The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 77 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.64% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 - £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
661 606 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.10% 73.45% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 544 437 482
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

User Stories
Salary Trend in the North East

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

User Stories Salary Trend in the North East

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the North East

User Stories
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear - 3 £37,500 - 4
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £22,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago