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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 34 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -21
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 43 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.90% 2.08% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 2.51% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £43,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
637 558 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.38% 82.79% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 584 518 276
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Northampton

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 81 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (96.30%) Scrum
3 52 (64.20%) BDD
4 50 (61.73%) TDD
5 49 (60.49%) Mentoring
6 48 (59.26%) SDLC
7 47 (58.02%) Software Engineering
8 44 (54.32%) Web Services
9 39 (48.15%) Retail
10 37 (45.68%) SQL
10 37 (45.68%) Git (software)
11 36 (44.44%) Apache Hive
12 34 (41.98%) Procedural Programming
13 31 (38.27%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (30.86%) MongoDB
14 25 (30.86%) UNIX
14 25 (30.86%) Java
15 23 (28.40%) Spring
15 23 (28.40%) OOP
15 23 (28.40%) J2EE
15 23 (28.40%) MySQL
15 23 (28.40%) OOD
15 23 (28.40%) MVC
15 23 (28.40%) Spring MVC
16 22 (27.16%) REST
16 22 (27.16%) JSON
17 21 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
18 20 (24.69%) OO
19 19 (23.46%) JUnit
20 18 (22.22%) C#

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (44.44%) Apache Hive
2 25 (30.86%) MongoDB
3 23 (28.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (45.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (23.46%) JUnit
General
1 39 (48.15%) Retail
2 10 (12.35%) Finance
3 9 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 30 (37.04%) Business Analyst
2 30 (37.04%) Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Agile Business Analyst
4 13 (16.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Pick Developer
9 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 1 (1.23%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.23%) ScrumMaster
10 1 (1.23%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.23%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (1.23%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (54.32%) Web Services
2 23 (28.40%) Spring
2 23 (28.40%) Spring MVC
2 23 (28.40%) J2EE
3 22 (27.16%) REST
3 22 (27.16%) JSON
4 1 (1.23%) Velocity
4 1 (1.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) UNIX
2 9 (11.11%) Android
2 9 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (96.30%) Scrum
3 52 (64.20%) BDD
4 50 (61.73%) TDD
5 49 (60.49%) Mentoring
6 48 (59.26%) SDLC
7 47 (58.02%) Software Engineering
8 34 (41.98%) Procedural Programming
9 31 (38.27%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (28.40%) OOD
10 23 (28.40%) OOP
10 23 (28.40%) MVC
11 21 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (24.69%) OO
13 15 (18.52%) E-Commerce
14 11 (13.58%) Business Analysis
15 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (6.17%) Software Delivery
17 2 (2.47%) Coaching
18 1 (1.23%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) SQL
2 25 (30.86%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) C#
4 16 (19.75%) COBOL
5 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Google
2 1 (1.23%) hybris
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + car+ bonus
Posted: 6 days ago