 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (13.16%) MVVM
13 5 (13.16%) RIA
13 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
13 5 (13.16%) WCF

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.89%) Local Government
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) XML
5 9 (23.68%) CSS
5 9 (23.68%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) WCF
6 5 (13.16%) WPF
6 5 (13.16%) Silverlight
6 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 5 (13.16%) XSD
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 2 (5.26%) XHTML
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) RIA
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) EMV
3 3 (7.89%) APACS
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.05%) Use Case
6 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) OO
6 6 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) MVVM
7 5 (13.16%) Requirements Management
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
7 5 (13.16%) RUP
7 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 4 (10.53%) UML
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Content Management
10 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) XQuery
7 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.89%) Omniture
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
boohoo.com
Posted: 11 days ago