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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 156 169 166
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 26 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.33% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 11
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3326 3033 3082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.02% 77.31% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2605 2692
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 £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 3 - -
Bolton - 1 £25,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £27,000 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) Degree
5 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 11 (24.44%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Web Usability
7 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Web Design
7 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 10 (22.22%) C#
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 10 (22.22%) Analytics
8 9 (20.00%) CSS
9 8 (17.78%) XML
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
9 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
9 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
10 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.33%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) Project Management
12 5 (11.11%) Java
12 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.11%) Use Case

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) Jetty
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.89%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DHCP
1 4 (8.89%) FTP
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.89%) German Language
1 4 (8.89%) Italian Language
1 4 (8.89%) Turkish Language
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
2 3 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.00%) CSS
5 8 (17.78%) XML
5 8 (17.78%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) J2EE
6 4 (8.89%) Servlets
7 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) XSD
7 3 (6.67%) WCF
7 3 (6.67%) WPF
7 3 (6.67%) Silverlight
7 3 (6.67%) XHTML
7 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.22%) JSON
9 1 (2.22%) HTML5
9 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blog
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) RIA
2 3 (6.67%) EMV
2 3 (6.67%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) Web Design
4 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Web Usability
4 10 (22.22%) Analytics
5 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) Use Case
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Xen
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
2 4 (8.89%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.67%) Omniture
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
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