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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 158 159 172
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 28 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 3
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
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
3227 3035 3435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.78% 81.65% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 2653 3024
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 - 5 £22,000 -
Stockport - 3 £31,500 - 1
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
3 15 (30.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) Analytics
5 10 (20.00%) User Experience
6 9 (18.00%) Web Usability
6 9 (18.00%) Use Case
6 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Ruby
6 9 (18.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (18.00%) Web Design
6 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.00%) Selenium
8 7 (14.00%) Grails
8 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (14.00%) Android
8 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 5 (10.00%) Apache
1 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.00%) Jetty
1 5 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DHCP
1 5 (10.00%) FTP
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
1 5 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.00%) German Language
1 5 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 5 (10.00%) Turkish Language
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Programme Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Software Tester
3 7 (14.00%) Web Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Web Programme Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (14.00%) Grails
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) J2EE
3 5 (10.00%) Servlets
4 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (2.00%) XML
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Blog
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Android
1 7 (14.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
3 14 (28.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) Analytics
5 9 (18.00%) Web Usability
5 9 (18.00%) Web Design
5 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Use Case
5 9 (18.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Web Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.00%) Market Research
8 6 (12.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Ruby
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Xen
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.00%) Google
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
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