The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 107 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.35% 84.92% 75.30%
Number of salaries quoted 140 56 139
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
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 the Midlands

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

User Stories
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the Midlands

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
1 13 (100.00%) UML
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Coaching
2 11 (84.62%) Software Delivery
2 11 (84.62%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) IVR
2 11 (84.62%) KANA
2 11 (84.62%) REST
2 11 (84.62%) Knowledge Management
2 11 (84.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (84.62%) JSON
2 11 (84.62%) Product Management
2 11 (84.62%) MS Visio
2 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) CRM
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) CTI
2 11 (84.62%) SOAP
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
1 11 (84.62%) MS Visio
1 11 (84.62%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (15.38%) JDeveloper
1 2 (15.38%) Log4j
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JBehave
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Solutions Designer
1 11 (84.62%) Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
2 11 (84.62%) JSON
2 11 (84.62%) REST
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) Struts
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) EJB
3 2 (15.38%) JDBC
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) Servlets
3 2 (15.38%) JPA
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) UML
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Coaching
2 11 (84.62%) Software Delivery
2 11 (84.62%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) Product Management
2 11 (84.62%) CRM
2 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 11 (84.62%) Knowledge Management
2 11 (84.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) KANA
3 2 (15.38%) Coverity
3 2 (15.38%) Guidewire