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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 190 161 171
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.72% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 16
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,450 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,750 £40,000
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
3533 3051 3319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.99% 79.72% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 2578 2973
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 13 (38.24%) Degree
4 12 (35.29%) User Experience
5 11 (32.35%) Analytics
6 10 (29.41%) Web Usability
6 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Scrum
6 10 (29.41%) Web Design
6 10 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 9 (26.47%) Project Management
8 8 (23.53%) Use Case
9 7 (20.59%) HTML
9 7 (20.59%) CSS
10 6 (17.65%) Linux
10 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
10 6 (17.65%) Google
10 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (14.71%) Jetty
11 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (14.71%) nginx
11 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (14.71%) Google App Engine
11 5 (14.71%) Puppet
11 5 (14.71%) Xen

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (14.71%) IIS
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.71%) Jetty
1 5 (14.71%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (14.71%) Google App Engine
1 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DHCP
1 5 (14.71%) FTP
1 5 (14.71%) HTTP
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
1 5 (14.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.71%) German Language
1 5 (14.71%) Italian Language
1 5 (14.71%) Turkish Language
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Junior
5 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
2 5 (14.71%) Servlets
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) XHTML
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) User Experience
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Blog
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 11 (32.35%) Analytics
4 10 (29.41%) Web Usability
4 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 10 (29.41%) Web Design
5 9 (26.47%) Project Management
6 8 (23.53%) Use Case
7 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) DevOps
8 5 (14.71%) Coaching
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE
8 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Xen
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
1 5 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Google
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Omniture
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
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