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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 165 164 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 21 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.61% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.77% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Salford +3 6 £47,000 - 1
Oldham - 3 £32,500 -
Altrincham - 3 £50,000 -
Bolton -14 2 £33,750 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) .NET
3 19 (54.29%) C#
4 17 (48.57%) XML
5 14 (40.00%) OO
5 14 (40.00%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
6 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
7 11 (31.43%) Degree
8 10 (28.57%) Use Case
8 10 (28.57%) Project Management
9 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
9 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (22.86%) MVVM
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) RIA
10 8 (22.86%) WCF
10 8 (22.86%) WPF
10 8 (22.86%) Silverlight
10 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
10 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 8 (22.86%) OOD

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (8.57%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) XML
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) Web Services
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
6 8 (22.86%) WCF
6 8 (22.86%) WPF
6 8 (22.86%) Silverlight
6 8 (22.86%) XSD
7 7 (20.00%) CSS
7 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (5.71%) XHTML
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (5.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) RIA
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) APACS
3 3 (8.57%) EMV
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) New Media
5 1 (2.86%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) OO
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 10 (28.57%) Use Case
4 10 (28.57%) Project Management
5 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) MVVM
6 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) OOD
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (14.29%) Requirements Management
8 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) PRINCE
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) RUP
9 4 (11.43%) OOP
9 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) T-SQL
4 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
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