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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Story
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 47 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 16 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.27% 7.31% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 8.08% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 21
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
444 557 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 90.61% 90.42% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 318 392 502
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing User Stories as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing User Stories also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for User Stories.

1 30 (90.91%) TDD
1 30 (90.91%) BDD
2 29 (87.88%) Scrum
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (63.64%) SQL
6 15 (45.45%) Java
6 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 15 (45.45%) JUnit
6 15 (45.45%) OOP
6 15 (45.45%) OO
6 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 15 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (45.45%) Tableau
7 14 (42.42%) REST
7 14 (42.42%) Retail
7 14 (42.42%) Spring
7 14 (42.42%) Spring MVC
7 14 (42.42%) JSON
7 14 (42.42%) MVC
7 14 (42.42%) OOD
7 14 (42.42%) Web Services
7 14 (42.42%) J2EE
7 14 (42.42%) MySQL
8 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
9 10 (30.30%) SAS
9 10 (30.30%) SPSS
9 10 (30.30%) Google

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (42.42%) MySQL
3 10 (30.30%) BigQuery
4 8 (24.24%) Apache Hive
5 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) JUnit
2 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.21%) FitNesse
3 7 (21.21%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) TestNG
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Business Developer
5 5 (15.15%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) J2EE
1 14 (42.42%) JSON
1 14 (42.42%) REST
1 14 (42.42%) Spring
1 14 (42.42%) Spring MVC
1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) BDD
1 30 (90.91%) TDD
2 29 (87.88%) Scrum
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (45.45%) OO
5 15 (45.45%) OOP
6 14 (42.42%) MVC
6 14 (42.42%) OOD
7 10 (30.30%) Analytics
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
9 8 (24.24%) SDLC
9 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) Procedural Programming
12 3 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
12 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 15 (45.45%) Tableau
2 10 (30.30%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) hybris
3 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software