The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 63 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 8 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.28% 2.02% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 2.86% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
513 245 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 81.82% 70.81% 79.77%
Number of salaries quoted 479 233 319
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
Northamptonshire

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

User Stories
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

User Stories Salary Trend in Northampton

User Stories
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (100.00%) OOD
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Blog
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Twitter
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (50.00%) Blog
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OOD
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter