The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 84 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 14 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.06% 0.97% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 1034 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.57% 84.00% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 810 919 667
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
User Stories
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) JIRA
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) Use Case
6 6 (26.09%) WCF
6 6 (26.09%) WPF
6 6 (26.09%) NUnit
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) MCP
6 6 (26.09%) MCAD
6 6 (26.09%) MCSD
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
8 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Workflow
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) UML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) NUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Product Owner
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) WCF
2 6 (26.09%) WPF
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Use Case
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
5 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) RUP
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Code Coverage
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) MCP
2 6 (26.09%) MCAD
2 6 (26.09%) MCSD
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Progress