The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 52 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.20% 2.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 0
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 470 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.92% 79.80% 69.85%
Number of salaries quoted 435 407 444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

User Stories
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Merseyside region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Merseyside

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Merseyside

User Stories
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Liverpool -5 10 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Birkenhead - 2 £41,250 -
User Stories
North West

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Validation
3 10 (40.00%) W3C
3 10 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 10 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Hudson
5 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (24.00%) Semantic HTML
7 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Bugzilla

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (12.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Hudson
1 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 5 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
4 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.00%) Grunt
4 3 (12.00%) Ant
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Games
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (12.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (4.00%) User Experience Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (24.00%) Semantic HTML
3 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Axis
4 3 (12.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (12.00%) CakePHP
4 3 (12.00%) Spring Security
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) JPA
4 3 (12.00%) Apache CXF
4 3 (12.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (12.00%) Sass
4 3 (12.00%) LESS
4 3 (12.00%) XHTML
4 3 (12.00%) JSP
4 3 (12.00%) Servlets
4 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) W3C
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Validation
2 10 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 10 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Use Case
9 3 (12.00%) OO PHP
9 3 (12.00%) OO
9 3 (12.00%) DSDM
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) WSO2
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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