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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 174 167 171
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 18 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.47% 0.64% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.76% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,600 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £52,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
3331 3408 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.59% 83.92% 79.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2738 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Salford +2 2 £42,500 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Scrum
3 20 (57.14%) PHP
4 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
5 15 (42.86%) JIRA
6 12 (34.29%) MySQL
6 12 (34.29%) Android
6 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
6 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
7 11 (31.43%) Degree
7 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) TDD
8 10 (28.57%) C++
8 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 10 (28.57%) VPN
8 10 (28.57%) Selenium
8 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Network Security
8 10 (28.57%) Puppet
9 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Vagrant
9 8 (22.86%) DevOps
9 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.86%) Project Management
9 8 (22.86%) Java
9 8 (22.86%) .NET
9 8 (22.86%) LAMP
10 7 (20.00%) Docker
10 7 (20.00%) BDD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.86%) WordPress
1 1 (2.86%) Moodle
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) VPN
1 10 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) JIRA
2 10 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Product Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Product Owner
5 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
5 3 (8.57%) UX Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Designer
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) LAMP
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
4 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) HTML5
4 4 (11.43%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.86%) Laravel
6 1 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) XHTML
6 1 (2.86%) Velocity
6 1 (2.86%) Symfony
6 1 (2.86%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Android
1 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Scrum
3 18 (51.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (31.43%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
6 8 (22.86%) DevOps
7 7 (20.00%) BDD
8 6 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (14.29%) Kanban
9 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.43%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PHP
2 10 (28.57%) C++
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) IIBA
2 1 (2.86%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Puppet
2 8 (22.86%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe
1 3 (8.57%) iRise
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Posted: Yesterday
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