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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 81 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 24 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.72% 1.33% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.60% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 7
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.30%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
1185 937 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.70% 82.92% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 961 672 602
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
4 16 (38.10%) Retail
5 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
5 13 (30.95%) SDLC
6 12 (28.57%) hybris
7 9 (21.43%) B2B
7 9 (21.43%) B2C
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
8 7 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
9 4 (9.52%) Logistics
9 4 (9.52%) WCF
9 4 (9.52%) jQuery
9 4 (9.52%) Open Source
9 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 4 (9.52%) Demand Management
9 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 4 (9.52%) RESTful
9 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.52%) C#
9 4 (9.52%) Web Services

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) NUnit
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (38.10%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Analyst
2 26 (61.90%) Business Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Product Owner
5 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.52%) WCF
2 4 (9.52%) jQuery
2 4 (9.52%) RESTful
2 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
2 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) E-Commerce
4 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
4 13 (30.95%) SDLC
5 9 (21.43%) B2B
5 9 (21.43%) B2C
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) OOD
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Demand Management
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source
6 4 (9.52%) Logistics
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) hybris
2 3 (7.14%) ATG