The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 93 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.19% 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.45% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £77,500 £49,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.56% +52.30%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
Buckinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
928 889 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.72% 84.75% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 796 673 698
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

User Stories
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

User Stories
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) hybris
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) B2B
6 1 (10.00%) B2C
6 1 (10.00%) HP UFT

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) hybris