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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 73 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.49% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
663 544 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.45% 82.93% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 486 470 446
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 2 £47,218 - 6
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Market Research
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Psychology
3 4 (28.57%) Human Factors
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) RSpec
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) hybris
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (14.29%) RSpec
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Product Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) DHTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) Struts
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) JSF
1 2 (14.29%) Ajax
1 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Psychology
2 4 (28.57%) Human Factors
3 2 (14.29%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Usability Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Market Research
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Scala
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) hybris
1 2 (14.29%) Talend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: £47,218 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 24 days ago