The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 45 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 29 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.47% - 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% - 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 0 15
Average salary £43,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 532 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 84.59% 83.39% 80.21%
Number of salaries quoted 475 461 267
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (88.24%) Scrum
3 31 (60.78%) BDD
4 26 (50.98%) TDD
5 20 (39.22%) Retail
5 20 (39.22%) Mentoring
6 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
6 19 (37.25%) Web Services
7 17 (33.33%) Apache Hive
8 16 (31.37%) Java
9 15 (29.41%) Business Analysis
10 14 (27.45%) Apple iOS
10 14 (27.45%) Android
10 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
10 14 (27.45%) SQL
10 14 (27.45%) Procedural Programming
11 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (25.49%) Mobile App
12 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
12 12 (23.53%) Finance
13 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
13 11 (21.57%) Banking
13 11 (21.57%) Mobile Payment
14 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
14 10 (19.61%) UNIX
15 9 (17.65%) OOP
15 9 (17.65%) OO
15 9 (17.65%) J2EE
15 9 (17.65%) MySQL
15 9 (17.65%) JUnit

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
3 9 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 9 (17.65%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Calabash
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 20 (39.22%) Retail
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 11 (21.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 19 (37.25%) Business Analyst
3 18 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 14 (27.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Payments Business Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (11.76%) QA Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Junior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) Junior
10 1 (1.96%) Pick Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) Spring
2 9 (17.65%) JSON
2 9 (17.65%) Spring MVC
2 9 (17.65%) J2EE
2 9 (17.65%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.96%) Velocity
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Mobile App
2 11 (21.57%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Android
1 14 (27.45%) Apple iOS
2 10 (19.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (88.24%) Scrum
3 31 (60.78%) BDD
4 26 (50.98%) TDD
5 20 (39.22%) Mentoring
6 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
7 15 (29.41%) Business Analysis
8 14 (27.45%) Procedural Programming
9 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
11 9 (17.65%) OOD
11 9 (17.65%) OOP
11 9 (17.65%) OO
11 9 (17.65%) MVC
11 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (13.73%) Coaching
14 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
14 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) C#
3 8 (15.69%) COBOL
4 6 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Northampton
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago