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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 80 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 2 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.27% 1.72% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.26% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,636 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.49% -23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
557 619 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.99% 76.14% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 445 513 460
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -14 1 £25,000 -12.69% 3
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago