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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 152 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 24 34 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.00% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 20
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2888 3412 3194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.89% 84.90% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2348 2923 2778
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Altrincham - 1 £36,000 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Business Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 9 (26.47%) Client/Server
4 9 (26.47%) BDD
4 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) Gherkin
6 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.59%) Retail
7 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
8 5 (14.71%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (14.71%) Graceful Degradation
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
8 5 (14.71%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) JSON
9 4 (11.76%) JIRA
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Fiddler
3 3 (8.82%) Firebug
3 3 (8.82%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Business Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Product Manager
3 9 (26.47%) Product Owner
4 6 (17.65%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Web Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Product Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Product Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Gherkin
2 5 (14.71%) CSS
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) JSON
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (26.47%) Client/Server
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.76%) EPoS
3 4 (11.76%) W3C
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Business Analysis
4 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (14.71%) Graceful Degradation
7 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CBAP
2 1 (2.94%) IIBA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Peninsula
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + generous benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-Time, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 26 days ago